Head of Vehicle Safety, Structural Durability and Corrosion Protection center and holder of an honorary professorship at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Dresden.
Professor Rodolfo Schöneburg, who was born on October 30, 1959, studied aerospace technology and received his doctorate at the Technische Universität Berlin. He holds an honorary professorship at the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Dresden. He has headed the Center for Vehicle Safety, Durability, and Corrosion Protection at Mercedes-Benz since April 1999. The preventive occupant protection system PRE-SAFE® went into series production under his leadership in 2002, thus launching a new era of vehicle safety at Mercedes-Benz. Schöneburg is a passionate surfer and motorcyclist.