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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Martin holds a doctoral degree in civil engineering from the University of Karlsruhe. He first joined the Joint Research Centre in 2007, as a contractual agent dealing with numerical simulations of terrorist attacks inside mass transport systems.
He then gained more experience in the protection of critical infrastructure against fast dynamic effects as official at the Universität der Bundeswehr (University of the Armed Forces) Munich. Since May 2013, his work at the JRC as an official has been focused on the development of the EUROPLEXUS code and its use for protection applications.