| Cynthia Bir|| Television producer|
| Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming|
Murray Oden, Mickey Stern, John Brenkus
The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award
Cynthia Bir Wikipedia
Cynthia Bir (or "Cindy Bir") is Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, and also an Emmy-award-winning television producer.
Bir received a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Wayne State University in 2000. She then was on the faculty of Wayne State, rising to the rank of Professor Biomedical Engineering, Before coming to Keck in 2013., in Detroit, Michigan.
She has been a leading engineer of National Geographic's Fight Science, and is the leading engineer and a producer of its spinoff, ESPN's Sport Science. She has contributed to Dancing with the Stars, was included in the 2013 Amsterdam World Science Festival, and helped crash a full-size Boeing 727 plane documented by the Discover Channel.
Bir's specialty is the prevention of injury from nonlethal forces, such as impact of rubber bullets and proximity to explosions. She has recently begun as a professor of research in the Keck/CSU subdivision of Center for Trauma, Violence, and Injury Preventioon. She has received various scholastic and secular awards including two emmys (one of them for her research work on Sport Science). She is a member of the NATO Human Factors and Medicine panel, dedicated to the furthering of human health and protection through science, technology, and exchange of information.