Organizing Committee

Kemeny_small2 Andras Kemeny, Conference Chair

Expert Leader, Immersive Simulation & Virtual Reality, Renault
Director Laboratory of Immersive Visualization Renault-ENSAM
Associate Professor, Arts et Métiers ParisTech
President of Driving Simulation Association

Gerd_Baumann_small Gerd Baumann, Program Co-chair, Local Organizer

Head of Department Automotive Mechatronics / Software
FKFS, Stuttgart

Jürgen_Pitz_small Jürgen Pitz, Program Co-chair, Local Organizer

Project Manager Driving Simulator
IVK, University of Stuttgart


Florent Colombet, Program Co-Chair

Research Engineer, Renault
Treasurer of Driving Simulation Association

Merienne_small Frédéric Mérienne, Program Co-Chair

Professor, Arts et Métiers ParisTech
Director of Image Institute, Arts et Métiers ParisTech

Chardonnet_small_0 Jean-Rémy Chardonnet, Program Co-Chair

Lecturer, Arts et Métiers ParisTech

Jansson_small_0 Jonas Jansson, Program Co-Chair

Head of Research,
Research department Traffic and road-users,
VTI, Linkoping, Sweden

Philippe Cas, Exhibition Chair

Operational Marketing Manager, OPTIS SAS
Driving Simulation Association

Franziska_Liedecke_small Franziska Liedecke, Conference Assistant

FKFS, Stuttgart

Tobias_Miunske_small Tobias Miunske, Conference Assistant

FKFS, Stuttgart

Victor Gregorio_small Victor Gregorio, Conference Assistant

FKFS, Stuttgart

Unknown_small Chloé Riou, Conference Assistant

Intern, Renault

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee, chaired by Andras Kemeny, is composed of scientists from leading Research Institutes, as well as engineers from prominent companies and major car manufacturers spread across Europe, the United States, Canada and Japan.


Andras Kemeny Renault, Arts et Métiers ParisTech (France)

Scientific Committee Members

Mohammad Bahram BMW Group R&T (Germany)
Gerd Baumann FKFS (Germany)
Jost Bernasch The Virtual Vehicle (Austria)
Mike Blommer Ford Motor Co., (United States)
Erwin R. Boer Entropy Control Inc. (United States)
Heinrich H. Bülthoff Max Planck Institute (Germany)
Viola Cavallo IFSTTAR (France)
Frank Cardullo State University of NY (United States)
Jean-Rémy Chardonnet Arts et Métiers ParisTech (France)
Florent Colombet Renault (France)
Mehmet Dagdelen Renault (France)
Stéphane Espié IFSTTAR (France)
Zhou Fang Nissan (Japan)
Peter Grant University of Toronto (Canada)
Franck Mars IRCCyN (France)
Stéphane Masfrand PSA Peugeot Citroën (France)
Frédéric Mérienne Arts et Métiers ParisTech (France)
Lena Nilsson VTI (Sweden)
Jean-Christophe Popieul Valenciennes University (France)
Paolo Pretto Max Planck Institute (Germany)
Hans-Peter Schöner Daimler AG (Germany)


The Scientific Committee would like to thank the following ad hoc reviewers for their support:

  • Diane Cleij
  • Daniel Diers
  • Frank Drop
  • Bruce Haycock
  • Maria Laechele
  • Suzanne Nooij
  • Mario Olivari
  • Ksander de Winkel

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