Ph.D. candidates and Master students

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Ph.D. candidates

  • 01. Menno Dobber, Robust applications in time-shared systems (with prof.dr. G.M. Koole), VU, graduated 2006.
  • 02. Wemke van der Weij, Performance analysis of hierachical queueing models, VU, graduated 2009.
  • 03. Ran Yang, Adaptive resource allocation in high-performance distributed multi-media computing (with dr. S. Bhulai and dr. F.J. Seinstra), VU, graduated 2011.
  • 04. Gerard Hoekstra, Concurrent access and traffic control methods in wireless communication networks, VU, graduated 2012.
  • 05. Marcel Harkema, Performance modeling of object middleware (with prof.dr.ir. L.J.M. Nieuwenhuis), UT, graduated 2012.
  • 06. Arnoud den Boer, Dynamic pricing and learning (with prof.dr. A.P. Zwart), VU, graduated 2013 (the thesis was awarded the Gijs de Leve Prize for the best PhD thesis in OR in Netherlands in 2012-2014, was a runner-up for the EURO PhD thesis prize, and received an honorable mention for the VVS/OR competition for the best PhD thesis in the area of Statistics and Operations Research in the Netherlands).
  • 07. Miroslav Zivkovic, Service optimization and quality (with prof.dr. J.L. van den Berg), UT, graduated 2014.
  • 08. Frank Phillipson, Efficient algorithms for infrastructure networks: planning issues and economic impact (with. dr. S. Bhulai), VU, graduated 2014.
  • 09. Joost Bosman, Optimal quality of service control in communication systems (with prof.dr. R. Nunez-Queija), VU, graduated 2014.
  • 10. Jan-Pieter Dorsman, Performance analysis of layered queueing networks (with dr. M. Vlasiou and prof.dr.ir. O.J. Boxma), TUE, graduated 2015 (the thesis received an honorable mention for the VVS/OR competition competition for the best PhD thesis in the area of Statistics and Operations Research in the Netherlands).
  • 11. Martijn Onderwater, Networks of sensors: operation and control (with dr. S. Bhulai), VU, graduated 2016.
  • 12. Pieter van den Berg, Logistics of emergency response vehvicles: facility location, routing, and shift scheduling (with prof.dr.ir. K.I. Aardal), TUD, graduated 2016.
  • 13. Sihan Ding, Workforce management in call centers: forecasting, staffing and empirical studies (with prof.dr. G.M. Koole), VU, graduated 2016.
  • 14. Martin van Buuren, "Efficient planning of ambulance services" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU, graduation 2018.
  • 15. Frank Wetzels, "Traffic Management in communication networks" (with prof.dr. J.L. van den Berg), VU.
  • 16. Caroline Jagtenberg, Efficiency and fariness in ambulance planning (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU, graduated 2017 (the thesis was awarded the yearly Jo van Nuenen Award for its high societal impact in the area of logistics in the Netherlands).
  • 17. Thije van Barneveld, Relocation algorithms for emergency medical services (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU, graduated 2017.
  • 18. Dirk Sierag, Revenue Management in the hospitality industry: from practice to theory (with prof.dr. A.P. Zwart, prof.dr. G.M. Koole and prof.dr. J.I. van de Rest) , VU, graduated 2017.
  • 19. Guido Legemaate, "Efficient planning of fire fighter services" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 20. Petra Vis, Performance analysis of multi-class queueing models (with dr. R. Bekker), VU, graduated 2017.
  • 21. Maria Mahfoud, "Efficient planning and scheduling of police and military workforce" (with prof.dr. M.C. van Lieshout and prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 22. Daphne van Leeuwen, "Dynamic traffic management for road traffic" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai, prof.dr. R. Nunez-Queija, and dr.ir. P.J. van de Ven), VU.
  • 23. Asparuh Hristov, "Performance and capacity management for application chains" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai and dr. J.W. Bosman), VU.
