Paolo Forte on secondment at Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen GmbH

Paolo, our MORE Early Stage Researcher 3, moved to Liebherr-Werk Bischofshofen GmbH located in Bischofshofen, Austria for his secondment. The Liebherr Group is a family-operated technology enterprise with an extensively varied range of products, encompassing a total of 13 distinct product segments. Liebherr has grown to become a global leader in a diverse range of industries, including construction machinery, mining equipment, aerospace technology, maritime cranes, and household appliances.

Paolo will work at Liebherr from 01.08.2023 until 31.12.2023. During this time, he will investigate his material flow planning, coordination, and optimization algorithms for fleets of heterogeneous autonomous HDMMs for real-world applications. The secondment will provide Paolo with real-world scenarios to test material flow coordination and optimization research concepts in the field of construction site automation, while Liebherr will benefit from the research insights that may help their future business and research collaborations.