Karl-Heinz Glander

Chief Engineer for Automated Driving and Integral Cognitive Safety
From 1995 to 2004 Mr. Glander worked within particle physics and gained detailed experience in detector / sensor physics, pattern recognition, tracking and fusion algorithms. From end of 2004 to mid of 2009 he worked for Siemens VDO, later Continental on the algorithm development for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. Some of the highlights were the development of  the blind spot detection algorithm for Siemens VDO 24GHZ UWB FMCW phase-monopulse radar for US market for Mazda and European Market for Volvo Truck. After the merge of Continental and Siemens VDO he was responsible for all 24GHz algorithms and customer functions for 77GHz, Lidar and Camera, take as example the Emergency Braking module for BMW iBrake, sensor-independent Forward Collision Alert or GPS-supported Speed Limit Assist. Mid 2009 he changed for TRW for the ECU development for Active Restraint Systems and Steering Wheel electronics. Since February 2014 he is technical responsible for the automated driving program at TRW.

ZF Group

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of around 137,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2016, ZF achieved sales of €35.2 billion. ZF annually invests about six percent of its sales in research & development – ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. With its technologies, the company is striving for Vision Zero – a world of mobility without accidents and emissions. With its broad portfolio, ZF is advancing mobility and services in the automobile, truck and industrial technology sectors. Our enthusiasm for innovative products and obsessive pursuit of quality are what sets ZF apart. Much of the credit for our strength in innovation goes to our highly motivated workforce. In return, we offer interesting, challenging work with a high degree of individual responsibility and autonomy, plus plenty of opportunities for building an international career. We are always on the lookout for talented engineers, motivated business managers and dedicated computer specialists, lawyers and administrators – with or without work experience – who want to become part of a global team. Visit our website at www.zf.com and discover the world of ZF. Let our employees guide you around their virtual workplace, and look for the right vacancy in our job listings while you’re there!

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