Vita

Vita



Scientific Career

2002–today

RWTH Aachen University:
Professor I Chair of Production Engineering

Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University:
Member of the Board of Directors

Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology (IPT):
Member of the Board of Directors

Research Institute for Industrial Management at RWTH Aachen University (FIR e. V. since 2004):
Director

2005–today

RWTH Aachen Campus:
Initiator, Managing Director (2005–2021)
Member of the Supervisory Board (since 08/2021)

2016–today

RWTH Innovation Factory:
Initiator and Chairman of the Supervisory Board

2008–2012

RWTH Aachen University:
Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations

1993–2002

University St. Gallen (HSG):
Professor I Chair of Business Administration Production Management

1990–1993

Institute for Technology Management (ITEM-HSG) at University St. Gallen:
Vice Director I Lecturer I Habilitation

1988–1990

Senior Engineer WZL of RWTH Aachen

1978–1989

Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Wirt. Ing., Dr.-Ing. at RWTH Aachen

Professional Career

2021–today

e.Volution:
Founder and CEO

2021–today

Überland:
Founder and CEO

2019–today

e.SAT:
Founder and CEO

1989–today

Schuh & Co. Complexity Management:
Founder and CEO (1989–2007, 2022–today), Main Shareholder (since 2008)

2018–2021

e.GO MOOVE:
Founder and CEO

2015–2021

e.GO Mobile:
Founder and CEO

2010–2014

StreetScooter:
Founder and CEO (2012–2014)

Committees/Experts/Scientific Memberships

  • Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech),
    (2014–2018 Member of the Presidium)
  • Fellow of CIRP (International Academy for Production Engineering Research)
  • Member of the Scientific Society for Production Engineering (WGP)
  • Member of the Jury "Excellence in Production"
  • Member of the Jury "Factory of the Year"

Mandates

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board, EX Knowledge Exchange AG, Aachen
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co, Blomberg
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Rhein-Nadel Automation GmbH, Aachen

Awards

  • 2019: Nicolaus August Otto Award
    Innovation award for a significant life's work in the field of alternative drives, mobility, energy efficiency, innovative technology and future research
  • 2019: RWTH Fellow
    Award for excellent, outstanding professors at RWTH Aachen University
  • 2018: Badge of Honour of the Aachen Chamber of Industry and Commerce
    Award for outstanding services to the economy, extraordinary commitment in the service of science and significant impulses for the future viability of the region
  • 2018: Special Prize Energizer of the Year (Handelsblatt)
    Honour for the energy industry dialogue


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