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Publications

Monographs

  • C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann (eds.)
    Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling Vol. 1. International Handbooks on Information Systems.
    Springer, Cham, 2015
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  • C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann (eds.)
    Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling Vol. 2. International Handbooks on Information Systems.
    Springer, Cham, 2015
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  • M. Morlock, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann, J. Zimmermann (eds.)
    Perspectives on Operations Research: Essays in Honor of Klaus Neumann.
    Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2006
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  • C. Schwindt
    Resource Allocation in Project Management.
    Springer, Berlin, 2005

    Rezensionen:
    A. Zilinskas in Interfaces 37, 86-87, 2007
    Ph. Baptiste in Operations Research Letters 35, 139-140, 2006
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Project Scheduling with Time Windows and Scarce Resources, 2. Auflage.
    Springer, Berlin, 2003

    Rezensionen:
    H.K. Alfares in Int J Prod Res 42, 4427, 2004
    J. Xue in J Oper Res Soc 56, 2005
    J. Blazewicz in Zentralblatt MATH 1059, 2005
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  • C. Schwindt
    Verfahren zur Lösung des ressourcenbeschränkten Projektdauerminimierungsproblems.
    Shaker, Aachen, 1998

Refereed Journals

  • N. Trautmann, C. Schwindt
    A cyclic approach to large-scale short-term planning in chemical batch production.
    Journal of Scheduling 12, 595-606, 2009
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  • F. Ballestin, C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Resource leveling in make-to-order production: Modeling and heuristic solution method.
    International Journal of Operations Research 4, 50-62, 2007
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Scheduling of continuous and discontinuous material flows with intermediate storage restrictions.
    European Journal of Operational Research 165, 495-509, 2005
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  • C. Mellentien, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Scheduling the factory pick-up of new cars.
    OR Spectrum 26, 579-601, 2004
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  • R. Kolisch, K. Meyer, R. Mohr, C. Schwindt, M. Urmann
    Ablaufplanung für die Leitstrukturoptimierung in der Pharmaforschung.
    Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft 73, 825-848, 2003
  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Order-based neigborhoods for project scheduling with nonregular objective functions.
    European Journal of Operations Research 149, 325-343, 2003
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Scheduling the production of rolling ingots: Industrial context, model, and solution method.
    International Transactions in Operational Research 10, 547-563, 2003
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Advanced production scheduling for batch plants in process industries.
    OR Spectrum 24, 251-279, 2002.
    Ist ebenfalls erschienen in: Günther, H.-O., van Beek, P. (eds.), Advanced Planning and Scheduling Solutions in Process Industries. Springer, Berlin, 2003, pp. 43-72
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  • C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Parametrische Optimierung als Instrument zur Bewertung von Investitionsprojekten.
    Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft 72, 593-617, 2002
  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    Project scheduling with inventory constraints.
    Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 56, 513-533, 2002
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Recent results on resource-constrained project scheduling with time windows: Models, solution methods, and applications.
    Central European Journal of Operations Research 10, 113-148, 2002
  • C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    A steepest ascent approach to maximizing the net present value of projects.
    Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 53, 435-450, 2001
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  • B. Franck, K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    Project scheduling with calendars.
    OR Spektrum 23, 325-334, 2001
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  • B. Franck, K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    Truncated branch-and-bound, schedule construction, and schedule-improvement procedures for resource-constrained project scheduling.
    OR Spektrum 23, 297-324, 2001
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  • K. Neumann, H. Nübel, C. Schwindt
    Active and stable project scheduling.
    Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 52, 441-465, 2000
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Batch scheduling in process industries: An application of resource-constrained project scheduling.
    OR Spektrum 22, 501-524, 2000
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    A capacitated hierarchical approach to make-to-order production.
    European Journal of Automation 32, 397-413, 1998
  • B. Franck, K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    A capacity-oriented hierarchical approach to single-item and small-batch production planning using project-scheduling methods.
    OR Spektrum 19, 77-85, 1997
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt
    Activity-on-node networks with minimal and maximal time lags and their application to make-to-order production.
    OR Spektrum 19, 205-218, 1997
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Papers in Proceedings and Collections

