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Andreas Riexinger

Since end of 2016, Andreas Riexinger is driving the Bosch autonomous driving solutions as a product manager automated driving for the Robert Bosch GmbH. He worked in different areas for the Robert Bosch GmbH for over 20 years, in which he has collected experience in the development of embedded software and management of IT projects.
Since the foundation of the OpenADx Eclipse Working Group in June 2019, he is also their speaker. Andreas Riexinger will give an overview about future mobility and the role of open source software.

Robert Hilbrich

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.

Alessandra Bagnato

Dr. Alessandra Bagnato is a research scientist and the Head of Modelio Research Unit in Softeam Software (Docaposte Group). She holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from TELECOM SudParis and Université Evry Val d’Essonne, France and a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Genoa, Italy. At SOFTEAM, she leads the Softeam Software Modelio team research activities around innovative model-driven engineering methods in Modelio workbench in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems, Cloud and Big Data (like ECSEL AIDOaRt, H2020 MORPHEMIC, H2020 Databio, H2020 CPSwarm ), GDPR and Privacy (ANR UPCARE, H2020 PoSeID-on) and on measuring software engineering (ITEA 3 MEASURE, H2020 QRapids, H2020 CROSSMINER).

Eija Hämäläinen

Ms. Eija Hämäläinen has 25+ years of experience in international sales and marketing, especially in ICT sector. She is steering the ecosystem work at Oulu Automotive Cluster and believes that even the smallest companies can change the course of the entire automotive industry for more sustainable future. LinkedIn

Philipp Heisig

Philipp Heisig is a research associate at the IDiAL Institute of FH Dortmund and doing his PhD in the automotive domain with a specific focus on the simulation-driven validation of cloud-based mobility services. His additional research interests are model-driven software development, cloud computing, and software product lines. For several years, Philipp is part of different European ITEA research projects such as AMALTHEA4public or APPSTACLE. He is also a committer for Eclipse APP4MC as well as Eclipse Kuksa.

Harri Hirvonsalo

Harri Hirvonsalo is a software professional with +5 years of work experience in research and industry setting with a current position as software specialist at CSC - IT Services for Science Ltd. Hirvonsalo is completing his MSc studies in Information Processing Science degree programme in University of Oulu. Fields of interest include software architectures, open data, internet of things, information security, systems engineering, automotive software and systems, and software development in general.

Deniz Memis

Deniz Memis, BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Bilkent University, Ankara) and Master’s degree in Engineering and Technology Management (Bogazici University, Istanbul). As a software developer at Eteration, I have been mostly involved in company's R&D projects that are conducted under Eteration Labs department. As a team we are responsible for the design and development of Context Aware Software Stacks for Mobility (CASSM), a solution for adapting model-driven complex autonomous systems such as AD.

Anand Prakash

Anand Prakash is pursuing his master’s in Embedded Systems for Mechatronics at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In addition to his studies, he is working as Research Associate at the IDiAL Institute under the project PANORAMA. Prior to joining the Masters programme, Anand worked as a Software Engineer in companies involving the Display and Smart Card industry. He has worked extensively in software simulation, debugger and application security. His research interests include security and safety of real-time applications.

Mikko Rajanen

Mikko Rajanen is a post-doctoral researcher at INTERACT Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland. He has a Ph.D. degree in Information Systems and over 20 years of experience in usability research and teaching. His research interests include usability ost-benefit analysis, usability in open source software development context, and usability in games and gamification, accessibility, and safety culture in digital fabrication. He has been involved in local usability community, organizing the World Usability Day and initiating the UKKOSS research project for bringing the usability methods, processes, and practices into open source software development context. His goal is to make the world a better place one user interface at the time.

Muralikrishna Thulasi Raman

Muralikrishna Thulasi Raman, generally known as Murali, completed his Masters in Information Technology at the University of Stuttgart. He joined Itemis AG as a working student and then continued to contribute to different research projects in the company. As part of his masters thesis he worked on a concept called Smart Shared Private Parking using the Eclipse ecosystem. Currently, he is working as a Software Developer at Itemis AG.

Mikael Saarinen

Mikael Saarinen is an Information Processing Science student at University Of Oulu, and group member of SMADYASP (Smart Autonomous Driving Yet Another Student Project) student Group. He is interested in all things considering software. Eager to learn and create products, services, and systems for the automotive industry, and other software-defined solutions.

Sebastian Schildt

Sebastian Schildt received his diploma degree in engineering-informatics in 2006 from the University Lüneburg working on efficient embedded network protocol stacks and a master’s degree in computer science in 2009 from the Leibniz University Hannover researching misbehavior detection for resilient Ad-Hoc networks. In 2015 he received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from TU Braunschweig working on Delay Tolerant Networking systems for smart city and smart farming applications. Since 2015 he works on future vehicle computer software architectures and automotive OSS at Robert Bosch Corporate Research.

Pertti Seppänen

Pertti Seppänen (PhD 2018, MSc 1993) is a University Lecturer and researcher at the Empirical Software Engineering in Software, Systems and Services (M3S) research unit of the University of Oulu (Finland). Prior to joining the M3S unit he did over 30 years’ career in ICT industry in different managerial positions. His research interests include early-stage software startups, entrepreneurship, software process improvement and automotive software and systems.

Marc Zeller

Marc Zeller works as a Senior Key Expert for model-based reliability and safety engineering at Siemens Technology in Munich. His research interests are focused on the efficient and effective development of dependability-relevant Cyber-physical Systems using model-based engineering techniques. Marc Zeller received a diploma in Computer Science from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in 2007 and obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Augsburg in 2013. With over 10-years' experience in different industrial domains, such as automotive, railway, avionics, or industry automations, he has been involved in various projects establishing model-based engineering techniques and is author of many publications in this area.

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