Advisory Board

Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay

Chair: Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay

Director, Center for Automotive Engineering
Innovationsgesellschaft Technische Universität Braunschweig mbH

    Dirk Adamczyk

    Dirk Adamczyk

    Senior Vice President Engineering Services & Solutions
    ZF Friedrichshafen AG

      Georg Bednarek

      Georg Bednarek

      Vehicle Engineering
      Director Regulations & Certification
      Stellantis

        Dr Sven Beiker

        Dr Sven Beiker

        Founder and Managing Director, Silicon Valley Mobility; Lecturer in Management,
        Stanford Graduate School of Business

          Dr Carsten Bünder

          Dr Carsten Bünder

          Director Global Product Management,
          Magna Powertrain Transmission Systems

            Dr Ulrich Burr

            Dr Ulrich Burr

            Senior Vice President – Testing, New Technologies and Development,
            J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG

              Dr Klaus Denkmayr

              Dr Klaus Denkmayr

              Director Research and Development Projects
              AVL Commercial Driveline and Tractor Engineering GmbH

                Prof. Dr Robert Fischer

                Prof. Dr Robert Fischer

                Chief Technology Officer
                Engineering
                AVL List GmbH

                  Stefan Fuchss

                  Stefan Fuchss

                  Chief Engineer Electric Drive Units, Transmission and Driveline,
                  Jaguar Land Rover

                    Christian Gueter

                    Head of Transmission Powertrain Development
                    BMW Group

                      Philippe Hamon

                      Philippe Hamon

                      Valeo Powertrain Electrified Mobility R&D and Product Marketing Director
                      Valeo eAutomotive, Germany

                        Prof. Dr Malte Jaensch

                        Prof. Dr Malte Jaensch

                        Chair of Sustainable Mobile Drivetrains
                        TUM School of Engineering and Design

                          Prof. Dr Arno Kwade

                          Prof. Dr Arno Kwade

                          Director, Institute for Particle Technology,
                          Technische Universität Braunschweig

                            Jimmy Larsson

                            Jimmy Larsson

                            Engineering Director, Head of Propulsion Development
                            Scania CV AB

                              Dr Thilo Leineweber

                              Dr Thilo Leineweber

                              Head of Development,
                              Robert Bosch GmbH

                                Prof. Jan Gang LU

                                Prof. Jan Gang LU

                                Professor, PhD Director, Beijing Institute of Technology;
                                CTO, Sanhua Automotive USA

                                  Dr Holger Manz

                                  Dr Holger Manz

                                  Head of Energy Management and High Voltage Systems
                                  Electric / Electronic Development
                                  Volkswagen AG

                                    Prof. Dr Axel Mertens

                                    Prof. Dr Axel Mertens

                                    Director of the Institute, Power Electronics and Drive Control Department,
                                    Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

                                      Prof. Dr Anke Müller

                                      Professor, Manufacturing Methods in Mechanical Engineering
                                      Hof University

                                        Torsten Murr

                                        Torsten Murr

                                        Global Technology Manager Transmission Fluids,
                                        Shell Global Solutions (Deutschland) GmbH

                                          Prabjot Nanua

                                          Dr Prabjot Nanua

                                          Director, Global Engine & Transmission Advanced Engineering
                                          General Motors

                                            Konstantin Neiß

                                            Konstantin Neiß

                                            Director R&D Transmissions & eDrives
                                            Daimler AG

                                              Tatsuya Osone

                                              Tatsuya Osone

                                              Vice President Advanced Technology Development and CTO,
                                              JATCO Co. Ltd

                                                Sascha Ott

                                                Sascha Ott

                                                Managing Director Institute of Product Engineering and Managing Director
                                                KIT Center Mobility Systems,
                                                Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

                                                  Prof. Dr Bernd Ponick

                                                  Prof. Dr Bernd Ponick

                                                  Director of the Institute, Electrical Machines and Drive Systems Department,
                                                  Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

                                                    Stephan Rebhan

                                                    Stephan Rebhan

                                                    Senior Vice President Technology & Innovation
                                                    Vitesco Technologies

                                                      Prof. Dr Stephan Rinderknecht

                                                      Prof. Dr Stephan Rinderknecht

                                                      Director, Institute for Mechatronical Systems in Mechanical Engineering,
                                                      Technische Universität Darmstadt

                                                        Gianpiero Saroglia

                                                        Gianpiero Saroglia

                                                        Technical Director Transmission Engineering,
                                                        Stellantis N. V.

