After his PhD in Physics in Göttingen 1998, Dirk Neumeister moved to STN-ATLAS in Bremen. Starting with platform examinations, next steps were the change to the team "Future Technologies" and later the responsibility of this team. In parallel, Mr. Neumeister got the task to set up the "Virtual Research Department" of the company, which he led for further three years. 2006 he moved to BEHR, Stuttgart, where he was responsible for the Department "Thermodynamics" at the "Central Advanced Engineering" of the Behr-Group. Since 2013 Dr. Neumeister is the head of “Concept and Systems” of the Corporate Advanced Engineering at MAHLE.