Anja Maier

Anja Maier

Professor, Deputy Head of Division, Group Leader


Building: 371, 207


Phone: 45256045

Anja M Maier, Ph.D. is Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).  Her research focuses on engineering systems design, with a particular emphasis on complexity and human behaviour.  This includes design communication, design in networks, and design cognition.  She leads the Engineering Systems Division, conducting interdisciplinary research into designing, building, and operating engineering systems.  Dr Maier serves on the Advisory Board of The Design Society, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Engineering Design, as Associate Editor of the journal Design Science, is a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering, a Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, a Board member of the Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (Cachet), and a member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), Germany.  She has worked as a technical consultant in the manufacturing and software industries. 



2003 - 2007 Engineering Design - University of Cambridge, UK
1999 - 2000 International Relations, Political Thought - University Toronto, Canada
1997 - 2002 Political Science, Philosophy, Communication Science - Universität Münster, Germany

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Professional experience

2007 - 2009 Research Associate - University of Cambridge, UK, Engineering Design Centre
2002 - 2003 Technical Consultant - IBM, Storage Systems; Integrated Technology Services


German, English, Danish, French


Engineering Systems Design
Human Behaviour in Design
Design Communication
Network Analysis
Interface Management in Product Development
Organisational Capability Assessment
Management of Change

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  • I E E E Transactions on Engineering Management

    ISSNs: 0018-9391

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1558-0040

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, United States

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.24 SJR 0.833 SNIP 1.007, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Journal of Cleaner Production

    ISSNs: 0959-6526

    Elsevier, Netherlands

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 7.32 SJR 1.62 SNIP 2.308, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Journal of Engineering Design

    ISSNs: 0954-4828

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1466-1837

    CRC Press/Balkema, United Kingdom

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.7 SJR 0.652 SNIP 1.129, Web of Science (2020): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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