Hearing: Head Health Challenge: Preventing Head Trauma from Football Field to Shop Floor to Battlefield

The Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will hold a hearing titled "Head Health Challenge: Preventing Head Trauma from Football Field to Shop Floor to Battlefield". The purpose of the hearing is to review this science prize competition and its goal of spurring the development of advanced materials that will improve the performance of protective equipment not only for athletes, but also first responders, military personnel and others who face head injury from impact events.

Witnesses include Dr. Michael Fasolka, Acting Director of Material Measurement Lab and NIST, Mr. Scott A. Kebschull, Vice President and Technical Director of Dynamic Research, Inc., Dr. Alex O. Dehgan, CEO and Founder of Conservation X Labs, and Mr. Shawn Springs, CEO of Windpact.

More information available at the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology site.

Event Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:00am
Topics
Neuroscience