Erika Pliner receives 2019 Young Scientist Pre-doctoral Award

Erika Pliner, (’14 BSE Mechanical Engineering, ’15 MS Industrial Engineering) received the 2019 Young Scientist Pre-doctoral Award from the American Society of Biomechanics. The award recognizes the scientific achievements of her work exploring individual, environmental, and biomechanical factors that contribute to ladder fall risk. Pliner’s work has already resulted in ways to reduce injuries from ladder falls.