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D. den Hertog


Hoogleraar Operations Research

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Econometrics and Operations Research

CentER 

Expertise

Dick den Hertog is a professor of Operations Research at Tilburg University.
His research interests cover various fields in linear and nonlinear optimization, e.g.† robust optimization and simulation-based optimization. He is also active in applying the theory in real-life applications.

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Education

1985-1989: Technical University Delft, Faculty of Technical Mathematics and Informatics

1989: M.Sc. (cum laude)

1989-1992: Ph.D. study in Operations Research, Technical University Delft

1992: Ph.D. (cum laude)

Career

1992 - 1995: Consultant Operations Research at CQM

1995 - 1998: Senior consultant Operations Research at CQM

1998 - 2000: Top consultant Operations Research at CQM

2000-present: Full professor Operations Research, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University

2006-2010: Vice-dean Research and Director of CentER, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University

Awards

  • Delft University Fund - award, 1989, for the best faculty thesis
  • One of the three finalists for the A.W. Tucker Prize of the Mathematical Programming Society, Ann Arbor, 1994
  • EURO Best Applied Paper Award, Budapest, 2000 (with H.P. Stehouwer)
  • Teaching Quality Award (2001)
  • Best Teacher Award (FEB, 2003)
  • Docent of the year 2004/2005 (TEV)
  • INFORMS Franz Edelman Award 2012 (with a team of 8 other researchers)

Editor

  • Editor for STAtOR (2000-2006)
  • Associate editor for Operations Research Letters (2000-2011)
  • Associate editor for Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (2008-2011)
  • Associate editor for Management Science - area Optimization (2012 -††† )
  • Associate editor for Operations Research - area Optimization (2012 -†† )†
    • Member of the "Commissie voor Wetenschapsbeoefening" (committee for science) of the Faculty Technical Mathematics and Informatics, TU Delft (1989-1992)
    • Member of the Board for the department "Stochastics, Statistics and Operations Research", TU Delft (1990-1992)
    • Member of the organizing committee of the symposium "Interior point methods for linear programming: theory and practice", Scheveningen, January 18-19, 1990
    • Secretary board of the Dutch Operations Research Society (NGB), 1994-1998
    • Member of the "Ondernemingsraad" CQM, 1997-1999
    • Member of the Jury for the A.W. Tucker Prize 2000 of the Mathematical Programming Society
    • Member of the organizing committee of HPOPT 2000
    • Member of the Jury for the VVS-scriptie prize (2000-2003)
    • Member of the organizing committee of HPOPT 2002
    • Chairman WBS-congres 2002
    • Coordinator OR-track of Business Graduate School (2002-2006)
    • Chairman Wim Bogers Stichting (2002-2005)
    • Chairman Program Committee OR 2004
    • Chairman Educational Committee FEB, 2005-2006
    • Member of the organizing committee of HPOPT 2006
    • Member of the SIAG/Opt Prize 2008 committee.

    Administrative positions

    Publications

    Most recent publications

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    Direct and indirect funding

    Computing Safe Dike Heights at Minimal Costs

    Commissioner: RWS/Waterdienst (www.rijkswaterstaat.nl/rws/riza/home/waterdienst)

    This project is carried out together with Ruud Brekelmans, Kees Roos, and HKV-lijn in water (www.hkv.nl).

    Research supervision

    Bram Gorissen

    • Topic: "(Robust) optimization in high dose rate brachytherapy"
    • In cooperation with Aswin Hoffmann (Department of Radiation Oncology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical, Nijmegen).

    Ihsan Yanikoglu

    • Topic: "Robust optimization in logistics"
    • Also supervised by Goos Kant.

    Mohammed Chahim

    • †Obtained a Mozaiek grant for his PhD research
    • Topic: "Optimal timing of maintenance and innovation"
    • Also supervised by Peter Kort

    Former PhD students:

    Gijs Rennen

    • Thesis defence: September 5, 2008
    • Title: "Efficient approximation of black-box functions and Pareto sets"
    • Also supervised by Edwin van Dam
    • If you want a hardcopy of Gijs' thesis, please send an
      e-mail to D.denhertog@uvt.nl

    Catherine (Katya) Vladislavleva

    Alex Siem

    Erwin Stinstra

    Bart Husslage

    Lonneke Driessen

    Ebru AngŁn

    • Thesis defence: June 29, 2004
    • Thesis title: "Black box simulation optimization: generalized response surface methodology"
    • Other supervisors: Jack Kleijnen and Gul Gurkan

    I am supervising the following PhD students:

    Current students:

     

    Teaching

    Past courses:

    • Introduction to Quantitative Logistics
    • Advanced Production Management
    • Orientation Operations Research / Management Science
    • Nonlinear Programming (CentER, GPB)
    • Interior Point Methods (LNMB)


    D. den Hertog teaches the following subjects:

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    Contact details
    Room K 539
    PO Box 90153
    5000 LE Tilburg 
    Phone+31 13 466 2122
    Secretary+31 13 466 2430
    Fax +31 13 466 3280
    Email d.denhertog@tilburguniversity.edu

    Hoogleraar Operations Research
    Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    Econometrics and Operations Research

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