In recent years many TiSEM reseachers have received awards, grants and nominations in recognition of their outstanding contribution to scientific research.
Bart BronnenbergProfessor of Quantitative Marketing
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has elected Bart Bronnenberg, Professor of Quantitative Marketing, to its ranks. This honor has been bestowed on him in view of his prominent scientific contributions to international marketing literature in the areas of online search behavior, brand preferences, and consumer buying behavior.
David SchindlerAssociate Professor of Economics
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded David Schindler a Veni grant (up to 280,000 euros) for his research Understanding the workplace: The role of non-routine analytical team tasks. Read more
Nicola PavaniniAssociate Professor in Finance
Nicola Pavanini received an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros from the European Research Council for his research on regulation of housing and mortgage markets.
Wendy van der ValkNevi Professor Purchasing & Supply Chain Management
Wendy van der Valk, together with Henk Akkermans and Carol Ou (TiSEM), Saskia Lavrijssen and Martijn Groenleer (TLS) have been awarded a grant of nearly 1 million euros by NWO/NGInfra for their VIA AUGUSTA project proposal.
Martijn BoonsAssociate Professor in Finance
Martijn Boons received a Vidi grant for his project on developing new foundations for the long-term paradigm by, among other things, developing new tools for asset pricing. Read more
Patrick KenisProfessor in Public Governance
Patrick Kenis and colleagues were awarded €1.1 million by NWO (Dutch Research Council) for research into innovative ways of supervision in organizational networks that deal with complex social issues in the domains of care, social housing, education and safety. Read more
Marco Da RinAssociate Professor in Finance
Marco da Rin was awarded a Comenius Senior Fellowship for his 'Entrepreneurial Literacy Initiative', a technology-enabled platform to provide students with knowledge and tools to understand what an entrepreneurial career is. Read more
Johan van LeeuwaardenProfessor Econometrics & Operations Research
Johan van Leeuwaarden has been awarded an NWO Vici grant for research into algorithms in the 'cloud'. The Vici grant amounts to 1.5 million euros. Read more
Hein FleurenProfessor in Operations Research
Tilburg University’s Zero Hunger Lab in co-creation with World Food Programme (WFP) has won the Franz Edelman Award, the world’s most prestigious award for achievement in the practice of analytics and operations research. With Amazon and Alibaba amongst the competitors, this year’s competition was quite a challenge. Read more
Spyros AngelopoulosAssistant Professor in Information Management
For the second year in a row, Spyros Angelopoulos (Department of Management) has been selected by Google as "Faculty Expert" for his commitment to leading transformation in education. The Google Faculty Experts program rewards top faculty advocates with professional development, recognition, networking opportunities, and access to Google developers to explore the benefits of Google Cloud in the classroom. Spyros Angelopoulos has recently been appointed visiting professor at EGADE Business School – the leading business school in Latin America – underscoring the international recognition of his expertise on digital transformation.
Pieter KleerAssistant Professor Econometrics and Operations Research
Pieter Kleer has been awarded the Gijs de Leve Prize 2018-2020. He received the prize on 22 January 2021 on the occasion of the annual congress of the LNMB, the Dutch Network for the Mathematics of Operations Research. In awarding Kleer this prestigious prize, the jury recognized his PhD thesis, titled “When Nash met Markov: Novel results for pure Nash equilibria and the switch Markov chain”, as the 'best PhD thesis in in the area of Mathematics of Operations Research defended in the last three years'. Kleer is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Algorithms and Complexity department at the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik (MPII) in Saarbrücken, Germany. In April, Kleer will join the department of Econometrics and Operations Research as Assistant Professor.
Julio CregoAssistant Professor in Finance
Assistant Professor Julio Crego was awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The grant provides Julio with the opportunity to further elaborate his research ‘Unveiling what your trading counterparty might know’. When retail investors trade any financial asset, they are at a disadvantage as their counterparty might have more information. This research develops tools to characterize what the counterparty might know. The results will help policymakers to design more effective regulation and assess the trading costs borne by retail investors.
Hein FleurenProfessor in Operations Research
Professors Hein Fleuren (Department of Econometrics and Operations Research) and Dick den Hertog (University of Amsterdam) have received an honourable mention by the NWO Stairway To Impact Award. The committee was impressed by the work Fleuren and den Hertog for their use of mathematical optimization techniques to solve hard decision problems for companies and society. Their techniques are implemented by the Dutch government for dike heightening and by the United Nations in the World Food Programme. The committee was impressed by the impact they have achieved already and encourages the nominees to continue their work and the use of their findings to solve these highly relevant societal problems.
Marco TestoniAssistant Professor in Management
The Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management (AOM) announced Marco Testoni (Department of Management) as the winner of the Wiley Blackwell Best Dissertation Award at the AOM’s 2020 annual meeting. Marco’s dissertation, “Essays on the Geographical, Product, and Technological Dimensions of the Market for Corporate Control”, investigates how the location of merging companies and their competitors in the geographical, product market, or technological space influences key aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including the takeover price, the acquiring and the target companies’ returns, the method of payment, and the spillover effects on the valuation of competitors.
Bart BronnenbergProfessor of Marketing
Bart Bronnenberg has been awarded the INFORMS Society for Marketing Science Long Term Impact Award.
Spyros AngelopoulosAssistant Professor of Information Management
Spyros Angelopoulos has been selected by Google as one of the Faculty Experts in the area of High Performance Computing.
Bart BronnenbergProfessor of Marketing
Bart Bronnenberg has been appointed as an Academic Fellow at the prestigious Marketing Science Institute (MSI) in Boston.
- Anne-Wil Harzing awarded Silver Medal of the Journal of International Business Studies
- Willem Buijink receives Anthony G. Hopwood Award for Academic Leadership
- Sylvester Eijffinger appointed SUERF Fellow
- Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool World Food Program
- Rik Pieters awarded the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award
- Hannes Datta was admitted to the MSI 2019 Class of Young Scholars
- Marleen Balvert received a Veni for research into the cause of genetic disorders, a mathematical optimisation.
- Aart de Zeeuw received the 2018 European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics.
- Marnik Dekimpe has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Hamburg.
- Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) grant awarded to Etienne de Klerk and Monique Laurent
- Jorgo Goossens awarded NWO Industrial Doctorate
- Monique Laurent elected as a member of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Grant ANITA project awarded to Willem-Jan van den Heuvel on criminal activity on alternative internet locations
- Elisabeth Kempf wins KVS medal for best PhD thesis in economics
- Prof. Arie Kapteyn awarded with Pierson Penning
- Marnik Dekimpe receives AMA en EMA Lifetime Achievement Awards
Marnik Dekimpe was the recipient of the AMA Marketing Strategy SIG 2017 Mahajan Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Strategy Research, and in 2016, he won the EMAC Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award, a life-time achievement award granted by the European Marketing Academy.