Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katja Windt

Member of the Managing Board
SMS group GmbH

1969 Born in Bonn, Germany
1988 – 1995 Studies in Mechanical Engineering at Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
1992 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA (Visiting Scholar)
1995 Graduate Engineer in Mechanical Engineering; specialization: Production Technology
1995 – 2000 Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at the Institute of Production Systems and Logistics; Leibniz University of Hannover
2001 – 2007

Planning and Control of Production Technical Systems, BIBA Post doctoral research assistant, departmental manager

2008 – 2009

Associate Professor of Global Production Logistics Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH

since 2009

Full Professor of Global Production Logistics Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH

2013 – 2014

Provost and Vice President Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH

2014 – 2018

President Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH

2018

Member of the Managing Board of SMS group GmbH

SMSgroup Image SMSgroup Image SMSgroup Image SMSgroup Image

Mandates (Selection) 

since 2011 Member of supervisory board of Deutsche Post AG, Bonn
since 2012 Member of supervisory board of Fraport AG and committees, Frankfurt
since 2016 Member of Leopoldina The German National Academy of Sciences
since 2012

Member of acatech - The National Academy of Science and Engineering 

since 2011 Member of the executive board of Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V. (The Global Supply Chain Network)

Awards

2008 "Professor of the Year 2008" award by the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers
2008

Alfried Krupp Prize for Young University Teachers