Hans-Cristoph BurmeisterGroup leader "Sea Traffic and Nautical Solutions" at Fraunhofer CML
Hans-Christoph Burmeister is heading the Department ‘Sea Traffic and Nautical Solutions’ at Fraunhofer-Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML in Hamburg, Germany. Fraunhofer CML conducts professional contract research for private and public sector clients in the maritime industry, including ports, terminal operators, shipping companies and logistics service providers and his group is focused on evaluating and optimizing safety and efficiency of sea traffic as well as developing innovative ship navigation solutions. Besides his activities in industrial research projects, Hans-Christoph Burmeister coordinated the European research project MUNIN on unmanned vessels and is now technical coordinator of the European Maritime Simulator Network EMSN within the European STM Validation Project. His background is industrial engineering, where he holds a diploma from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg. He wrote his diploma thesis in the area of Operations Research about “pick-up and delivery problems with time windows".