Company Software Quality. In Control.

Model Engineering Solutions

Software Quality. In Control.

Our Vision and Our Mission

We at Model Engineering Solutions (MES) strive for a world of safe technology in mobility.

Our tools and expertise ensure the quality and safety of embedded software in a software-driven world to make tomorrow’s mobility safer. Our core values of excellence, knowledge, and trust inspire and drive us forward every day.

What We Stand For at MES

We advocate quality assurance in the model-based development of embedded software. Our main focus is static model analysis and model improvement, primarily in MATLAB Simulink, the automotive industry's leading development platform.

MES provides solutions in various development chains and highly-automated cloud environments for safe controller software. 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. Among them are Bosch, Continental, Hyundai, Magna, Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis, Toyota, Volkswagen, and ZF.

Embedded systems are your expertise, safety is ours.

What the MES Quality Tools Do

Implementing our solutions right from the start ensures that errors are detected and corrected at an early development stage. The MES tools for comprehensive software quality ensure that your software complies with international industry standards like ISO 26262, IEC 61508, and ASPICE. TÜV approved.

More about MES

Headquartered in Berlin (Germany), MES was founded in 2006 and has about 60 employees. Management is formed by Sophia Kohle, long-standing product manager of MES Model Examiner (MXAM) and specialist in modeling guidelines, and Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim, one of the most eminent experts in model-based development. With subsidiaries in the U.S. and China and international sales partners, MES maintains a strong worldwide presence.




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.

Sophia Kohle (Managing Director)

Sophia Kohle

Sophia Kohle has been a part of Model Engineering Solutions (MES) since 2014 and a Managing Director since 2022. In her work, the qualified mathematician is guided by her passion for quality. Over the last few years, Sophia has been closely involved in the continued development of strategy and the organization of MES. She has led numerous customer projects and has designed and held training classes on the topic of model-based development.  She is also Product Manager of MES' key tool Model Examiner® (MXAM), the tool for static model analysis of Simulink® and TargetLink® models, which has been successfully classified and qualified by TÜV SÜD for use in safety-related software development in compliance with ISO 26262, IEC 61508, and ISO 25119.