Prof. Ramin Tavakoli Kolagari

  • Professor in the teaching and research field of software development for safe and autonomous vehicle systems
  • Research professorship at the Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern [Bavarian Digitalization Center]
  • Head of the Automotive software lab
  • Expert for EAST-ADL, member of the Change Control Board of the EAST-ADL Association
  • Use of AUTOSAR methods and tools
  • Supervising multiple consortial doctorates
  • Member of the examination board for the “Master of Applied Research” degree programme
  • Use of innovative teaching formats, e.g. inverted classroom, just-in-time teaching
  • Regular participation in the EMEA NPX Cup


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Doctoral candidates

Matthias Bergler Matthias Bergler

Research associate since June 2020

  • Research focus: IT security in the field of automotive software engineering
  • Support in the acquisition of grant funds for automotive industry-oriented research
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Hinnerk Müller Hinnerk Müller

Research associate since April 2021

  • Research focus: autonomous shunting locomotive, eXplainable AI

Former research associates

Markus Zoppelt, M.Sc.

Research associate March 2017 - March 2021

  • Research focus: IT security for highly automated, autonomous, and networked driving
  • Applicability of (t, m) password-hardened encryption (PHE) services
  • Development of autonomous model vehicles
  • Supporting teaching in the field of autonomous model vehicles