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Heavy-Duty, On- and Off-Highway Engines 2021

01-12-2021 – 02-12-2021 – Rostock or virtually via live stream

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Experts from industry and science talk about the topics of their presentations with you.


The future of the internal combustion engine and alternative powertrains

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Speakers and moderators are in alphabetical order

KEY = Keynote Speaker

Dr. Dennis Backofen

Team Manager, Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Mobility, IAV GmbH, Germany

David Bennet

Chief Engineer Heavy Duty Propulsion, Ricardo UK Ltd, United Kingdom

Rolf Brück

Vice President Catalysts & Filters, Vitesco Technologies Emitec GmbH

Prof. Dr. Bert Buchholz

Head of Chair, Chair of Piston Machines and Internal Combustion Engines (LKV), University of Rostock, Germany

Dr. Avnish Dhongde

Project Engineer, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

Dr. Markus Ehrly

Team Leader Diesel Powertrain, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

Thomas Eichinger

Function Development Engineer e-Mobility Off-Highway, MAN Truck & Bus SE, Germany

Prof. Dr. Peter Eilts

Director, Institute of Internal Combustion Engines (ivb), Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

Thomas Harris

Senior Technical Specialist, Tenneco Inc., United States

Dr. Alexander Heintzel

Editor-in-Chief ATZ | MTZ Group, Springer Nature, Germany

Dr. Michael Krüger

Senior Vice President Engineering Commercial and Off-Road Vehicles, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany

Dr. Andreas Lingens

Vice President, Woodward L'Orange GmbH, Germany

Rainer Lutz

Senior Expert Truck Cooling Systems, Mahle Behr GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Hannes Marlok

Project Manager Predevelopment, MAHLE GmbH, Germany

Helge Frank Müller

Senior Manager, Concept & Validation ePowertrain, Daimler Truck AG, Germany

Patrik Printz

Senior Project Manager, R&D, Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd., Switzerland

Dr. Reza Rezaei

Manager, Commercial Vehicle Powertrain, IAV GmbH, Germany

Dr. Hans-Josef Schiffgens
Karsten Schleef

Team Lead Large Engines, Chair of Piston Machines and Internal Combustion Engines, University of Rostock, Germany

Dr. Harald Schlick

Lead Engineer Performance & Emissions, AVL List GmbH, Austria

Dr. Stephan Schnorpfeil

Technology Leader, Propulsion System Specification, Segula Technologies GmbH, Germany

Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp

Senior Vice President Product Development, DEUTZ AG, Germany

Dr. Bouzid Seba

Predevelopment Senior Manager, Liebherr Machines Bulle SA, Switzerland

Georg Silberhorn

Function Development Engineer e-Mobility Off-Highway, MAN Truck & Bus SE, Germany

Benjamin Stengel

Research Engineer, FVTR Forschungszentrum für Verbrennungsmotoren und Thermodynamik Rostock GmbH, Germany

Robert Szolak

Head of Group Process Development Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany

Dr. Georg Tinschmann

Senior Manager, Performance & Emissions, MAN Energy Solutions SE, Germany

Dr. Marco Warth

Global Director Product Development Engine Systems and Components, MAHLE GmbH, Germany

Eike Weiß

Head of Projects, E-Cap Mobility GmbH, Germany

Dr. Karsten Wilbrand

Senior Principal Scientist, Shell Global Solutions (Deutschland) GmbH, Germany