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Dipl.-Logist., MSIE Henning Blunck
Dipl.-Logist., MSIE
Research Associate / PhD Student (International Logistics)
Mathematics & Logistics

Campus Ring 1 28759 Bremen Germany

h.blunck [at]
South Hall, Room 210
Office Hours: 

by appointment

University Education: 

Henning Blunck graduated with a German Diploma in Logistics (with distinction) from Dortmund University of Technology in April 2012. From summer 2010 until summer 2011, he spent one year at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, GA, graduating with a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. For his Diploma thesis (that was part of a collaborative effort between Fraunhofer IML in Dortmund and Georgia Tech), he investigated the applicability of Model-Based Systems Engineering in warehouse design.

Fellowships and Awards: 

Member of Winning Team of "StartUp Werkstatt 2002" (Business Case Competition for High School Students), Fulbright Travel Stipend, DAAD Stipend for research visit for thesis, Participant of VDI Elevate Program, MAN Campus Stipend


O. Jeken, N. Duffie, K. Windt, H. Blunck, A. Chehade, and H. Rekersbrink, “Dynamics of autonomously acting products and work systems in production and assembly,” CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 267–275, Oct. 2012. View via ScienceDirect Blunck, H.; Windt, K.: Komplexität schafft Spielraum für Selbststeuerung, Werkstattstechnik online, vol. 103, no. 2, p. 109-113, 2013. Go to Journal Homepage Blunck, H.; Vican, V.; Becker, T.; Windt, K.: Improvement Heuristics for Manufacturing System Design Using Complex Network Figures, Proceedings of the 47th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems, 2014. Access via ScienceDirect Publications of the workgroup can be found here.

Work Experience: 

Henning Blunck worked as a Student Assistant for Fraunhofer IML in Dortmund (Germany) from June 2006 until July 2010. From April through June 2009, he did an internship with the Strategic Purchasing department at Pepperl+Fuchs (Fabrication and Process Automation) in Mannheim (Germany).