Timo started as an external PhD student at the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management in April 2021. Previously, he studied fiber composite technology in a dual program with Airbus at the PFH Stade (Bachelor of Engineering) and industrial engineering and management at the FOM Hamburg (Master of Science). Until recently, Timo worked in international project management for the final assembly line at Airbus Hamburg before he joined Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg as a doctoral student in February 2021. His research project investigates the potential of frugal innovation in automotive material engineering to foster corporate sustainability.Projekte + Projekte -
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Achtelik, T. and Tiwari, R. (2022). Ecological Lightweight Design for Sustainable Composites: Need for Application of Frugal Engineering Principles, Working Paper No. 114 – Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Institute for Technology and Innovation Management.
Achtelik, T., Herstatt, C. and Tiwari, R. (2022). Frugal Sustainability: A New Perspective to Foster Corporate Sustainability, Working Paper No. 112 – Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Institute for Technology and Innovation Management.
Achtelik, T., Herstatt, C. and Tiwari, R. (2022). Frugal Sustainability: A Novel Way to Promote Corporate Sustainability. Hamburg, Germany, 29th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference.
VDI Wissensforum (2022). "Von Rezyklaten bis zu CO2-neutralen Kunststoffen: Nachhaltige Lösungen für den Fahrzeugbau", virtual press conference of the VDI on the subject of perspectives for the sustainable use of plastics in vehicle production, online available at: https://www.vdi-wissensforum.de/news/von-rezyklaten-bis-zu-co2-neutralen-kunststoffen/
Composites Manufacturing Magazine (2022). "Volkswagen Evaluates Sustainable Composites" (spring 2022 issue), online available at: https://compositesmanufacturingmagazine.com/2022/05/105161/