  • A. Heßler, C. Schwindt
    Markov models for system throughput analysis in warehouse design.
    In: A. Fink, A. Fügenschuh, M. J. Geiger (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2016. Springer, Berlin, 2017, pp. 475-480
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  • A. Heßler, C. Schwindt
    Throughput analysis of random storage systems operated under the closest eligible location rule.
    Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, 2017, December 10-13, 2017, to appear
  • A. Heßler, C. Schwindt
    Throughput analysis of random storage systems: Closest eligible location pays.
    In: T. Bousonville, T. Melo, N. Rezg, F. Vernadat (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management IESM 2017, Saarbrücken, October 11-13, 2017, pp. 44-49.
  • C. Schwindt, T. Paetz
    A serial schedule-generation scheme for preemptive project scheduling problems with generalized precedence relations and regular min-max criteria.
    In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 19-22, 2016, pp. 210-214
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  • I. Weiss, C. Schwindt
    The Resource Transfer Problem.
    In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 19-22, 2016, pp. 42-46
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  • I. Weiss, C. Schwindt
    The Resource Transfer Problem: Modeling and solving integrated scheduling and routing problems.
    Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Bali, 2016, December 5-7, 2016, Paper IEEM16-P-0272
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  • C. Schwindt, T. Paetz
    Continuous Preemption Problems.
    In: C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann (eds.), Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling. International Handbooks on Information Systems, Springer, Berlin, 2015, Chapter 13, pp. 251-295
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  • C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Project management and scheduling.
    In: C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann (eds.), Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling. International Handbooks on Information Systems, Springer, Berlin, 2015, pp. xxi-xlvii
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  • T. Paetz, C. Schwindt
    Column generation-based lower bounds for resource leveling problems.
    In: T. Fliedner, R. Kolisch, A. Naber (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Munich, March 30-April 2, 2014, pp. 173-176
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  • C. Schwindt, T. Haselmann
    The preemptive project scheduling problem with generalized precedence relationships.
    Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Leuven, April 1-4, 2012, pp. 278-281
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  • B. Scholz-Reiter, C. Schwindt, E. M. Frazzon, Th. Makuschewitz
    An approach to negotiation-based alignment of manufacturing and transportation systems along global production networks.
    In: N. A. Duffie (ed.), Proceedings of the 44th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Madison, WI, May 31–June 3, 2011. Omnipress, Madison, WI
  • B. Scholz-Reiter, C. Schwindt, Th. Makuschewitz, E. M. Frazzon
    An approach for the integration of production scheduling and inter-facility transportation within global supply chains.
    In: M. D. Hanna (ed.), Proceedings of the POMS 21st Annual Conference, Vancouver, May 7-10, 2010, Paper 015-0387
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  • C. Schwindt, S. Herrmann, H. Sagebiel
    A closed-loop approach to continuous process scheduling.
    In: Sun, H., Jiao, R., Xie, M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Hong Kong, December 8-11, 2009, pp. 1951-1955 (honored with Conference Paper Award)
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  • N. Trautmann, R. Fink, H. Sagebiel, C. Schwindt
    A decomposition approach to short-term scheduling of multi-purpose batch processes.
    18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2008, pp. 157-162
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  • S. Herrmann, C. Schwindt
    A heuristic for the short-term planning of multi-purpose continuous plants.
    18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2008, Paper FP00309
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  • N. Trautmann, R. Fink, H. Sagebiel, C. Schwindt
    A MIP/RCPSP decomposition approach to short-term planning in chemical batch production with non-identical parallel processing units.
    In: Helander, M., Xie, M., Jiao, R., Tan, K.C. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, December 2-5, 2007, pp. 1342-1346 (nominated for Best Paper Award)
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  • C. Schwindt, R. Fink, N. Trautmann
    A priority-rule based method for scheduling in chemical batch production.
    In: Helander, M., Xie, M., Jiao, R., Tan K.C. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, December 2-5, 2007, pp. 1347-51
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  • N. Trautmann, C. Schwindt
    Large-scale short-term planning in chemical batch production.
    In: Baptiste, Ph., Kendall, G., Munier-Kordon, A., Sourd, F. (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, Paris, August 28-31, 2007, pp. 490-497
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  • S. Herrmann, C. Schwindt
    Planning and scheduling continuous operations in the process industries.
    In: Günther, H.-O., Mattfeld, D.C., Suhl, L., (eds.), Management logistischer Netzwerke. Physica, Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 279-299
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Rolling ingots production scheduling.
    Artigues, C., Demassey, S., Néron, E. (eds.), Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling: Models, Extensions, and Applications. ISTE Publishing, London, 2007, Ch. 17, pp. 263-273
  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    A cyclic approach to large-scale short-term planning of multi-purpose batch plants.
    In: Morlock, M., Schwindt, C., Trautmann, N., Zimmermann, J. (eds.), Perspectives on Operations Research: Essays in Honor of Klaus Neumann. Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2006, pp. 225-238
  • C. Schwindt, S. Herrmann, N. Trautmann
