Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunck

Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunck

Affiliations

Jade University of Applied Sciences
Professor of Business Information Systems

Friedrich Paffrath-Str. 101
26389 Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Office W E10
Phone +49 4421 985-2466
Fax +49 4421 985-2412
Email wunck@jade-hs.de

Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Department of Computer Science
Affiliate Professor

226 Atanasoff Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
https://www.cs.iastate.edu/

Phone +1 515 294-4377
Fax +1 515 294-0258
Email csdept@iastate.edu

OFFIS Institute for Information Technology
Scientific Director

Escherweg 2
26121 Oldenburg, Germany
http://www.offis.de

Phone +49 441 9722-591
Fax +49 441 9722-278
Email christoph.wunck@offis.de

Research Interests

  • Information Systems, MES Architecture, Multi-Agent Systems, IoT
  • Manufacturing Intelligence, Machine Learning, Signal Processing Algorithms

Short Biography

Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunck is a full professor of Business Information Systems since 1999 and former Dean of the College of Management, Information, Technology. He teaches courses on distributed applications, software engineering, programming, electronic business systems, business process management and information management. He holds a doctoral degree from the faculty of mechanical engineering and a master’s degree (Diplom-Ingenieur) in electrical engineering, both from RWTH Aachen University.

He is the managing director of the Institute of Information Processing in Plastics Manufacturing at Jade University and a scientific director at OFFIS Institute for Information Technology. He has been appointed Affiliate Professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA.

His professional experience covers project management and consulting services for a major European business consultancy and work as a consulting engineer for manufacturing and electronics industries. He has served Jade University for nine years in the position of dean and dean of studies.

Prof. Dr. Wunck is well connected in his field. He is a registered expert for the European Research Council Executive Agency. He serves in the management of conferences and is a reviewer for conference papers, journals and books. He is a Senior Member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, a Professional Member of IISE and a member of IEOM, INFORMS, ISCA, ISACA, and VDI.

Awards and Honors

  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IJIEOM), March 2016
  • Best Paper Award (Information Technology Track,) Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society, March 2016
  • Outstanding Track Chair Award, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society, March 2016
  • IEEE Senior Member Elevation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), February 2016
  • Global Engineering Education Award, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society, September 2015
  • Outstanding Doctoral Graduates Award (Borchers Medal), RWTH Aachen University, June 1993

Selected Presentations

  • (with A. Wulff and T. Backhuß) Evaluation of cloud platforms for big data analysis. 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Rabat, Morocco, April 13, 2017. (accepted)
  • (with S. Baumann, O. Eulenstein, and K. Scheibe) Challenges of Value Appropriation in Digital Supply Networks. 9th Service Operations Management Forum (SOMF), Driving Competitiveness through Servitization: The Impact of Interconnectivity and Big Data Analytics, Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark: January 19, 2017.
  • (with S. Baumann and O. Eulenstein) Stop Eating My Cake! Value Appropriation Challenges in Smart Manufacturing Networks, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Austin (Texas), USA: November 19, 2016.
  • (with M. Ruoff) Wavelet-Based Contour Synthesis to Simulate Injection Molding Process Signals. IEEE 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Poitiers, France, July 19, 2016.
  • (with S. Baumann and O. Eulenstein) To standardize or not to standardize? Efficiency and differentiation challenges in smart manufacturing networks, 23th Annual European Operations Management Association (EurOMA), Trondheim, Norway, June 20, 2016.
  • Improved Manufacturing Execution Systems by Means of Distributed Multi-Agent Environments. IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2016, Anaheim, USA, May 23, 2016.
  • (with S. Baumann and O. Eulenstein) Capturing Value Creation Architectures for Smart Manufacturing. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 27th Annual Conference, Orlando, USA, May 9, 2016.
  • (with S. Baumann and O. Eulenstein) Preparing for Network Failures: Risk Assessment and Management in Value Creation Architectures. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 27th Annual Conference, Orlando, USA, May 9, 2016.
  • (with U. Bachmann) Mining the Shop Floor in Real Time: Challenges, Architectures and Algorithms for Manufacturing Intelligence. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, May 8, 2016.
  • Implementation of Mobile Event Monitoring Agents for Manufacturing Execution and Intelligence Systems Using a Domain Specific Language. Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 8, 2016.
  • (with A. Wulff) Integration of Business Process management and Big Data technologies. Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 8, 2016.
  • (with S. Baumann and O. Eulenstein) Revealing Power Structures through Novel Biclustering Approaches. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, November 4, 2015.
  • Preprocessing Of Manufacturing Process Signals Using Wavelet-based Filters. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, November 1, 2015.
  • A Comparison of Feature Extraction Methods to Estimate the Quality of Injection Molded Parts. 28th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE), San Diego, USA, October 13, 2015.
  • Monitoring Factory Floor Events in Injection Moulding Shops Using Timed Regular Expressions. IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2015, Nashville, USA, June 2, 2015.
  • Extracting Features from Injection Moulding Process Signals Using Wavelet Analysis. Fifth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 3, 2015.

