Your Contact Persons

Your Contact Persons

Do you need our scientific expertise? Do you want us to accompany or advise you on a project? Do you have questions about a research project at EU, federal or state level? Are you a researcher at the h_da and need internal support? Below you will find all the central contact persons for your questions regarding research, development and transfer - from associations to ZIM projects.

Contact Persons for the Area of Research

What research interests, funding lines and programmes are there - and what are the current calls for proposals? Which funding is possible - and which application is necessary? Our research officers are at home in the field of research funding and guide researchers at the h_da as well as external partners to their goal.

Head of Research and Development

EUT+ Research Concept | BMWK Projects (ZIM Funding)

Dr. Frank Möller

Phone: +49.6151.533-60593

E-mail: Frank Möller

Research Officer

BMBF Projects | HMWK Projects (LOEWE) | State Funding Projects | EUT+ Projects

Jessica Bagnoli

Phone: +49.6151.533-60427

E-mail: Jessica Bagnoli

Research Officer

BMBF Projects | ATHENE | EUT+ Research Office (ERO)

Dr. Rainer Becker

Phone: +49.6151.533-60215

E-mail: Rainer Becker

Research Officer

DFG Projects

Dr. Jeanine Dörr

Phone: +49.6151.533-60364

E-mail: Jeanine Dörr

Research Officer

EUT+ Research Office (ERO)

Alexander Fürstenberg

Phone: +49.6151.533-60785

E-mail: Alexander Fürstenberg

Research Officer

EU Projects | EFRE Funding | BMWK Projects (except ZIM) | BMBF Fundings witch EU Relevance | Foundations | Other Funding Lines at Federal Level

Dr. Ute Jochem

Phone: +49.6151.533-68081

E-mail: Ute Jochem

Research Officer

Private and Public Contract Research | Research-related Services | Foundations | Associations | Grants for Conference Attendance

Dr. Martin Loder

Phone: +49.6151.533-60227

E-mail: Martin Loder

Research Officer

Internationalisation Research

Frederike Nun

Phone: +49.6151.533-60787

E-mail: Frederike Nun

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Contact Persons for the Area of Transfer

Knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) is part of the essence and self-image of the h_da as a University of Applied Sciences. With their work in teaching, research and development, many employees in the departments make a significant contribution to this. Here you will find your central contact persons in matters of KTT. Are you unsure who you should contact? Send us an E-mail at

Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Knowledge and Technology Transfer I Cooperations I Third Mission

Susanne Mertz

Phone: +49.6151.533-60540

E-mail: Susanne Mertz

Research and Transfer Officer

Knowledge and Technology Transfer | Transfer Workshops | Trade Fair Participation

Dr. Jeanine Dörr

Phone: +49.6151.533-60364

E-mail: Jeanine Dörr

Event Manager

Events on transfer, third mission and start-up support

Laureen Wentland

Phone: +49.6151.533-60357

E-mail: Laureen Wentland

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Contact Persons for Start-up Support

The primary goal of start-up support at the h_da is to increase the number and quality of knowledge- and technology-based start-up projects. Our start-up advisors pay particular attention to integrating the start-ups emerging in the h_da environment into the regional start-up ecosystem from the very beginning.

Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Project Management “EXIST-Potentiale“ | Entrepreneurship | Steinbeis Companies

Susanne Mertz

Phone: +49.6151.533-60540

E-mail: Susanne Mertz

Start-up adviser

Start-up advice

Bennet Siller

Phone: +49.6151.533-60662

E-mail: Bennet Siller

Project Coordinator "EXIST-Potentiale"

Start-up advice 

Sascha Heising

Phone: +49.6151.533-60641

E-mail: Sascha Heising

Co-Project Leader "Startup-Sustainable“


Anna Herbst

Phone: +49.6151.533-60279

E-mail: Anna Herbst

Project Officer "Startup Sustainable"


Dorothea Böhmer

Phone: +49.6151.533-68856

E-mail: Dorothea Böhmer

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Contact persons for cross-sectoral tasks

The colleagues named below primarily support the other subject areas and divisions. These cross-divisional tasks currently include public relations work in particular.


Public Relations Research, Transfer and Entrepreneurship | Editorial Websites

Daniel Timme

Phone: +49.6151.533-60133

E-mail: Daniel Timme

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Contact Persons at the Research Centres

In four research centres so far, professors and staff at the h_da are researching and developing topics in applied computer science, digital communication, materials and process technology, sustainable processes and procedures. If you have any questions or concerns, the managing directors will be happy to help you.

Managing Director

Research Centre for Applied Computer Science (fz ai)

Lukas Kaupp

Phone: +49.6151.533-60141

E-mail: Lukas Kaupp

Managing Director

Research Centre Digital Communication and Media Innovation (fz dkmi)

Rita Vas-Deuschel

Phone: +49.6151.533-60182

E-mail: Rita Vas-Deuschel

Managing Director

Research Centre Materials and Process Technology (fz mpt)

Philipp Seeger

Phone: +49.6151.533-60177

E-mail: Philipp Seeger

Managing Director

Research Centre Sustainable Processes and Procedures (fz npv)

Dr. Rainer Becker

Phone: +49.6151.533-60215

E-mail: Rainer Becker

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Contact Persons for Open Research

In order to make research work, its methods and results openly accessible, reproducible and connectable, research data require special attention. The following contact persons support our researchers in professional research data management.

Research Data Officer

Advice and Training on RDM Applications and RDM Plans

Andreas Schieberle

Phone: +49.6151.533-69221

E-mail: Andreas Schieberle

Research Data Officer

Advice and Training on RDM Applications and RDM Plans

Stephanie Werner

Phone: +49.6151.533-69314

E-mail: Stephanie Werner

Contact Person on the Part of the Library

Open Access | Repository | Academic Press

Katharina Emig

Phone: +49.6151.533-60111

E-mail: Katharina Emig

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Contact Persons for Doctorates

The support of young academics has a high priority at the h_da. The central point of contact for all questions concerning doctorates is our Graduate School. Doctoral students, those interested in doctoral studies and all those involved can obtain advice and support from the contact persons listed here. Alternatively, you are welcome to send us an E-mail to

Management Graduate School


Dr. Susanne Kühner

Telefon: +49.6151.533-60728

E-Mail: Susanne Kühner

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Responsibles SFT and Research Area

Vice President for Research and Sustainable Development


Prof. Dr. Nicole Saenger

Phone: +49.6151.533-68178

E-mail: Nicole Saenger

Director of Service Centre Research and Transfer (SFT)


Prof. Dr. Thomas Döring

Phone: +49.6151.533-68743

E-mail: Thomas Döring

Assistant to the Director of SFT


Benjamin Glässel

Phone: +49.6151.533-60179

E-mail: Benjamin Glässel