    A heuristic decomposition method for the short-term planning of continuous plants.
    Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Posnan, April 26-28, 2006, pp. 313-318
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  • Trautmann, N., Schwindt, C.
    A heuristic method for large-scale batch scheduling in the process industries.
    In: Haasis, H.-D., Kopfer, H., Schönberger, J. (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2005. Springer, Berlin, 2006, pp. 155-160
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  • C. Schwindt, S. Herrmann, N. Trautmann
    Planning and scheduling of multipurpose continuous plants.
    In: Marquardt, W., Pantelides, C. (eds.), 16th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006, pp. 2159-2164
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  • N. Trautmann, C. Schwindt
    Priority-rule based scheduling of chemical batch processes.
    In: Marquardt, W., Pantelides, C. (eds.), 16th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering and 9th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006, pp. 2165-2170
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  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, J. Zimmermann
    Resource-constrained project scheduling with time windows: Recent developments and new applications.
    In: Jozefowska, J., Weglarz, J. (eds.), Perspectives in Modern Project Scheduling. Kluwer, Boston, 2006, pp. 375-407
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  • N. Trautmann, C. Schwindt
    A MINLP/RCPSP decomposition approach for the short-term planning of batch production.
    In: Piugjaner, L., Espuna, A. (eds.), 15th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2005, pp. 1309-1314
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    A priority-rule based method for batch production scheduling in the process industries.
    In: Ahr, D., Fahrion, R., Oswarld, M., Reinelt, G. (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2003. Springer, Berlin, 2004, pp. 111-118
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  • K. Gentner, K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Batch production scheduling in the process industries.
    In: Leung, J.Y.T. (ed.), Handbook of Scheduling: Algorithms, Models and Performance Analysis. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2004, pp. 48.1-48.21
  • C. Schwindt
    Project scheduling with changeover times: A branch-and-bound approach.
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Porto, May 26-28, 2003, pp. 44-52
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Scheduling of rolling ingots production.
    In: Leopold-Wildburger, U., Rendl, F., Wäscher, G. (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2002. Springer, Berlin, 2003, pp. 83-88
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  • J. Zimmermann, C. Schwindt
    Parametric optimization for the evaluation of investment projects.
    In: Proceedings of the Eight International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 3-5, 2002, pp. 378-382
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Scheduling continuous material flows.
    In: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics, and Factories of the Future, Porto, July 3-5, 2002, pp. 757-764
  • C. Schwindt
    Scheduling of continuous production in process industries.
    In: Proceedings of the Eigth International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 3-5, 2002, pp. 314-317
  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Storage problems in batch scheduling.
    In: Chamoni, P., Leisten, R., Martin, A., Minnemann, J., Stadtler, H. (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2001. Springer, Berlin, 2002, pp. 213-217
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  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Storage problems in process scheduling.
    In: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, Porto, July 3-5, 2002, pp. 749-754
  • K. Neumann, C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Short-term planning of batch plants in process industries.
    In: Kischka, P., Leopold-Wildburger, U., Möhring, R.H., Radermacher, F.J. (eds.), Models, Methods and Decision Support for Management. Physica, Heidelberg, 2001, pp. 211-226
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  • C. Schwindt
    Solution procedures for production planning and detailed scheduling in process industries.
    In: Proceedings of the International conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Québec City, August 20-23, 2001, pp. 271-280
  • C. Schwindt
    Local search for the project scheduling with convex objective functions.
    In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Osnabrück, April 17-19, 2000, pp. 239-241
  • C. Schwindt
    Minimizing earliness-tardiness costs of resource-constrained projects.
    In: Inderfurth, K., Schwödiauer, G., Domschke, W., Juhnke, F., Kleinschmiddt, P., Wäscher, G. (eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 1999. Springer, Berlin, 2000, pp. 402-407
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  • C. Schwindt
    A branch-and-bound algorithm for the project duration problem subject to temporal and cumulative resource constraints.
    In: Proceedings of the International conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Glasgow, July 12-15, 1999, pp. 515-522
  • R. Kolisch, C. Schwindt, A. Sprecher
    Benchmark instances for project scheduling problems.
    In: Weglarz, J. (ed.), Project Scheduling: Recent Models, Algorithms and Applications. Kluwer, Boston, 1999, pp. 197-212
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  • C. Schwindt
    Integrated multi-level capacitated lot sizing and temporal plus capacity planning.
    In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Lyon, October 20-24, 1997, pp. 102-109
  • C. Schwindt
    A new branch-and-bound-based heuristic for resource-constrained project scheduling with minimal and maximal time lags.
    In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, Posnan, April 11-13, 1996, pp. 212-215
  • C. Schwindt
    An efficient heuristic for solving resource-constrained project scheduling problems arising from make-to-order production.
    In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Production Planning and Control, Mons, September 9-11, 1996, pp. 4-7

