Extraord. Prof. Dr. Frank Werner

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Institute of Mathematical Optimization


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  • Research stay at the Polytechnical Institute Minsk / Belarus (1987)

  • Stay at the Banach centre Warsaw / Poland (1987)

  • Research stays at the University of Osnabrück / Germany (1992, 1993)

  • Teaching stay at the University of Uppsala / Sweden (1994)

  • Short-term research stays (up to 2 weeks) e.g. at:
    - University of Wisconsin Stevens Point / USA   (picture: with the rented car in front of the Budgetel Inn in Chicago / October 1995)
    - Ball State University Muncie / USA  (picture with Jeet Gupta from Muncie near Wernigerode / May 1995)
    - University of Southampton / UK
    - Poznan University of Technology / Polen
    - TU Wroclaw / Polen
    - Institute for Engineering Cybernetics Minsk / Belarus
    - Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne / France (picture in the vicinity of Saint Etienne on November 24, 2012)
    - University Joseph Fourier Grenoble / France
    - CICESE Research Center Ensenada / Mexico (picture at 'La Bufadora' near Ensenada on September 24, 2016)
    - Autonomous University of Baja California Mexicali / Mexico (Certificate of talk)

  • Organization (jointly with H. Bräsel) of the Second Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling Problems (MAPSP), Wernigerode / Germany, May 1995 (picture from the First Workshop MAPSP 1993 at Villa Vigoni in Menaggio / Italy)

  • Associate Editor of the journal International Journal of Production Research for the area 'Scheduling and Discrete Optimization' (since 2012;   journal impact factor 2017: 2.623; Elsevier CiteScore factor 2017: 2.90);
    - Associate Editor of the journal Operations Research and Decisions for the area 'Operations Research and Scheduling' (since 2014);
    - Associate Editor of the journal Journal of Scheduling (seit 2014;   journal impact factor 2017: 1.153 ; Elsevier CiteScore factor 2017: 1.39).

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences (area: Operations Research; since 2009);
    - Member of the Advisory Board of the journal International Journal of Operational Research / Nepal (since 2011);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal International Journal of Fuzzy System Applications (since 2012);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Journal of Applied Mathematics (since 2012);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal World Journal of Methodology (since 2012);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (areas: Scheduling, Discrete Optimization, Operations Research; since 2013;   journal impact factor 2017: 0.994; Elsevier CiteScore factor 2017: 1.29);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Operations Research Perspectives (seit 2013; Elsevier CiteScore factor 2017: 4.00; Author information pack);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics (since 2016);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Research in Applied Mathematics (since 2016);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Advances in Systems Science and Applications (since 2017);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Algorithms (seit 2018; Elsevier CiteScore factor 2017: 1.03);
    - Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Mathematics (since 2018);
    - Member of the Advisory Board of the journal Sci (since 2018);
    - Member of the Associate Editorial Committee of the journal Current Trends in Computer Sciences & Applications (since 2018).

  • Guest editor (jointly with H. Bräsel) of the Special Issue of Annals of Operations Research: Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling Problems; Vol. 83, 1998, 289 p.;
    - Guest editor (jointly with G. Finke and V. Strusevich) of the Part Special Issue of Computers & Operations Research: Scheduling for Modern Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chains; Vol. 36, No. 2, 2009, 116 p.;
    - Guest editor (jointly with A. Lazarev) of a Special Issue of Avtomatika i Telemekhanika on the occasion of the 70th birthday of V.S. Tanaev, No. 10, 2010, 173 p.; (English translation in Automation and Remote Control; Vol. 71, No. 10, 2010, 149 p.)
    - Guest editor (jointly with A. Lazarev and V. Tkindt) of a Special Issue of Computers & Operations Research: Scheduling in Manufacturing Systems; Vol. 39, No. 6, 2012, 110 p.
    - Guest editor (jointly with D. Briskorn and E. Pesch) of a Special Issue of International Journal of Production Research: New Developments in Scheduling and Manufacturing; Vol. 52. No. 13, 2014, 348 p.
    - Guest editor (jointly with L. Burtseva and Y. Sotskov) of a Special Issue of Algorithms: Algorithms for Scheduling Problems; mdpi, 2018, 197 p.

