October 12, 2021  10:00 (GMT+9)    October 22, 2021  17:00 (GMT+9)   |  On Demand

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Dirk-Uwe Gehring

Dirk-Uwe Gehring
Co-founder and Managing Director
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH

Vita

Dirk-Uwe Gehring is co-founder and managing director of BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH. BGS has over 20 years of experience in pedestrian protection. Dirk-Uwe Gehring is in charge of Euro NCAP testing, type approvals according to R(EC)78/2009 and UN-R 127 as well as development and research test programs. He is member of international working groups on pedestrian protection.

Mark Gevers

Mark Gevers
Director Business Development
TECOSIM Technische Simulation GmbH

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After studying mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen Mark Gevers joined TECOSIM as a CAE Engineer in 2001. From 2008 to 2019 he has been General Manager of TECOSIMs branch office in Cologne. Since 2019 he is in charge of TECOSIM's e-mobility and benchmarking activities as Director Business Development. For four years he has been assistant professor for material simulations.

Rainer Justen

Rainer Justen
Mercedes-Benz AG

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Rainer Justen has more than 30 years of experience in the field of vehicle safety. After his studies in mechanical engineering with a focus on automotive engineering he started his career in the automotive development at Daimler AG in 1987. Several career milestones in the fields of vehicle safety, project management, safety concepts and active safety / driver assistance systems made him an expert on all relevant topics of automotive safety. Since 2008 he is working in the field of safety for alternative drive systems. Rainer Justen is author of numerous publications and papers on this topic. In 2015 Rainer Justen received the SAE Automotive Safety Award for his work on the Safety of Li-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles from the American Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Becky Mueller

Becky Mueller
Senior Research Engineer
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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Becky Mueller is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in biomechanics.  She worked briefly as a contractor to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2009-2010 on projects related to future car safety regulations and prototype dummies. She joined the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2010 and is currently a Senior Research Engineer. She has worked on crashworthiness and biomechanics projects including small overlap, THOR and WorldSID dummies, passenger-side small overlap, brain injury assessment and pedestrian injuries. Her current focus is developing a new side impact crash test.

Marcus Petzold

Marcus Petzold
Research Assistant
Verkehrsunfallforschung an der TU Dresden GmbH

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Marcus Petzold studied automotive engineering at the HTW Dresden. Since 2014, he has been working as a research assistant at Verkehrsunfallforschung an der TU Dresden GmbH (VUFO) in Dresden. His area of expertise includes the simulation of accident scenarios, especially the creation and development as well as analysis of the GIDAS-PCM. Another field is the processing on national and international projects in the field of vehicle safety, with a focus on motorcycle safety.

Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck

Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck
Head of the Division Vehicle Technology
BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute

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Andre Seeck is head of the division "Vehicle Technology" with the German Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt). In this position he is responsible for the preparation of European Safety Regulations. Furthermore he represents the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in the Board of Directors of Euro NCAP and he is the chairman of the strategy group on automated driving and of the rating system. These positions enable him to gain deep insight into current and future developments in vehicle safety. In 2017 NHTSA awarded him the U. S. Government Special Award of Appreciation.

André Wiggerich

André Wiggerich
Research Associate
Federal Highway Research Institute

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André Wiggerich received the B.Sc. degree in psychology from University of Wuppertal in 2014 and the M.Sc. degree in psychology from Technical University of Dresden in 2016. Since 2017 he is with the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) where he is involved in research on automated driving safety assessments for human-machine-interaction focusing on consumer protection and type approval. He is member of the Euro NCAP Working Groups “Automated Driving” and “Occupant Status Monitoring”.

Yunlong Zhang

Yunlong Zhang
CATARC - China Automotive Technology & Research Center

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Since 2014, he has worked in CATARC(China Automotive Technology and Research Center), mainly engaged in the functional test and evaluation of electronic and electrical of the whole vehicle(Include active security). Since March 2020, he has been transferred to the Automobile Test and Accessment Management Center of CATARC, responsible for the organization and coordination of the research and revision of C-NCAP protocal.

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