Abel Carbonell

Head of Electronics, Applus+ IDIADA

Abel Carbonell

Speaker Bio


Mr Abel Carbonell is the Head of the Electronics at Applus IDIADA. He studied Electronics Engineering in Barcelona’s UPC ‘Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya’. He’s having more than 25 years’ international experience in automotive engineering, testing and homologation services. In the recent years, he has been leading the global development of new services and test facilities for Connected and Automated Vehicles at Applus IDIADA where he manages a multidisciplinary team of engineers devoted to the design, integration and validation of electronics automotive systems. Recently, he has leaded the implementation of two open air laboratories in Applus IDIADA automotive proving grounds in Spain and UK, that will provide unique capabilities for connected vehicle testing.