Thomas Twenhöven

PhD Candidate

Thomas Twenhöven is a PhD candidate at Kühne Logistics University. He holds both a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering with a focus on Transportation Science from Technical University of Berlin.

During this time, he was an intern at Deutsche Bahn AG in a train dispatch automation project and a working student as a software project engineer at IVU Traffic Technologies AG. Additionally, he spent a semester abroad at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm to study management and traffic modelling. In his Master's thesis, he analyzed the effect of blockchain disruptions on the operation of smart contracts. After finishing his degree, he joined KLU as a Research Associate in November 2018.

Thomas' work at KLU is focused on the HANSEBLOC project and research on Blockchain technology in Logistics and Supply Chain. This includes both the technology in general and its application in the sector. Beyond Blockchain, Thomas also researches the applications of zero-knowledge proofs in supply chain management.


Tel: +49 40 328707-310
Fax: +49 40 328707-109


Academic Positions

2018-2019Research Associate at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

Professional Experience


Working Student as a Project Engineer at IVU Traffic Technologies AG


Internship at DB Netz AG about Train Scheduling Automation Modelling


Bachelors Thesis about Technical Assistance for Train Driver Self-Dispatching at Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) AöR


Since 2019PhD Candidate at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Berlin
2015Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Berlin