Thaksan joined the Institute for Manufacturing in March 2018 as a Visiting Graduate Student. He is writing his master thesis at the Centre for Technology Management in the IIPM Group under the supervision of Dr Frank Tietze and Leonidas Aristodemou. Thaksan’s research focuses on exploring the Intellectual Property Analytics usage in the Innovation Process.
Thaksan is currently enrolled in the Electrical Engineering and Business Administration Master of Science program at RWTH Aachen University, where he also pursued his Bachelor of Science degree. During his studies, Thaksan gained academic experience abroad at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and practical experience through internships in consulting and the electric energy sector.