Our Company

Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) is a software company that offers solutions for the quality assurance of software projects. MES supports its customers in developing model-based embedded software that complies with industry standards such as IEC 61508, ISO 26262 or ASPICE.

Headquartered in Berlin (Germany), MES was founded in 2006. Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim, one of the most eminent experts in model-based development, has been the managing director of MES since 2008. With subsidiaries in the U.S. and China, international sales partners, and major industrial customers such as Bosch, Daimler, Ford, Geely, Stihl, and VW, MES maintains a strong worldwide presence. All but a few of the world's top-selling manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive industry rely on MES’ solutions in their development environments.

MXAM, MTest, MoRe, and MQC are the four MES quality tools. Together they form a toolchain for the comprehensive quality assurance of all phases of the model-based software development process. With the MES Jenkins Plugin, the toolchain can also be used in a continuous integration environment. The main application is the MATLAB® Simulink® platform. The MES Test Center and the MES Academy’s main service areas are quality assurance and the optimization of development processes.

MES is a dSPACE Strategic Partner, MathWorks, and ETAS product partner, and cooperates with SAE International.

Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim (Managing Director)

Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim

Hartmut Pohlheim has been driving forward the quality assurance of software models for the automotive industry for more than 20 years. He holds a doctorate in technical cybernetics and automation engineering from the Technical University of Ilmenau and is considered one of the most distinguished experts in model-based software development. After graduating, he worked in the research department of Daimler AG where he focused on the optimization of technical applications and the visualization of complex systems. Since 2008 Hartmut Pohlheim has been Managing Director of Model Engineering Solutions (MES) and is responsible for technology development as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He inspires customers with his effective solutions and expertize in quality assurance. Agile management is important to him and he cares a lot about his employees feeling valued and appreciated.