Short CV

1988 - 1990
Employee of the Deutsche Bank AG (Duisburg, Potsdam) and the Deutsche Bank Canada, Toronto, Canada

1990 - 1995
Studies: Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (Industrial Engineering, special subject: enterprise planning), University of Karlsruhe (TH)
Supplemental studies: Vocational Pedagogics; University of Karlsruhe (TH) Studies “Business Administration” and “Environmental Engineering”;
Final Year Thesis at the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University of Dublin (Trinity College), Ireland

1995 - 2006
Research Assistant and Assistant Professor at the Institute for Industrial Production (IIP) / French German Institute for Environmental research (DFIU/IFARE), University of Karlsruhe (TH) (now KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

1999 (Dissertation)
Dissertation (Dr.rer.pol.): Entwicklung eines multikriteriellen Entscheidungsunterstützungssystems zur integrierten Technikbewertung (Development of a multi-criteria decision support system for integrated technique assessment), Karlsruhe (TH)

2005 (Habilitation)
Post-doctoral qualification (Venia Legendi for Business Administration („Betriebswirtschaftslehre“)

  • Topic of the professorial dissertation (Habilitationsschrift): "Multi Criteria Decisions in the Industrial Production"
  • Topic of the kolloquium: „Planning of efficient remediation strategies after nuclear emergencies“

Appointments to Professorships on Business Administration, especially Production and Logistics at the ESCP-EAP Berlin (European Graduate Business School), at the University of Bamberg and at the University of Göttingen

2006 - 06/2018
Chair of Production and Logistics, Georg-August-University of Göttingen (Chair holder)

since 2007
Head of the GOR Arbeitsgruppe "Entscheidungstheorie und -praxis" in the Gesellschaft für Operations Research

since 2009
Head of the research area "Energy Economics" of the "Energie-Forschungszentrum Niedersachsen" (Energy Research Centre of Lower Saxony; EFZN)

since 2012

  • Managing Board Member of the "Energie-Forschungszentrum Niedersachsen" (Energy Research Centre of Lower Saxony; EFZN)

  • 2011 - 2012; since 2014
    Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences

    2012 - 2014
    Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences

    Editorial service

    Research areas

    • Modelling and Optimisation of Production and Logistics Systems

    • Multicriteria Decision Support for Integrated Technique Assessment
    • Energy and resource efficiency
    • New Business Modells for Sustainability
    • Industrial Risk and Uncertainty Management