TiSEM - Tilburg School of Economics and Management

TiSEM's seminars: Operations Research

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 12:45 till 13:30 hrs in K 1203, lunch starts at 12:15 hrs. If you have questions, please contact Ingrid Meeder or Anja Manders via: secretariat.econometrics@tilburguniversity.edu.

Upcoming seminars

  • Date: September 29, 2022, 12:45-13:30 hrs., lunch starts at 12:15 hrs
    Melvin Drent
    TU Eindhoven
    Title: Real-time integrated learning and decision-making for deteriorating systems
    Host: Jan Fransoo
  • Date: October 6, 2022, 12:45-13:30 hrs., lunch starts at 12:15 hrs
    Andreas Spomer
    University of Cologne
    Title: The kissing number problem for regular tetrahedra
    Host: Renata Sotirov
  • Date: October 13, 2022, 12:45-13:30 hrs., lunch starts at 12:15 hrs
    Wilco van den Heuvel
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Title: Sandwich approximation algorithms for lot-sizing problems
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: November 10, 2022, 12:45-13:30 hrs., lunch starts at 12:15 hrs
    Christopher Hojny
    TU Eindhoven
    Title: The role of rationality in integer programming relaxations
    Host: Renata Sotirov
  • Date: November 17, 2022, 12:45-13:30 hrs., lunch starts at 12:15 hrs
    Valentijn Stienen 
    Tilburg University
    Title: To be announced
    Host: Marleen Balvert
Past seminars
  • Date: September 15, 2022
    Alessio Trivella
    University of Twente
    Title: Meeting Corporate Renewable Power Targets
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: June 23, 2022
    Lennart Sinjorgo
    Tilburg University
    Title: On the generalized ϑ-number and related problems for highly symmetric graphs
    Host: Renata Sotirov
  • Date: April 21, 2022
    Penny Haxell
    University of Waterloo
    Title: The Integrality Gap for the Santa Claus Problem
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: April 14, 2022
    Wout de Vos
    Tilburg University
    Title: Finding patterns in genomes by counting ones - a deterministic genetic algorithm
    Host: Marleen Balvert
  • Date: April 7, 2022
    Arefeh Kavand
    Title: A Primal-Dual Augmented Lagrangian Method for the Solution of Convex Semidefinite Programming Problems
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 31, 2022
    Benjamin Legros
    EM Normandie 
    Title: Are booking systems beneficial for renting service systems?
    Host: Jan Fransoo
  • Date: March 24, 2022
    Bart Smeulders
    Eindhoven University of Technology
    Title: Strategies and mechanisms in multi-agent kidney exchange
    Host: Maxence Delorme
  • Date: March 18, 2022
    Miguel Anjos
    The University of Edinburgh
    Title: Semidefinite Optimization Approaches for Reactive Optimal Power Flow Problems
    Host: Renata Sotirov
  • Date: February 10, 2022
    Carla Groenland
    Universiteit Utrecht
    Title: Graph reconstruction
    Host: Pieter Kleer
  • Date: December 16, 12:45-13:30 hrs
    Laura Davila Pena
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
    Title: A new heuristic for the multi-compartment truck and trailer routing problem
    Host: Peter Borm
  • Date: December 9, 12:45-13:30 hrs
    Chong Zhang
    Tilburg University
    Title: Efficient Resource Allocation Contracts to Reduce Adverse Events
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: December 2, 12:45-13:30 hrs
    Tim Oosterwijk 
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    Title: Modelling Flow Dynamics with Flow over Time
    Host: Pieter Kleer 
  • Date: October 14, 12.45-13.30 hrs
    Ioannis Fragkos
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Title: Strategic Planning of Transportation Assets
    Host: Joris Wagenaar
  • Date: October 7, 12.45-13.30 hrs
    Moslem Zamani
    Tilburg University
    Title: On the convergence rate of DCA
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: June 10, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Pieter Kleer
    Tilburg University
    Title: Sampling from the Gibbs Distribution in Congestion Games
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: May 27, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Sven Polak
    CWI Amsterdam
    Title: Symmetry reduction to optimize a graph-based polynomial from queuing theory
    Host: Monique Laurent
  • Date: May 20, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Frank de Meijer
    Tilburg University
    Title: SDP-based bounds for the Quadratic Cycle Cover Problem via cutting plane augmented Lagrangian methods and reinforcement learning
    Host: Renata Sotirov
  • Date: April 29, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Lorenz Roebers
    Tilburg University
    Title: Non-SOS Putinar-like certificates of non-negativity: full and sparse.
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: April 22, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Timo Deist
    CWI Amsterdam
    Title: Multi-objective optimization and machine learning by hypervolume gradient ascent
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • Date: March 31, 10:00-11:00 hrs, Zoom Virtual JobMarket Seminar
    Jacco Thijssen
    University of York
    Title: Preemption and Attrition in a Two-Factor Game-Theoretic Real Option Model with Positive Timing Externalities
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 19, 10:00-11:00 hrs, Zoom Virtual JobMarket Seminar
    Ross Kang
    Radboud University Nijmegen
    Title: Locally sparse graphs: from the Rödl nibble to entropy compression and the hard-core model
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 9, 10:00-11:00 hrs, Zoom Virtual JobMarket Seminar
    Guvenc Sahin
    Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
    Title: Integrated multi-period (line-)planning with resource transfers
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 10, 10:00-11:00 hrs, Zoom Virtual JobMarket Seminar
    Steffen Rebennack
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
    Title: Crossing Minimal Edge-Constrained Layout Planning using Benders Decomposition
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 5, 10:00-11:00 hrs, Zoom Virtual JobMarket Seminar
    Jean-Jacques Herings
    Maastricht University
    Title: Matching with myopic and farsighted players
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • Date: March 4, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Matthias Walter
    University of Twente
    Title: Face Dimensions of General-Purpose Cutting Planes for Mixed-Integer Linear Programs
    Host: Marleen Balvert
  • Date: February 25, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Marieke Musegaas
    Maastricht University
    Title: Core Allocations for Cooperation Problems in Vaccination
    Host: Marleen Balvert
  • Date: February 11, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Daniel Brosch
    Tilburg University
    Title: More efficient and flexible Flag-SOS Hierarchies coming from Polynomial Optimization
    Host: Etienne de Klerk
  • January 21, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Lucas Slot
    CWI Amsterdam
    Title:  Sum-of-squares hierarchies for binary polynomial optimization
    Host: Monique Laurent
  • 2020, December 17, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Tristan van Leeuwen
    Tilburg University
    Title:  Non-smooth Variable Projection
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • December 10, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar
    Jan Fransoo
    Tilburg University
    Title: Model-based research in supply chain management and logistics
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • May 28, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar!
    Ahmadreza Marandi
    TU Eindhoven
    Title: Static Pricing Problems under Mixed Multinomial Logit Demand
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • April 30, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar!
    Krzysztof Postek
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Title: Uniqueness results for robust optimization problems in non-convex model predictive control
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • April 23, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar!
    Students Tilburg University
    Tilburg University
    Title: INFORMS student team competition finals - Network design and facility operations modeling
    Host: Juan Vera
  • April 9, 12:45-13:30 hrs, Zoom Virtual Seminar!
    Javier Pena
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Title: Hoffman constants for systems of linear inequalities
    Host: Yasemin Merzifonluoglu
  • February 5, 13:00-14:00 hrs, location K 1203
    Saeed Ghadimi(Job Market Seminar)
    Princeton University
    Title: Reinforcement Learning via Parametric Cost Function Approximation for Multistage Stochastic Programming
    Host: Johan van Leeuwaarden