5. EUROFORUM-Jahrestagung

ISO 26262

Auswirkungen der neuen Norm auf sicherheitsrelevante elektrische/elektronische Systeme in Kraftfahrzeugen EUROFORUM JahrestagungDiese Veranstaltung hat bereits am 17. bis 19. September 2013 in Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Stuttgart stattgefunden!


Marcel Beemster, ACE Associated Compiler Experts bv
Marcel Beemster is a Senior Software Engineer at ACE Associated Compiler Experts bv. He received his PhD from the University of Amsterdam for compiler analysis of fine-grained parallelism in functional languages and he has lectured on general programming techniques, compilers and computer architectures at the University of Amsterdam and conferences. At ACE his work has included design, training, implementation and management for projects in the areas of Java and C compilation, compilation for reconfigurable arrays, SIMD, embedded and multi-core architectures, all in the context of the CoSy compiler development system. He is the lead developer of ACE's SuperTest compiler test and validation suite that is now actively used in ISO 26262 qualification procedures.

Zbigniew Bober, Tagueri AG
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Zbigniew Bober is employed as a senior consultant and team leader for Functional Safety at Tagueri AG, Hamburg. He has been able to acquire profound experience through the application of IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 in particular, in diverse projects at OEMs and suppliers. His activities included entire development support according to ISO 26262 as well as process-related topics for functional safety. Zbigniew Bober is currently consulting a German automobile company in several projects and is also an expert for cross-project issues related to functional safety. In addition to the project work Mr. Bober conducts functional safety workshops on a regular basis.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Manfred Broy, Technische Universität München, Institut für Informatik
Since 1989 Prof. Dr Dr h.c. Manfred Broy is full Professor in Computer Sciences (Successor of Prof. F.L. Bauer) at the Institute of Computer Sciences, Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich) and works in the Department of Software & Systems Engineering. Among others he works in the research projects “Tool Support for the design of embedded systems”, “Software Quality” and “Methods of requirements engineering”.

Dr. Simon Burton, ETAS GmbH
Dr Simon Burton currently holds the position of global director of embedded software services where he leads the topics of embedded software and functional safety consulting as well as customer specific embedded software development services. Dr Burton graduated in computer science at the University of York, where he also achieved his Phd on the topic of the verification and validation of safety-critical systems. He has a background in a number of industries including telecommunications, aerospace and automotive. He has spent the last 12 years mainly focusing on automotive, leading research and development projects at a major OEM and then later as a consultant to OEMs, Tier 1’s and service providers, improving their systems engineering capabilities with a particular focus on process improvement and functional safety.

Dr. Mirko Conrad, samoconsult GmbH
Dr Mirko Conrad is CTO of samoconsult GmbH, an independent provider of consulting and engineering services designed to support automotive OEMs and suppliers in implementing ISO 26262 and improving their software engineering processes. Prior to joining samoconsult, Mirko had led MathWorks worldwide development activities in the area of functional safety. In that role he was also responsible for creating and maintaining tool qualification kits for multiple industries. Mirko actively participated in the standardization of ISO 26262, DO-178C, and MISRA AC AGC. He holds a PhD in engineering (Dr-Ing.) and a MSc in computer science (Dipl.-Inform.). As a visiting lecturer at TU München and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin he teaches functional safety and automotive software engineering. Mirko also serves on the management team of the special interest group for Automotive Software Engineering of the German Computer Science Society (GI-ASE).

Dr. Heiko Dörr, Model Engineering Solutions GmbH
Dr. Doerr has worked as Managing Partner of Model Engineering Solutions GmbH, the market leader for quality assurance of software models using Simulink/Stateflow, since October 1, 2012. After completing his studies in Mathematics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz in 1989, Mr. Doerr went on to begin his doctorate studies in Computer Science at the Freie Universitaet Berlin. After successful completion Dr. Doerr started his industrial career at the Software Technology Lab of former Daimler Benz. During his period of employment at Daimler AG, Mr. Dörr led the teams “Specifications, Design and Implementation” and “Integrated System Development”. Amongst other things, this role led him to oversee series projects in the introduction of model-based development for safety-relevant systems. From 2007 to September 2012, Mr. Doerr was employed at Carmeq GmbH as both Project Manager of the business team “Engineering and Product Management” and Team Leader of the business team “Engineering Management.” He assumed the role of Technical Manager of AUTOSAR for three years and developed the coordination office for the Combined Charging Interface which he managed for a further three years.