Further Publications

  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann, R. Fink
    Hierarchische Anlagenbelegungsplanung bei Chargenproduktion.
    PPS-Management 2/2008, 35-38, 2008
  • N. Trautmann, C. Schwindt
    Methods of Plant Occupancy Planning in the Process Industry.
    United States Patent, Pub. No. US 7062448 B2, 2006
  • C. Schwindt, R. Fink, S. Herrmann, H. Sagebiel
    Modelle und Methoden für die Anlagenbelegungsplanung in der Prozessindustrie.
    TUContact 17, 62-67, 2005
  • C. Schwindt, N. Trautmann
    Operations Research im Supply-Chain-Management.
    Karlsruher Transfer 28, 29-31, 2002

Working Papers

  • R. Fink, C. Schwindt
    A priority-rule based method for predictive-reactive batch production scheduling in the process industries
    Technical Report PLC-3, Institut für Wirtschaftswissenschaft TU Clausthal

Talks and Presentations

  • A serial schedule-generation scheme for preemptive project scheduling problems with generalized precedence relations and regular min-max criteria.
    15th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 2016
  • A column-generation approach to lower bounds for resource leveling problems.
    20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Barcelona, Juli 2014
  • Project scheduling under generalized precedence relations: A survey of structural issues, solution approaches, and applications.
    Plenary talk at the 14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Munich, April 2014
  • Column-generation based lower bounds for project scheduling problems.
    26th European Conference on Operational Research, Rome, Juli 2013
  • The preemptive resource-constrained project scheduling problem with generalized precedence relationships.
    Workshop New Challenges in Scheduling Theory, Fréjus, Oktober 2012
  • Models and bounds for preemptive project scheduling with generalized precedence relationships.
    Operations Research 2012, Hannover, September 2012
  • Lower and upper bounds for preemptive project scheduling with generalized precedence relationships.
    25th European Conference on Operational Research, Vilnius, Juli 2012
  • Temporal scheduling of projects with time-overlap trade-offs.
    Workshop on New Perspectives in Scheduling Theory, Hangzhou (China), Oktober 2011
  • Modelle, Methoden und Anwendungen der ressourcenbeschränkten Projektplanung.
    Gastvortrag am Departement Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Universität Bern, Oktober 2010
  • Temporal scheduling of concurrent engineering projects.
    24th European Conference on Operational Research, Lisbon, Juli 2010
  • A closed-loop approach to continuous process scheduling.
    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management IEEM 2009, Hong Kong, Dezember 2009
  • A closed-loop approach to continuous process scheduling problems.
    23rd European Conference on Operational Research, Bonn, Juli 2009
  • A closed-loop heuristic for continuous process scheduling.
    Joint meeting of GOR working groups Mathematical Programming and Supply Chain Management, Bad Honnef, November 2008
  • Exact and heuristic methods for continuous process scheduling.
    Operations Research 2008, Augsburg, September 2008
  • A heuristic for the short-term planning of multiproduct continuous plants.
    18th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Lyon, Juni 2008
  • An integrated approach to continuous process planning and scheduling.
    Workshop New Challenges in Scheduling Theory, Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques, Marseille, Mai 2008
  • A priority-rule based method for scheduling in chemical batch production.
    2007 IEEM International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, Dezember 2007
  • A branch-and-bound algorithm for the preemptive resource-constrained project scheduling problem.
    Operations Research 2007, Saarbrücken, September 2007
  • Large-scale short-term planning in chemical batch production.
    Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference: Theory and Applications MISTA 2007, Paris, August 2007
  • Enumeration schemes for scheduling problems with storage resources.
    22nd European Conference on Operational Research, Prague, Juli 2007
