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Tim de Jonge Technische Student 2013

By: jacobsadm

June 9, 2013

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Tim de Jonge, masterstudent Operations Management & Logistics, is Technisch Student van het jaar 2013 van de TU/e. Bij de uitreiking van de prijs op 22 mei 2013 in MetaForum tijdens de jaarlijkse FSE-dag van de Federatie Studentenvereniging Eindhoven ontbrak hij echter. De Jonge moest rond dat tijdstip naar een verplicht college. Behalve de eretitel krijgt hij een geldprijs van 250 euro.

Studenten konden zichzelf of een andere studiegenoot tot 8 mei nomineren via de app of Facebookpagina van FSE. Daarna volgde er een kiesronde via internet, waarna vijf kandidaten voor een professionele jury een elevator pitch mochten ho... More...

Nico Dellaert has won the Best Paper Award 2012

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June 1, 2013

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Nico Dellaert has won the Best Paper Award 2012 for an article published between July 2011 and June 2012 in IIE Transactions, a world-renowned journal published by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (). The winning article in the “Scheduling and Logistics” category, co-written with David Sinreich () and Ola Jabali (formerly OPAC, currently HEC, Montreal) is entitled “Reducing Emergency Department Waiting Times by Adjusting Work Shifts Considering Patient Visits to Multiple Care Providers.” The award ceremony was on May 20, at the IIE Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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New consortium project in the chemical supply chain

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May 18, 2013

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Jan Fransoo started a new consortium project on horizontal collaboration in the chemical supply chain. members SABIC and Dow take a prominent role in the project, along with Shell Chemicals, Den Hartogh Logistics, and Cargogator. The objective of the project is to reduce transportation movement by virtually combining inventories, by better planning, and by bundling of flows. The project will run until early 2015. As part of the project, Master student David Brandstädter started conducting his thesis work at SABIC.

Grant for Retail distribution to nanostores in megacities

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May 18, 2013

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For the new research initiative on retail distribution to nanostores in megacities, Jan Fransoo received a substantial grant from the Netherlands Science Foundation NWO. As part of the project, a new PhD student will start in June. The project is conducted in close collaboration with Dr Lei Zhao of Tsinghua University in Beijing. As part of the overall field work for the project, Master student Sidney Plasman is conducting his thesis project at Procter & Gamble’s Innovation Center in Brussels. The focus of his work in the Indian nanostore channel.