Nicholas Johnson, Ph.D.

Instructor

Research Interests

  • Road departure crashes
  • Crash reconstruction methods
  • Event data recorders

Education

  • Virginia Tech: Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2015.

Awards, Honors, and Service

  • Leader in Teaching, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, 2017

Recent Publications

NS Johnson and HC Gabler, “Reduction in Fatal Longitudinal Barrier Crash Rate due to Electronic Stability Control”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, vol. 2521, pp. 79-85 (2015)

NS Johnson and HC Gabler, “Injury Outcome in Crashes with Guardrail End Terminals”, Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 16, supplement 2, pp. 103-108 (2015)

NS Johnson, R Thomson and HC Gabler, “Improved Method for Roadside Barrier Length of Need Modeling Using Real-World Trajectories,” Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 80, pp. 162-171 (2015)

NS Johnson and HC Gabler, “Evaluation of NASS-CDS Side Crash Delta-V Estimates using Event Data Recorders”, Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 15, issue 8, pp. 827-834 (2014)

N Johnson and HC Gabler, “Injury Risk Posed by Side Impact of Non-Tracking Vehicles into Guardrail”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, vol. 2377, pp. 21-28 (2013)

NS Johnson and HC Gabler, “Accuracy of a Damage-Based Reconstruction Method in NHTSA Side Crash Tests”, Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 13, issue 1, pp. 72-80 (2012)

Johnson Nicholas
  • (540) 231-8451
  • johnso5a@vt.edu
  • 301 Norris Hall
    495 Old Turner St.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061