  • A comparison of relaxation-based enumeration schemes in production scheduling.
    Operations Research 2006, Karlsruhe, September 2006
  • Planning and scheduling of multipurpose continuous plants.
    16th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Juli 2006
  • A cyclic approach to large-scale short-term planning of multipurpose batch plants.
    21st European Conference on Operational Research, Reykjavik, Juli 2006
  • A heuristic decomposition method for the short-term planning of continuous plants.
    10th Workshop of the EURO Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling, Poznan, April 2006
  • Robuste Projektplanung unter Ressourcenbeschränkungen.
    Sitzung der Arbeitsgruppe Projektmanagement und Scheduling der Gesellschaft für Operations Research, Bonn, November 2005
  • Robust project scheduling: An order-based approach.
    Operations Research 2005, Bremen, September 2005
  • A MINLP/RCPSP decomposition approach for the short-term planning of batch production.
    15th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Barcelona, Mai 2005
  • Scheduling event-marketing activities in automotive industry: Solution procedure.
    Operations Research 2004, Tilburg, September 2004
  • Scheduling with storage resources.
    Symposium on Operations Research 2003, Heidelberg, September 2003
  • Project scheduling with storage constraints: Truncated branch-and-bound algorithms.
    19th European Conference on Operational Research, Istanbul, Juli 2003
  • Project scheduling with changeover times: A branch-and-bound approach.
    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Porto, Mai 2003
  • Methoden zur Anlagenbelegungsplanung.
    Workshop über Produktionsplanung in der Prozessindustrie, Berlin, April 2003
  • Projektplanung unter Unsicherheit.
    20. Südwest-Workshop über OR in Produktion und Logistik, Stuttgart, Januar 2003
  • Scheduling und Ressourcenallokation: Detailed Scheduling mit Relax and Resolve.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, Oktober 2002
  • A branch-and-bound algorithm for the capital-rationed net present value problem.
    Symposium on Operations Research 2002, Klagenfurt, September 2002
  • Scheduling continuous material flows.
    18th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics, and Factories of the Future, Porto, Juli 2002
  • Relaxed scheduling with SAP APO: Solution method.
    16th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Edinburgh, Juli 2002
  • Project scheduling with sequence-dependent changeover times: A branch-and-bound approach.
    XV Conference of the European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Lugano, Mai 2002
  • Scheduling of continuous production in process industries.
    8th Workshop of the EURO Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling, Valencia, April 2002
  • Verfahren zur Planung des ressourcenbeschränkten Projektminimierungsproblems mit planungsabhängigen Zeitfenstern.
    Festcolloquium der Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der Universität Karlsruhe anläßlich der Verleihung des Rudolf-Henn-Preises für Operations Research, Karlsruhe, Februar 2002
  • Planung diskreter und kontinuierlicher Materialflüsse.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, Oktober 2001
  • Scheduling continuous material flows.
    Symposium on Operations Research 2001, Duisburg, September 2001
  • Solution procedures for production planning and detailed scheduling in process industries.
    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Management, Québec City, August 2001
  • Project scheduling with sequence-dependent changeover times.
    18th European Conference on Operational Research, Rotterdam, Juli 2001
  • Scheduling batch and continuous production in chemical industry.
    Sitzung der Arbeitsgruppe Projektmanagement der Gesellschaft für Operations Research bei der BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Mai 2001
  • Projektplanung mit Transferzeiten.
    10. DFG-Workshop über Projektplanung mit beschränkten Ressourcen, Berlin, April 2001
  • Ein Dekompositionsverfahren zur Chargenplanung in der Prozeßindustrie.
    Mathematisches Forum der BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, November 2000
  • Bestandsmanagement im Detailed Scheduling.
