Department of Automotive Engineering

Joachim G. Taiber

Joachim G. TaiberResearch Professor
jtaiber@clemson.edu

(864) 656-5080
4 Research Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

Dr. Joachim G. Taiber is Research Professor of Automotive Engineering at Clemson University coordinating all research activities in Clean Transportation and Advanced Vehicle Communication across the different engineering departments.

Prior to his engagement at Clemson University, Dr. Taiber led the Information Technology Research Office of the BMW Group Information Technology Research Center (ITRC) at the Clemson University International Center of Automotive Research (CUICAR) in Greenville, South Carolina. 

He joined BMW in Germany in 1997 as an in-house consultant for business process re-engineering in product development with a focus on functional integration and vehicle systems integration. Since 1999 he worked in different leadership positions in the BMW Group Enterprise IT organization in the areas of IT strategy, IT program management, IT innovation management and IT benchmarking. In 2005 he came to the US to implement collaborative IT innovation projects for the BMW Group in the ITRC which included topics in the domain of the "networked vehicle".

Dr. Taiber started his career as assistant to the CTO of a Swiss start-up company in the area of CAD/CAM/PDM systems where he was responsible for product strategy and university research collaboration.

He holds a Diploma Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD Degree in Technical Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ).