Since 2017, Nico Epple is a Ph.D. student and research assistant at BMW and the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, with Prof. Dr. Andreas Riener as a supervisor. From 2011 to 2013 he was active as an electric formula student at the University Stuttgart and from 2014 to 2015 he worked at ETAS as a working student. In 2016 he finished his master thesis about “Connecting an eBike fleet to a diagnostic database using IoT technologies” at the University of Stuttgart.
Topics of Research
- Criticality assessment in road traffic
- Field Operational Tests (FOT) and Naturalistic Driving Studies (NDS)
- Influence of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) on driver behavior
- SS18: Analysis and Classification of Driving Maneuvers in real Driving Situations using Machine Learning (UXD) – (Project)