Dr. Alexander Duisberg, Bird & Bird LLP
Alexander Duisberg is a partner of Bird & Bird in Munich, Joint Head of our International IT Sector Group and Head of the German IT Commercial and Outsourcing practice. He covers the full range of IT-matters including R&D projects, technology transfer and outsourcing of all kind. He advises clients on contract and product liability law in regard to hard- and software supplies, embedded systems, open source and data protection law. Alexander is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on ISO 26262.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Echtle, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Since October 1995 Prof. Dr Klaus Echtle is professor for Practical Computer Science at University of Duisburg-Essen. His field of work comprises realtime communication protocols, dependability, fault tolerance, and safety. Prof. Echtle heads the research group “Dependability of Computing Systems” which is active in distributed systems, automotive systems, and aircraft systems, both in basic research and industrial cooperation projects.

Sobha Rani Ekkirala, TATA ELXSI
Sobha Rani Ekkirala is Specialist at TATA ELXSI. He has got over 12 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Ekkiala worked in various domains like Automotive, Avionics and Rail. Furthermore, he has good exposure and experience in various safety standards such as ISO 26262, CENELEC (EN 50129, EN 50126, EN 50159) and DO 178B. He has hands on experience in performing various functional safety and reliability analysis like HARA, FTA, FMEA, reliability prediction and safety reviews etc. He has also experienced in hardware design and development.

Ines Fey, samoconsult GmbH
Ines Fey is founder and CEO of samoconsult GmbH. Ines and her team support leading automotive and railway companies in safety-related engineering projects and related process improvement efforts. Her earlier career included positions at DaimlerChrysler and Carmeq. Since 2008 Ines has been providing her expert knowledge in functional safety, model-based development and software testing as an independent consultant.

Johannes Formann, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Johannes Formann is member of the research group dependability of computer science since 2008 and since 2009 research assistant. He has worked on different projects for safe communication in a car with focus on AUTOSAR and ISO 26262. His current research topic is to tolerate attackers in fault tolerant systems. Johannes Formann reached the master degree in applied computer science “Systems Engineering” at the university of Duisburg-Essen in November 2011.

Steffen Herrmann, KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH
Steffen Herrmann is currently working as Senior Process Consultant for KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH. After studying Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe, Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Steffen Herrmann worked first as Process Coach and later as Project Manager for Quality Projects in the division “Electronic Power Assisted Steering“ (EPAS) of ThyssenKrupp Presta AG. Main tasks have been the definition and the implementation of the engineering processes for electromechanical steering systems according to Automotive SPICE®, IEC 61508, and ISO 26262.

Dr. Ireri Ibarra, MIRA Limited
Dr Ireri Ibarra joined MIRA in the summer of 2011 and works in the functional safety team, as a functional safety consultant. Ireri has been working for both vehicle OEMs and suppliers, her projects involve addressing various aspects of the functional safety lifecycle of road vehicles, system safety for low-carbon technologies and cyber-security for intelligent transportation systems. Ireri Ibarra holds a BEng in biomedical engineering from Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City, and a PhD in engineering from the University of Sussex. Previous to MIRA Ireri worked on research projects on system safety engineering applied to military vehicle electronics and enterprise management of health and usage monitoring systems for fixed wing aircraft. After that she worked as a safety engineer for a niche vehicle OEM. Subsequently Ireri became a safety consultant mainly authoring in-service safety cases for defence systems.

