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Secretary: Astrid Pinzger-Van Staalduinen


Human Factors and System Safety Researcher with a focus on socio-technical modelling and human-machine interaction. Member of the Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) 'methodology & software group', which aims to continuously review, research, and further develop FRAM. Chair of the Young Talents Committee at the Resilience Engineering Association (REA), by which REA supports and sustains future generations of Resilience Engineering researchers.

Research interests

  • Resilience Engineering
  • Socio-Technical Modelling Methods with expertise in e.g., Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM), System-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes (STAMP)
  • Domain expertise in aviation, healthcare, and collaborative robot.
  • Ethical issues in safety management


I started my professional career as an a commercial airline pilot, and also was a safety manager, before pursuing my current academic career. 



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, Development of a Systemic Safety Assessment Method for Human-Robot Interdependencies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

31 Oct 000129 Feb 2028

Award Date: 28 Feb 2023

Master in Human Factors and System Safety, Lund University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2017

Aircraft Accident Investigation, German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation

Award Date: 1 Jun 2016

Bachelor in Philosophy, Universiteit Antwerpen

Award Date: 30 Jun 2014

Airline Transport Pilot License, AIRMED (JAR-FCL Airline Pilot Training), Valencia

Award Date: 1 Sept 2001


  • B Philosophy (General)
  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
  • HE Transportation and Communications
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics


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