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Sebastian Schlund
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing.

Professor | Head of Research Area

TU Wien
Institute for Management Science | Human Machine Interaction

Theresianumgasse 27 | 1040 Vienna
Office: 2.OG, Room QA 02 16
P: +43 1 58801-33054





  • 2011 Doctor of Engineering Sciences (Dr.-Ing.) | Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1999-2006 Studies in Transport Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) | TU Berlin, Germany and INSA Lyon, France
  • 1991-1998 Heinrich-Heine-Gymnasium Cottbus, Germany

Work Experience

  • since 2019 Head of business area Advanced Industrial Management at Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH | Vienna, Austria
  • since 2017 Head of the research area Human-Machine-Interaction at TU Wien (Endowed Chair of for Human Centered Cyber Physical Production and Assembly Systems funded by the Austrian Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology) | Vienna, Austria
  • 2012-2017 Department head of department Production Management | Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO), Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2012-2017“Akademischer Rat“ (assistant professor) | Institute of Human Factors and Technology Management, University Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2010-2012 Research assistant | Institute of Human Factors and Technology Management at University Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2006-2010 Staff researcher in the area product safety and quality | Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

Core Research Topics

  • Manufacturing, Assembly and Lean Management
  • Advanced Industrial Engineering
  • Digital Assistance Systems
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Safety, Security, Privacy
  • Workplace Based Learning


Current Teaching at TU Wien

  • VU Ergonomics / Fundamentals of Work Science (330.200)
  • VU Assistance Systems in Manufacturing I (330.265)
  • VU Assistance Systems in Manufacturing II (330.273)
  • VO Basics of Assembly Planning and Design (330.284)
  • SE Advanced Manufacturing (330.288)
  • VU Project and Process Management (330.181)
  • VO Integrative Product Creation (307.417)
  • VU Cobot Studio @Pilot Factory for Industry 4.0 (330.289)
  • SE Seminar for Master Students in Business Informatics (180.779)

Functions in Scientific Institutions

  • Member of the expert group of the »Deutscher Montagekongress«
  • Reviewer for various national and international journals and funding schemes


  • Best Paper Award at the 22nd International Conference on Production Research 2013 by the International Foundation for Production Research IFPR
  • Commendation of the future laboratory »Manufacturing Work 4.0« as one of the 100 places for industry 4.0 in Baden-Württemberg, Germany