Dr. Helmut Kokal is responsible for simulation and control in the department of Research and Technology in division Instrumentation and Test Systems of AVL List GmbH in Graz. He received his Ph.D. from Johannes Kepler University Linz. He has 15 years experiences in control science, power train simulation technology as well as test bench simulation and control, embedded systems, real time application, real time co-simulation, test bench applications. In AVL he is coordinating several research projects in the field of automotive powertrain testing focused on testing, test generation, simulation environment related to advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. He has several patents and published various scientific papers.