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Assistant Professor & J. Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow in Engineering, West Virginia University

Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.), Production Engineering, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 2014
M.S. (Dipl.-Wi.-Ing.), Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, 2009
Master of Prof. Bus. Stud., International Business, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, 2008

Research Interests
Smart and Advanced Manufacturing
Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
Machine Learning / Big Data in Manufacturing Applications
Product Lifecycle Management
(Smart) Product Design
Information and Knowledge Management
IPSS / Servitization

Teaching Interests
Manufacturing Processes
Extended Products / IPSS
Product Lifecycle Management


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, West Virginia University