    Sitzung der Arbeitsgruppe Lagerhaltung der Gesellschaft für Operations Research bei der KPMG, Leipzig, Oktober 2000
  • Scheduling and Resource Allocation: Bericht zum gemeinsamen Forschungsvorhaben 1997-2000.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, September 2000
  • A branch-and-bound algorithm for the capital-rationed net present value problem.
    17th European Conference on Operational Research, Budapest, Juli 2000
  • Local search for project scheduling with convex objective functions.
    7th Workshop of the EURO Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling, Osnabrück, April 2000
  • Reactive scheduling via earliness-tardiness cost minimization of resource-constrained projects.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, Dezember 1999
  • Lösung eines Batch-Scheduling-Problems der chemischen Industrie.
    Bayer AG, Leverkusen, November 1999
  • Minimizing earliness-tardiness costs of resource-constrained projects.
    Symposium on Operations Research 1999, Magdeburg, September 1999
  • A branch-and-bound algorithm for the project duration problem subject to temporal and cumulative resource constraints.
    International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Production Managemen, Glasgow, Juli 1999
  • Ablaufplanung unter Lagerbeschränkungen.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, April 1999
  • Anlagenbelegungsplanung in der Prozeßindustrie mit Modellen und Methoden der ressourcenbeschränkten Projektplanung.
    6. DFG-Workshop über Projektplanung mit beschränkten Ressourcen, Lambrecht, März 1999
  • Generation schemes for the optimization of various classes of objective functions in resource-constrained project scheduling.
    16th European Conference on Operational Research, Brüssel, Juli 1998
  • Projektplanung bei kumulativen Ressourcenbeschränkungen: Modelle, Methoden und Anwendungen.
    10. Südwest-Workshop über OR in Produktion und Logistik, Mannheim, Januar 1998
  • Integrated multi-level capacitated lot sizing and temporal plus capacity planning.
    International Conference on Industrial Enginieering and Production Management, Lyon, Oktober 1997
  • Verfahren zur Lösung des ressourcenbeschränkten Projektdauerminimierungsproblems mit planungsabhängigen Zeitfenstern.
    3. DFG-Workshop über Projektplanung mit beschränkten Ressourcen, Kiel, Juli 1997
  • Modellierung eines Process-Flow-Scheduling-Problems aus der Prozeßindustrie.
    SAP AG, Walldorf, Juni 1997
  • A problem generator for resource-constrained project scheduling problems with minimal and maximal time lags.
    Workshop on Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling, Karlsruhe, April 1997
  • Parametergesteuerte Generierung ressourcenbeschränkter Projektplanungsprobleme mit planungsabhängigen Zeitfenstern.
    2. DFG-Workshop über Projektplanung mit beschränkten Ressourcen, Osnabrück, Februar 1997
  • Exakte und heuristische Lösungsverfahren für das ressourcenbeschränkte Projektdauerminimierungsproblem mit minimalen und maximalen Zeitabständen.
    Interfakultatives Oberseminar "Neue Methoden für schwer lösbare Optimierungsprobleme", Karlsruhe, Januar 1997
  • Modelle und Methoden der ressourcenbeschränkten Projektplanung.
    6. Südwest-Workshop über OR in Produktion und Logistik, Mannheim, September 1996
  • Charakterisierung der Problemschwere von RCPSP/max-Instanzen.
    Symposium on Operations Research 1996, Braunschweig, September 1996
  • An efficient heuristic for solving resource-constrained project scheduling problems arising from make-to-order production.
    Workshop on Production Planning and Control, Mons, September 1996
  • A new branch-and-bound-based heuristic for resource-constrained project scheduling with minimal and maximal time lags.
    5th Workshop of the EURO Working Group on Project Management and Scheduling, Posnan, April 1996
  • ProGen/max: Ein Problemgenerator für ressourcenbeschränkte Projektplanungsprobleme mit zeitlichen Minimal- und Maximalabständen.
    Symposium on Operations Research 1995, Passau, September 1995
  • Modellierung der Kundenauftragsfertigung als Projekt mit minimalen und maximalen Zeitabständen.
    5. Südwest-Workshop über OR in Produktion und Logistik, Karlsruhe, Juni 1995

