Jody Hall

Dr. Jody Hall is the vice president of the automotive market for the Steel Market Development Institute, where she is responsible for leadership of the Automotive Applications Council, a group of member steel producers, in automotive research, education and technology transfer activities. She also coordinates the steel input to the Auto/Steel Partnership (which has car company members including FCA, Ford and General Motors), and other steel-related consortia.


Steel-intensive vehicles driven by physics and collaboration

Sept. 2, 2019
Steel has two major advantages over competing automotive structural materials: physics and collaboration.

Repairability takes center stage at SMDI’s Great Designs in Steel

May 2, 2019
Repairability isn’t just about the design and engineering of a vehicle; it also depends on how the information is provided to repairers.

The 'body shop in reverse' of emergency extrication

Dec. 3, 2018
Understanding how first responder extrication and rescue practices are changing to account for today’s modern steels can assist repair technicians with assessing damage and planning...

Partnering new vehicle trends with steel innovations

Jan. 3, 2018
The innovation in the steel industry has been strong during the past several decades of collaboration with automakers. This partnership has led to more than 200 grades of sheet...