Dirk Bruckmann

Professor for Transport Logistics, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
Biography

Professor for Transport Logistics and head of the study program Mobility & Logistics at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences (HSRW). His current research focus is on freight transportation on several modes, especially rail freight and inland waterways. Furthermore in new business models for rail freight his research activities focus on the distribution of hydrogen by barge and the further usage of existing vessels, transshipment and storage facilities. Additional activities are in the field of industry 4.0 in food distribution chains. Prior to this position he was senior scientist at the Institute of Transport Planning and Engineering at ETH Zurich.
His current teaching activities are in the field of transport modelling as well as in business development for logistics. He represents the HSRW in the EFLE (European Forum for Logistics Education). As an outcome of the CoViD-19 pandemia he develops new models for international cooperation in hybrid teaching in international collaboration. He is developing a cross European study program for healthcare logistics.


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