M.Sc. Thilo Richter

M.Sc. Thilo O. Richter

M.Sc. Thilo Richter

Field of Research

  • Use of methods in agile product development
  • Knowledge management in development processes
  • Process modeling and improvement
  • Innovation management & innovation strategies


Bachelor- / Mastertheses

Available bachelor- and master-theses can be found here.


Objective based process model for enhancing the product maturity level in the early phase of a development process.
Richter, T.; Schmidt, D.; Hahlweg, H.; Behdinan, K.; Albers, A.
2020. Procedia CIRP, 91, 207–213. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.169
Visualization of requirements engineering data to analyse the current product maturity in the early phase of product development.
Richter, T. O.; Felber, A.; Troester, P. M.; Albers, A.; Behdinan, K.
2020. Procedia CIRP, 91, 271–277. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.176
A Systematic Approach to Model Objectives in Predevelopment Projects.
Richter, T. O.; Albers, A.; Gesk, J. W.; Witt, J.-H.
2019. Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design, 1 (1), 1363–1372. doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.142
The Reference System in the Model of PGE: Proposing a Generalized Description of Reference Products and their Interrelations.
Albers, A.; Rapp, S.; Spadinger, M.; Richter, T.; Birk, C.; Marthaler, F.; Heimicke, J.; Kurtz, V.; Wessels, H.
2019. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED19), Delft, The Netherlands, 5-8 August 2019, 1693–1702, Delft. doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.175
Creating innovative products with reference system elements - a case study on approaches in practice.
Richter, T.; Rapp, S.; Kurtz, V.; Romanov, V.; Albers, A.
2019. Procedia CIRP, 84, 804–809. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2019.04.259
Sprintplanung in der Mechatroniksystementwicklung auf Basis von Referenzsystemelementen.
Wessels, H.; Heimicke, J.; Rapp, S.; Grauberger, P.; Richter, T.; Matthiesen, S.; Albert, A.
2019. 17. Gemeinsames Kolloquium Konstruktionstechnik, KT2019, Aachen, Germany, 200–211. doi:10.18154/RWTH-2019-08788
A systematic approach to situation-adequate mechatronic system development by ASD - Agile Systems Design.
Albers, A.; Heimicke, J.; Spadinger, M.; Reiss, N.; Breitschuh, J.; Richter, T.; Bursac, N.; Marthaler, F.
2019. Procedia CIRP, 84, 1015–1022. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2019.03.312
Das Referenzsystem im Modell der PGE – Produktgenerationsentwicklung: Vorschlag einer generalisierten Beschreibung von Referenzprodukten und ihrer Wechselbeziehungen.
Albers, A.; Rapp, S.; Spadinger, M.; Richter, T.; Birk, C.; Marthaler, M.; Heimicke, J.; Kurtz, V.; Wessels, H.
2019. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000093227
Eine Systematik zur situationsadäquaten Mechatroniksystementwicklung durch ASD - Agile Systems Design.
Albers, A.; Heimicke, J.; Spadinger, M.; Reiß, N.; Breitschuh, J.; Richter, T.; Bursac, N.; Marthaler, F.
2019. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000091847
A Training Framework for the Synthesis of a Consistent System of Objectives in Modular Design.
Richter, T.; Albers, A.; Birk, C.; Rapp, M.; Bursac, N.
2018. Procedia CIRP, 70, 398–403. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2018.02.035
Managing Systems of Objectives in the agile Development of Mechatronic Systems by ASD - Agile Systems Design.
Albers, A.; Heimicke, J.; Hirschter, T.; Richter, T.; Reiß, N.; Maier, A.; Bursac, N.
2018. Proceedings of NordDesign: Design in the Era of Digitalization, NordDesign 2018, The Design Society
KaLeP: A Holistic Case-based Action learning Environment to Educate Successful Future Engineers.
Niever, M.; Richter, T.; Duehr, K.; Wilmsen, M.; Lanz, L.; Walter, B.; Alber, A.; Hahn, C.
2018. Atiner’s Conference Paper Series, ENGEDU 201 8–2 542
PITCH 2.0 – concept of early evaluation of product profiles in product generation engineering.
Richter, T.; Heimicke, J.; Reiß, N.; Breitschuh, J.; Albers, A.; Gutzeit, M.; Walter, B.; Bursac, N.
2018. Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering. Ed.: I. Horvath, Delft University of Technology
How To Drive Efficient Open Innovation? On the example of ProVIL.
Albers, A.; Richter, T.; Bursac, N.; Walter, B.
IPeM-Integrated Product Engineering Model in Context of Product Generation Engineering.
Albers, A.; Reiss, N.; Bursac, N.; Richter, T.
2016. Procedia CIRP, 50, 100–105. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.04.168