Guy Fournier

Course Instructor
Biography

Guy Fournier is Professor affiliated with Pforzheim University in Germany. He is an expert in sustainable mobility and system innovation which serves a general interest. French-born and equipped with a German Doctorate Degree, he worked primarily in the technology sector in several countries in Europe prior to joining academia. His core interest and expertise, honed by many projects, rests within the international economy, sustainable development and new innovative business models with electric vehicles, automated vehicles, MaaS (Mobility as a Service), self-learning ITS (Intelligent Transport System) etc.

Here he has guided municipalities, companies of German industry and the European Union towards more eco-friendly and sustainable approaches to energy consumption and mobility, engaging stakeholders to make mobility truly citizen-centric, inclusive, sustainable, economically viable, safe, and resilient.

He is currently working on a Horizon project to design and carry out full-scale demonstrations of urban transport automation by deploying, for the first time worldwide, fleets of automated minibuses in low to medium-demand areas of 4 European demonstrator cities: Geneva, Lyon, Copenhagen, and Luxembourg, and 2 replicator cities.

He is responsible for the international development of the Engineering faculty and author of many contributions to journals and books.

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