Deputy Director, Business Unit “Service Management“, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering
Thomas Meiren studied Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe (Germany). In 1996 he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering as a research assistant. Since 2000 he is head of the department "New Service Development" and since 2012 deputy director of the business unit “Service Management”.
The main research interests of Thomas Meiren are in the field of developing and designing new services. In numerous research and consulting projects he made a significant contribution in establishing the disciplin of Service Engineering in Germany. He is author of more than 120 publications.
Thomas Meiren is founder and vice president of the "Verein Deutscher Dienstleistungsingenieure" (German Assosication for Service Engineering).