Research Group Operations and Production Management

Academic staff

Veronique Limère Prof. dr. Veronique Limère (PhD, MBA, MSc) is professor Operations Management at the Department of Business Informatics and Operations Management, Ghent University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Ghent University (2011) after studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she specialized in mathematical modeling and optimization of logistics problems. Her main research interests lie in facility logistics, material handling, operations research applications in production and logistics systems, and industrial engineering applications in health care. She is author of several international scientific publications and regularly attends international conferences to present her research and keep up with the latest research in the field. She is also member of the board and treasurer of The European Multidisciplinary Society for Modelling and Simulation Technology (Eurosis). ✆ +32 (0) 9 264 95 37

Postdoctoral researchers

Nico André Schmid Nico André Schmid (MSc) studied Industrial Engineering at Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln gGmbH and received a Bachelor of Engineering in 2013. Afterwards, he continued his studies at the University Duisburg-Essen, where he received a Master of Science in 2015. During his studies Nico Schmid also gained practical experience by doing a couple of internships. After his studies, he started a Ph.D. at Marburg University and switched to Ghent University in November 2016. In May 2021, Nico defended his PhD entitled "Managing complex assembly lines: solving assembly line balancing and feeding problems". His research interests are on assembly systems, focussing on line feeding and balancing, facility design and operations, manufacturing, and user-experience optimization.

Ph.D. students

Ebenezer Olatunde Adenipekun Ebenezer Olatunde Adenipekun (MSc) obtained a Bachelor of Technology degree in Industrial Mathematics at the Federal University of Technology Akure (2014). He served as a teaching assistant in 2015, where he taught introductory mathematics and linear algebra. Subsequently, he attended the Erasmus Mundus joint master programme "Mathematical Modeling in Engineering (MathMods)", organized at University of L'Aquila and University of Hamburg, where he graduated in September 2018. In January 2019, he started his PhD studies at Ghent University. His research interests are on facility logistics modeling and optimization.

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Research Group Operations and Productions Management
Ghent University
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9000 Ghent