Scientific Activities and Honors

  • Leibniz Medal, Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1989
  • External Expert and Reviewer to the European Commission (1993-2000)
  • Chairman of GEFMA’s CAFM Working Group (since 2001)
  • Member of Program Committee of the Facility Management Congress and Exhibition, Frankfurt (since 2003)
  • Member of Scientific Committee and Program Advisory Group of Several European FM Conferences (e.g. EFMC)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the German FM Journal “Der Facility Manager” (since 2006)
  • Reviewer German Ministry of Education and Research (since 2011)
  • Co-editor of “The Facility Manager’s Guide to Information Technology”, IFMA, USA, 2012
  • Co-editor of “Nachhaltiges Facility Management”, Springer Publishing House, 2012
  • Editor of the “CAFM-Handbuch”, Springer Publishing House, 3rd Edition, 2013
  • Research Award 2011, University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin
  • Science Communication Award 2013, University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin
  • FM Innovation Award (FMstar) 2016
  • Appointment as EuroFM Ambassador to Germany 2018