Patents by Inventor Dean M. Jaradi

Dean M. Jaradi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11433848
    Abstract: An assembly for a vehicle includes a center console. The assembly includes a first airbag supported by the center console. The first airbag is inflatable away from the center console to an inflated position. The assembly includes a second airbag supported by the center console adjacent the first airbag. The second airbag is inflatable away from the center console to an inflated position. The assembly includes a non-inflatable panel extending from the first airbag to the second airbag when the first airbag and the second airbag are in the inflated position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Publication number: 20220274558
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a body. The body includes a front pillar and a front-end structure spaced from the front pillar. The front-end structure includes a grille. The body includes a hood extending from the front pillar to the front-end structure. An airbag is mounted to the front-end structure adjacent to the grille and is inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag includes an upper portion inflatable along the front-end structure and the hood to the inflated position. A pyrotechnic actuator is disposed at the front pillar. The pyrotechnic actuator is positioned to pull the upper portion across the hood towards the front pillar during inflation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Publication number: 20220274554
    Abstract: A seat includes a seat bottom and a seatback supported by the seat bottom. The seatback is pivotable relative to the seat bottom. The seatback includes a front defining an occupant seating area. An airbag is supported by the seatback and is inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag extends from the front into the occupant seating area in the inflated position. A computer has a processor and a memory storing instructions executable by the processor to control inflation of the airbag based on an angle of the seatback relative to the seat bottom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11427150
    Abstract: An assembly for a vehicle includes a seat. The assembly includes a first airbag and a second airbag each supported by the seat. The first airbag and the second airbag are inflatable to an inflated position. The assembly includes a buckle fixed to one of the first airbag and the second airbag and a clip fixed to the other of the first airbag and the second airbag. The clip is releasably connected to the buckle. The assembly includes a non-inflatable panel having a joint fixed to the first airbag and a releasable fastener releasably connected to the second airbag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Patent number: 11420583
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor defining a seating area. The vehicle includes a roof above the floor. The vehicle includes a base supported by the roof and pivotable from a stowed position at the roof to a deployed position rearward of the seating area. The vehicle includes an airbag supported by the base and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position that is forward of the base toward the seating area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Publication number: 20220258578
    Abstract: A vehicle-door reinforcement includes a first beam elongated along an axis between a first end and a second end. The vehicle-door reinforcement includes a hinged beam elongated along the axis. The hinged beam includes a first segment and a second segment hinged to each other. The first segment is engaged with the first beam and the second segment is slideably engaged with the first beam. The vehicle-door reinforcement includes an actuator fixed to the first beam and connected to the second segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Publication number: 20220250559
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor. A seat is supported by the floor. The seat includes a seatback. An actuator is fixed relative to the floor. The actuator is spaced from the seat along a vehicle-longitudinal axis. A track is fixed relative to the floor and is disposed between the seat and the actuator. The track is elongated along the vehicle-longitudinal axis. A slider is disposed in the track. The slider is slidable relative to the track by the actuator to a deployed position. A cable includes a first end fixed relative to the seatback and a second end fixed relative to the slider. The cable is under tension when the slider is in the deployed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20220250518
    Abstract: A seat assembly for a vehicle includes a seatback having a seat frame. The seat assembly includes a panel having an end slidably supported by the seat frame. The panel is bowable outwardly from the seat frame to a deployed position. The seat assembly includes an actuator supported by the seat frame and connected to the end of the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Zhenyan Gao, Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20220250576
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an occupant seating area and a body side having a first pillar and a second pillar disposed vehicle-forward of the first pillar. An airbag is mounted to the first pillar and inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag includes a side lobe extending from the first pillar toward the second pillar in the inflated position. The airbag includes a front lobe extending cross-vehicle from the side lobe vehicle-forward of the occupant seating area in the inflated position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: S.M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Publication number: 20220242358
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor defining a seating area. The vehicle includes a roof above the floor. The vehicle includes a base supported by the roof and pivotable from a stowed position at the roof to a deployed position rearward of the seating area. The vehicle includes an airbag supported by the base and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position that is forward of the base toward the seating area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Patent number: 11383668
