Patents by Inventor S. M. Iskander Farooq

S. M. Iskander Farooq 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: 11148631
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a front bulkhead. The vehicle includes an airbag inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position adjacent the bulkhead. The vehicle includes a track fixed relative to the bulkhead. The vehicle includes a slider fixed to the airbag and slidable along the track between a first position when the airbag is in the uninflated position and a second position when the airbag is in the inflated position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Anil Kalra
  • Patent number: 11135992
    Abstract: An assembly includes a roof rail, a linkage supported by the roof rail, and an airbag supported by the linkage. The linkage includes a plurality of links that are rotatable relative to the roof rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20210300280
    Abstract: An assembly includes a steering wheel having a hub rotatable about a rotational axis and a rim spaced radially from the hub. The assembly includes a first airbag supported by the hub and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position. The assembly includes a second airbag inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position. The second airbag extending annularly around the rotational axis. The first airbag and the second airbag being spaced from each other along the rotational axis when the first airbag and the second airbag are in the uninflated position. The rim being between the first airbag and the second airbag when the first airbag and the second airbag are in the inflated position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: DEAN M. JARADI, S.M. ISKANDER FAROOQ, MOHAMMAD OMAR FARUQUE
  • Patent number: 11110879
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seatbelt latch having a first slot and a seatbelt webbing extending through the first slot. The assembly includes an airbag mounted to the latch. The airbag extends in a continuous loop defining a second slot, the seatbelt webbing extending through the second slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11084445
    Abstract: An assembly includes a front console having a panel. The assembly includes a torsion bar fixed relative to the front console. The assembly includes a gear fixed to the torsion bar. The assembly includes a rack including teeth meshed with the gear, the rack extending toward the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11077817
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seatback and a seat bottom. The seat bottom has a seat bottom frame. The seat bottom frame has a front side spaced from the seatback, a first side extending between the seatback and the front side, and a second side spaced from the first side and extending between the seatback and the front side. An airbag is supported by the front side and inflatable to an inflated position. An external tether extends from the airbag to the seatback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Anil Kalra
  • Publication number: 20210229624
    Abstract: A restraint system includes a retractor housing; a spool rotatably coupled to the retractor housing and defining an axis of rotation; a torsion bar elongated along the axis of rotation and positioned coaxially in the spool; a cylinder elongated along the axis of rotation, extending coaxially around the torsion bar, and positioned coaxially in the spool; and a cutter fixed to the spool, the cutter including a cutting edge engaging the cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque
  • Publication number: 20210229619
    Abstract: An assembly includes a roof rail, a linkage supported by the roof rail, and an airbag supported by the linkage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20210229617
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seatback and a seat bottom. The seat bottom has a seat bottom frame. The seat bottom frame has a front side spaced from the seatback, a first side extending between the seatback and the front side, and a second side spaced from the first side and extending between the seatback and the front side. An airbag is supported by the front side and inflatable to an inflated position. An external tether extends from the airbag to the seatback.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Anil Kalra
  • Publication number: 20210221326
    Abstract: A restraint system includes a retractor housing, a spool rotatably coupled to the retractor housing and defining an axis of rotation, a threaded rod lockable relative to the retractor housing and elongated along the axis, a nut threaded on the threaded rod, and a spring elongated from a first end to a second end. The first end is fixed relative to the spool, and the second end is fixed relative to the nut.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11066032
    Abstract: An assembly includes a dash and an airbag supported by the dash. The airbag is inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag in the inflated position has a first end and a second end spaced from each other in a cross-vehicle axis and an inflation chamber between the first end and the second end. The airbag includes a tube extending through the inflation chamber from the first end to the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Anil Kalra
  • Patent number: 11052857
    Abstract: An assembly includes a belt and one of a buckle or a clip. The belt has a first inflatable portion inflatable to an inflated position, a second inflatable portion inflatable to an inflated position, and an intermediate portion between the first inflatable portion and the second inflatable portion. The intermediate portion includes a fluid channel connecting the first inflatable portion to the second inflatable portion. One of the buckle or the clip is slidably attached to the intermediate portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11046270
    Abstract: A vehicle system includes a crush-can assembly that is disposed between a bumper member and a vehicle frame. The crush-can assembly is configured to yield when the bumper member is moved closer to the vehicle frame. The system further includes a displacement resistance device that has a chamber that holds a liquid-nano material. The liquid-nano material is compressed within the chamber to resist a movement of the bumper member toward the vehicle frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi, Saeed David Barbat
  • Patent number: 11046285
    Abstract: A seatbelt retractor includes a spool elongated along an axis. The seatbelt retractor includes a cylinder supported in the spool and having a thread. The seatbelt retractor includes a torsion bar in the cylinder and having a thread engaged with the thread of the cylinder. The seatbelt retractor includes a stopper supported by the torsion bar at the thread of the torsion bar and spaced from the cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Publication number: 20210188204
    Abstract: A vehicle system includes, among other things, a crush-can assembly that is disposed between a bumper member and a vehicle frame. The crush-can assembly is configured to yield when the bumper member is moved closer to the vehicle frame. The system further includes a displacement resistance device that has a chamber that holds a liquid-nano material. The liquid-nano material is compressed within the chamber to resist a movement of the bumper member toward the vehicle frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi, Saeed David Barbat
  • Patent number: 11040691
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seat back having a top end. The assembly includes an airbag supported by the seat back and inflatable to an inflated position including an inner panel and an outer panel defining an inflation chamber therebetween. The assembly includes a plurality of support tubes inflatable to inflated positions extending from the seat back along the outer panel, at least one of the support tubes in the inflated position extending from the top end of the seat back.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M. Jaradi
  • Patent number: 11034323
    Abstract: An assembly includes a seat including a seatback. An airbag is supported by the seatback and is inflatable to an inflated position. A tether is connected to the airbag. A pyrotechnic device is supported by the seat and connected to the tether. As the airbag inflates to the inflated position, the pyrotechnic device pulls the tether to position the airbag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Dean M. Jaradi, Anil Kalra
  • Publication number: 20210170977
    Abstract: An assembly includes a dash and an airbag supported by the dash. The airbag is inflatable to an inflated position. The airbag in the inflated position has a first end and a second end spaced from each other in a cross-vehicle axis and an inflation chamber between the first end and the second end. The airbag includes a tube extending through the inflation chamber from the first end to the second end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, S.M. Iskander Farooq, Mohammad Omar Faruque, Anil Kalra
  • Patent number: 11027694
    Abstract: A seatbelt pretensioner assembly includes a body. The seatbelt pretensioner assembly includes a shaft rotatably supported by the body. The seatbelt pretensioner assembly includes a spring operatively engaged between the body and the shaft. The seatbelt pretensioner assembly includes a solenoid supported by the body and movable between a first position inhibiting rotation of the shaft relative to the body and a second position permitting rotation of the shaft relative to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dean M. Jaradi, Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq
  • Patent number: 11021122
    Abstract: A vehicle system includes, among other things, a crush-can assembly having an inner member received within an outer member. The inner and outer members both additively fabricated. The outer and inner members configured to be positioned between a bumper beam and a vehicle frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Omar Faruque, S. M. Iskander Farooq, Dean M Jaradi