  • Referee for more than 40 journals, e.g. Management Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Annals of Operations Research, IEE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Computers & Operations Research, ZOR - Methods and Models of Operations Research, OR Letters, Journal of Scheduling, International Transactions in Operational Research, Parallel Processing Letters, Journal of Heuristics, Production Planning and Control, Omega, Optimization, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, International Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, RAIRO Operations Research

  • Member of the program committee of several conferences, e.g.:
    - 2nd International Conference Parallel Computing Systems, Ensenada / Mexico, August 16 - 20, 1999;
    - 16th Conference CARS & FOF 2000, Port of Spain / Trinidad and Tobago, 2000;
    - Workshop on Discrete Optimization Methods in Production and Logistics, Omsk / Russia, July 20 - 27, 2004;
    - IMECS 2006 and The IAENG International Workshop on Operations Research (IWOR'06), Hong Kong / China, June 20 - 22, 2006 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2007 and The 2007 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'07) Hong Kong / China, March 21 - 23, 2007 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2008 and The 2008 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'08), Hong Kong / China, March 19 - 21, 2008 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2009 and The 2009 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'09), Hong Kong / China, March 18 - 20, 2009 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2010 and The 2010 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'10), Hong Kong / China, March 17 - 19, 2010 (call for papers);
    - IFAC Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics (MCPL 2010), Coimbra / Portugal, September 8 - 10, 2010 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2011 and The 2011 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'11), Hong Kong / China, March 16 - 18, 2011 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2012 and The 2012 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'12), Hong Kong / China, March 14 - 16, 2012 (call for papers);
    - 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2012), Bucharest / Romania, May 23 - 25, 2012 (call for papers);
    - 2nd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2012), Rome / Italy, July 28 - 31, 2012 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2013 and The 2013 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'13), Hong Kong / China, March 13 - 15, 2013 (call for papers);
    - IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM'2013), Saint Petersburg / Russia, June 19 - 21, 2013 (call for papers);
    - 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2013), Reykjavik / Iceland, July 29 - 31, 2013 (call for papers);
    - 6th International Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics (MCPL 2013), Fortaleza / Brazil, September 12 - 14, 2013 (call for papers);
    - The Fifth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2013), Venice / Italy, October 27 - November 1, 2013 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2014 and The 2014 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'14), Hong Kong / China, March 12 - 14, 2014 (call for papers);
    - 4rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2014), Vienna / Austria, September 2 - 4, 2014 (call for papers);
    - The Sixth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2014), Nice / France, October 12 - October 16, 2014 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2015 and The 2015 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'15), Hong Kong / China, March 18 - 20, 2015 (call for papers);
    - 15th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2015), Ottawa / Canada, May 11 - 13, 2015 (call for papers);
    - 5th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2015), Colmar, Elsass / Frankreich, July 21 - 23, 2015 (call for papers);
    - The Seventh International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2015), Barcelona / Spain, November 15 - November 20, 2015 (call for papers);
    - 2nd International Conference on Information Science and Security (ICISS 2015), Seoul / Korea, December 14 - 16, 2015 (call for papers);
    - 2015 International Conference on Advanced Technology in Materials Science and Engineering, Phuket / Thailand, December 20 - 21, 2015, (call for papers);
    - 7th International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA2016), Ho Chi Minh / Vietnam, February 15 - 18, 2016 (call for papers);
    - 7th IFAC Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics (MCPL 2016), Bremen / Germany, February 22 - 24, 2016 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2016 and The 2016 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'16), Hong Kong / China, March 16 - 18, 2016 (call for papers);
