MA Jun

Prof. Dr. -Ing. Ma Jun, German, born in 1970

Double-hired Professor and Supervisor of doctoral students, College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University,

Founder and chief professor of Innovative Design and Entrepreneurship Faculty, College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University

Main Research Interests: Industrial Upgrading, Innovative Design, Innovative Product Design and Business Model, New Media and New Retail, Automobile Human-Machine Interaction etc.

Chief Professor for Automotive Marketing and Management Faculty, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University

2005-2016, Deputy Dean, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University

Research Interests:

   Innovative Product Design and Business Model, Industrial Upgrading and Consumption Upgrade: Product Innovative Design, Mobility Design, Fitness Solutions and New Product Design, etc.

   New Media and New Retail: Digital User Journey Design, VR/AR Innovative Products and Interactive Design, Design and Development of Offline Digital Interactive Device, Design and Development of Online Data Platform, etc.

 Innovative Products Definition of Intelligent Connected Vehicles and New Energy Vehicles: Macro-Environment Research, User Insight, Scenarios Definition, Product Experience Design, Auto Human-Machine Interaction Evaluation System and Test Platform (Future Concept Lab, mass production vehicle Lab), Automobile UI design, etc.


Teaching Courses:

Undergraduates: Studio 2 (Collaborative Design), Automotive Product Management and Marketing, Introduction to Design Frontier

Graduates: Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Automotive Product Management and Marketing (Taught in English)


Academic and Social Services:

Scientific Research and Industrialization:


Guest Professor, University of St. Gallen

Head, Tongji - PSA Stellab Innovation Lab

Head, Tongji - Audi Joint Lab

Executive Director, Sino - German EV Joint Research Center (BMBF, MOST)

Judge, Xuanyuan Award



Deputy Secretary General, Shanghai Fuel Cell Vehicle Commercialization Promotion Center

Board Member, Delphi Technology Advisory Committee

Advisor, LANXESS AG.


Innovation and investment:


Chinese Partner, BMW Startup Garage

Member of Investment Committee, Hella Innovation Accelerator

Chief Consultant, Donghai Securities

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, 021 incubator



Start-up Mentor, Techstars,

Start-up Mentor, Chinaccelerator

Start-up Mentor, LINK

Co-chairman, Rein & Main Sino - German Innovation Center

Successfully invested in developed more than ten innovation enterprises being specialized in VR/AR innovative applications, offline new media marketing interactive devices, brand communication and planning, Internet fitness platform, etc.


Long-term cooperation with Stanford University in the United States, St. Gallen University in Switzerland and the University of Michigan in the United States, Respective Research Interests: Innovation, User Insight and Future Mobility

Education Background:

06.1992 – 06.1997 Bachelor in Automotive Electronics, TU Darmstadt

09.1997 – 06.1998 Master in Automotive Electronics, TU Darmstadt

09.2003 – 11.2009 PhD in Vehicle Engineering, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University


Work Experience:

02.2017 – present    Double-hired Professor, College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University

12.2017 – present    Professor, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University

11.2005 – 12.2017   Associate Professor, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University

04.2005 – 09.2016   Deputy Dean, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University

04.2001 – 05.2004   After-sale service Director, AUDI

09.2000 – 10.2001   Project Manager, BMW 

08.1998 – 09.2000   Project Manager, Continental


Research Projects:


Government sponsored research:

01. 2019.1 – 12. 2020 PI, Sub-topic: “Study on Charging Infrastructure Optimization based on Scale-up NEV Application”, Project of National Key R&D Program of China

01. 2019 – 12. 2020 PI, Sub-topic: “Study on Hydrogen Leakage Security Monitoring Technologies and Intelligent Test System Development, Project of National Key R&D Program of China

05. 2011 – 04. 2014 PI, “Study on Key Technologies for High-performance NEV Compatible with V2G Technologies”, 863 Program

01. 2011 – 12. 2012 PI, “Study on Sino-Germany EV key Unit technologies and Sustainable Commercial Promotion and Demonstration”, International Science and Technology Cooperation Projects

04. 2011 – 07. 2015 PI, Audi China Automobile Market Research Project (Intelligent Connected Telematics and MMI 3G+)

08. 2013 – 12.2017 PI, Audi Interior Concept Development (International Cooperation)

