Roman Starbek studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne with focus on mechatronics and control engineering. Within industrial projects he immersed deeply in model-based control and function design, rapid control prototyping and futhermore the conception and realization of real-time capable test benches.

Nearly 20 years of project experience, mostly applied in automotive industry, led to the foundation of designXtronics, where Roman Starbek devotes himself enthusiastically to the holistic development of innovative mechatronic products with newest technologies.

Expert Model-based Product & Controls Design
Vaillant Group R&D Technology Advisor "Model-based Control Systems Design"; 3½ years
GIGATRONIK Köln GmbH Department Leader "Component Development"; 7 years
DMecS GmbH & Co. KG Team Leader "Mechatronic Systems"; 1½ years
GIGATRONIK Stuttgart GmbH Team Leader "Function Development & Simulation"; 3 years
Mercedes-Benz Lenkungen GmbH Development Engineer "System Integration"; development and application of electric assisted steering systems; 1½ years
University of Applied Sciences Cologne Research Assistant at Cologne Laboratory of Mechatronic Systems; cooperation project with dSPACE (TargetLink: automatic scaling of dynamic systems); 1½ years