Section Logistics, Traffic, Environment
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Clausen
Born 1964 in Düsseldorf
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Clausen is director of the Institute for Transport Logistics at TU Dortmund University and director of Fraunhofer-Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML. From July 2002 until July 2005 he was dean of the faculty of mechanical engineering at TU Dortmund University and from July 2005 until August 2008 he was vice dean of the very same faculty.
He studied computer sciences at the University of Karlsruhe (TH) and graduated at TU Dortmund University.
After having worked as scientific employee, he became head of the Traffic Logistics department at Fraunhofer IML. Subsequently, he worked for Deutsche Post AG as project manager for logistics and later on as managing director of the subsidiary IPP Paketbeförderung GmbH in Austria. In July 1999, he joined Amazon.de in Bad Hersfeld and, finally, he became European Operations Director at Amazon.com before he returned to Fraunhofer IML on February, 1, 2001 as one of the directors of the institute.