teaching

Lecturer
  • Lecture: ‘IENG 493A / 593A – Product Service Systems’. 14 students (IE, ME & EE). West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Spring’17.
  • IPSS Spring School - Operations Management methods and Technologies for PSS Delivery. Lecture: Technologies enabling PSS Operations Management. 13-17 June, Brescia, Italy.
  • Lecture 'IENG 302 - Manufacturing Processes'. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Fall 2015 / Spring 2016.
  • Executive training for 12 executives and party officials from Shanxi province, China. Topics of lectures: 'Machine Learning in Manufacturing' and 'PLM Applications with regard to Manufacturing and Design'. University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bremen), Bremen, Germany. 2014.
  • Lecture series on sensor materials – fundamentals, visions and techniques. 'Sensorial applications during the Product Lifecycle'. University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany. 2012/2013; 2013/2014.
  • Lecture on 'Introduction to industrial engineering and management'. University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany. 2012/2013.
Advisor

Current graduate students (primary advisor):
  • Muztoba Ahmad Kahn, Ph.D. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, USA. 
  • Sameer Mittal, Ph.D. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, USA. 
  • Samantha Melroy, M.S. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, USA. 
  • Ephraim Pittore, MS Design & Merchandising, West Virginia University, 2016-2017.

Current graduate students (committee):
  • Darja Wagner, Ph.D. student, Production Engineering, University of Bremen, Germany, 2013-. (2nd advisor)
  • Omar Al-Shebeeb, Ph.D. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, 2013-. (Committee)
  • Mazin Alahmadi, Ph.D. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, 2014-. (Committee)
  • Karan Menon, Ph.D. student, Industrial & Information Management, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2014-.
  • Patrick Schmidt, MS Industrial Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, 2017. (2nd advisor)
  • Raphael Mack, MS Industrial Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, 2017. (2nd advisor)
  • Joerg Siegel, MS Industrial Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, 2017. (2nd advisor)
Former graduate students:
  • Tim Schmidt, thesis title: Use of socially intelligent products for product development. An example applying the Product Avatars concept in the sport industry”. University of Bremen. Ind. Eng. and Mgmt. 2015. 1st advisor.    
  • Ulrich Misael Ngassa Nana, thesis title:Conceptual development of state based approach to support structuring and utilization of the Middle-of-Life information”. University of Bremen. Ind. Eng. and Mgmt. 2015. 1st advisor.
  • Bernat Fabregà Creixell, thesis title:Development of a method to illustrate interdependencies between state characteristics of a manufacturing programme as of the customer's perspective”. University of Bremen/Erasmus Exchange Student (Spain). Industrial Engineering and Management. 2013. 1st advisor.
  • Dennis Zeglin, thesis title: "Development of a Quality-Gate-based methodology to increase process quality in production”. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2013. 1st advisor.
  • Benjamin Knoke. thesis title: "Analysis and illustration of dependencies of product state characteristics in manufacturing processes“. University of Bremen. Production Engineering. 2012. 1st advisor.
  • Mohamed Yassin Affoun, thesis title: "Method for identification of relevant product state characteristics evaluated in the machining process“. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2011. 1st advisor.
  • Sebastian Till Alexander Schäfer, thesis title: "Concept for implementation of knowledge management in small organisational unitsUniversity of Bremen. Production Engineering. 2010. 1st advisor.
  • Lina Chan, thesis title: "Modeling of requirements of the infrastructure in decentralized logistic control systems and their technical enablers in ontologies”. University of Bremen. Ind. Eng. and Mgmt. 2011. 2nd advisor.
  • Boris Kuhlmann, thesis title: "Approach of a trend assessment to develop a most-likely scenario as part of strategic planning”. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2009. 2nd advisor.
Former undergraduate students:
  • Mathew McHugh, B.S. student, Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, USA. 
  • Garrett Carden, B.S. student, Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, USA. 
  • Gabriela Lais Rozati, Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, USA & EEP - Escolar de Engenharia de Piracicaba, Brazil.
  • Jakub Mak-Dadanski, thesis title: "Conception and design of a Quality Management Manual for archiving and provision of materials science research data". University of Bremen. Ind. Eng. and Mgmt. 2013. 1st advisor.
  • Patryk Theisebach, thesis title: "Development of a concept to implement value adding company communication in social network services“. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2012. 1st advisor.
  • Max Dreiling, thesis title: "Communication in a collaborative environment using social network services for companies“. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2012. 1st advisor.
Graduate student project (1-year)
  • Anika Conrads, Erdem Galipoglu, Anna Mursinsky, Britta Pergande, Hanna Selke, Mustafa Severengiz, project title: "Social Networks as a Platform for Product Avatars". University of Bremen. Ind. Eng. and Mgmt. 2013. 1st advisor.
  • Johannes Kuder, Atilla Odabasi, Benedikt Rolfes, Jan Schönmann, Henning Sebastian Voeltz, Christian Wolff, Kamran Yazdian, Dennis Zeglin, project title: "Tracing of product states along the production process through information management”. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management. 2012. 1st advisor.
Examinator
  • Oral examinations for lecture 'Concurrent Engineering'. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management, Production Engineering, Systems Engineering. 2013/2014. 2nd examinator.
  • Oral examinations for lecture 'Extended Products'. University of Bremen. Industrial Engineering and Management, Production Engineering, Systems Engineering. 2011/2012; 2012/2013; 2014/2015. 2nd examinator.