Nina Mayer

PhD Candidate

Nina Mayer

PhD Candidate

Nina Mayer joined Kühne Logistics University as a PhD Candidate in the field of food supply chain management under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sandra Transchel and Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich in September 2020. With her research, she contributes to the project "Contract-based coordination of multi-level fresh food supply chains with the aim of reducing food waste" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). She will investigate the influence of contract mechanisms on decision-making and how food supply chains can be optimized in terms of sustainability next to profitability.

She received her Master of Science in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the Kühne Logistics University in January 2020 and her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management from the Leibniz University Hanover in August 2018. Nina conducted her Master thesis "Data-Driven Decision-Making in Liquid Bulk Logistics" in collaboration with Hoyer GmbH, in which she developed a statistical model for predictive analysis. Her thesis has been awarded with the BVL Thesis Award 2020.
 

Education

Since 2020PhD Candidate, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018 - 2020Master of Science in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2014 - 2018Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany

 

Professional Experience

2020    Temporary Assistant for In-Store Sales and Logistics, ALDI SE & Co. KG Kirchheim, Winnweiler, Germany
2019 – 2020   Master Thesis: Pilot Study for a Digital Product in Liquid Bulk Logistics, HOYER GmbH Internationale Fachspedition, Hamburg, Germany
2019Internship Project Management in the Final Assembly Line (FAL), Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
2015 - 2018Student Research Assistant, Institute for Risk & Insurance at Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
2018Student Tutor, Institute for Statistics at Leibniz University Hanover, Germany