Hi there, my name is Malte Prieß. I am crazy for many kinds of sports, climbing, cycling (both mountain and racing bike), kitesurfing, snowboarding and skiing (especially touring ski) and finally kite foiling. I started the latter just a few months ago and this is, among being in the mountains, my absolute favorite sport. Its fast, challenging, feels like flying and you can go out at and explore so many different places not possible using a usual kiteboard.

Apart from going out for sports, I love being a father, a teacher for business informatics and mathematics, challenging my head with analytical problems of any kind and doing conceptual work particularly at the boundaries between diverse people and departments.

I have expertise in the fields of business (IT) consulting, project management, teaching, mathematical modelling, data analytics, numerical mathematics, software development, process models (classic, agile) and programming (JAVA, C++, Python, Matlab, VBA, R, LaTeX). I am a highly commited person love working at the cutting edge together with clever people.


  • Mathematical Fundamentals (Set Theory, Propositional Logic, Sequences and Series)
  • Calculus
  • Economic Applications of Calculus: Diminishing Returns, Demand and Supply Functions, Monopol and Polypol, Cost Function, Revenue Function, Marginal Costs, Operating Minimum, Operational Optimum, Break-Even Level, Profit Limit, Elasticity
  • Linear Algebra
  • Linear Optimization
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Number Theory
  • Graphs and Algorithms

Programming in JAVA

  • Imperative and Objectoriented Programming
  • Integratded Development Environments (IDE): Eclipse, ItelliJ IDEA, NetBeans, etc.
  • Komponents, Libraries and Frameworks
  • Basics of Grafic Interfaces (GUI)
  • Multithreading and Concurrency
  • I/O, Serialisation and Data Formats (XML, JSON)
  • Distributes Applications (Sockets, RMI) and Web Services
  • Closures (Lambda Expressions)

Data Analysis

  • Business Intelligence
  • Linear Regression
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Decision Trees
  • Association Analysis
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Discriminant Analysis
  • Data Warehousing

Software Engineering

  • Principles of Software Engineering
  • Process Models and Agile Software Development
  • Requirements Analysis and UML Design
  • Design Patterns
  • Configuration Management
  • Testing and Continuous Integration

Software Project

  • Real Life Projects (often driven by company needs)
  • Application of Project Management Approaches/Tools
  • Application of Process Models
  • Application of various tools for project and code organisation: JIRA/YouTrack, Bitbucket/Gitlab/GitHub, Jenkins/Bamboo, HipChat/Slack, etc.
  • since 04/2018 Dean and professor for business informatics, Duale Hochschule Schleswig-Holstein (former: Berufsakademie)
  • 2016 - 2018 Department head and professor for business informatics, Berufsakademie der Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein GmbH
  • 2015 – 2016 Consultant, d-fine GmbH (http://www.d-fine.com)
  • 2014 – 2015 School-teaching, different schools
  • 2013 – 2014 Consultant, d-fine GmbH (http://www.d-fine.com)
  • 2012 – 2013 Research assistant at GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
  • 2012 Dr. rer. nat. from the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany
  • 2010 – 2011 Stays of study at the Engineering Optimization & Modeling Center (Prof. Slawomir Koziel, Ph.D.), Reykjavik University, Iceland
  • 2009 Participation at the Business Technology Seminar "BTO Inside" (consulting in the area of IT and technology), Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2008 – 2011 Ph.D. student at the Department of Computer Science, Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel, Germany, Junior Research group: Algorithmic Optimal Control, with PhD thesis "Surrogate-Based Optimization for Marine Ecosystem Models"
  • 2008 Research assistant in the DFG project INTERDYNAMIK, "LOOP Current variability" at IFM-GEOMAR Kiel, Germany
  • 2007 Diploma in Physics from the Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
  • 2007 Research stay at the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH), Pasadena/California
  • 2006 – 2007 Diploma thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institut), Hanover, with thesis “Data Analysis in Gravitational Wave Physics"
  • 2005 Semester abroad (funded by DAAD) at the University of La Laguna, Tenerife/Spain
  • 2002 – 2007 University studies in Physics at the Leibniz University Hanover
  • 2001 – 2002 University studies in Technical Computer Science at the University of Applied Science, Berlin