André Baier is a philosopher and democracy educator. He has a Master Degree in Philosophy of TU Berlin as well as of Université Rennes 1. He is responsible for the study reform project "Blue Engineering - Engineers with social and ecological responsibility" and coordinator of the Sustainability Certificate for Students. He is teaching fellow for excellence in higher education of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and member of the teaching excellence network Lehren. In 2019 the European Society for Engineering Education awarded him the SEFI Francesco Maffioli Award of Excellence for Developing Learning and Teaching in Engineering Education. He has been visiting lecturer at TU Delft, Aalborg University and Sharif University of Technology Tehran.