Steffen Pottel

Research Associate

Steffen Pottel joined Kühne Logistics University in March 2018 as a Research Associate in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He is the principal investigator of a research project on emission-free urban deliveries that is conducted in collaboration with major partners from the parcel and automotive industry. In this context, Steffen focuses on modeling last-mile delivery problems and designing algorithms for optimizing vehicle routes.

He is a PhD candidate at the Faculty for Physics and Earth Sciences, University Leipzig, and was a Fellow of the International Max Planck Research School "Mathematics in the Sciences".


Tel: +49 40 328 707 313
Fax: +49 40 328 707 109



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Academic Positions

since 2018Research Associate at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2010-2017Fellow of the International Max Planck Research School "Mathematics in the Sciences" (IMPRS MiS), Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany


since 2010PhD candidate at University of Leipzig, Germany (Defense pending)
2010Diplom-Physiker at University of Leipzig