Mario Brunner

Executive Vice President Engineering and Technology Powertrain Systems, AVL

Professional Education Industry Experience

  • University of Applied Sciences Vehicle Technology – FH Joanneum Graz
  • Secondary College for Mechanical Engineering Aeronautical Engineering – HTBLA Eisenstadt

Industry Experience

  • Executive Chief Engineer Systems Engineering, Powertrain
  • Electrification & Transmission Passenger Car Transmission
  • Head of Passenger Car and Light Duty Transmissions, System
  • Engineering and Powertrain Electrification
  • Business Development Director PC transmission EAST ASIA
  • Manager PC transmission System, Software, Simulation and Testing
  • Manager Mechanical Simulation
  • Lead Engineer CAE, Durability and Heat Transfer

Projects / Skills

Extensive project work from concept definition to SOP in technical leading position (powertrain, combustion engine, battery and transmission development programs)

Several innovations in different product areas (e.g. DHT and electric drive patents)

As Team Manager responsible for:

  1. Vehicle development
    • Complete Vehicle Functions & Systems, Vehicle Driving Functions & Systems, Thermal Management & HVAC
  2. ADAS/AD & E/E
    • System Design, Targets KPI Development, SW & Controls Development, Integration, Verification, Validation, Homologation Support, System Design,
  3. Powertrain and powertrain element development – ICE, electrified Transmission, E-Drive, Battery, Fuel Cell
    • Powertrain Functions & Systems, Design, Simulation, SW, Verification/Validation & Reliability, Calibration, Testbeds