Curriculum Vitae

1968Born in Freiburg im Breisgau
May 1987A levels at Max-Planck-Gymnasium in Lahr/Schwarzwald
October 1987 to December 1988Military service at Air Force Technical School, Erndtebrück and Communication Regiment 31, Meßstetten
October 1988 - September 1993University studies (diploma) in Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe
January 1994 - September 1997Research assistant at the Institute of Economic Theory and Operations Research, University of Karlsruhe
July 1995 - June 2000Participation in the research project "Project Scheduling with Time Windows" funded by the German Research Foundation DFG
July 1997Public defense of PhD thesis "Verfahren zur Lösung des ressourcenbeschränkten Projektdauerminimierungsproblems mit planungsabhängigen Zeitfenstern"
September 1997 - October 2001Participation in the research and development project "Scheduling and Resource Allocation" funded by SAP AG, Walldorf
October 1997 - September 2003Lecturer at the Institute of Economic Theory and Operations Research of the University of Karlsruhe, head of the Operations Research Software Library of the Management and Economics Department
June 2002Public defense of habilitation thesis "Introduction to Resource Allocation Problems in Project Management", venia legendi for Production and Operations Management
October 2003 - March 2004Associate professor at the Institute of Economic Theory and Operations Research, University of Karlsruhe
October 2003 - March 2004Substitute professor of Information Systems and Operations Research at the University of Halle-Wittenberg
April 2004 - presentFull professor of Production and Operations Management at Clausthal University of Technology
April 2005 - March 2011Dean of Study Affairs in Management and Economics
October 2005 - March 2011Chair of the examination committee, Department of Management and Economics
Fall term 2010/11Visiting lecturer for Mathematical Programming applications in Operations Management at Bern University
Further appointmentsDirector and academic advisor of the Engineering and Management Bachelor program
Board member of the graduate school for Operations Management and Research
Commissioner of the academic senate for quality management in education
Member of the examination committee
Member of the admissions committee, Engineering and Management Master program
Referee activitiesReferee for the journals Annals of Operations Research, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Business Research, Computational Intelligence, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Construction Management and Economics, Discrete Applied Mathematics, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, European Journal of Operational Research, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, International Transactions in Operational Research, Japan Journal of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Journal of Heuristics, Journal of Scheduling, Management Science, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Networks, Omega, Optimization and Engineering, OR Spectrum, Production and Operations Management, Zeitschrift für Planung und Unternehmenssteuerung

Referee for the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

AwardsRudolf Henn Award of Operations Research 2001

Research Interests

  • Resource-constrained scheduling
  • Stochastisc performance evaluation of production and conveying systems
  • Preventive and condition-based maintenance policies
  • Production planning in the process industries

Further Interests

  • Contemporary history
  • Arts of cuisine
  • Romanic architecture
  • French bandes dessinées
 

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