  • 24. Willem van der Sluis, "Anomalous decisions emergence system" (with prof.dr. M.C. van Lieshout and prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 25. Irving van Heuven Staereling, "Vehicle routing planning" (with prof.dr. G. Schaefer), VU.
  • 26. Sarah Gharanfari, "Dynamic management of road traffic" (with prof.dr. R. Nunez-Queija), UvA.
  • 27. Jan Willem Kleinrouweler, "Performance of streaming multimedia services" (with prof.dr. D. Bulterman and dr. P. Cesar), VU.
  • 28. Daniel Hopman, "Revenue management in the airline industry" (with prof.dr. G.M. Koole), VU.
  • 29. Dimitrii Usanov, "Dynamic dispatching for emergency logistics" (with dr.ir. P.M. van de Ven), VU.
  • 30. Jacky Li, "Modelling and optimization of mixed routing/pricing systems" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 31. Jan Klein, "Data analytics for intelligence services" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai and dr. M. Hoogendoorn), VU.
  • 32. Bernard Zweers, "Freight scheduling for container terminals" (with prof.dr. G. Schaefer and prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 33. Thomas Koch, "Modelling urban mobility" (with dr. E.R. Dugundji), VU.
  • 34. Dylan Huizing, "Analytics and optimization for incident control" (with prof.dr. G. Schaefer and prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 35. Jullian van Kampen, "Smart cities and urban mobility" (with dr. E.R. Dugundji and dr. E. Pauwels), VU.
  • 36. Vacancy, "Analytics for customer profiling" (with prof.dr. S. Bhulai), VU.
  • 37. Emiliano Heyns, "Data analytics for road traffic management" (with prof.dr. E. van Berkum, dr. E.R. Dugundji and dr. F. Tillema), VU.

    Master students

  • 89. Jullian van Kampen, "Optimizing efficiency of supply chains", Tata Steel, 2017.
  • 88. Guus Berkelmans, "Enhancing the efficiency of harbor logistics", Havenbedrijf Amsterdam, 2017.
  • 87. Flavia Buso, "Optimization Milkrun for airport cargo logistics", Air Cargo Netherlands, 2017.
  • 86. Dimitry Erkin, "Urban transport and logistics", Gemeente Amsterdam, 2017.
  • 85. Coen Huibers, "Routering in Dynamisch Ambulance Management", Stokhos Emergency Mathematics, 2017.
  • 84. Bart van Gerwen, "Incident Management", TrafficLink, 2017.
  • 83. Jan Klein, "Modellering Incident Management", TrafficLink, 2016.
  • 82. Edwin Wanner, "Customer profiling", Liberty Global, 2016.
  • 81. Liset Sloof, "Overuren in dynamisch ambulance management", CWI, 2016.
  • 80. Moumna Rahou, "Planning brandweer bij grote incidenten", Brandweer Amsterdam/Amstelland, 2016.
  • 79. Anne Frances Appelman, "Travel-time modellering van eerste-hulp diensten", CWI, 2016.
  • 78. Matthijs Kuijt, "Strategy in the context of social media", Naspers, 2016.
  • 77. Ruben Lageweg, "Vraagvoorspelling evenementen", Heineken, 2015.
  • 76. Ruben Lam, "Forecasting network usage", KPN, 2015.
  • 75. Jochem Braakman, "Evacuation policies for events", TrafficLink, 2015.
  • 74. Tirza Jochemsen, "Optimization of city bicycle planning", VU, 2015.
  • 73. Mitchel van Loon, "Predictive Policing", Politie Amsterdam/Amstelland, 2015.
  • 72. Tijs Klaver, "Analyse onderhoudscontracten", AirFrance/KLM, 2015.
  • 71. Jitske van der Graauw, "Optimale inzet politie-capaciteit", Politie Amsterdam/Amstelland, 2014.
  • 70. Rutger Kerkkamp, "Optimale routering en planning of ambulance services", CWI, 2014.