    - International Conference of Applications to Nonlinear Sciences, May 26 - 29, 2016, Kathmandu / Nepal (AMNS-2016);
    - 8th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM'2016), Troyes / France, June 28 - 30, 2016 (call for papers) (flyer).
    - 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2016), Lisbon / Portugal, July 29 - 31, 2016 (call for papers);
    - The Eighth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2016), Rome / Italy, August 21 - 25, 2016 (call for papers);
    - The International Conference on Mechanical Design and Control Engineering (MDCE2016), Wuhan / China, November 19 - 20, 2016 (call for papers);
    - 3rd International Conference on Information Science and Security (ICISS 2016), Pattaya / Thailand, December 19 - 22, 2016 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2017 and The 2017 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'17), Hong Kong / China, March 15 - 17, 2017 (call for papers);
    - Fourth International Conference on Control, Decision, and Information Technologies (CoDIT'17), Barcelona / Spanien, April 5 - 7, 2017 (call for papers);
    - 7th International Conference on Circuit, System and Simulation (ICCSS 2017), London / UK, July 14 - 17, 2017 (At the conference);
    - 7th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2017), Madrid / Spain, July 29 - 31, 2017 (call for papers);
    - The XIV International Multidisciplinary Modelling and Simulation Multiconference (I3M 2017), Barcelona / Spanien, September 18 - 20, 2017 (call for papers);
    - 7th International Conference on IT convergence and Security (ICITCS 2017), Seoul / Republic Korea, September 25 - 28, 2017 (call for papers);
    - The Ninth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2017), Athens / Greece, October 8 - 12, 2017 (call for papers);
    - International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM'2017), Saarbrücken / Germany, October 11 - 13, 2017 (call for papers);
    - International Symposium on Mechanical Design, Manufacture and Automation (ISMDMA 2017), Dubai / UAE, November 24 - 26, 2017 (call for papers) (Program Chair)   (flyer);   (Certificate of Appreciation)
    - IMECS 2018 and The 2018 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'18), Hong Kong / China, March 14 - 16, 2018 (call for papers);
    - Fifth International Conference on Control, Decision, and Information Technologies (CoDIT'18), Thessaloniki / Greece, April 10 - 13, 2018 (call for papers);
    - 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2018), Bergamo / Italy, June 11 - 13, 2018 (call for papers);
    - 2018 International Conference on Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Modelling and Simulation (PMSMS 2018), Wuzhen /China, June 29 - 30, 2018 (call for papers);
    - International Symposium on Cloud Computing and Services for High Performance Computing Systems (interCloud-HPC 2018), Orleans / France, July 16 - 20, 2018 (call for papers);
    - 8th International Conference on Circuit, System and Simulation (ICCSS 2018), Guangzhou / China, July 14 - 16, 2018 (call for papers);
    - 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2018), Porto / Portugal, July 29 - 31, 2018 (call for papers);
    - IX International Conference 'Optimization and Applications (OPTIMA-2018), Petrovac / Montenegro, October 1 - 5, 2018 (call for papers);
    - The Tenth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2018), Nizza / Frankreich, October 14 - 18, 2087 (call for papers);
    - International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference 'Modelling and Information Technologies in Science, Engineering and Education', Kharkiv / Ukraine, November 21 - 22, 2018 (call for papers);
    - International Symposium on Mechanical Design, Manufacture and Automation (ISMDMA 2018), Dubai / UAE, November 23 - 25, 2018 (call for papers) (Program Chair)
    - 8th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS 2018), Bangkok / Thailand, December 17 - 20, 2018 (call for papers);
    - IMECS 2019 and The 2019 IAENG International Conference on Operations Research (ICOR'19), Hong Kong / China, March 13 - 15, 2019 (call for papers);
    - The First International Conference on Advances in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence (ASPAI'2019), Barcelona / Spain, March 20 - 22, 2019 (call for papers);
    - International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA 2019), Thailand, June 17 - 20, 2019 (call for papers);
    - 9th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (SIMULTECH 2019), Prague / Czech Republic, July 29 - 31, 2019 (call for papers);
    - 9th IFAC/IEEE/IIE/IFIP/IFORS Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM'2019), Berlin / Germany, August 28 - 30, 2019 (call for papers);
    - The Eleventh International Conference on Advances in System Simulation (SIMUL 2019), Valencia / Spain, November 24 - 28, 2019 (call for papers).

