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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gisela Lanza

Director of Production Systems
office hours: to be agreed
room: 117, Geb. 50.36
phone: +49 721 608-44017
fax: +49 721 608-45005
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Campus Süd

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gisela Lanza

Functions:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gisela Lanza holds the Professorship “Production System and Quality Management” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and is Head of the Institute of Production Science (wbk). Her division “Production Systems” and its research associates mainly deal with the areas of global production strategies, production system planning and quality assurance in both research and teaching. From 2008-2011 Gisela Lanza held the Shared Professorship "Global Production Engineering and Quality", during which she worked in the Department of Strategy Planning of the Daimler AG. Since 2009 she has also been director of the “Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute (GAMI) ” in Suzhou, China with currently 20 engineers.


Areas of research:

  • Global Production Strategies:
    • Planning of Production Networks
    • Supplier Management
    • Regional Adjustment of Product & Production System
    • Quality Planning in Production Networks
    • Order Processing in Pproduction Networks
  • Production System Planning:
    • Adaptable Production Systems
    • Cost and Risk Management
    • Factory Planning
    • Production Control Methods
    • Lean and Green Production
    • Technical Services
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Production Measurement Technology for Microproduction, Light Manufacturing, Electromobility and Generative Production
    • Development of Inline-Measuring Systems
    • Data Analysis
    • Masurement Uncertainty Estimation
    • Quality-related Process Evaluation
  • Industry 4.0:
    • Intelligent Control Circuits
    • Data Analytics in Production Control
    • Risk and Potential Assessment
    • Data-based Business Models
    • Horizontal Integration


Lectures:

Doctoral Thesis: Simulative Anlaufunterstützung auf Basis der Qualitätsfähigkeiten von Produktionsprozessen


Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gisela Lanza

 

1993 University entrance examination (Abitur) at Karl-Arnold-Schule (TG), Biberach
1993 - 1999 Studies of economics and business engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Specialization: Corporate planning
2000 - 2003 Research assistant at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) with the Computer Science in Production and Quality Management project group, of the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
2003 CIRP Best Paper Award of the 36th CIRP International Seminar on Manufacturing Systems with the publication: "Quality Simulation for Fast Ramp-Up"
2003 - 2008 Head of the Production Systems division of the Institute of Production Science (wbk), University of Karlsruhe (TH)
2004 PhD: "Simulationsbasierte Anlaufunterstützung auf Basis der Qualitätsfähigkeiten von Produktionsprozessen" (Simulation-based start-up support based on the quality capabilities of production processes)
2005 Erna-Scheffler-Förderpreis 2005 (sponsorship award) of the Soroptimist Club Karlsruhe: PhD sponsorship for an outstanding piece of work by women academics of the University of Karlsruhe
2005 - 2007 Sponsorship from the elite sponsorship program of Landesstiftung Baden Württemberg for postdoctoral candidates
2008 - 2012 Holder of the first Shared Professorship: "Global Production Engineering and Quality" at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in cooperation with Daimler AG (Strategy division)
since 2008 Member of the cooperative board of management of the Institute of Production Science at KIT; head of the Production Systems division
since 2009 Director of the "Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute (GAMI)" in Suzhou, PR China
2009 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz award: Recognition by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for superior postdoctoral scientific performance
2010 - 2013 Member of the Industry-Science Research Alliance of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Mobility work group
since 2012  Holder of the Professorship “Production System and Quality Management” at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Head of the Institute of Production Science
since 2012 Associate Member of CIRP
since 2013 Reviewer of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF subgroup 3.2)
since 2013 Member of the scientific advisory board of the German “Plattform Industrie 4.0”
since 2014 Associate Editor of the Journal of Manufacturing Systems (JMS)
since 2014 Member of wgp (German Academic Society for Production Engineering)
since 2015 Member of the Jury of Erwin Schroedinger Award of Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
since 2015 Associate Editor of Precision Engineering Journal
since 2015 Member of the scientific commission of Niedersachsen
since 2015 Member of the Board of the Industrie 4.0 Alliance of Baden-Wuerrtemberg
since 2015 Member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering acatech
2016 Awarded the "Bundesverdienstkreuz" (Cross of the Order of Merit) for her research in the area of production technology and her commitment to the promotion of young scientists
since 2017 Vice-Chairman of  the Scientific Group “STC O - PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND ORGANIZATIONS” of CIRP