Univ.-Prof. Dr. Erik G. Hansen

Curriculum Vitae

Full Professor and Head of the Institute for Integrated Quality Design (IQD), Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Visiting Professor of Energy Transition Management, Innovation Incubator, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

Research associate and Habilitand at the Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

Visiting researcher at the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility (Prof. David Grayson), School of Management, Cranfield University, UK

Postdoctoral researcher at the chair for Information Systems I - Innovation & Value Creation (Prof. Kathrin Möslein), Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

PhD graduation (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Institute for Information, Organization & Management, Technische Universität München, Germany

Research associate at the Institute for Information, Organization & Management, (Prof. Ralf Reichwald), Technische Universität München, Germany

Master thesis at the German-Chinese Institute (Chinesisch-Deutsches Hochschulkolleg CDHK), Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Student exchange program, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Management internship at Merck Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand

Studies in Management Information Systems (“Wirtschaftsinformatik”), Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany (Degree: German Diploma)

Various projects and internships in the IT-Services sector (T-Systems, Hurst+Vogler CrossMedia) and the chemical/pharmaceutics industry (Merck KGaA).

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  • 2017: Oberösterreichischer Leistungspreis 2017
  • 2017: Oberösterreichischer Landespreis für Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeit 2017
  • 2017: Emerald Citation of Excellence Award 2017
  • 2015: Leuphana Fundraising Award 2014 (Gruppenauszeichnung)
  • 2015: Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship Programme for the Circular Economy
  • 2015: Leuphana Fundraising Award 2014 (Group award for successful faculty in the bidding process with State of Lower-Saxony and Volkswagen Foundation – Niedersachsen “Vorab”)
  • 2015: N100 “Community der Besten”, Stiftung Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis (Group of appointed sustainability experts from practice, science and civil society)
  • 2014: Nominated for: FGF Best Sustainable Entrepreneurship Research Award, 18. G-Forum, Förderkreis Gründungs-Forschung FGF e.V., Germany
  • 2013: Science Award 2013 (Best PhD Thesis), Plansecur Stiftung, Kassel, Germany (PhD thesis: ‘Responsible Leadership Systems’, 2010)
  • 2012: Best Young Researcher of the Year 2011, Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • 2012: Highly Commended Paper 2011, awarded by Emerald Publishing (Paper: ‘Measuring the impacts of NGO partnerships’ with H. Spitzeck)
  • 2011: Best Young Researcher of the Year 2010, Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • 2009: Best Student Paper Award, XXth ISPIM Conference 2009, Vienna, Austria (Paper: ‘Sustainability Innovation Cube’ with F. Große-Dunker and R. Reichwald)
  • 2006: Siemens Excellence Award 2006 (Outstanding Master’s Theses), Germany
  • 2002: e-fellows.net scholarship, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany