Gwen Steier, M.Sc.

  • 76131 Karlsruhe
    Kaiserstraße 12

Gwen Steier, M.Sc.

Area of Research:  

  • Long-term Configuration of Production Networks
  • Global Production Strategy
  • Digitalization Strategy in Production Networks


General Tasks:



  • BaSys4ServiceNet - End-to-end connectivity of the production system with partners on the basis of digital services in the production network
  • Global Production Academy - Exchange platform between industry and research on the design and management of global production networks


Curriculum Vitae: 

since 09/2020

Research Associate at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)


Master studies of industrial engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)


Bachelor studies of industrial engineering and management at the TU Darmstadt



The Influence of Intangible Factors in the Strategic Network Configuration on Operations Performance
Steier, G. L.; Silbernagel, R.; Maier, T.; Peukert, S.; Lanza, G.
2023. 30th EurOMA Conference, July 1-6, 2023. Book of Proceedings
A Fuzzy Inference System-Based Approach For Assessing Strategic Capabilities In Global Production Networks
Steier, G. L.; Gleich, K.; Peukert, S.; Lanza, G.
2023. Proceedings of the Conference on Production Systems and Logistics : CPSL 2023 - 1. Ed.: D. Herberger, 698–707, Leibniz Universität Hannover. doi:10.15488/13489
Strategic fit in global production networks – A decision support model for strategic configuration of global production networks
Steier, G. L.; Jaspers, M.-C.; Peukert, S.; Benfer, M.; Lanza, G.
2023. Procedia CIRP, 120, 1059 – 1064. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2023.09.125
The Role of Intangible Influencing Factors in Strategic Network Decision-Making [in press]
Steier, G. L.; Silbernagel, R.; Maier, T.; Peukert, S. K.; Lanza, G.
2022. 29th EurOMA Conference, July 1 - 6, 2022. Book of Proceedings
A Data-Driven Approach for Option-Specific Order Freeze Points in Mass-Customized Production
Dürr, S.; Silbernagel, R.; Bartsch, H.; Steier, G. L.; Huber, M. F.; Lanza, G.
2022. Towards Sustainable Customization: Bridging Smart Products and Manufacturing Systems: Proceedings of the 8th Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production Conference (CARV2021) and the 10th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC2021), Aalborg, Denmark, October/November 2021. Ed.: A.-L. Andersen, 620–627, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-90700-6_70
An integrated approach for developing production strategy and digital business model in global production
Steier, G. L.; Peukert, S.; Lanza, G.
2021. Production at the Leading Edge of Technology. Proceedings of the 11th Congress of the German Academic Association for Production Technology (WGP), Dresden, September 2021. Ed.: B.-A. Behrens, 666–674, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-78424-9_73