Frank Baumgärtner


Research Assistant

Frank Andreas Baumgärtner
Lehrstuhl für Controlling


Building: Sammelbau der Fakultäten 1+8

Room: 615

Templergraben 64

52062 Aachen



Phone: +49 241 80 95628
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92167

Office Hours

Mon 3 pm - 4 pm, during the lecture-free days by appointment
Please note that changes will be published in the announcements
Currently, the members of the chair work in their home office as far as possible. If necessary, please contact us by e-mail to arrange an appointment.


Frank Baumgärtner studied business administration and mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University with major field of study in energy engineering. He was working as a student assistant at the Chair of Business Theory: Sustainable Production and Industrial Control supporting several research projects. He also studied abroad at Universitat Politècnica de València in Spain.

During his study he gained working experiences as an intern for a German automobile manufacturer.

Since Mai 2016 Frank Baumgärtner is working as a research assistant at the Chair of Management Accounting.


Research Interests

  • Alternative powertrains
  • Business modeling
  • Holistic assessment in the transport sector

Supervised Projects


Supervised Courses



  • Yagmurlu, B. et al. (2021): Sustainable Supply of Scandium for the EU Industries from Liquid Iron Chloride Based TiO2 Plants, in: Materials Proceedings Volume 5, Issue 86, p. 1-9.
  • Baumgärtner, F. / Letmathe, P. (2020): External costs of the Dieselgate - Peccadillo or substantial consequences?, in: Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 87. p. 102501. 10.1016/j.trd.2020.102501
  • Dirks, N. / Frank, L. / Baumgärtner, F. / Walther, G. / Letmathe, P. (2020): Identifikation kritischer Verbindungen des öffentlichen Personennahverkehrs im ländlichen Raum in: gis.Science, Volume 2, Issue 33, p. 72-80.
  • Clermont, M. /Baumgärtner, F. / Dirksen, A.: Analyse der Einflussfaktoren auf die Forschungsreputation betriebswirtschaftlicher Fachbereiche in Deutschland. in: Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, 29. Jg., Nr. 3. 2017, p. 345-379.

Review activities for academic journals

  • Empirica – Journal of European Economics
  • Energy Policy
  • Social Indicators Research
  • Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
  • Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

Selected Presentations and Conference Distributions

  • Baumgärtner, F. & Letmathe, P.: Consequences of external costs for the production and usage of vehicles in different countries, Presentation at the 31st Annual POMS Conference in Minneapolis, MN. (USA), 2020 (canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic).
  • Baumgärtner, F. / Letmathe, P.: The External Costs of Electricity – A Method of Environmental Assessment of the Energy Revolution, Presentation at the 30th Annual POMS Conference in Washington, D.C. (USA), 2019.
  • Baumgärtner, F. / Dirks, N. / Frank, L.: Identifying Potential in Rural Transportation Networks, Poster presentation at the conference GI_Forum 2019 in Salzburg. (Austria), 2019.
  • Baumgärtner, F. / Letmathe, P. (2018): Consequences of Environmental Aspects of Diesel Vehicles on Production Design of Car Manufacturers, Presentation at the 29th Annual POMS Conference in Houston, Texas (USA), 2018.