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Kaiser, Berner & Mattner Systemtechnik GmbH
Dr Bernhard Kaiser, head of Berner & Mattner’s Competence Center for Safety & Systems Engineering, has been working on Functional Safety and Systems Engineering since 2001. His doctor thesis dealt with safety analysis techniques for software controlled systems. He has many years of experience as an embedded systems developer and project leader. For the last years he has been working as a consultant for all safety-related aspects of product development in automotive industries, such as Hazard Analysis, Safety Concept Design, FTA/FMEA/FMEDA, or safety testing, in particular in the domains of electric drives, chassis systems and advanced driver assistance systems. Among the clients of his Competence Center are most of the car manufacturers and suppliers in Germany. He is author of numerous articles about innovations in Systems Engineering and Functional Safety

Timo Karasch, Method Park Software AG
Timo Karasch is working for the Method Park Consulting AG as a Senior Consultant for SPICE & Safety. Timo Karasch graduated at the University of Applied Science in Hanover as an engineer and extended this by a Master of Business Engineering at Steinbeis University in Berlin. He began his business career as a software developer in 2003 in automotive and aerospace domain. He changed to quality assurance and management and started working on improvement projects. In 2009 he became an Automotive SPICE Assessor, later an intacs Competent Assessor. In 2012 Timo Karasch joined Method Park Software AG, where he passes on his knowledge and experience as a Senior Consultant for SPICE & Safety.

Dr.-Ing. Daniel Kästner, AbsInt Angewandte Informatik GmbH
Dr Daniel Kästner is a co-founder and CTO of AbsInt GmbH. He studied Computer Science and Business Economics and received his Ph.D. on code optimization for embedded processors in the year 2000. He has been a lecturer at the University of Saarbrücken, Germany and has been program committee member of numerous international conferences. His current work is focused on functional safety, validation and verification of safety-critical software and program analysis for embedded processors. In these areas he is author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Jürgen Klarmann, ETAS GmbH
Dr Jürgen Klarmann has worked at ETAS GmbH as Safety Senior Consultant since 2013. He obtained a Diploma Degree in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 1995. From 1995 to 2002, he was a Research Assistant in the Institute of Parallel and Distributed High Performance Systems at the University of Stuttgart where he received a PhD degree. From 2002 to 2013, he worked at Robert Bosch GmbH, initially as Technical Coordinator and Project Leader in Workflow Management and Requirements Management / Requirements Development, and later as Systems Architect in the Automotive Software Engineering domain. During 2008, he took up the lead of the Bosch-wide “Qualification of Software Tools” Expert Team within the scope of ISO 26262.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Klindt, Noerr LLP
Thomas Klindt, partner, is member of the international Compliance Team, which combines compliance expertise from the Corporate, Litigation, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs, Tax, Real Estate and Commercial Departments. He has extensive experience in dealing with product liability crisis scenarios and has acted in many crossborder b2b and b2c product recalls including mandatory notifications to market surveillance authorities. As professor for European Product and Technology Law, he lectures at Kassel University. Thomas Klindt serves as an overseas correspondent of the Australian Product Liability Reporter (APLR) and is also global Chair Elect of the Product Liability and Product Safety Practice Group of Lex Mundi. He is i.a. coeditor of the Zeitschrift für Stoffrecht (StoffR), Germany's leading magazine for the law of hazardous substances. He also belongs to the Academic Board of the Medical Product Research Institute of the University of Augsburg and to the Academic Board for consumer law of the University of Bayreuth. Thomas Klindt is chairman of the annual Compliance Day and coeditor of the Zeitschrift for Corporate Compliance (CCZ), Germany's leading law magazine for compliance issues. He has also published on many compliance aspects. Thomas Klindt was named Legal Innovator of the year 2008 by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award 2008 because, as the jury stated, “he has contributed to changing the attitude to compliance in Germany”. Thomas Klindt has written a number of books and articles on European and German product safety law including the European Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC, the EC Regulation No. 765/2008, on product recall questions, cost claims, product liability law and HSE matters.

Florian Leitner-Fischer, Universität Konstanz
Florian Leitner-Fischer holds a position as project manager at the Steinbeis Transferzentrum Complex Systems Engineering at the University of Konstanz and is a Research Assistant at the Chair for Software Engineering at the University of Konstanz. Leitner-Fischer has several years of experience in the automotive sector. He obtained his Master Degree in 2010 at the Department for Computer and Information Science of the University of Konstanz, Germany.