                                                          Michael Schäfer

                                                          Michael Schäfer

                                                          Head of Transmission Development,
                                                          Volkswagen AG

                                                            Raf Schuermans

                                                            Raf Schuermans

                                                            Technical Senior Manager – Advanced Powertrain
                                                            Toyota Motor Europe

                                                              Takashi Shibayama

                                                              Takashi Shibayama

                                                              Research Associate,
                                                              Tokyo Denki University

                                                                Udo Sommerhalter

                                                                Udo Sommerhalter

                                                                Director & Customer Chief Engineer,
                                                                Valeo Powertrain

                                                                  Gunnar Stein

                                                                  Gunnar Stein

                                                                  VP of European Commercial, Strategy and Execution, Business Unit Commercial Vehicle
                                                                  DANA Inc.

                                                                    Prof. Dr Peter Tenberge

                                                                    Prof. Dr Peter Tenberge

                                                                    Director, Institute for Industrial and Automotive Drivetrains,
                                                                    Ruhr-Universität Bochum

                                                                      Dr. Franz Völkel

                                                                      Director of R&D, Business Unit Roller Bearings
                                                                      Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG

                                                                        Dr Götz von Esebeck

                                                                        Dr Götz von Esebeck

                                                                        Vice President, Technical Officer Electromobility, R&D,
                                                                        TRATON AG

                                                                          Prof. Dr Burghard Voss

                                                                          Prof. Dr Burghard Voss

                                                                          Chair of Automotive Engineering and Drives
                                                                          Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg

                                                                            Dr Michael Wagner

                                                                            Dr Michael Wagner

                                                                            Vice President Global Engineering and Product Management
                                                                            BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems
                                                                            BorgWarner Drivetrain Engineering GmbH

                                                                              Carsten Weber

                                                                              Carsten Weber

                                                                              Manager, Engine & Powertrain Systems
                                                                              Research & Advanced Engineering,
                                                                              Ford Motor Company

                                                                                Dr Michael Winkler

                                                                                Dr Michael Winkler

                                                                                General Manager, Head of Powertrain,
                                                                                Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH

                                                                                  Prof. Dr Xiangyang Xu

                                                                                  Prof. Dr Xiangyang Xu

                                                                                  Executive Deputy Director of National Engineering Research Center for Passenger Car Automatic Transmissions,
                                                                                  School of Transportation Science & Engineering, Beihang University

                                                                                    Hiroyuki Yada

                                                                                    President
                                                                                    JATCO France SAS

                                                                                      Prof. Dr Tong Zhang

                                                                                      Prof. Dr Tong Zhang

                                                                                      Director, National Fuel Cell Vehicle and Powertrain System Engineering Center
                                                                                      Clean Energy Automotive Engineering Center,
                                                                                      Tongji University

                                                                                        Honorary members:

                                                                                        Wolfgang Eng

                                                                                        Wolfgang Eng

                                                                                        Automotive Consulting

                                                                                          Dr Hartmut Faust

                                                                                          Dr Hartmut Faust

                                                                                          Head of R&D Competence
                                                                                          Schaeffler Automotive Buehl GmbH & Co. KG.

                                                                                            Berthold Martin

                                                                                            Berthold Martin

                                                                                            Retired Senior Manager
                                                                                            Advanced Transmission Engineering,
                                                                                            Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC

                                                                                              Dr Wolfgang Reik

                                                                                              Dr Wolfgang Reik

                                                                                              Automotive Consulting