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Prof. Dr. Katja Windt

Adjunct Professor in Supply Chain Engineering
School of Business, Social & Decision Sciences
Campus Ring 1 | 28759 Bremen | Germany
Research Interests

Mechanical engineering, global production logistics, digitalization, plant engineering, decarbonization technologies, self-control of production processes.

University Education

Leibniz University Hannover

1995 - 2000

Doctorate in Engineering, Institute of Factory Systems and Logistics (IFA)

 

Leibniz University Hannover

1988 - 1995

Mechanical engineering studies with a focus on production engineering

Work Experience

Since 2018 - Member, Management, and Chief Digital Officer (CDO), SMS group GmbH, Mönchengladbach

2014 - 2018 - President and Managing Director, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH (now: Constructor University, Bremen)

2013 - 2014 - Vice President, Provost and Managing Director, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH (now: Constructor University, Bremen)

Since 2018 - Honorary Professor, Jacobs University Bremen (now: Constructor University, Bremen)

2009 - 2018 - Full Professor of Global Production Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen (now: Constructor University, Bremen)

2008 - 2009 - Associate Professor of Global Production Logistics, Jacobs University Bremen (now: Constructor University, Bremen)

2001 - 2007 - Postdoctoral researcher and head of department, “Planning and Control of Production Systems”, BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH, University of Bremen

1994 - Internship abroad, Babcock Wanson SA, Groupe Babcock Entreprise, Nérac, France

1992 - Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA

 

Functions in companies and committees

Since 2023 - Chairwoman, Advisory Board, Federal Association of Logistics (BVL)

Since 2022 - Member, Supervisory Board of Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş., Istanbul, Turkey

2021 - 2024 - Chairwoman, Advisory Board, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach Foundation, Essen

2019 - Member, Board of Governors, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

2015 - 2024 - Member, Advisory Board, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach Foundation, Essen

Since 2012 - Member, Supervisory Board Fraport AG, Frankfurt am Main

2015 - 2018 - Member, Advisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main

2012 - 2018 - Member, Advisory Board, BLG Logistics Group AG & Co. KG, Bremen

2011 - 2023 - Member, Supervisory Board, Deutsche Post AG, Bonn

2011 - 2023 - Member, Board, BVL

2010 - 2018 - Member, Scientific Advisory Board, BVL

2009 - 2018 - Member, Board of Trustees, Körber Foundation Hamburg

2006 - 2007 - Spokesperson, The Young Academy, Berlin‐Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) and National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

2004 - 2009 - Member, The Young Academy, BBAW and National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina