Who we are

We are an international team of automotive software and controls engineers who are passionate about developing cutting edge technologies.

What we do

We provide controls & software engineering services and solutions for electric and autonomous vehicles. Our skills and solutions cover battery management systems, hybrid and electric vehicle controls, ADAS and modern AI applications.

Why work with us

Our global engineering team brings together a unique combination of skills from automotive, controls, software, electronics and machine learning.          We have completed tens of projects in Electrification and ADAS in the past for major OEMs and Tier 1s.

Leadership

Smart engineers with a passion for technology, a deep understanding of the automotive industry and a clear vision for a successful engineering company.

Dr. Umut Genc

Managing Director

Umut was previously MD of AVL Research and Engineering Turkey where he founded and grew the Turkish AVL operations into one of the largest automotive engineering hubs in the country with over 180 engineers. Under his management AVL Turkey grew more than ten folds, received several awards including the “Top 100 Fastest Growing Turkish Company”, and boasted one of the largest software & controls engineering teams in the AVL group worldwide. He kicked off teams for electric vehicle software&controls, battery management systems, functional safety, automated transmission software&controls, ADAS and autonomous driving.
Before moving back to Turkey, Umut had been in the UK working for automotive technology companies like AVL Powertrain Ltd, IAV GmbH and dSPACE GmbH. He has a wide experience in automotive engineering covering both prototype development and SOP projects.
Umut loves science and technology and enjoys spreading engineering passion to students and younger generations. He grew up in Istanbul, received his BSc in Electrical-Electronics Engineering from ODTU (METU), MSc in Advanced Controls from University of Manchester, and PhD in Robust Control from University of Cambridge.

Can Kurtulus

Director, Technology & Innovation

Can has a decade of hands-on experience on automotive controls, and all phases of the V-Cycle for bringing state of the art technology to SOP for many OEMs, focusing on electrification & ADAS.
He was previously the manager of the Software and Electronics department at AVL Turkey where he played a key role in growing the team to 100 people, and covering the areas of Electrification Controls, Autonomous Drive & Vehicle Controls, Battery Systems, Transmission Controls, Software Development, EE HW and Systems Engineering.
Before AVL, he was a research and teaching associate at Istanbul Technical University, where he worked on systems engineering, software, electronics, dynamics & controls of aerospace systems. He has B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from ITU where he is working towards his PhD in Aerospace Engineering with a focus on controls.
Can loves cognitive science, artificial intelligence, cars, aircraft and rockets, and is married to the greatest person in the world who doesn’t mind him spending all his time on those.

Amedeo Bianchimano

Director, Business Development & Sales

Amedeo has over 15 years of experience in Automotive Engineering and Business Development, with a focus on Powertrain Controls Systems.
Having lived and worked in Italy, UK and Turkey Amedeo is a true world citizen, and has built a wide network of OEM and Tier1 customers over the years.
In his previous role, Amedeo has been leading the Calibration Department of AVL in Turkey, between 2012 and 2018, increasing the team size from 3 to over 60 engineers, executing projects for customers worldwide.
Amedeo has got a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Modena in Italy, he started his career as a Calibration Engineer in VM Motori in Italy, and subsequently moved to the UK in 2007, where he worked as a a Lead Calibration Engineer for Ford Motor Company until 2012.
Amedeo is married with one daughter, he enjoys travelling, tasting good food from all over the world and loves being by the sea.

Prof. Kemal Ure

Director of AI

Kemal has 10 years of experience in research and development of artificial intelligence systems, focusing on decision making under uncertainty and machine learning for autonomous ground and air vehicles.
He is a Professor of Aeronautics at Istanbul Technical University, where he oversees numerous university-industry collaboration projects on topics ranging from development of deep reinforcement algorithms for autonomous vehicles to data driven optimization for large scale systems. He has B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from ITU and obtained his Ph.D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Kemal is also a professional bass player with numerous recordings and international touring experience.

Prof. Deniz Erdogmus

Director of Controls

Deniz has over 20 years of experience performing research in and developing systems for multimodal signal processing, sensing, inference, and control, especially focusing on human-in-the-loop systems.

He is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Northeastern University in Boston, where he oversees and participates in numerous projects funded by the US Federal Government and industry in the areas of human-machine interfaces, human-machine collaboration, human intent inference, and control of cyber-physical systems under human intent uncertainty. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Middle East Technical University, and obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida.

In his spare time, Deniz enjoys learning about the history of everything and dinner with good company, watching the sunset by some body of water.