Dr.-Ing. Shun Yang

  • Campus Süd

Dr.-Ing. Shun Yang

Areas of Research:

  • Site-specific production

  • Smart Automation

  • Sustainable Manufacturing

  • Digital Business Model

  • Quality Management


General Responsibilities:


Test benches:



Regionalized implementation strategy of smart automation within assembly systems in China


Curriculum Vitae:

since 03/2023 Sino-European Innovation Director
09/2022 - 12/2022 Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
04/2021 - 02/2023 Post-Doc at KIT
since 04/2017 Executive Director of KIT China Branch
01/2016 - 02/2023 Research Associate at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
09/2013 - 12/2015 Study of Production Operation Management at the KIT (M.Sc.)
since 04/2011 Project Engineer at GAMI
04/2010 - 03/2011 Research exchange at the IWF of TU-Braunschweig
09/2007 - 03/2010 Study of Mechanical Engineering at the XAUAT, China (M.Sc.)
09/2003 - 07/2007 Study of Mechanical Engineering at the XAUAT, China (B.Sc.)
01/05/1985 Born in Xi´an


Final Report Sino-German Industry 4.0 Factory Automation Platform
Albers, A.; Ovtcharova, J.; Becker, J.; Lanza, G.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, T.; Qiao, F.; Ma, Y.; Wang, J.; Wu, Z.; Ehrmann, C.; Gönnheimer, P.; Behrendt, M.; Mandel, C.; Stürmlinger, T.; Klippert, M.; Kimmig, A.; Schade, F.; Yang, S.; Heider, I.; Xie, S.; Song, K.; Peng, J.; Goncalves, P.; Kampfmann, R.; Schlechtendahl, J.; Kattner, J.; Straub, C.; May, M.; Zhu, Z.; Bai, O.; Lin, Y.; Yang, Z.; Ding, L.; Rossol, A.-S.
2022. (J. Fleischer, Ed.), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000143693
A Data-Driven Approach for Quality Analytics of Screwing Processes in a Global Learning Factory
Yang, S.; Liu, H.; Zhang, Y.; Arndt, T.; Hofmann, C.; Häfner, B.; Lanza, G.
2020. Procedia manufacturing, 45, 454–459. doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.04.052
Methodical approach for the development of a platform for the configuration and operation of turnkey production systems
Gönnheimer, P.; Kimmig, A.; Mandel, C.; Stürmlinger, T.; Yang, S.; Schade, F.; Ehrmann, C.; Klee, B.; Behrendt, M.; Schlechtendahl, J.; Fischer, M.; Trautmann, K.; Fleischer, J.; Lanza, G.; Ovtcharova, J.; Becker, J.; Albers, A.
2019. Procedia CIRP, 84, 880–885. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2019.04.260
A Method for Improving Production Management Training by Integrating an Industry 4.0 Innovation Center in China
Yang, S.; Hamann, K.; Haefner, B.; Wu, C.; Lanza, G.
2018. Procedia manufacturing, 23, 213–218. doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2018.04.019
Laser-Strahlschmelzen - Technologie mit Zukunftspotenzial: Ein Handlungsleitfaden
Lanza, G.; Kopf, R.; Zaiß, M.; Stricker, N.; Eschner, N.; Jacob, A.; Yang, S.; Schönle, A.; Webersinke, L.; Wirsig, L.
2017. wbk Institut für Produktionstechnik