Scientific Committee


An important institution within EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr, the Scientific Committee held its constitutional meeting on 23 November 2010 in Mülheim an der Ruhr in which its future activities were determined. The Scientific Committee is made up of recognised personalities and researchers from well-reputed institutions and is responsible for the scientific accompaniment ot EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr's strategy. "Among its central tasks is the occupation of a visionary role in the development of new project ideas as well as the active support and promotion of sustainability for the whole excellence-cluster", says Prof. Dr. Uwe Clausen, newly elected chairman of the Scientific Committee and head of Transport Logistics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML).

Members of the Scientic Committees

  • Prof. Dr. Uwe Clausen, chairman of the Scientific Committee and director of Fraunhofer IML
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Noche, vice-chairman of the Scientific Committee and professor for Transport Systems und  Logistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel, managing director at Fraunhofer IML
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Schreckenberg, professor for Physics of Transport and Traffic at the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Fischedick, vice-president of Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp, scientific director of the Institute for Logstics and Service Management at FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economy & Management in Essen
  • Prof. Dr. Jakob Rehof, director of Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering in Berlin and Dortmund
  • Prof. Dr. Ould el Moctar, managing director at the Institute for Ship Technology, Sea Technology and Transport Systems