Dr.-Ing. Daniel Maga graduated in Landscape Ecology at the University of Münster and in Business Administration and Economics at the FernUniversität in Hagen (distance teaching university). In 2009 he joined Fraunhofer UMSICHT in Oberhausen with the key activities sustainability analysis of bio-based materials. In 2015 he completed his doctoral thesis at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Ruhr-University Bochum titled “A methodology to assess the contribution of biorefineries to a sustainable bio-based econo-my” with summa cum laude. Since January 2016 he has been manager of the group “Sustainability Assessment” which belongs to the department “Sustainability and Resources Management” at Fraunhofer UMSICHT.
Additionally, he is scientific lecturer of the interdisciplinary study programme “environmental sciences” (Open University Hagen and Fraunhofer UMSICHT), focusing on environmental chemical engineering, integrated environmental protection and innovation management. He is an expert in LCA and has carried out more than 25 LCA studies.
Supervisor II – Jürgen Bertling
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Jürgen Bertling studied chemical engineering at the University of Dortmund (Diploma in Chemical Engineering 1996); From 1996 to 2000 he was a research associate and project manager at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT. From 2000 to 2005 he was head of the department “Particle Technology” at Fraunhofer UMSICHT. From 2005 – 2015 he headed the “Materials and Systems” department. Since 2015 he has been the head of department for “Systematic Product Development”.Since 2016 he works in the department Sustainablity and Resources Management. His main areas of responsibility are strategic and operational business field development as well as project development. Current research areas and interests include nanomaterials, biomimetic materials and components, sustainability strategies for materials and microplastics. He is a lecturer in »New Technologies« at the Folkwang University of Arts in Industrial Design and holds guest lectures on bionics (TU München, University of Freiburg).