Dr Pieter Van den Berg

Pieter Van den Berg

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Pieter van den Berg is an assistant professor of transportation and logistics at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research focuses on the application of Operations Research to the logistics of emergency service providers and public transportation. His work has been published in leading journals in the field of Operations Research such as Transportation Science, European Journal of Operations Research and Interfaces, as well as medically oriented journals such as Injury Prevention and BMC Emergency Medicine. He obtained his MSc in Econometrics and Operations Research from VU University Amsterdam and his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the Delft University of Technology.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management


Professional Publications (2)

  • P.L. van den Berg, G. Legemaate & R.D. van der Mei (2016). Boosting the Responsiveness of Firefighter Services with Mathematical Programming. In ERCIM news 105
  • K. Aardal, T.C. van Barneveld, P.L. van den Berg, S. Bhulai, M. van Buuren, J.T. van Essen, C.J. Jagtenberg, G.J. Kommer, G. Legemaate & R.D. van der Mei (2015). Van reactieve naar proactieve planning van ambulancediensten. In Nieuw Archief voor de Wiskunde 3

Scholarly Publications (13)

Doctoral Thesis


Decision theory

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1115
  • Level: Bachelor 1


  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB003

Decision theory

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BKB006

Operational Excellence

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMA2111
  • ECTS: 5

OE1,Operational Excellence

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3205
  • ECTS: 6

OE2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminars

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3206
  • ECTS: 2

Quantitative Decision Making

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1115
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Past courses


  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BP1105
  • ECTS: 4

Technology Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BAB20
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Bachelor 2

Technology Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BKB2013
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Bachelor 2