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Dr. Franz-Xaver SÖLDNER Deputy Head, Unit "Clean transport, Urban transport and Intelligent transport systems (ITS)", Directorate B - Trans-European transport networks and smart transport, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission, Brussels


1968-1976 Study of physics, master and PhD, Technical University Munich
  * 1987, 1996 JAERI Japanese Research Institute in Naka, Japan
  * 1986 Princeton University, USA
  * 1977-1982 CEN-Grenoble, France
1976-1993 Research positions, Programme Leader, Group Leader at Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany, including extended stays:
1993-1999 Group Leader, European fusion energy research project JET, Culham, Oxford
1999-2008 Principal Scientific Officer, Directorate-General Energy and Transport, Principal Administrator at the European Commission, Brussels
2008-2010 Deputy Head of Unit, Directorate-General Energy and Transport, European Commission, Brussels
 Main areas: Policy development and coordination, related to clean and energy efficient transport systems, urban transport, alternative fuels, and climate change, in the field of EU transport policy