  • 69. Joost van Outeren, "Bezorgingsroutes postbezorgers", PostNL, 2014.
  • 68. Karin van Eeden, "Optimale scheduling van vrachtverkeer", CWI en Trinite Automation, 2014.
  • 67. Maaike Hoogenboom, "Dynamic Management of road traffic", Trinite Automation, 2014.
  • 66. Peter van Bokhoven, "Risk analysis for C-Piracy", Mindef and CWI, 2014.
  • 65. Hasse van Boven, "Dynamic pricing en revenue management", Theater BelleVUE, Amsterdam, 2013.
  • 64. Daniel Hopman, "Revenue Management in de airline industrie", KLM/AirFrance, 2013.
  • 63. Mats Nelissen, "Risk management for financial services", Ernst and Young, 2013.
  • 62. Martina Hoever, "Capacity modelling for an Information Factory", Philips, 2013.
  • 61. Peter Dwars, "Capacity planning of call centers for Emergency Medical Systems", CWI, 2013.
  • 60. Ellis Leijte, "Passenger behavior, information and disruption management", NS Reizigers, 2013.
  • 59. Daphne van Leeuwen, "Modeling counter improvised explosive devices", CWI and Mindef, 2013.
  • 58. Maria Mahfoud, "Forecasting of ambulance call volumes", CWI, 2013.
  • 57. Monika Novackova, "Statistical analysis of firefighter data", CWI, 2013.
  • 56. Rens Bankras, "Application of revenue management techniques in the arts sector ", Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, 2012.
  • 55. Roswitha van de Kamer, "Statistische methoden voor klanttevredenheidsonderzoek en kwaliteitsmetingen", NS Reizigers, 2012.
  • 54. Paul Kooij, "Trendanalyse huurwoningmarkt", Zig WebSoftware Consultants, 2012.
  • 53. Petra Vis, "Approximations for the waiting-time distributions in polling models", CWI, 2012.
  • 52. Natalia Diaz, "Flow-level models for wireless networks with concurrent access", CWI, 2012.
  • 51. Michael Hoekstra, "Modelling of logistic processes", IKEA, 2011.
  • 50. Samir Boelema, "Optimization of real-time applications with Concurrent Access", Thales Communications, 2011.
  • 49. Michael Lie, "Optimization of railroad schedules", NS Reizigers, 2011.
  • 48. Fernando Nunez, "Performance modeling of delay-tolerant networks", VU, 2011.
  • 47. Daniel Cortez, "Performance analysis of delay-tolerant networks", VU, 2011.
  • 46. Sihan Ding, "Performance analysis of multi-class fork-join queues", CWI, 2011.
  • 45. Robert van der Mast, "Revenue Management in the parking industry", RAI, 2010.
  • 44. Martin van Buuren, "Dynamic ambulance management", TU Delft, 2010.
  • 43. Aleksander Lewandowski, "Dynamic ambulance management", CWI, 2010.
  • 42. Jan-Pieter Dorsman, "Analysis and optimization of polling models", CWI, 2010.
  • 41. Tomasz Dziedzicki, "High performance concurrent wireless network access", Thales Communications, 2009.
  • 40. Melania Calinescu, "Forecasting and planning of ambulance services", CWI and GGD, 2009.
  • 39. Piotr Wygochi, "Advanced routing algorithms for navigation systems", CWI, 2009.
  • 38. Mario Gomez Orden, "Performance modeling and analysis of WiMAX", VU, 2009.
  • 37. Sara Guedes, "Capacity allocation for real-time multimedia applications", VU, 2009.
  • 36. Joost Bosman, "Splitting traffic streams in mobile networks", CWI, Amsterdam, 2008.
  • 35. Geertje Zuidhof, "Forecasting models for ambulance services", CWI and GGD, Amsterdam, 2008.
  • 34. Jade Dang, "Regressiemodellen voor vacature-sites", Lucka, Almere, 2008.