  • Organizer of sessions or tracks at several conferences, e.g.:
    - 9th Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, Santa Fe / USA (1998);
    - 15th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future CARS & FOF, Aguas de Lindoia / Brazil (1999)   (picture: Breakfast in the hotel in Maringa in the Itatiaia national park);
    - joint organization (with Prof. Finke / Grenoble and Prof. Strusevich / London) of a track 'Scheduling for Modern Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chains' of several sessions at the 12th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 17 - 19 May 2006, St. Etienne / France (call for papers)   (picture: Town hall in St. Etienne)
    - joint organization (with Prof. Lazarev / Moscow and Prof. T'Kindt / Tours) of a track 'Scheduling in Manufacturing Systems' of several sessions at the 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 3 - 5 June 2009, Moscow / Russia (call for papers)   (picture: Red Square in Moscow)
    - EURO XXIV, 11 - 14 July 2010, Lisbon / Portugal   (picture: Paco palace with triumphal arch and Rua Augusta in Lisbon)
    - joint organization (with Prof. Briskorn / Siegen and Prof. Pesch / Siegen) of a track 'New Developments in Scheduling and Manufacturing' at the 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 23 - 25 June 2012, Bucharest / Romania (call for papers)   (picture: Atheneum in Bucharest)
    - joint organization (with Prof. Lazarev / Moscow) of a session at the IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control, June 19 - 21, 2013, St. Petersburg / Russia (call for papers)   (picture: Isaaks Cathedral in St. Petersburg)
    - joint organization (with Prof. Levner / Ashkelon) of a session (Scheduling models and new applications) at the 28th European Conference on Operational Research, July 3 - 6, 2016, Poznan / Poland (Slides of the talk; Slides of second talk as co-author);
    - Organization of a stream 'Scheduling in Job Shops, Flow Shops and Healthcare' at the 21th IFORS Conference, July 17 - 21, 2017, Quebec City / Canada;
    - joint organisation (with Prof. Olga Battaia / Toulouse and Prof. Alexander Lazarev / Moscow) of a track 'Planning and Scheduling of Manufacturing Processes' at the 9th IFAC/IEEE/IIE/IFIP/IFORS Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM 2019), August 28 - 30, 2019, Berlin / Germany (call for papers)

  • Presentation of plenary talks:
    - 13th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS 2012), April 1 - 4, 2012, Leuven / Belgien; Title: Scheduling under Uncertainty (Slides of plenary talk)   (picture: Town hall in Leuven);
    - 7th International Conference on Circuit, System and Simulation (ICCSS 2017), London / UK, July 14 - 17, 2017; Title: Material Handling Tools for a Discrete Manufacturing System: A Comparison of Optimization and Simulation (here)   (Slides of plenary talk)   (flyer)   (Conference Abstract)   (Certificate)   (picture: During the conference at the University of Greenwich).

