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Department of Biomedical Engineering

Seminar, Friday February 25


Larry Chickola
VP and Chief of Corporate Engineering
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation


Roller Coasters, Bio-Dynamics, and Engineering Careers


Learn about the history of roller coaster design, and the role of bio-dynamic testing in amusement rides.  We will briefly review the national and international standards which were created to specify allowable accelerations on rides.  The talk concludes with a discussion of engineering as a career, and the different paths and options available to engineers after graduation.”