Dr. Robert Hilbrich works as a manager for simulation and modeling at the German Aerospace Center in
Berlin, Germany. He is a computer scientist and started his research career in the field of developing
safety-critical real-time systems at the Fraunhofer research institutes FIRST and FOKUS. Since he joined
the German Aerospace Center in 2015, he is responsible for the development of the traffic simulation suite
Eclipse SUMO. In 2019 Robert also founded a startup, the Consultancy for Engineers GmbH, where he is employed
as managing director in addition to his role at the German Aerospace Center.