Dr. rer. nat. Rene Vossen

Rene Vossen

Telephone: +49 241 80 91170

Room: D 2.17

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Dr. Rene Vossen is Managing Director of the Institute for Management Cybernetics (IfU) at RWTH Aachen University.

Dr. Vossen has been working at the Cybernetics Lab IMA/ZLW & IfU as research assistant and research group leader since 2008. After completing his studies in 2006 at the RWTH Aachen University, he worked for the West German Broadcasting and a local newspaper publishing company as an online editor and writer.

In December 2012, he completed his doctorate (PhD) in the field of applied research on the intellectual capital of clusters of excellence successfully. In addition his main areas of research are cybernetic knowledge management, the optimization of cooperation, communication and networking processes in knowledge-intensive research networks, quality management, performance measurement, metrics development and benchmarking as well as the research network management of inter-and transdisciplinary projects.



  • Heinze, Ute; Jooß, Claudia; Borowski, Esther; Pöschl, Doreen; Schütz, Anna; Vossen, Rene; Jeschke, Sabina: Was macht den Traumjob Wissenschaft aus? : Ergebnisse des World Cafés auf der 6. GEW-Wissenschaftskonferenz 2012 in Herrsching, in Baustelle Hochschule: Attraktive Karrierewege und Beschäftigungsbedingungen gestalten, Konferenzband der 6. GEW-Wissenschaftskonferenz, Herrschingen, 5-8 Sept 2012, vol. 120, GEW-Materialien aus Hochschule und Forschung , Bielefeld: Bertelsmann, pp. 169-174, 2012. RWTH Aachen Hochschulbibliothek
  • Janßen, Daniela; Valter, Sarah; Borowski, Esther; Vossen, Rene; Jeschke, Sabina: Simulation-based learning for conveying soft-skills to XL-Classes, in 4th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 2012 : [21 - 25 July 2012; proceedings] / [ed. Gavriel Salvendy ...], Advances in human factors and ergonomics series, Boca Raton, Fla. [u.a.]: CRC Press, pp. 97-101, 2012. RWTH Aachen Hochschulbibliothek
  • Joos, C.; Vossen, Rene; Leisten, I.; Richert, Anja; Jeschke, Sabina: Knowledge engineering in interdisciplinary research clusters, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 10 to 13 December 2012, Hong Kong, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, pp. 1845-1852, 2012. RWTH Aachen Hochschulbibliothek
  • Thöing, Kerstin; Bach, Ursula; Vossen, Rene; Jeschke, Sabina: Ist digital normal? : Untersuchung des Mediennutzungsverhaltens Studierender in der ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Lehre, in Tagungsband 7. IGIP Regionalkonferenz 2012, Beiträge zur Didaktik, Aachen: Shaker, pp. 120-131, 2012. RWTH Aachen Hochschulbibliothek
  • 2011

  • Vossen, Rene; Welter, Florian; Leisten, Ingo; Richert, Anja; Isenhardt, Ingrid: Making Scientific Performance Measurable - Experiences From a German Cluster of Excellence, in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2011), Madrid, Spain, 14-16 November 2011, IATED, pp. 3878-3886, 2011. RWTH Aachen Hochschulbibliothek
  • 2010

  • Rick, Uschi; Vossen, Rene; Richert, Anja; Henning, Klaus: Designing agile processes in information management, in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME 2010), Chengdu, China, 16 - 18 April 2010, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, pp. 156-160, 2010.
  • Welter, Florian; Vossen, Rene; Richert, Anja; Isenhardt, Ingrid: Network Management for Clusters of Excellence: A Balanced-Scorecard Approach as a Performance Measurement Tool, in The business review, Cambridge, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 171-178, 2010.
  • 2009

  • Jooß, Claudia; Vossen, Rene; Richert, Anja; Isenhardt, Ingrid: Going diverse in the two Clusters of Excellence 'Integrative Production Technology for High-wage Countries' and 'Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass' at RWTH Aachen University, in Going Diverse. Innovative Answers to Future Challenges – Proceedings of the International Conference on Gender and Diversity in Science, Technology and Business, Aachen, Germany, 20 - 30 October 2009, Leicht-Scholten, Carmen; Breuer, Elke; Callies, Nathalie; Wolffram, Andrea (eds.), pp. 301-304, 2009.