Dr Garrett Mattos
PhD, University of New South Wales, Australia
BSc (Mech Eng, High Honours), University of California Santa Barbara, 2009, USA
Phone: +61 (0)2 9385-4741
Fax: +61 (0)2 9385-6040
Dr. Mattos is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Transport and Road Safety (TARS) research group in the University of New South Wales. He has been actively engaged in rollover crashworthiness testing and research since 2008. His current research interests include injury biomechanics, vehicle safety systems, and epidemiology relating to road safety. Garrett's work often involves the use of a combination of full-scale crash and component testing, finite element analysis, and real-world crash data. He recently finished his PhD at UNSW in which he characterised head injuries that occur in rollover crashes and evaluated the feasibility of reproducing them in a dynamic rollover test. At TARS, Dr. Mattos is continuing his research into rollover crashworthiness and other road safety areas, including assisting with the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study (ANDS).