Alexander Levin, ServiceXpert Gesellschaft für Service-Informationssysteme mbH
Alexander Levin has been working for ServiceXpert GmbH at its Diagnostic Centre DiC, performing consulting projects in the field of automotive diagnostic solutions from development to after-sales service since 2006. Alexander Levin is a graduate physicist. In the past 13 years, he particularly focussed on test and integration of safety-critical systems, process improvement and requirements engineering. He worked on projects in the aviation and automotive industries.

Oleg Lurie, VDE Prüf- und Zertifizierungsinstitut GmbH
Oleg Lurie is a test engineer at VDE Test and Certification institute, the oldest institution for safety certification of electrical appliances and systems in Germany. Before gaining this position, he made his graduate studies at the chair of Control Engineering and Mechatronics at the University of Paderborn, Germany. During the graduate studies, research interests of Mr. Lurie were focused on the reliability and safety of mechatronic systems and fault-tolerant control. His master degree is earned in Moscow, from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, where he specialized in space engineering.

Dr. Pierre Metz, Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG
In 2010 he joined Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG where he oversees and coordinates all activities for establishing functional safety in the Brose Group. Pierre Metz is a member of the VDA AK 26-01 (former AK 16) and AK 26-02 “Software safety and Processes”. Dr Pierre Metz started off as a software developer and software architect before he moved to providing consultancy on software development methods. As an intacs-certified ISO/IEC 15504 Principal Assessor and accredited trainer he led process assessments in the domains automotive, medical devices, defence, and telecommunications. Since 2003 he has been engaged in functional safety acc.to IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.

Stephen Norton, SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH
Since 2011 Stephen is Product Manager Automotive & Aerospace in the Global Competence Center for Functional Safety at SGS-TÜV Saar in Munich, an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited body. He is responsible for Consulting and Assessment activities worldwide. He is in demand internationally both as a public speaker and as a trainer for Functional Safety. Since 2013 Stephen is also the Team Leader for the Automotive & Aerospace team in Munich. Stephen Norton received his Masters in Electronic Engineering with Honours from the University of Sheffield. He is a Chartered Engineer and a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He was “Change Control and Configuration Manager” for the engine control systems of the TP400 turboprop. He was Assistant Head of Department for Hardware Qualification at an Aerospace Electronics OEM, where he was responsible for the Qualification of Primary Flight Controls. He has been a consultant to the Swiss Government on the Safety Concept for a new radar system. Since 2007, he is a member of the cross-industry panel “The Embedded Safety Group”. Stephen has worked for one of the largest German Automotive OEMs. He was responsible for the robust design and qualification of all electronic components for the “chassis” systems, including electric steering, electric braking and ESP.

Yves Renard, ON Semiconductor
Today, Yves Renard is leading the Automotive Functional Safety team at ON Semiconductor. He is in charge of defining and implementing the new development flow according to ISO 26262 as well as driving the project Functional Safety Managers and the development teams assigned to the different projects. Yves has more than 10 years experience in the Automotive mixed signal semiconductor industry. He started working first as development engineer and then as co-project leader of complex mixed signal ASIC devices. Several of the mixed signal ASIC devices developed during that period where targeting safety critical automotive applications. He also worked for several years in Japan as part of the sales department where he directly worked together with automotive customers to support next generation automotive developments. Yves is also a participating member of the ISO 26262 working group (TC22/SC3/WG16).

Andreas Reuter
Andreas Reuter is attorney at law in Stuttgart and was Senior Legal Consultant and Vice President at Corporate Legal Services, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart. Since 1985 he was responsible for legal consulting and coordination in the field of product risk issues for the Bosch-Group of companies. He retired beginning of 2013. Andreas Reuter studied law in Freiburg and Geneva. Upon admission to bar in 1981, Andreas Reuter began his career at EVT Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, Stuttgart, a leading company in worldwide projecting brown coal power plants and drinking water supply stations. 1985 he joined the Corporate Legal Department of Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart. 1990 he was seconded to Robert Bosch Corporation, Chicago, USA. From 1990 until 1993 Andreas Reuter took the responsibility for the sales coordination of the Bosch business unit Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Between 2007 and 2010 Andreas Reuter developed a compliance organization for the Bosch-Group and coordinated its implementation. Now he concentrates on transfer of his know how on product liability by teaching assignments at the University of Pforzheim and the German Graduate School, Heilbronn, by publications, workshops and lectures in the field of product liability and legal compliance.

