dr.ir. N.A.H. (Niels) Agatz

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 2004

Niels Agatz is an Associate Professor of Transportation and Logistics at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, where he also serves as the Academic Director of the MSc program in Supply Chain Management. He has held visiting appointments at the School of Industrial Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Transport and Logistics Engineering department of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Dr. Agatz’ research focuses on developing quantitative models and optimization methods to support sustainable last-mile logistics systems. He is particularly interested in technology-driven innovations in urban delivery, shared mobility, and omni-channel retail operations. His research has been published in leading academic journals including Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part B and the European Journal of Operational Research and has also been featured in national and international media including the Wall Street Journal and New Scientist. Agatz has delivered over 50 (invited) presentations on his research for both academics as practitioners. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of Networks and Transportation Science and has edited special issues on online retail operations (Naval Research Logistics), drone delivery systems (Networks) and sustainable transportation (Transportation Research Part C). Niels Agatz is the winner of several grants and awards, including an NWO Rubicon grant. He currently leads a work package on last-mile delivery operations in the City Logistics Lab project. Dr. Agatz likes to work in close collaboration with company stakeholders. He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology and a PhD in Logistics and Operations Management from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

 

  • N.A.H. Agatz, A.M. Campbell, M. Fleischmann & M.W.P. Savelsbergh (2008). Challenges and Opportunities in Attended Home Delivery. In B. Golden, R. Raghavan & E. Wasil (Eds.), The Vehicle Routing Problem: Latest Advances and New Challenges (pp. 370-396). New York: Springer
  • N.A.H. Agatz (2009, april 2). Demand management in E-fulfillment. Erasmus University Rotterdam (192 pag.) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (PhD Serie 163)) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr.Ir. J.A.E.E. van Nunen & dr. M. Fleischmann.
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Alp Arslan
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Joydeep Paul
  • Time frame: 2015 -
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Anirudh Kishore Bhoopalam
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Xishu Li
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2019
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Qing Chuan Ye
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2019
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Liana van der Hagen
  • Time frame: 2019 -

Organization Memberships

2019
June
17
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2018
January
29
2017
February
15
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2017
January
26
2016
October
20
2016
February
19
2012
April
11
2009
April
02
PhD Defence
As: Speaker
2009
April
02
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2008
October
07
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator

Address

Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T09-19
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands