Prof. Dr. iur. Eva Waller has headed the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences since 1 January 2021. Before taking up the role, she had been employed since 2005 by the Bochum University of Applied Sciences as a Professor of Business Law in the Faculty of Business. In Bochum, she became the coordinator of the German-Spanish Bachelor of Business Administration degree program in 2006. From 2008 to 2010, she served as an Associate Dean, before becoming a Dean. In 2016, she became the Vice-President for Academic and International Affairs.
Eva Waller was born in Krefeld, near Düsseldorf, and studied law at the universities of Bayreuth and Göttingen after her high school graduation. In the period between her two state examinations in law, she completed the Joint European Master of Public Administration Program run by the universities of Speyer, Leiden and Rotterdam. While working as an academic assistant in the Department of Public Law and Public Economic Law at the Chemnitz University of Technology, Eva Waller obtained her doctorate under Prof. Dr. Ludwig Gramlich, on the topic of international law for regulated procurement. Subsequently, she was the head of the "gement Support, Human Resources and Law" unit at RKW Sachsen GmbH in Dresden, until 2005.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Brensing has been Professor of Engineering Physics and Medical Engineering at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences since 2008. Until his appointment as Vice-President, he was a deputy Senate member and the chair of the quality assurance committee for system accreditation. Before this, he served as Dean for Academic Affairs in the Faculty of Engineering, among other roles. His research interests are in biosignal processing and microwave diagnostics.
The graduate engineer, originally from Waldbröl (North Rhine-Westphalia) studied electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and completed his doctorate at the Hamburg University of Technology in Harburg. Before taking up his professorship, he worked in roles that included being the founder and managing director of Cardiosignal GmbH, a medical technology company in Hamburg.
As the Vice-President for Research, Transfer, and Sustainability at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Brensing intends to expand research and transfer strength and introduce sustainable approaches at all levels of the university. Other core focus areas include supporting young academics, strengthening regional, national, and international strategic partnerships, and expanding start-up activities.
Prof. Dr. M.Sc. Christiane Jost has been a Professor at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences since 2001. Previously to being selected as Vice-President, she was responsible for teaching insurance business administration at Wiesbaden Business School.
Before commencing at the university, the business economist from Limburg worked in various functions including at an auditing company, in risk management at an insurance firm and as a freelance business consultant for insurance and pension funds.
She has been Vice-President at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences since March 2010 and focuses on maintaining and improving the study environment, increasing and enhancing international activities at the university, as well as on promoting excellence in teaching.
In this context she is also in charge of issues related to the Bologna process and implementing it at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences.
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Dr. Martin Lommel has been Chancellor of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences since April 2020. Dr. Lommel, a chemistry graduate, previously held various positions at Goethe University Frankfurt, most recently as Head of Teaching and Quality Assurance and as Deputy Head of the President’s Office. Born in the state of Hesse in 1976, Dr. Lommel wrote his doctorate on the surfaces of semiconductors in an interdisciplinary study involving chemistry, physics, and materials sciences.
As the Chancellor of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Dr. Lommel will manage the university administration in accordance with the guidelines set by the President. He is a budget officer and assumes responsibilities for budgetary, construction, property, HR, and legal matters, in line with decisions taken by the President. Dr. Lommel believes that a focus on dialog is essential if good solutions are to be found for the tasks that lie ahead at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences.