Manufacturing Technologies And Infrastructure For Future Mobility (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. USA 2016)

Dr Bernhard Budaker, Head of Business Unit - Automotive
Fraunhofer IPA

Presentation Summary

From 2012 to 2015 the second part of "Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility" was carried out. The focus of the second part was to ready implementation of technologies especially for the manufacturing of electric vehicles. The next steps towards a serial production of electric vehicle was the aim. Manufacturing technologies for new, lightweight vehicle structures as well as new battery-production-concepts were considered. This presentation gives an overview of the different topics of Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility. A surface heating system for electric cars as well as a new production process for Battery Electrodes will be presented.

Speaker Biography (Bernhard Budaker)

2000 - 2006
University Stuttgart: Elektro- und Informationstechnik, Dipl.-Ing. (Faculty: Electrical
Engineering and Information Technology)
2008 - 2012
University Stuttgart: PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Auslegung von Multidomänen-
Systemen, Engl.: Design of Multidomain Systems), Dr.-Ing. (Faculty: Engineering
Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering)
Professional Experience:
2015 - today
Fraunhofer IPA: Head of Business Unit Automotive
2013 - today
Fraunhofer: Spokesman „Fraunhofer Systemforschung Elektromobilität"
2008 - 2015
Fraunhofer TEG, Fraunhofer IPA: Group Manager "Motion Control Systems".
2006 - 2008
University Stuttgart: Scientist / Project leader: Radar-Sensors for automotive
applications. (79 GHz, SiGe-Technology)
Research interests:
  • Electromechanical drive systems
  • Autonomous / Automated Driving
  • Development of mechatronic systems
  • Technology for E-Mobility
  • Production for Automotive

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