  • 33. Ronny Gunawan, "Optimal splitting of traffic streams for mobile networks with concurrent access", CWI, Amsterdam, 2008.
  • 32. Manik Taneja, "Performance analysis of wireless mesh networks", Philips Research, Eindhoven, 2007.
  • 31. Maarten van der Beld, "Performance of Service Oriented Architectures", LogicaCMG, 2007.
  • 30. Beilin Xu, "Derivatives for pension funds", Robeco, Rotterdam, 2007.
  • 29. Wouter Pepping, "Performance modeling of distributed ICT systems", TNO ICT, 2007.
  • 28. Dennis Roubos, "Load balancing algoritmen voor ICT service platformen", DTO Kenniscentrum, Maasland, 2006.
  • 27. Mascha van Es, "Monitoring end-to-end delay and throughput in UMTS networks", Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Zweden, 2006.
  • 26. Rick Duursma, "Equivalent queue model capturing end-to-end performance in mobile networks", Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Zweden, 2006.
  • 25. Arald de Wilde, "Sojourn-time analysis in queueing networks", CWI, Amsterdam, 2006.
  • 24. Frank Wattimena, "Performance modellen voor on-line gaming", TNO ICT, Delft, 2006.
  • 23. Wouter Radder, "Planning van complexe projecten", Efficiency Online, Amsterdam, 2005.
  • 22. Mengxiao Wu, "Performance analysis of content delivery networks", VU, 2005.
  • 21. Ronald van der Meulen, "Mobile Adhoc Networks", VU, 2005.
  • 20. Taoying Yuan, "Impact of user mobility on the performance of networks of 802.11 wireless LANs", VU, 2005.
  • 19. Ran Yang, "Performance models for TCP in a multi-domain network environment", TNO ICT, Delft, 2005.
  • 18. Karin van Wingerden, "Sojourn-time approximations in queueing networks", CWI, Amsterdam, 2005.
  • 17. Ming Tang, "Private banking: analysis of financial data", Artesia Banque, Amsterdam, 2004.
  • 16. Frank Dekker, "Capacity planning for cable networks", Essent KabelCom, Amsterdam, 2004.
  • 15. Christian Steltenpool, "Contractenplanning voor Call Centers", TNO Telecom, 2004.
  • 14. Maarten Soomer, "Taxi planning at Schiphol airport", Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaart Lab (NLR), Amsterdam, 2003.
  • 13. Laurens van Venrooij, "Airport departure planning", Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaart Lab (NLR), Amsterdam, 2003.
  • 12. Istvan Jambor, "TCP performance modeling", VU, 2003.
  • 11. Dick Boeijen, "Planning van contracten voor Call Centers", TNO Telecom, Leidschendam, 2003.
  • 10. Peter Engelberts, "Sojourn times in queueing networks", TNO Telecom, Leidschendam, 2003.
  • 09. Ralf Vranken, "Performance analysis of TCP with multiple prioritities", KPN Research, Leidschendam, 2002.
  • 08. Samira Mohy el Dine, "Stability and throughput in hierarchical queueing networks", KPN Research, 2002.
  • 07. Nathalie in 't Veld, "End-to-end response times of distributed ICT applications", KPN Research, 2002.
  • 06. Esther Bongenaar, "Processor Sharing models with multiple priorities", KPN Research, 2001.
  • 05. Anto Daryanto, "End-to-end response times for distributed applications", KPN Research, 2000.
  • 04. Martijn Ruppert, "Optimal caching architectures for Web-based services", KPN Research, 2000.
  • 03. Lex van der Pol, "Capacity planning for the GSM network", PTT Telecom, 1994.
  • 02. Sandra van Eijk, "Capacity planning for the GSM network", PTT Telecom, 1994.
  • 01. Geert Ketelaars, "Gebruik van wachttijdtheorie in de kantoorlogistiek", Rabobank, Utrecht, 1993.
    Rob van der Mei / Last update January 2018