Dr. Bernhard Rumpler, TTTech Computertechnik AG
Bernhard Rumpler studied computer science at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), where he also received his phD degree in the area of fault-tolerant real-time systems. Since 2001 Bernhard Rumpler has been working for TTTech Computertechnik AG in Vienna in different positions - from software development to project- and safety management in the area of automotive ECU development projects.

DI(FH) Werner Schauer, Fachhochschule FH Campus Wien
Since 2010 Werner Schauer has worked as safety expert, trainer, lecturer and researcher at the Vienna Institute for Safety & Systems Engineering of a university of applied science (FH Campus Wien). He also accompanies research projects as a safety manager. The priorities of his work are to enable and foster the understanding and implementation of international standards for safety engineering and management. After finishing a higher technical school in electrical engineering Werner Schauer started his professional career as software engineer in a German large corporation. He then specialized in assuring quality in software projects, performing trainings and moderating workshops. After a study while in employment he was in charge of quality management of a cross-functional department for several years.

Dr.-Ing. Marco Schlummer, Institut für Qualitäts- und Zuverlässigkeitsmanagement GmbH
After his successful promotion in March 2012, he - together with two colleagues and their doctoral adviser - founded the Institute for Quality and Reliability Engineering (IQZ) in May 2012, where he as a CEO is responsible for the field of functional safety. Dr. Marco Schlummer started his academic studies of safety engineering (main focus: traffic safety) at the University of Wuppertal in the late 90’s. Subsequent, he stayed at the University of Wuppertal as a PhD-student and scientific member in the section safety theory and traffic engineering of Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Meyna.

Dipl.-Ing. Adam Schnellbach, MAGNA Powertrain AG & Co. KG
Adam Schnellbach is the Functional Safety Group Leader at Magna Powertrain since 2010. In this position he is responsible for hazard analyses and risk assessments; development of functional and technical safety concepts; analyses (FMEA, FMEDA, FTA) on the system, hardware and software level; continuous improvement of processes and methods related to functional safety and for internal safety assessments and audits. Prior to this, since 2009, Adam Schnellbach was Functional Safety Expert for predevelopment projects and concept studies at Magna Powertrain. Until 2009, Adam Schnellbach worked at Thyssenkrupp Presta Steering, as System engineer, Functional safety engineer and manager and Software engineer. Adam Schnellbach holds a Master’s degree of Mechanical Engineering (faculty Road vehicle engineering) from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Dr. Frank Schöttler, Volkswagen AG
Since 2007 he is employed at VW Braunschweig as a manager for product focused functional safety. Dr. Schöttler studied Computer Science at the Technical University Clausthal. After completing his doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering he worked in the avionics industry at Aerodata, Braunschweig, for nine years. He then switched to the automotive as a consultant for Carmeq GmbH, Berlin.

Dr. Oscar Slotosch, Validas AG
Dr Oscar Slotosch has been leading the development of the award-winning modeling and verification tool Autofocus and he founded the Validas AG in 2000. Dr Slotosch has studied computer science and did his phd in formal methodsIn the group of Prof. Broy. He is expert in tool qualification and avoidance of tool qualification. Among many other challenging projects he currently has the honor to lead the Eclipse Foundation towards tool qualification using a model-based qualification approach.

Inken Sontag, FEV GmbH
Since 2012 Inken Sontag has been working as a functional safety manager for ISO26262 with FEV and FEVs customers. Her tasks include guiding the project teams with regards to the specific requirements of ISO26262 as well as working together with the quality management department to integrate the process related requirements from ISO26262 even better into the existing quality management system. Inken Sontag has a degree (Dipl. Ing.) in computer engineering. She has been working in functional safety since 2008, using different industry specific standards. Projects include development projects (Digital Hardware Development and Systems Engineering) as well as strategic projects. The strategic projects focused on developing company specific development processes that were compliant with both quality management standards (CMMI and ISO9001) as well as safety standards (ISO26262 and others).