    Abstract: An assembly for a vehicle includes an assembly for a vehicle including a first seat, a second seat, and a third seat spaced from the second seat along a vehicle-longitudinal axis. The second seat and the third seat are spaced cross-vehicle from the first seat. Each of the second seat and the third seat define an occupant seating area. The occupant seating area of the second seat faces the occupant seating area of the third seat. The assembly includes an airbag supported by the first seat. The airbag extends from the first seat and is inflatable cross-vehicle between the occupant seating area of the second seat and the occupant seating area of the third seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20220203923
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor defining a seating area. The vehicle includes a roof above the floor. The vehicle includes a panel supported by the roof and pivotable from a stowed position at the roof to a deployed position in front of the seating area. The vehicle includes an airbag supported by the panel and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position. The vehicle includes a pyrotechnic inflator in fluid communication with the airbag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Anil Kalra, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Patent number: 11370389
    Abstract: An assembly includes a housing. The assembly includes a spool rotatable relative to the housing. The assembly includes a cable fixed to the spool. The assembly includes a passenger restraint fixed to the cable. The assembly includes a pyrotechnic device fixed relative to the housing and designed to rotate the spool relative to the housing. The assembly includes a ratchet-and-pawl mechanism between the housing and the spool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Patent number: 11364872
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor. The vehicle includes a first track elongated along a vehicle-longitudinal axis and fixed to the floor. The vehicle includes a roof above the floor. The vehicle includes a second track elongated along the vehicle-longitudinal axis and fixed to the roof. The vehicle includes a post supported by and movable along the first track and the second track. The vehicle includes an airbag supported by the post and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20220185216
    Abstract: An assembly of a dash for a vehicle includes a first plate and a second plate movable along an axis away from the first plate. The second plate moves from an undeployed position to a deployed position. The assembly includes spring between the first plate and the second plate that biases the second plate toward the deployed position. The assembly includes a post extending along the axis from the second plate through the first plate. The assembly includes a pin releasably engaging the post with the first plate in the undeployed position. The assembly includes a release supported by the first plate and connected to the pin. The pin is disengageable from the post transverse to the axis by the release.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11358554
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seatback and a head restraint supported by the seatback. The assembly includes a panel slidably engaged with the seatback. The panel is movable relative to the head restraint to a deployed position rearward of the head restraint. The assembly includes an airbag supported by the panel and inflatable forward toward the head restraint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Publication number: 20220177036
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a frame including two frame rails spaced from each other along a cross-vehicle axis and a bulkhead extending from one frame rail to the other frame rail. The frame rails are elongated along a vehicle-longitudinal axis. An engine is disposed between the frame rails and is spaced from the bulkhead along the vehicle-longitudinal axis. A cable is elongated along the cross-vehicle axis and is disposed between the engine and the bulkhead. The cable is connected to each frame rail between the engine and bulkhead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi, Saeed David Barbat, Mohamed Ridha Baccouche
  • Patent number: 11351946
    Abstract: A seat for a vehicle includes a seatback having a seat frame. The seat includes an airbag supported on a vehicle-rearward and vehicle-outboard corner of the seat frame. The airbag is inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag includes a cross-vehicle chamber inflatable in a vehicle-inboard direction behind the seatback and a vehicle-outboard chamber inflatable in a vehicle-rearward direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Patent number: 11345301
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a floor and a roof. A panel is removably attached to and supported by the floor. The panel is designed to engage a personal mobility device. An airbag housing is supported by the roof and moveably relative to the roof along a cross-vehicle axis and along a vehicle-longitudinal axis. An airbag is supported by the airbag housing. The airbag is inflatable to an inflated position that extends from the airbag housing towards the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Patent number: 11345306
    Abstract: A system includes a base. The system includes a buckle movable away from the base from a retracted position to an extended position. The system includes a lock movable from a locked position that maintains the buckle at the retracted position to an unlocked position that permits movement of the buckle to the extended position. The system includes a spring urging the buckle toward the retracted position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq