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Fall Featured Scholar Jean Sebastian Giudice Vilar, Ph.D. Student

Posted on Friday, November 1, 2019

Jean Sebastian Giudice Vilar is the 2019-20 ARCS/MWC Chapter Scholar and a second year scholar.  Sebastian is a Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the UVA Center for Applied Biomechanics.  His research focuses on traumatic brain injury using a combination of experimental and computational approaches, including performing experiments to quantify brain deformation during severe head roation and creating sophisticated, patient specific brain computational models that forge a link between brain mechanics and clinical outcomes.