Michael Wartmann is an MBA-candidate in Big Data and Business Analytics at the Amsterdam Business School. He is expert in the design, analysis, and control of complex networks such as supply chains and chemical processes. Michael has operational experience in optimization and automatic control of large manufacturing assets from working at Europe’s largest refinery in Rotterdam and servicing Shell’s Pearl GTL plant in Qatar. He has also gained expertise in R&D portfolio management through his work as program manager of Shell’s Gas-to-Liquids technology platform.
Michael’s work focuses on bringing (business) analytics and advanced algorithms into operations of the process industry. Recent projects include linking refinery operational data into a cloud environment for predictive catalyst maintenance scheduling. He is further interested in energy conversion systems linking traditional to renewable energy systems.
Michael Wartmann has an MSc in Process Engineering from the University of Stuttgart (2005) and a PhD in Systems Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (2010).