Dr. Jost Bernasch
Since 2004, Jost Bernasch is Managing Director of the VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research Center in Graz, Austria. In that time, VIRTUAL VEHICLE became an international recognized institution with over 270 employees and a turnover of 22m EUR. Central topics are automated driving systems, vehicle safety and security.
Since 2018, Jost Bernasch also serves as Managing Director for ALP.Lab – the “Austrian Light Vehicle Proving Region for Automated Driving”.
In the past, Jost Bernasch held several senior positions including Authorized Officer and Senior Project Manager of Information Technology, Düsseldorf, Germany and Director of Driving Simulation BMW, Research & Development Center, Munich, Germany.
Jost Bernasch holds a PhD degree in computer science from the University of Munich and Dortmund.
He is steering committee member of the International Driving Simulation Conference (DSC), founder and chair of the Graz Virtual Vehicle Symposium (GSVF) and chair of the International Styrian NVH Conference (ISNVH, in cooperation with SAE).