Category: Events

Seminar on Creativity Engineering 2018, University of Tehran

The seminar on Creativity Engineering 2018 at University of Tehran (Iran) was held from April 28th – 30th at the university´s Alborz Campus. The focus of the seminar was exploring mental models and understanding strategies to overcome those solid models for being able to be creative. Students from various disciplines and young professionals were joining […]

Summer School on Creativity Engineering 2018, La Sabana University, Colombia

After being successfully held at Vienna University of Technology in 2011, 2012 and 2014, the Summer School on Creativity Engineering 2018 took place from June 5th – June 9th 2018 at La Sabana University in Bogotá, Colombia. More than 20 highly motivated students too part to experience a great week full of new insights into […]

Seminar Week 2016, Washington State University, USA

The seminar week took place from October 3rd-7th at The Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA. I gave several lectures for engineering students about real life engineering challenges in the automotive industry in Germany. I was also invited by Idaho State University in Moscow, Idaho, USA.  At both universities I had te opportunity to meet […]

Week of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2016, La Sabana University, Colombia

The Week of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2016 took place at La Sabana University in Bogotá, Colombia from May 9th – 13th 2016. Several talks and workshops about creativity and innovation were held to undergraduate and master students as well as to the alumni of La Sabana. The week was accompanied by a fare, where students were […]

Ferchau Engineering Day 2014, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

How do creative ideas become innovative products? This question was discussed in the scope of the Ferchau Engineering Day 2014, which was held for the first time on 28.11.2014 at Vienna University of Technology.  Initiated by me (in the scope of my Creativity Engineering lecture) and Ferchau Austria, guest speakers from industry were invited to […]

EcoSD Workshop 2014 in Nantes

In March 2014 I was invited to present my Fuon-theory together with my colleague Collado-Ruiz at the EcoSD workshop in Nantes, France. EcoSD Network is a French association which main objective is to encourage collaboration between academic and industrial researchers in order to create and spread advanced knowledge in the eco-design fields. This initiative ambitiones […]

Daimler company visit

Daimler company visit with my students from the Baden Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in Stuttgart (DHBW Stuttgart) took place on 02.06.2015. With the help of some managers from Daimler, who organized the visit, we were able to see the production facilities of gearbox and axle legs. These parts are produced at Daimler’s site in Mettingen, […]

Ferchau Engineering Day 2015, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Ferchau Engineering Day 2015 was held on 27.11.2015 at Vienna University of Technology. This event was organized in the scope of my lecture Creativity Engineering for the second time, after initiating this event in 2014 together with Ferchau Engineering Austria. This year’s invited guest speakers were Dipl.-Ing. Dietmar Hofer,  senior engineer environment & materials from […]