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Tugce Martagan received Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship from the European Commission

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January 27, 2016

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Dr. Tugce Martagan, Assistant Professor in the Operations, Planning, Accounting, and Control group, received the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship (177,598 EUR for 2016-2018). The research grant is provided by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 program (European Union framework program for research and innovation). Prof. Geert-Jan van Houtum and Prof. Ivo Adan will be the supervisors in the research project.

The research project will develop stochastic optimization models to reduce costs and lead times in biomanufacturing operations. An inter-disciplinary modeling framework will be developed to optimize biomanufacturing decision... More...

Proactive Service Logistics Next has been awarded a one milion euro grant

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November 16, 2015

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In the NWO accelerator call, a consortium headed by the TU/e has been awarded a one million euro grant. Most parties in the consortium have been working together for over ten years to perform applied research in the area of service logistics, i.e., the orchestration of all aspects of the after sales service for advanced capital goods. The challenge lies in the consistent control of all elements, such as call centers, (remote) diagnostics, service engineers, spare parts, and tools. Proactive service logistics is required to prevent downtime of capital assets, exploiting developments such as data analytics and the internet of things, and a transition of the respo... More...

OML enters top 20 world’s best supply chain programs

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November 9, 2015

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The master’s program entered the top 20 of world’s best supply chain programs (source: SCM World University ranking). 719 supply chain professionals were asked: “As a marker of supply chain talent, please select your top three universities.” Respondents were given a drop-down menu comprising 192 universities known to have supply chain offerings within their business programmes. The list reflects only what working supply chain practitioners think of the brand value of these business schools and is not an assessment of their research, academic strength or even whether they offer formal supply chain degrees. More information about the ranking can be found on the website of .

Two thesis prizes for TU/e students at the annual Service Logistics Forum summit

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November 9, 2015

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The Service Logistics Forum (SLF) annually awards a prize for the best bachelor or master thesis in the field of service logistics in The Netherlands. Both the first and second place awards, including cheques for €1000 and €500 respectively, have been won by students of Eindhoven University of Technology, both from the department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences. First place was awarded to Bram Westerweel, who is currently a PhD student at the same department, for his thesis ‘A total cost of ownership analysis based on a physical degradation model for corrosion of steel ves... More...