I am professor for Data & Business Analxtics at RWTH Aachen University. My research interests are analysis and optimization of structures and processes in economics, management, and the business industry. In particular, I am focused on prescriptive analytics, i.e., the integration of predictive analytics and mathematical programming, with applications to transportation, logistics, energy, health care, retail, and marketing.


  • 2014 Habilitation qualification (~ Assistant Professor / Lecturer), Business Administration, Hamburg University
  • 2008 PhD Transport Economics and Logistics, Institute for Economics and Transportation, Dresden University of Technology
  • 2003 MA Economic Geography, Department of Geography, RWTH Aachen University


  • Since 2022 Full Professor (chaired) for Data & Business Analytics, RWTH Aachen University
  • 2020-2022 Full Professor (chaired) for Operations Management, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
  • Since 2019 Adjunct Professor, RWTH Aachen Business School, Aachen.
  • 2019-2020 Associate Professor for Business Analytics, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) 
  • 2015-2019 Associate Professor for Transport Business Economics, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
  • 2015 Privatdozent (Asisstant Professor / Lecturer), Institute for Transport Economics, Hamburg University 
  • 2010-2014 Post Doc, Institute for Transport Economics, Hamburg University 
  • 2003-2010 Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute for Economics and Transportation, Dresden University of Technology 

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