M.Sc. Juris Tlatlik

Juris Tlatlik studied electrical engineering at the University of Paderborn, among other places, and started his professional career as a development engineer for customised switch-mode power supplies at Delta Energy Systems. Here he developed various AC/DC and DC/DC converters for telecom and server applications.

2008-2023 Juris Tlatlik worked at HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA in the area of “Energy Management”.
In 2023, he joined PHOENIX CONTACT Power Supplies as Senior Director R&D and Quality Management.

Dipl.-Ing. Peter Schmitz

Ford Research and Innovation Center Aachen
Peter Schmitz is Manager for Advanced Power Supply & Energy Management in Ford’s global Research & Advanced Engineering Organization.
In 1990 he received the Diploma degree from the Technical University of Aachen in Automotive Engineering.
From 1990 till 1996 he held positions as Research Scientist at Aachen University (ika) and as Software Engineer in IT industry.
In 1996 he joined the Ford Research Centre in Aachen and was appointed Technical Specialist for Vehicle Electronics and Controls in 2001.
In 2005 he became Team Leader for Energy Management.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dirk Uwe Sauer

RWTH Aachen University
Dirk Uwe Sauer received a diploma degree in physics from University of Darmstadt and a PhD in electrochemistry from University of Ulm. From 1992 to 2003, he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg as a scientist, project coordinator and head of the “Storage Systems” and “Grid-Independent Power Supply Systems” groups. In 2003 he was appointed junior professor for “Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems” at RWTH Aachen University (2003) in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and in 2009 he was appointed full professor for the same subject area, also at RWTH Aachen University.

Dr.-Ing. Tomas Reiter

Infineon Technologies AG
Tomas Reiter studied electrical engineering and information technology and received the Doctoral degree from the Technical University of Munich. His main research focus was control of DC/DC converters for automotive power nets. Since 2010 he is working at Infineon Technologies AG in Neubiberg, Germany. As Application Engineer, he was responsible for Automotive IGBT power modules. As Lead Principal Engineer, he has currently the role to define the next generation Automotive power modules.

Dr. rer. nat. Hartmut Pröbstle

BMW Group
Dr. Hartmut Pröbstle studied physics at the University of Würzburg, where he completed his doctorate in experimental physics on nanostructured materials in electrochemical energy storage systems. He has been employed at BMW AG since 2003, where he managed several E/E project scopes in the introduction of start-stop and 48 V recuperation systems. He is currently responsible for the virtual design of electrical power supply systems for future vehicle generations.

Dipl.-Ing. Roland Matthé

Roland Matthé, a graduate engineer, is “Technical Fellow” for battery systems and Manager Electrification Architecture at Stellantis.
He is currently working in the fields of “new battery technologies and new cell chemistry”, battery reprocessing, battery testing, use of electric vehicle battery systems in the stationary sector to supply charging infrastructure and analysis of data from electric development vehicles.

Dr.-Ing. Anatoliy Lyuba

Vitesco Technologies GmbH
Anatoliy Lyubar has been Head of Advance Development of Hybrid Technologies in the Technology & Innovation division at Vitesco Technologies, Continental’s Powertrain division, since August 2020. He has been working there since 2005 and has already held various positions in simulation, component and system pre-development. Anatoliy Lyubar studied electrical engineering with a specialisation in automation technology, data and signal processing at the National Technical University of Ukraine.

Dr.-Ing. Vera Lauer

Daimler AG
Dr.-Ing. Vera Lauer has been responsible for pre-series and series development of HV electrical systems for hybrids and BEVs; HV electrical system architecture, simulation, audits, measurement technology since 2012.
Standardisation: Project management ISO specification sub-classes and tests for HV wiring system & components.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Georg Herzog

Technical University Munich
Prof. Herzog researches in the field of energy-efficient, electromechanical drives. Key areas of work are the design and optimisation of hybrid-electric and battery-electric powertrains, automated design methods for electromechanical actuators, energy and power management, and loss mechanisms in soft magnetic materials.