Steinbeis University Berlin (SHB) mourns the death of Professor Dr.- Ing. Hansjürgen Linde. Hansjürgen Linde last worked as a lecturer at the School of Management and Technology at SHB where he taught Strategic Innovation to students on the MBA program.
On completion of his apprenticeship as a fitter, Hansjürgen Linde studied Engineering Education and Processing Technology in the city now known as Chemnitz. In 1988, he completed his Ph.D. at the Technical University of Dresden on “Elementary Laws, Methodical Means and Strategies for Determining Development Tasks under Inventive Objectives.”
After working in a variety of engineering roles at Mechanisierung Gotha, in 1990 Linde was appointed by BMW as a development engineer. Between 1991 and his entering retirement in 2009, he was a professor at Coburg University of Applied Sciences. In 1992, Linde founded the WOIS Institute for Innovation Research and Processing, which ran numerous seminars and innovation projects with business partners. In 2005, he founded the WOIS Innovation School at Coburg University of Applied Sciences.
From 2006 to the time of his passing, Hansjürgen Linde was a lecturer on the Master of Business Administration program at Steinbeis University Berlin.