11. 2013 – 12.2014 PI, Opinions and Interpretation for China's NEV Legislation

01. 2010 – 09.2012 Major Member of the Project, Sino-German Clean Energy Vehicle, Power Supply and Motor Key Technologies Research and Development, International Science and Technology Cooperation Projects


Commercial research:

04.2019 – 12.2019PI, Interactive Concept Study and Concept Development of AUDI Future  Face Recognition

12.2018 – 12.2021PI, CATARC HMI Co-construction of Test and Evaluation Strategic Cooperation System and Model Development Service

01.2018 – 12.2018PI, Cooperation and Research on PSA HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles 2018

07.2017 – 12.2019PI, Conceptual Development of BMW China Aerial Lanes

01.2017 – 12.2019PI, Cooperation and Research on PSA HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles 2017 PSA 2017

01.2017 – 12.2017PI, Cooperation and Research on PSA HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles 2016 PSA 2016

01.2016 – 12.2019PI, Depth Study on New Mobility-on-Demand (Application Scenarios Development of Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

11.2015 - 11.2019PI, PSA Cooperation and Research on HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles 2015

05.2014 – 12.2017PI, Peugeot Citroen PSA Agreement 2014 - Air Quality (HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

05.2014 – 12.2016PI, Peugeot Citroen PSA Agreement 2014 - HMI (HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

06.2012 – 12.2016PI, Research on the Audi technical standard (Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

09.2010 – 09.2011PI, ECHO Performance Test (BMW EV Test)

06.2010 – 12.2010PI, Agreement of BEV Audi A6L project (Audi EV and Battery Development)

05.2010 – 10.2010PI, Prophase Research on the concept of PSA EV in China

08.2009 – 05.2011PI, E60 CHL BEV development (BMW EV and Battery Development)

09.2009 – 12.2009PI, Customers Survey on Voice Recognition based on HMI Prototype (HMI of Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

10.2008 – 09.2009PI, Research on Use Mode of China Mobile and Vehicles (Communication Technologies and Modes of Intelligent Connected Vehicles)

05.2008 – 05.2011PI, Research on in-vehicle Applications based on 3G (Intelligent Connected Communication)




Integrated Steering and Suspension System, 18.11.2015, China, ZL201110326306.2

Braking System of Muscular Energy and Wire Control Integration, 26.08.2015, China, ZL201110317442.5


Recent Publications:



1He, Y., Ma, J., & Xu, W. (2013). Automobile Marketing (2. Edition). Beijing: Beijing Institute of Technology Press.

2Zhu, S., Yu Z., Chen, Y., He, Y., & Ma J. (2008). Auto Phylogeny. Shanghai: Tongji University Press

3Ma, J., Ni, M., He Y., & Xu W. (2007). Automobile Financial Services. Beijing: Beijing Institute of Technology Press.


Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings:

1Ma Jun, Cao Yun/2018-05-12/New electric vehicle modeling evolution based on consumer semantics/IEEE CS (Computer Society) CPS

2Ma Jun, Ding Ying and Gong Zaiyan/2018-09-29/Impact of scree size and structure of IVIS on driving distraction/IOP Conference Series "Materials Science and Engineering"/ISSN: 1757-8981

3Jun Ma, Jihong Yu and Zaiyan Gong/2018-12-21/EV regional Market Sales Forecast Based on GABP Neural Network/IOP Conference Series "Earth and Environmental Science"/ ISSN: 1755-1307

4Jun Ma, Jing Zhang, Zaiyan Gong, Yuchun Du/2018-08-21/Study on Fatigue Driving Detection Model Based on Steering Operation Features and Eye Movement Features/Presentation and Publication

5Ma, Jun; Li, Junyi; Gong, Zaiyan; Yu, Jihong/2017-09-23/Impact of In-Vehicle Touchscreen Size on Visual Demand and Usability/SAE Technical Papers E-ISSN:01487191

6Jun Ma, Yang Liu, Wenxia Xu, Can Wang(2014), Beijing, China: An optimal method on automobile mass customization delivery period based on customer behavior prediction, IEEE TransportationElectrification Conference and Expo (ITEC) Asia-Pacific 2014

7Jun Ma, Lin Lin, Wenxia Xu (2014), Beijing, China: Adaptive selling behavior model of Chinese automotive salesmen, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC) Asia-Pacific 2014

8Ma Jun, Tan Xingzhi, Xu Wenxia (2014), Beijing, China: Study on VRP based on improved antcolony optimization and internet of things, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC) Asia-Pacific 2014

9Jun Ma, Hang Zhou, Wenxia Xu (2014), Beijing, China: Study on driving simulation based ADAS design, IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC)Asia-Pacific 2014

10Yang-XuanLu, Yan Jiang, Ze Yang, Jian-Tao Han, Yun-Hui Huang, Jun Ma (2013), Polymer-assisted synthesis of LiNi2/3Mn1/3O2 cathode material with enhanced electrochemical performance, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 559 (2013) 203–208

11Zhao-HuiWang, Li-Xia Yuan, Jun Ma, Long Qie, Lu-Lu Zhang, Yun-Hui Huang (2012), Electrochemical performance in Na-incorporated nonstoichiometric LiFePO4/C composites with controllable impurity phases, Electrochemical Acta 62 (2012) 416–423

12Lu-Lu Zhang, Ying Li , Gang Peng, Zhao-Hui Wang, Jun Ma, Wu-Xing Zhang, Xian-Luo Wang, Yun-HuiHuang (2012), High-performance Li3V2(PO4)3/C cathode materials prepared via asol–gel route with double carbon sources, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 513(2012) 414–419

13Wang Ning, Gong Zaiyan, Ma Jun (2012),Hybrid electric and battery electric city buses benefit analysis based on lifecycle cost and emission, Advanced Materials Research, 952-955

14ChenRui, Wang Ning, Ma Jun (2012),Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Life cycle cost analysis of the fuel cell bus based on Chinese bus cycle, Advanced Materials Research

15Ma Jun, Wang Ning, Kong Deyang (2009), Shanghai, China: Market forecasting modeling study for new energy vehicle based on AHP and logit regression, JOURNAL OF TONGJI UNIVERSITY(NATURAL SCIENCE), 3220-3223

16Wang Ning, Ma Jun, Kong Deyang (2008), Chengdu, China: Service capability identification and measure model of vehicle logistics service providers, 2, The Emerging Frontiers of Transportation and Development in China, 1156-1162


Honors and Awards:

2017 First Price for Teaching Outcomes “Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship - Ecosystem of Interdisciplinary Teaching Practice”

2014 Yunnei Power Award, Tongji University

2013 Weichai Power Award

2013 First Price of Shanghai Teaching Outcomes Award for Teaching Reform Project “School-Enterprise Alliance, International Exchange, Innovative Practice and Interdisciplinary Intersection: A Four-Wheel Driven Training System for Automobile Talents”

2011 Advanced Teaching Staff for Foreign Students Education, Tongji University

2007 Honorable Mention in Sixth China Logistics Academic Annual Conference for paper “Analysis of Current Situation and Strategic Consideration on Standardized Construction of Automobile Logistics in China”


International Exchanges and Activities:

05.2019 Participant, Future Automobile Industry Innovation Workshop, Stanford University

10.2018 Participant, Symposium on TU Darmstadt Summer School for Doctoral students held by School of Automotive Studies of Tongji University and TU Darmstadt

11.2018 Participant, Sino-German Future Automobile Industry Workshop

11.2018 Organizer, BMW Tongji Day, Shanghai

11.2017 Participant, Focus on Future Vehicles Workshop University of Michigan

2012 - 2016 Organizer, Annual Board Meeting of the VW-Tongji Automotive Research Institute, Shanghai

2005 - 2016 Organizer, BMW Tongji Day, Shanghai

04.2016 Participant, Fourth Sino-German Innovation Conference, Berlin, Germany

2015 - 2016 Special guest, Xuanyuan Award, Beijing

10.2015 Special Guest, LINC Competition, Shanghai

10.2015 Organizer, Advanced Vehicle Energy Concepts and Structures Workshop

10.2015 Participant, Sino-German EV Innovation Cooperation Congress, Beijing

04.2015 Organizer, International Academic Conference of ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems

04.2015 Organizer, First Chinese CAR-Symposium, Shanghai

11.2014 Participant, Sino-German EV R & D Cooperation Forum, Beijing

04.2014 Participant, Sino-German EV Workshop, Munich, Germany

9.11.2013 – 10.11.2013 Organizer, Sino-German EV R & D Cooperation Forum, Wuhan Huazhong University of Science and Technology

02.11.2012 Organizer, Sino-German EV R & D Cooperation Forum, Tongji University

12.07.2011 Organizer, Sino-German EV Technology Development and Promotion Forum, Wuhan



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