About me:

Professor of Industrial Engineering

  • Tenured at the Cooperative State University of Baden-Wuerttemberg (DHBW) in Heidenheim, Germany.
    Lectures on applied mechanics and the management of projects and innovations.
  • Responsible for Technology Management at the Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) in Heilbronn, Germany.
  • Honorary professorship at the Technical University Darmstadt (TUD) with a course on Sustainable Production and Recycling between 2000 and 2010
  • Docteur de l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) of the Sorbonne Universities at Paris, France.
  • awarded the Prix de Thèse of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) for engineering sciences.
  • Physicist after graduation from the German universities at Kiel (CAU) and Göttingen (GAU).

Experienced R&D-Manager for industrial production engineering

  • Manager of research projects for Mercedes cars and trucks, Airbus, MTU Aero Engines and fuel cells.
  • Manager of the research program for production and buildup at the Daimler AG (inc).
  • Collaborative research projects in USA, France, Spain, Canada, Denmark.
  • Numerous patents concerning products and production.
  • Expertise in mineral processing and recycling, fuel cell manufacturing, precision cleaning, membrane separation technology, coating and pulverization, aircraft noise, photocatalysis, froth flotation, Reinforced plastics, composite material, easy-to-clean surfaces, continuous roll forming and more …

Expert on strategic and operative innovation management

Shortcuts to some of my project results are available in the column to the left.