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Frauke Hellweg

Cityvolt – Identification of Locations for Mobile Fast Chargers of Uniper

A rapid improvement of the existing charging infrastructure is necessary for the shift towards electromobility. Unfortunately, in particular, fast-charging stations have not been widely used in Germany until now. The energy infrastructure is not designed to provide the required amount of electricity in many places. This is where "E-Mobility Solutions by Uniper" comes into play: The system is based on mobile fast chargers that can be set up flexibly, also in inner-city areas if required.

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Katrin Bergener

Corona-Virus - Semester Plans and Communication Channels

Current information about the postponed start of the semester

Dear students,

 you have all been contacted by the rectorate of the university that the semester start has been postponed until April 20th. Please continue to pay close attention to the announcements made by the rectorate: https://www.uni-muenster.de/de/en/coronavirus-information.html

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Katrin Bergener

Welcome in Münster, Prof. Fabian Gieseke!

The Department for Information Systems welcomes its new professor of computer science, Prof. Fabian Gieseke. Prof. Gieseke will move from the University of Copenhagen to  Münster on April 1, 2020. At his chair, his research focus will be on data science issues related to software engineering. We look forward to this expansion of our range of topics in research and teaching and to future cooperation!
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Carolin Wagner

Intelligent Maintenance for Trailers

Successful project completion with Schmitz Cargobull Telematics

Unexpected trailer breakdowns are costly and delay the journey for trailer manufacturers and their customers. To improve maintenance scheduling and foresee future maintenance needs, a group of seven students collaborated with the market-leading trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull as part of the master project seminar “Intelligent Maintenance Solutions”. The students investigated sensor data to determine the health of the trailer and predict future breakdowns.

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Frauke Hellweg

Company Field Trip to CLAAS in Harsewinkel

As part of the Supply Chain Management lecture, the chair of Information Systems and Logistics organizes an annual field trip to a company in the region to give students an insight into logistics processes and practices in industry. This year, 25 students from the University of Münster had the chance to participate in an excursion to the headquarters of CLAAS in Harsewinkel on Friday, 29th November. CLAAS is the market leader for combine harvesters in Europe and among the Top 5 agricultural machinery manufacturers worldwide.

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Jens Brunk

MASTIS Project - Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems - completed

The research project "Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems" (MASTIS) was recently completed. The project consisted of a large consortium of nine European universities, led by the University Lyon 2 (France), seven Ukrainian and two Montenegrin universities.

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Luis Filipe de Araujo Pessoa

Brazilian guest researcher to further the cooperation with the WWU

This month the chair for Information Sytems and Supply Chain Management welcomed Marcus Fagundes, a Brazilian Ph.D. candidate in Industrial Engineering at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and a lecturer at the University of Southwest Bahia (UESB). His visit is a direct result of the “German-Brazilian Workshop on Information Systems in Logistics and Industrial Engineering” held in Recife. The event focused on the promotion of joint work among Professors and young researchers from northeastern Brazilian universities and the WWU-Münster. By that occasion, Prof. Hellingrath and Prof. Dr.

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Michael Räckers

AluminiUM promotes improvement of study conditions

Department receives 3,500 EUR as part of the ProCampus Initiative
Michael Räckers and Sophie Stockinger

The ProCampus Initiative was launched in 2007 to support projects aimed at sustainably improving the conditions of study at the Faculty of Business and Economics. Employees and students were invited to submit their ideas as part of grant applications. After careful consideration of the applications, the AlumniUM Board selected projects of the Department for Information Systems and the Dean's Office. This week, the symbolic awards for both applications were finally made by AlumniUM board member Dr. Sophie Stockhinger.

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Katrin Bergener

Talk about Future Potential of European Public Procurement

Jörg Becker as invited expert at the European Commission in Brussels

Jörg Becker was again invited to Brussels as expert on European Public Procurement. On September 25th 2019, he gave a talk about the future potential of public procurement, including  topics like digital end-to-end processes, interoperability or the "one-stop shop" idea for procurement.

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