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Julian Weber

Dr. Julian WeberAdjunct Professor
weberj@clemson.edu

Dr. Julian Weber is an Adjunct Professor at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), where he has taught graduate courses in automotive development, published numerous papers as well as the course book “Automotive Development Processes”, and gives talks on automotive development and sustainable mobility.

He is a manager at BMW Group where he held a broad bandwidth of management positions since he started in 1997, notably in Process Consulting, Experimental Vehicle Build, Purchasing Strategy and Innovation Management North America located at BMW’s Plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Electrics/Electronics Development, and Corporate Product Strategy E-Mobility. He was a first-line member of project i, BMW Group’s think tank for mobility, and from 2010 to 2017 head of Innovation Projects E-Mobility. Today, he is the Project Lead Vehicle Data Infrastructure, enabling BMW to comprehensively collect and utilize vehicle generated data.

When working with BMW in South Carolina from 2003 to 2005, he was one of the founding fathers of Clemson ICAR, and from 2014 to 2017 the BMW lead for ICAR’s Deep Orange 7 project “MINI Reinvented”.

He holds a Dipl.-Ing. (Master) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Munich, Germany, majoring in Design and Development, and a Dr.-Ing. (PhD) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Karlsruhe University, Germany, with a thesis on the use of virtual reality in product development.