Dr Astrid Linder (GS1Eu)
Research Director of Traffic Safety, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden.
Dr Astrid Linder is the Research Director of Traffic Safety at Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) and is responsible for the development of the research area crash safety and biomechanics at VTI. She has a research experience in the area of crash test performing, mathematical simulations, biomechanics and test condition specifications. Astrid has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in the area of vehicle safety and a M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Sweden. Her PhD focused on whiplash injuries in rear impacts and dummy development and dynamic seat test related to these injuries. She coordinates the EU funded project ADSEAT, in which a finite element model of a crash test dummy of an average female are developed.
Dr Linder spoke about Gender as a resource of new innovation in Session B1: GENDERED R&D Opportunities for Innovation at the Gender Summit 1 Europe (GS1Eu).