Professor Serpil Acar

  • Professor of Design for Injury Prevention

Research groups and centres

  • Research Theme: Leader of Engineering Design Research Theme
  • Research group: Behavioural Safety and Injury Prevention Research Group

Principal research activities and interests

  • Design for Injury Prevention, Engineering Design, Modelling and Simulation for Injury Prevention
  • Design for Women: Safety of Pregnant Drivers and their fetuses, Safety after Mastectomy, System design, mathematical interpretations
  • Clinical Systems: Spine modelling and associated engineering design


  • Pregnant Women Modelling
  • Safety for Pregnant Occupants and fetuses
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • DSC021 Design Research
  • LLP501 Dissertation (MSc)
  • DSP118 HCI (Systems Approach and Learnability)