dr. Matjaž KORMAN, Head of Department Integration of properties and functions and maturity level of Audi’s electric vehicles, AUDI AG
After finishing the Secondary Technical School in Maribor and obtaining a bachelor’s degree in internal combustion engines and thermodynamics at the Graz University of Technology, Matjaž started his career as a research assistant at the Graz University of Technology, where he also obtained his PhD in fast-rotation high-performance internal combustion engines with reduced exhaust gas emissions. Later, in 2008, he became the Head Engineer in the field of prototype vehicles at AVL Graz in Austria, following which he was the head of various departments at Audi AG in Germany. This year, he became the Head of properties and functions of complete vehicle series development for Audi electric cars at Audi AG in Germany.
His main field of work is the development of properties and functions of Audi’s electrified vehicles in platforms and modular systems. Furthermore, he manages electric vehicle projects and focuses on combining the virtual and physical development of products.