Head of Search Field Fuel Cell Systems and Vehicles, Vitesco
Bernhardt received a Diploma degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University Darmstadt in 2007. Since then, he served in various technical & management functions at MAHLE, IHI and Vitesco Technologies (VT), the former Powertrain Division of Continental Corporation. In 2015, he obtained a PhD from Stuttgart University. Having a background in combustion engines, turbomachinery and aero-thermodynamics, he successfully transitioned towards the field of electric propulsion & mechatronic systems. Within VT, he held several senior positions in Product Management and Advanced Development. Today, he is responsible for the development of robustness enhanced power electronics.