Dr.-Ing. Tobias Ständer, Institute for Quality, Safety and Transportation GmbH (iQST)
Since 2009, Mr. Ständer has been Project Manager for Safety Management and Functional Safety at iQST GmbH. In this position, he assists manufacturers and suppliers in the automobile and railway industries with their implementation of applicable norms and guidelines. Tobias Ständer completed his Diplom in Mechanical Engineering – with an emphasis on general mechanical engineering – at Technische Universität Braunschweig. From 2004 to 2009, he was a research assistant at the Institute for Traffic Safety and Automation Engineering, also at TU Braunschweig, where he contributed his expertise to multiple research projects and also taught undergraduate and graduate students. In 2010 he received his doctoral level from Technische Universität Braunschweig.

Martin Stock, SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH
In 2012 Martin joined SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH as a Safety Expert and Project Manager. He is responsible for performing safety projects according to ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 with both OEMs and Suppliers. Martin Stock studied mechanical engineering with particular focus on production & logistics at the University of Applied Sciences Ostfalia in Wolfenbüttel. During his studies, he addressed issues concerning Reliability and Functional Safety of E/E-Systems in the Automotive industry in cooperation with IAV GmbH. After graduation he worked as a scientific researcher at the University of Applied Sciences Ostfalia in the Institute for Production Techniques (IPT) and conducted third-party-funded Functional Safety projects. He is a member of the German VDA Standardisation Committee for ISO 26262.

Dr. Frederic Stumpf, ESCRYPT GmbH – Embedded Security
Dr. Frederic Stumpf is a senior embedded security expert and branch manager of ESCRYPT GmbH in Stuttgart. Before joining ESCRYPT, Frederic headed from 2009 to 2013 the research department "Embedded Security and Trusted Operating Systems" at Fraunhofer AISEC in Munich. In addition, he was associated with the Technical University of Munich where he taught courses in the area of embedded security and automotive security. Frederic holds a doctorate degree (2009) and diploma in computer science (2006) from Darmstadt University of Technology. He is author or co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Benno Stützel, Prozesswerk GmbH
Dr Benno Stützel is CEO of Prozesswerk GmbH, which he founded in 2008. As a management consultancy Prozesswerk advises companies manufacturing mechatronic systems in the automotive, aerospace and mechanical engineering industries. Previously, he worked at the Technical University of Munich as a research assistant in the field of mechatronic development processes and methods, where he also received his doctorate. Dr Stützel studied mechanical engineering with a focus on vehicle engineering and information technology at the Technical University of Munich.

Dr. Ernesto Viale, Skytechnology srl
Ernesto Viale is Business Unit Manager at Skytechnology srl. Ernesto Viale received a master degree in Computer Science at Università di Torino, Italy in 1982. He has more than 20 years of consulting experience in the fields of electronic system engineering and computerized software validation. Since 2001 he has been holding executive responsibilities of consulting companies operating in the Automotive, Medical Device, Avionics, and Transportation markets. He has been managing ISO 26262 assessments and compliance projects, improvement projects based on CMMI and Automotive SPICE models, independent V&V of safety-related systems and product risk management analyses. He is the coordinator of the Team that developed the AIDA Model (www.aidamodel.org), that supports the implementation of ISO 26262 in an organization with Automotive SPICE, CMMI or Agile processes landscape.

Dr. David Ward, MIRA Limited
Dr David Ward is General Manager - Functional Safety at MIRA Limited, a leading independent provider of automotive engineering services. Dr Ward is a recognized international expert in automotive functional safety and is the UK Principal Expert to ISO/TC22/SC3/WG16 “Road vehicles – Functional Safety” which has developed ISO 26262 as well as contributing extensively to the UK’s MISRA initiative. Dr Ward provides expert support, advice and independent assessment to clients developing safety-related electronic systems. His particular expertise includes “drive by wire” vehicle control systems and hybrid and electric vehicles.

Artagun Yesildere, Robert Bosch GmbH
After working as a researcher at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in Department of Defense project, Artagun Yesildere joined Robert Bosch LLC as part of the engine management systems (EMS) development. Today he is the leader of the North American safety organization and the global safety coordinator at Diesel Gasoline Systems Business Unit.