A.P.M. (Albert) Wagelmans

Full Professor
Erasmus School of Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Fellow ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 1999

Albert P.M. Wagelmans (1960) is a Professor of Management Science at Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests are the development and analysis of optimization methods for production, public transport and health care planning. He has published in journals such as IIE Transactions, Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Mathematical Programming, Operations Research and Transportation Science.

Professor Wagelmans is a founding member of the Erasmus Center for Optimization in Public Transport (ECOPT) and the Erasmus Center for Healthcare Logistics (EHCL). He has carried out projects in collaboration with organizations such as NS Dutch Railways, the Schiphol Group, the Dutch Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), ORTEC Consultants and the Dutch Transplant Foundation (NTS). Some of his scientific work has been co-sponsored by the first three mentioned organizations and by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). 

From 2006 to 2014, professor Wagelmans served as the director of the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus School of Economics. Since 2016, he is vice-president of EURO, the Association of European Operational Research Societies. He is currently associate editor of Naval Research Logistics.

Professor Wagelmans has received several awards for his excellent teaching, both from his students and from his colleagues at the Erasmus School of Economics.

  • L. Evers, J.M. van Oostrum & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2010). Levelled bed occupancy and controlled waiting lists using Master surgical schedules.
  • P.S. Stepaniak, R.A.C. van der Velden, J.J. van de Klundert & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2012). Human and artificial scheduling system for operating rooms. In R. Hall (Ed.), Handbook of Healtcare System Scheduling (pp. 155-175). Los Angeles: Springer
  • D. Huisman, R. Jans, M. Peeters & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2005). Combining Column Generation and Lagrangian Relaxation. In G. Desaulniers, J. Desrosiers & M.M. Solomon (Eds.), Column Generation (GERAD 25th Anniversary Series) (pp. 247-270). New York: Springer
  • R. Freling, D. Huisman & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2001). Applying an integrated approach to vehicle and crew scheduling in practice. In S. Voss & J.R. Daduna (Eds.), Computer-aided scheduling of public transport (pp. 73-90). Berlin: Springer
  • R. Freling, A.P.M. Wagelmans & J.M. Pinto Paixao (1999). An overview of models and techniques for integrating vehicle and crew scheduling. In N.H.M. Wilson (Ed.), Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems - Computer-aided transit scheduling (pp. 441-460). Berlin: Springer Verlag
  • R. Freling, N. Piersma & A.P.M. Wagelmans (1997). Planning shifts in a 36-hour cyclical roster. In W.K. Kleine Haneveld, O.J. Vrieze & L.C.M. Kallenberg (Eds.), Ten Years LNMB-Ph.D. Research and Graduate Courses of the Dutch Network of Operations Research (CWI Tract, 122) (pp. 31-36). Amsterdam: Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica
  • L. Evers, A.I. Barros, H. Monsuur & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2014). Online UAV Mission Planning. In P.J. Oonincx & A.J. Van der Wal (Eds.), Optimal Deployment of Military Systems : Technologies for Military Missions in the Next Decade (NLARMS - Netherlands Annual Review of Military Studies) (pp. 159-178). ASSER PRESS
  • A.P.M. Wagelmans & S. van Hoesel (2007). Editorial Introduction: Antoon Kolen. Statistica Neerlandica, 61 (1), 1-3.
  • R. Freling, H.E. Romeijn, D. Romero-Morales & A.P.M. Wagelmans (1999). A branch and price algorithm for the muliti-period single-sourcing problem. (Intern rapport, ERASM Management Report Series, no 49-1999). :
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Splitting the bill of timely transportation

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Time Window Assignment in Distribution Networks

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Evidence-Based Optimization in Humanitarian Logistics

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Clearing Barter Exchange Markets: Kidney Exchange and Beyond

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Delay Management and Dispatching in Railways

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Green Lot-Sizing

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Railway Crew Rescheduling: Novel Approaches and Extensions

Erwin Abbink

Crew Management in Passenger Rail Transport

  • ERIM Award for Impact on Management Practice (2016)



Visiting address

Office: Tinbergen Building H11-03
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Work in progress

L. Evers, J.M. van Oostrum & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2010). Levelled bed occupancy and controlled waiting lists using Master surgical schedules.

Latest publication

W. van den Heuvel & A.P.M. Wagelmans (2017). A note on “A multi-period profit maximizing model for retail supply chain management”. European Journal of Operational Research, 260 (2), 625-630. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.01.014