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Assoc. Prof. Luděk Hynčík, Ph.D. was graduated at the University of West Bohemia in 1998, got his Ph.D. in 2002 and concluded his habilitation in 2014. His expertise is in impact biomechanics, mechanics of discrete systems, finite element methods and particles method. During his studies he spent a semester at the University of Hull and passed stages in the ESI Group. Structured CV is available here.

From the beginning of his scientific career, he focused on virtual human body models useful for injury analysis related to vehicles impact. In this field he assembled a team of students and young researchers and later founded and led the Department of Human Body Modelling and monitoring at the New Technologies - Research Centre of the University of West Bohemia. He investigated many national and international projects in cooperation with both public institutions and industry. As the associate professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the University of West Bohemia, he is in close touch with domestic and foreign students delivering him his expertise within the subjects and Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. theses.

He led the Department of Human Body Modelling and monitoring for 5 years till the time, when he was appointed as the Director of the New Technologies - Research Centre in 2015. From 2019 till 2023 he served as the Vice-Rector for Research and Development at the University of West Bohemia. In 2022, he was a Visiting Professor at The University of Western Australia, where he got the position of a Research Fellow within the Gledden Visiting Fellowships. He is a Visiting Professor at the Tianjin University of Science and Technology in China. He is a Scientific Board Member of University of West Bohemia and a Scientific Board Member of Institute of Forensic Engineering of Brno University of Technology.

He is the Editorial Board Member of journals International Journal of Vehicle Safety, Automotive Innovation, ARAI Journal of Mobility Technology and Highlights of Vehicles. Between 2016 and 2020 he served as a Vice-president for Education of Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile FISITA, where he is currently the Education Advisor. He is a Member of SAE, Academic Committee Member of International Research Association on Emerging Automotive Technology at Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Member of Virtual Physiological Human Institute for Integrative Biomedical Research, Member of Technical Committee for Biomechanical Engineering of International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science, Vice President of Czech Automotive Society, Vice President of Czech Society for Biomechanics and Member of Czech Society for Mechanics.

He is also active in public life, where he is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Techmania Science Center since 2008 and member in many regional, national and international committees. Since 2021, he is Global Associate at Global Advisory Group.

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