Prof. Dr. Susanne Hannappel

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Business Mathematics and Statistics
Specialist area: Mathematics

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1168
E: hannapps(at)

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 546
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • 1991: Diploma in Mathematics at the Technical University Berlin
  • 1991: Statistician within ARGUS (Working Group for Environmental Statistics)
  • Planning of waste statistics in the then European Community
  • 1991-1992: Scholarship for two semesters at the University of Notre Dame, USA
  • 1992: Adviser on environmental data collection at Scientific Methods Inc., Indiana USA; data processing for collection of environmental data
  • 1993-1996: Statistician with overall responsibility at the GKSS / Environmental Research Institute in Leipzig-Halle: statistical experiment design, SAS, data processing with FORTRAN, C++ and MATLAB
  • 1996-1999: Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Oldenburg: courses in Mathematics, Statistics and IT
  • 1999-2002: Research associate in the Special Research Area 288 at the Institute for Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Technical University Berlin; doctorate in Mathematics in 2001; work in the software group “jtem”; programming of Java classes, technical structure of web presence
  • 2002-2004: Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Oldenburg/Ostfriesland/Wilhelmshaven; lectures and seminars in IT, Mathematics, Business Mathematics and Statistics

Key Aspects of practise

  • Multivariate data analysis
  • Software development

International contacts (e. g.)

  • Environmental Research Institute Leipzig-halle
  • German Research Foundation (DFG) – Research Centre for Mathematics and Key Technologies
  • University of Applied Sciences Oldenburg/Ostfriesland/Wilhelmshaven

Expert for

  • Application of statistical processes, statistics with SAS and SPSS
  • Differential geometry
  • Relational data bases
  • Mathematics, Java, VBA, AutoCad

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Business Mathematics
  • Statistics

Selected, current Publications

  • Hannappel S., 1994: Overview of References for Sampling and Related Topics, in: Markert B. (ed.), Environmental Sampling for Trace Analysis, VCH, Weinheim.
  • Geller W., Hannappel S., Campos H.,1995: Temperature and stratification of South-Hemisphere temperate lakes in Patagonia ( Chile , Argentina ), Proc. International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology, Vol. 26 .
  • Piepho B., Hannappel S. 1996: Vergleichende Luftbildauswertung zur morphogenetischen Charakterisierung von Buhnenfeldern an der mittleren Elbe, Wasserwirtschaft - Wassertechnik.
  • Hannappel S., Piepho B. 1996: Clusteranalysis of environmental data which is not interval scaled but categorical, Chemosphere, Vol 33, No.2.
  • Hannappel S. 2001: Discrete Jonas Surfaces, Technische Universität Berlin, Online-Veröffentlichung: .