Rommert Dekker New Scientific Director of ECBI

Due to the departure of Uzay Kaymak, Rommert Dekker has been appointed as new scientific director of the Erasmus Centre for Business Intelligence (ECBI). Rommert Dekker is a full-time professor of Operations Research, Quantitative Logistics, and IT at the Erasmus School of Economics. He started his career by working for Shell Research for seven years. He published over 100 papers in logistics, varying from reverse logistics, service logistics, inventory control, maintenance optimization to container logistics and transport optimization. He was co-founder of the well-known network for reverse logistics REVLOG. Presently he is leading an industry sponsored research program on service logistics. He won several prizes, including ERIM's impact award and the OR Society's Goodeeve medal for best applied paper.