Personalbild von Lilly-Brit Weiss, TU-Darmstadt, Fachgebiet Technikgeschichte

Dipl.-Ing. (FH), M.A. Lilly-Britt Weiß

Contact

Lilly-Britt Weiß is research associate at the section for History of Technology. Her project deals with „Project management under uncertainties“.

Course of studies

11/2016 – 2020

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

PhD candidate at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences/ History of Technology (Doctoral advisor: Prof. Dr. Marcus Popplow)

01/2015 – 10/2016

Technical University of Berlin

PhD candidate at the Department of History of Technology (Doctoral advisor: Prof. Dr. Marcus Popplow); Cooperative promotion with the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (Department of Museums Studies). Title: „Die neuesten Fortschritte der Zuschneidekunst.“ Zur Formalisierung der Schnitttechnik im Schneidergewerbe im 19. Jahrhundert.

04/2011 – 02/2013

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Fashion Design, Master of Arts

10/2000 – 11/2004

University of Applied Sciences

Fashion Technology, Graduate Engineer

04/1998 – 04/2000

Humboldt University of Berlin

Cultural Studies

10/1997 – 04/2000

Technical University of Berlin

Science of History, Science of Arts, Sociology

Academic curriculum vitae

04/2015 – 03/2018

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Fellow in the program: Promotion of equal Opportunities for Women in Academic Teaching and Research/

Qualification and Professionalisation for Women as a Professor.

04/2015 – 09/2015

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Part-time lecturer

Fashion Technology/ Project Studies

03/2015 – 09/2016

netzwerk mode textil e.V.

Coordinater for PhD candidates

10/2013

Art and Design School Schwerin

2. rank: Professor for Fashion Design/ Form-finding and future-oriented concepts

10/2013

netzwerk mode textil e.V./ Technical University of Berlin

Organisation and documentation of the symposium „shoe goes sustainable“

07/2013

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Organisation and documentation of the symposium „Create the Waste“

10/2011 – 10/2013

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Concept and project management of the interdisciplinary project studies „Create the Waste“

04/2009 – 09/2009

University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Part-time lecturer: Fashion Technology/ Product management

Professional resume (extracts)

2001 – 2018

Free-lance work in the fields of product management, product development, design and consulting in the garment industry (i. a. for Evelin Brandt Berlin, Puma International, Born Knitwear for Fashion and Engineering, Michalsky)

2004 – 2011

Free-lance work in mediation of arts, exhibition concepts and costume design

Weiß, Lilly-Britt: „shoe goes sustainable. Ein Symposium zum Thema nachhaltiges Schuhwerk“. In: …textil…Wissenschaft. Forschung. Bildung, 1/2014, 85. Jahrgang, Hohengehren 2014.

Bauer, Birgit/ Fetzer, Horst/ Weiß, Lilly-Britt/ Weißköppel, Angela: Create the Waste. Ein interdisziplinäres Makroprojekt des Fachbereichs Gestaltung der Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Frankfurt a. M. 2013.

Reseach focuses

  • History of project management
  • History of engineering sciences
  • Formalization of knowledge
  • Digital transformation
  • Project-based learning

Project management under uncertainty

Work, research and even leisure activities are increasingly organized and carried out in the shape of projects. In recent decades, projects have been faced with growing uncertainties due to dynamic technological, economic, political, and social developments. In order to put into action what projects envisioned, the 1940s saw the birth of modern project management. It has served as a goal-oriented, systematic approach to successfully draft, plan, manage, and control complex, high-risk projects. Nevertheless, failure was and still is a risk associated with many projects. A dynamic and ever-shifting context for any action, coupled with uncertainty about the future as well as the involvement of multiple stakeholders, and on top of all of that the unpredictability of various influencing factors: These are the central challenges for project management. The research project intends to use a historical perspective to arrive at an assessment of current practices in project management and to provide recommendations for the future development of methods, approaches and tools. Another aspect of the research study lies in the exploration of the interrelationship between project management as a formalized discipline and concrete applications of this methodological knowledge in specific projects.

Completed projects

Doctoral thesis

Title: „Die neuesten Fortschritte der Zuschneidekunst.“ Zur Formalisierung der Schnitttechnik im Schneidergewerbe im 19. Jahrhundert.