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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner will again present two speeches in LogiMAT China 2019


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner, Ex-Managing Director of the MIAS Group, Deputy National Chair of the Society for Production and Logistics at the Association of German Engineers (VDI), Professor at Technical University of Munich, will come to join LogiMAT China 2019, and present speeches in the main theme.




Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johannes Fottner
Academic Career and Research Areas
Johannes Fottner’s (1971) research work focuses on several central topics of technical logistics, especially new technical solutions and systems approaches to improve logistical processes, including the control and optimization of material flow processes using innovative identification technologies (RFID), the development of logistics planning based on digital tools, and the role of humans within logistics. Fottner places a special emphasis on practical applications of scientific knowledge, especially in small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), for which the chair runs the Logistics Innovation Center (liz) and the RFID Application Center Munich (RFID-AZM) at TUM.

Fottner studied mechanical engineering at TUM and received his PhD at the same university in the field of materials handling, material flow and logistics. From 2002 to 2008, he held a number of managerial positions at the Swisslog Group. In 2008, he took over as managing director of the MIAS Group. Fottner holds the Bavarian state chair and deputy national chair of the Society for Production and Logistics at the Association of German Engineers (VDI) and he is Head of Region South Bavaria of DCW e.V. (German-Chinese-Business Association) and Board Member of the German-Chinese Initiatives for Business and Education e.V. (DCI)