SPOTSeven is an academic working group at TH Köln (Cologne University of Applied Sciences – Fachhochschule Köln). The SPOTSeven team consists of researchers working together under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Thomas Bartz-Beielstein. Dr. Bartz-Beielstein is a professor for Applied Mathematics at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering Science at CUAS.

SPOTSeven defines a process model, which enables systematic optimization of complex real-world problems. The SPOTSeven team was set up to build reliable relations between TH Köln and partners from industry.

Requests from industry initialized the team building. SPOTSeven aims to intensify these cooperations and establish new industrial as well as research projects. SPOTSeven focuses on simulation and process optimization in environmental engineering, energy, water, steel, and plastics industry.