Jens Heger is a professor in Engineering Sciences at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. After completing his studies in computer science with a minor in business studies at the University of Paderborn, he attained his doctorate degree at the University of Bremen in the Department of Production Engineering. He is currently working at the Institute for Production technology and systems (IPTS) and leading the working group’s modeling and simulation of technical systems and processes.

06/2015 - today Professor of Engineering, Modeling and Simulation of Technical Systems and Processes
Institute for Production technology and systems, Leuphana University of Lüneburg

01/2007 - 04/2014 University of Bremen, BIBA - Bremer Institut of Produktion und Logistik GmbH, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Scholz-Reiter, Head of Modeling and Simulation Department, Research assistant BIBA GmbH

09/2015 - 01/2017 Jacobs University, Bremen, Lecturer

01/2011 - 7/2015 Hamburger Fern-Hochschule, Bremen, Lecturer

01/2011 - 07/2014 Dissertation: "Dynamic selection of rules for sequence planning in workshop and flexible flow production" Prof. Scholz-Reiter, Prof. Jürgen Branke, University of Warwick, UK

10/1999 - 11/2006 Master of Science, University of Paderborn