Prof. Dr. Marco Di Maio

Tel.:+49 841 9348-3512
Raum: A219
Lehrgebiet: Ingenieurinformatik und Systems Engineering


Lecturing and Research

  • Systems Engineering: Model-Based SE, Agile SE, System Models, Digital Twins in Product Development, Interface Management, Cutting-the-Cross-Cutting
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • (Thermodynamics)

Research interests

  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Closed-Loop Systems Engineering (CLoSE)
  • Graph-based Information Management


  • 2019-now: Professor of Systems Engineering and Computer Science, also teaching Information Systems and Thermodynamics; TH Ingolstadt (DE)
  • 2008-2019: Managing Director. MBSE- and IS-Consultancy for industry (automotive and robotics) and publicly funded projects (nuclear fusion); projectglobe ltd, London (UK):
    • DEMO (Nuclear Fusion): Systems Engineering and Information Modelling (UK & DE)
    • ITER (Nuclear Fusion): Interface Management and Systems Engineering (FR & ES)
    • Automotive & Robotics: Information Modelling & Product Launch Support (DE & HU)
  • 2006-2008: RO of the PMO for ITER CXRS Development Cluster; FZJ & TNO (DE, NL)
  • 2004-2005: Consultant for Project Management in Research; Duisburg (DE)
  • 2001-2003: Responsible Officer for Product Development, Product Launch and Project Management Methods; Knorr-Bremse, München (DE)
  • 1998-2001: MBA in Operational Research and Management; Ruhr-Uni-Bochum (DE)
  • 1995-2000: PhD in Mechanical Engineering; RWTH-Aachen (DE)
  • 1993-1998: JET, Culham (UK): Diagnostics Engineer. Development of spectroscopy and the patented ferroelectric bolometers for ITER.
  • 1988-1993: Dipl.-Ing. In Mechanical Engineering; RWTH-Aachen (DE) and Kurtchatov Institute, Obninsk (RU), Engineer with FIAT, Turin (IT) and at Technion, Haifa (IL)


  • Interface Management with Closed-Loop Systems Engineering (CLOSE)”, Paper; ISSE, Eddinburgh (UK), 10/2019
  • CLOSE: Integrating Digital Twins into MBSE”, Invited Presentation; SWISSED, Zurich (CH), 09/2019
  • The Adventures of a Digital Twin in Systemsland”, Invited Presentation; SWISSED, Zurich (CH), 09/2019
  • Model-Based Requirements Management” , Tutorial; EMEASEC, Berlin (DE), 11/2018
  • Cutting the Cross-Cutting” Part 2.a: Practical Application of Interface Management”, Paper; EMEASEC, Berlin (DE), 11/2018
  • Closed-Loop Systems Engineering: Digital Twins in the MDE Process.”, Paper; ISSE, Rome (IT), 10/2018
  • Model-Aided Interface Management”, Tutorial; TdSE, Paderborn (DE), 10/2017
  • Cutting the Cross-Cutting, Part-2: Interface Management”, Paper; TdSE, Paderborn (DE), 10/2017
  • Cutting the Cross-Cutting, Part-1: Requirements Management”, Paper; TdSE, Herz‘aurach (DE), 10/2016
  • Technical Readiness Levels for MBSE Models”, Tutorial; TdSE, Herz‘aurach (DE), 10/2016
  • Reducing Cost and Complexity of Logical-Tier Variant Exploration with MBSE”, Paper; ISSE, Edinburgh (UK), 10/2016
  • MDDP: Pragmatic Approach to Managing Complex Complicated MBSE Models”, Paper; ISSE, Edinburgh (UK), 10/2016
  • Evaluating and Comparing MBSE Methodologies for Practitioners”, Paper; ISSE, Edinburgh (UK), 10/2016
  • Challenges in Modelling Design Alternatives with MBSE, Paper; SoSE, Kongsberg (NO), 06/2016
  • Model-Driven Systems Engineering, Tutorial (DE); TdSE, Ulm (DE), 11/2015
  • Model-Driven Interface Management, Paper; SysCon, Ottawa (CA), 04/2014
  • Using SharePoint to manage and disseminate fusion project information, Paper; IAEA, Aix/Provence (FR), 07/2009
  • The CXRS diagnostic for ITER, Paper; AIP, Varenna (IT), 03/2008
  • Object Oriented Project Management, Article; WEKA, Kissing (DE), 10/2005
  • Temperature sensor and sensing apparatus, Patent; Patent 6534767(US), 05/2003
  • Design of a Ferroelectric Bolometer, Thesis; Shaker, Aachen (DE), 12/2000
  • Progress of the reference design for ITER bolometers, Paper; Plenum, New York (US), 11/1998
  • Design of a Ferroelectric Bolometer, Paper; SOFE, San Diego (US), 10/1997


  • IEEE
  • Zürich SE Group