• Research focuses

    • Information Systems for Logistics
    • Local Concepts for Planning and Controlling in Supply Chain Management
    • Processes for collaborative Supply Chain Management
    • Methods for the Design and Evaluation of flexible Supply Chains
    • Ecological Design, Planning and Controlling in Logistics
  • Education

    2001
    Doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) at the Faculty of Engineering at Technical University of Dortmund
    1988
    Graduation with diploma in Computer Science
    1980- 1988
    Studies in Computer Science and Mathematics at Technical University of Dortmund
  • Positions

    since 2008
    Professor at the Chair for Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at University of Münster
    2006- 2008
    Professor at the Chair of Information Systems, esp. Developing and Modeling of Production and Logistic Networks at University of Paderborn
    1995- 2008
    Head of the central department "Enterprise Modeling" and member of the steering committee of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Dortmund
    1991- 1995
    Head of the department for modeling methods at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Dortmund
    1988- 1991
    Research Assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML), Dortmund
  • External functions

    since 1998
    Reviewer for the European Commission, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF () and German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)