Invited Talks

  • Global Engineering Education Special Session. (Featured Speaker) 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Rabat, Morocco, April 11–13, 2017.
  • Computer Science Education for Industrial Engineers - Meeting the Challenges of the Smart Factory Paradigm. (Featured Speaker) Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 8–10, 2016.
  • Raising intercultural awareness of engineering students. (Featured Speaker) International Conference on Operations Excellence & Service Engineering, Orlando, USA, September 10–11, 2015.

Selected Publications

  • Wunck, Christoph (2017) Feature extraction methods for quality attributes prediction in injection moulding. Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 17 (2017), pp. 71-83, IOS Press, Amsterdam.
  • Wunck, Christoph and Ruoff, M. (2016) Wavelet-Based Contour Synthesis to Simulate Injection Molding Process Signals. In: Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Poitiers, France, pp. 851-855.
  • Wunck, Christoph (2016) Implementation of Mobile Event Monitoring Agents for Manufacturing Execution and Intelligence Systems Using a Domain Specific Language. In: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 332-339.
  • Wunck, Christoph (2015) A Comparison of Feature Extraction Methods to Estimate the Quality of Injection Molded Parts. In: Takaaki Goto (Ed.) Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering. San Diego, USA, pp. 203-208.
  • Wunck, Christoph and Bachmann, U. (2011) Easy E-Government Application, in: Projekte und Ergebnisse des e-clic Centres. Wilhelmshaven, Berlin, 2011, S. 24-29.
  • Wunck, Christoph; Große-Wienker, R. (1993) Hard- and Software, in: Michaeli, W.; Eversheim, W. (Hrsg.) CIM im Spritzgießbetrieb: Wirtschaftlich fertigen durch Rechnerintegration. S. 230-244, Carl-Hanser-Verlag München, Wien 1993.
  • Wunck, Christoph (1992). Structured Development of Control Software for Manufacturing Cells in Plastics Processing (in German). Dissertation RWTH Aachen University.
  • Wunck, Christoph (1991) Object-oriented Programming of Control Systems (in German). VMEbus 5 (1991) 1, S. 59-65.
  • Wunck, Christoph (1990) Flexible and Reliable Automation by Object-oriented Programming of Process Control Computers (in German), in: Zorn, Werner (Hrsg.) Tagungsband 1. Int. Fachmesse und Kongress für Software- und Datenbank-Management. Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Wunck, Christoph (1990) Objektorientierte Programmierung von Leitsystemen auf VMEbus-Basis für Fertigungszellen der Kunststoffverarbeitung, in: VMEbus in Factory Automation: Proceedings of the International Conference on VMEbus for Plant Automation, VME International Trade Association, Mainz, Germany.
  • Wunck, Christoph (1989) Schäum- und RIM-Maschinen auf der K‘89. Maschinenmarkt 95 (1989) 50, S. 38-39.
  • Wunck, Christoph and Pierkes, L. (1988) Motorized Mixing Head Assembly Optimizes Process Control in Polyurethane Processing (in German), Maschinenmarkt 94 (1988) 25, S. 40-45.

Professional Services

  • Program Committee, 30th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE), October 2-4, 2017, San Diego, USA
  • International Scientific Committee, Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas (GJCIE), 20-21 July, 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • International Scientific Committee, 4th Global Conference on Engineering and Technology Management, 20-21 July, 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • International Scientific Committee, 3rd Global Conference on Healthcare Systems Engineering and Management, 20-21 July, 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • International Scientific Committee, 2nd Global Conference on Industrial Engineering, 20-21 July, 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • Track Chair E-Business and E-Commerce, 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, April 11-13, 2017, Rabat, Morocco
  • Technical Program Committee, The 4th International Workshop on Collaboration and Virtual Environments (CoVE-2016) at the 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2016), October 31 - November 4, 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Program Committee, 25th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE), September 26-28, 2016, Denver, USA
  • Program Committee, 29th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE), September 26-28, 2016, Denver, USA
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas, July 14-15, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Scientific Advisory Board, 3rd Global Conference on Engineering and Technology Management, July 14-15, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Scientific Advisory Board, 2nd Global Conference on Healthcare Systems Engineering and Management, July 14-15, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Scientific Advisory Board, 1st Global Conference on Industrial Engineering, July 14-15, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Track Chair E-Business and E-Commerce, Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, March 8-10, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Session Chair Global Engineering Education, Sixth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, March 8-10, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Session Chair Big Data, INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 1-4, 2015, Philadelphia, USA
  • Session Chair Quality Control and Management, Fifth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, March 3-5, 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Conference Chair, Horizon 2020 Consortium Meeting "Smart Factory Components for Plastics Manufacturing", October 21-23, 2014, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • Conference Chair, Conference on Knowledge Management (Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Wirtschaftsingenieurwesens), Mai 3-5, 2002, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • Conference Chair, Deutsches Industrieforum für Technologie "Neue Wege in der Polyurethan-Verarbeitungstechnik", December 6-7, 1990, Würzburg, Germany