born 1958, graduated at Ilmenau Technical University as Diploma Engineer in the
field of cybernetics and automation technology.
his studies he worked for 4 years as a member of an interdisciplinary
theoretical ecology research team within the Biology Department at Rostock
University. During this time he was responsible for dealing with problems
associated with applying dynamic optimization strategies to models for aquatic
ecological systems with the aim of designing optimal strategies for the
clean-up of former waste sites.
the early 1990’s, Mr. Stender has been a Consulting Engineer for small and
medium sized enterprises. In this capacity he advises his clients with regard
to planning and conducting technical research projects. Specifically, he
primarily works on behalf of clients to obtain government funding for their
projects. While working as a Consulting Engineer in Germany, Mr. Stender has
also gained a considerable amount of international professional experience. Most
recently he was the responsible German partner in a European Union sponsored
project devoted to the introduction of telecommuting in small and medium sized
having gained extensive experiences with other consultancies Mr. Stender
recently founded a consulting engineering firm with his partner Bernd Tischer.
As a partner in this firm Mr. Stender continues to offer his technical
expertise to small and medium sized business both within Germany and