Gero Niemann

PhD Candidate

Gero Niemann

PhD Candidate

Gero Niemann started as a PhD candidate at Kühne Logistics University in September 2022. His research is supervised by Prof. Dr. J. Rod Franklin, P.E. and Prof. Dr. Kai Hoberg and focusses on Physical Internet (PI) inspired urbane logistics operations and the therewith related development, integration and deployment of smart contracts fostering collaboration. With his research, he contributes to the "URBANE" project which is funded by the EU to uptake and scale innovative solutions in line with the EU Green Deal.

Gero received his Bachelor of Engineering from the Hochschule Weserbergland in combination with a three-year trainee program at an industrial enterprise including an international stay at a production site in China. During his Master of Science in Management at Kühne Logistics University, Gero spent one semester at the Central European University in Budapest and enhanced his practical experience through working student jobs in process optimization and consulting as well as writing his master thesis in collaboration with Infront Consulting & Management GmbH on Digital Innovation Units of large corporates.
 

Education

Since 2022PhD candidate at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2020 - 2022Master of Science in Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2021 -  2021    Semester Abroad, Master of Science in Finance & Data Analytics, CEU Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
2017 - 2020Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering, HSW Hochschule Weserbergland, Hameln, Germany
2014 - 2017University Entrance Diploma in Business Administration, FLB Friedrich-List-Berufskolleg, Herford, Germany

Professional Experience

2022 - 2022     Master Thesis in Innovation Performance Measurement, Infront Consulting & Management GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
2021 - 2022Working Student, Strategy Consulting, Infront Consulting & Management GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
2021 - 2021Working Student, Process Optimization, thyssenkrupp Fahrtreppen GmbH (TK Elevator), Hamburg, Germany
2019 - 2020Student, Consulting Project, Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Aerzen, Germany
2019 - 2019Intern, Production & Operations Management, MIT (Wuhan) System Valves Co., Ltd., Wuhan, China
2017 - 2020Dual Student, Industrial Engineering, MIT Moderne Industrietechnik GmbH & Co.KG, Vlotho, Germany