  • Presentation of invited talks at several conferences, e.g.:
    - Workshop on Parallel Processing Lessach / Österreich (1995)   (picture: On the summit 'Kreuzhöhe' at an altitude of 2566 m near Lessach / September 1995)
    - INFORMS Meetings Washington D.C. / USA (1996), Cincinnati / USA (1999) and Salt Lake City / USA (2000);
    - 8th Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, Miami / USA (1997);
    - 4th Conference of the Asian-Pacific Operational Research Societies, Melbourne / Australia (1997);
    - workshop seminars
         'Scheduling in Computer and Manufacturing Systems', IBFI Dagstuhl / Germany (1995, 1999, 2002, 2004),
         'Scheduling Algorithms for new Emerging Applications', CIRM, Marseille-Luminy / Frankreich
         (May 29 - June 2, 2006),
         'New Challenges in Scheduling Theory', Centre CNRS 'La Villa Clythia', Frejus / Frankreich
         (September 12 - 17, 2010) (Slides)   (picture: On the Cote d'Azur east of Nice) as well as
         'New Trends in Scheduling Theory, Centre CNRS "Paul-Langevin", Aussois, France, March 31 - April 4, 2014)
         (Slides);
    - EURO XXIV, Lisbon / Portugal (2010);   (picture: Monument of discoveries in the suburb Belem of Lisbon).

  • Presentation of further talks including chairing a session, e.g.
    - 12th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (17 - 19 May 2006, St. Etienne / France);
    - EURO XXI (2 - 5 July 2006, Reykjavik / Iceland) (Slides);
    - ECCO XX (24 - 26 May 2007, Limassol / Cyprus)   (picture with Valery Gordon / Minsk at the beach of Polis in the nordwest of Cyprus); - EURO XXII (8 - 11 July 2007, Prague / Czech Republic);
    - 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (3 - 5 June 2009, Moscow / Russia);
    - 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modelling Techniques, Technologies and Applications SIMULTECH 2011 (29 - 31 July 2011, Noordwijkerhout / Netherlands) (Slides)   (picture: In the centre of Noordwijk on the North Sea);
    - 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (23 - 25 May 2012, Bucharest / Romania)
    (picture: During a stop-off in Vienna / Austria on the flight to Bucharest - here at St. Charles's Church);
    - 2nd International Conference on Simulation and Modelling Techniques, Technologies and Applications SIMULTECH 2012 (28 - 31 July 2012, Rome / Italy) (Slides)   (picture: Colosseum in Rome) and
    - IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control MIM'2013 (19 - 21 June 2013, St. Petersburg / Russia)   (picture: Winter palace with Eremitage museum in St. Petersburg)

  • Member in the 'Technical Committee on Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control (TC 5.2) (since March 2015)

  • Reviewer for American Mathematical Society (since 1987; 202 reviews) and Zentralblatt MATH (since 2006; 53 reviews)

  • Book Reviews for European Journal of Operational Research, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Optimization and Optima

  • Lecturer for
    - Administration and Business Academy Magdeburg (2003 - 2015)   (picture: Dismissal of alumni in 2008;
    picture: Dismissal of alumni in 2009 - each in Hotel Ratswaage in Magdeburg)
    - Business School Magdeburg (iMBA, since 2012)   (picture: At the iMBA Farewell Party 2017 in Festung Mark)

  • Consulting for enterprises (e.g. Bayer AG)

  • Member of the LiSA team (Development of the program package 'A Library of Scheduling Algorithms', since 2004)

  • Referee for Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (since 2011);
    Evaluator of research projects for Research Council Romania (since 2011);
    Evaluator of research projects for New Eurasia Foundation Russia (since 2013);
    Evaluator of research projects for Russian Science Foundation (since 2013)

  • Involvement in foreign Ph.D. committees:
    - Sergey Kovalev (23 November 2012; Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines St. Etienne / France; Title of the thesis: Problemes combinatoires en configuration des lignes de fabrication: analyse de complexite et optimisation; member of the committee)
    - Vladimir Korotkov (20 February 2015; University of Turku / Finland; Title of the thesis: Stability Analysis in Multicriteria Discrete Portfolio Optimization; opponent)

  • Textbook 'Mathematics of Economics and Business' (jointly with Y.N. Sotskov), 23 February 2006, Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon / UK, New York / USA (Taylor & Francis Group).

