Dr. Moritz Petersen

Senior Researcher

Moritz Petersen is a Senior Researcher at Kühne Logistics University. Holding a scholarship from ThyssenKrupp, he studied Industrial Engineering at HWI Hamburg. After having finished his diploma in 2010, he worked as a research associate at the Institute of Business Logistics and General Management at Hamburg University of Technology. During that time, he worked on several publicly funded national and international research projects in the area of logistics and supply chain management. Also, he worked on industry projects with renowned companies like Lufthansa Technik. He finished his doctorate under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kersten in 2017.

Since 2016, Moritz Petersen works as a Senior Researcher at KLU and focuses on applied logistics research and industry projects at the intersection of management and engineering. His research interests include sustainability considerations in global supply chains and applications of new technology in logistics systems.


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Academic Positions

since 2016Senior Researcher at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2010-2015Research Associate at the Institute of Business Logistics and General Management, Hamburg University of Technology


2010-2017Dissertation in engineering at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) Thesis topic: “Considering Sustainability in the Development of Consumer Goods”
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kersten, Prof. Dr. Heike Flämig
2005-2010Diploma in Industrial Engineering, HWI Hamburg (collaborative study program by University of Hamburg, Hamburg University of Technology, and Hamburg University of Applied Sciences)
Degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur (Dipl.-Ing. oec.)