  • Monograph 'Scheduling under Uncertainty: Theory and Algorithms' (download pdf) (gemeinsam mit Y.N. Sotskov, N.Y. Sotskova und T.-C- Lai), July 2010, Belarusian Science, Minsk/Belarus (cover page - download pdf).

  • Editor of the book 'Sequencing and Scheduling with Inaccurate Data' (jointly with Y.N. Sotskov), January 2014, Nova Science Publishers, 432 pages (picture with book on March 9, 2014). At WorldCat, you can get an information in which libraries of particular countries the book is available as a printed or E-book    (free ebook download).

  • Book 'A Refresher Course in Mathematics' , May 10, 2016, Bookboon, Denmark (average customer evaluation: ***** ; 24 reviews, date: 5 Jun 2018)

  • Editor of the book 'Algorithms for Scheduling Problems' (jointly with Larysa Burtseva and Yuri Sotskov), July 2018, MDPI Books, XIV + 194 pages (download ebook).

  • ERASMUS representative of the Faculty of Mathematics

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      Honors/Awards

  • Award of the Karl-Marx grant (1978)

  • Award of the Department of Mathematics and Physics of the TU Magdeburg (1981)

  • Grant of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation (1992)

  • Citation of Excellence for 'Highest Quality Rating' of the paper 'Heuristics for Generalized Shop Scheduling Problems' (mit K. Krüger und Y. Sotskov, 1998, International Journal of Production Research) by Anbar Electronic Intelligence (zertificate)

  • NOC Prize for the paper `Hierarchical Scheduling of Mobile Robots in Production-Transportation Supply Chains' (Authors: Eugene Levner, Leonid Meyzin and Frank Werner) at the 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (Moscow, 3 - 5 June 2009)

  • Best Paper Award for the paper 'A Dynamic Model and an Algorithm for Short-Term Supply Chain Scheduling in the Smart Factory Industry 4.0' by Dmitry Ivanov, Alexandre Dolgui, Boris Sokolov, Frank Werner, Marina Ivanova, published in International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, 386 - 402 (zertificate).

  • Award I DECLINED: Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 (and 2018) by Marquis Who's Who

  • Several first places/awards for teaching (docent ranking of students of Faculty of Economics and Management) with the following lectures - the following results exclusively refer to the years 2002 - 2005, the numbers denote the average scores in the anonymous ranking on a scale ranging from 15 (best possible score) to 1 (worst possible score):
    - Mathematics I (1st place in WS 2004/05 in the category Bachelor; score: 12.50)
    - Operations Research (1st place in WS 2003/04 in the category HS/Master; score: 13.83)
    - Scheduling (1st place in SS 2003 in the category HS/Master among 31 lectures; score: 13.80)
    - Mathematics I (1st place in WS 2002/03 in the category Bachelor among 12 lectures; score: 12.48; see also article in the university journal - in German)
    - Operations Research (1st place in WS 2002/03 in the category HS/Master among 33 lectures; score: 13.27)
    - Scheduling (1st place in SS 2002 in the category HS/Master among 31 lectures; score: 13.54)
    and several second places with the following lectures:
    - Mathematics II (2nd place in SS 2005 in the category Bachelor; score: 12.69)
    - Operations Research (2nd place in WS 2004/05 in the category HS/Master among 38 lectures, score: 13.30)
    - Mathematics I (2nd place in WS 2003/04 in the category Bachelor)
    - Operations Research (2nd place in WS 2001/02 in the category HS/Master among 35 lectures, score: 13.33)

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      Research Interests

  • Scheduling, in particular development of exact and approximative algorithms (Branch and bound, dynamic programming, approximation schemes, metaheuristic algorithms)

  • Stability investigations is discrete optimization, Scheduling with interval processing times

  • Complexity investigations for scheduling problems

  • Train scheduling

  • Graph theory

  • Logistics

  • Supply chains

  • Packing

  • Simulation and Applications

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