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Pieter van den Berg is an associate 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.

Publications

Academic (19)
  • Jamili, N., van den Berg, P. L., & de Koster, R. (2022). Quantifying the impact of sharing resources in a collaborative warehouse. European Journal of Operational Research, 302(2), 518-529. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2022.01.007

  • van Braak, M., Veen, M., Muris, J., van den Berg, P., & Giroldi, E. (2022). A professional knowledge base for collaborative reflection education: a qualitative description of teacher goals and strategies. Perspectives on Medical Education, 11(1), 53-59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40037-021-00677-6

  • Brandt, T., Dlugosch, O., Abdelwahed, A., van den Berg, P., & Neumann, D. (2021). Prescriptive Analytics in Urban Policing Operations. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Accepted. https://doi.org/10.1287/msom.2021.1022

  • Abdelwahed, A., van den Berg, PL., Brandt, T., Ketter, W., & Mulder, J. (2021). A boost for urban sustainability: optimizing electric transit bus networks in Rotterdam. Journal on Applied Analytics, 51(5), 391-407. https://doi.org/10.1287/inte.2021.1092

  • Abdelwahed, A., Berg, P., Brandt, T., Collins, J., & Ketter, W. (2020). Evaluating and Optimizing Opportunity Fast-Charging Schedules in Transit Battery Electric Bus Networks. Transportation Science, 54(6), 1601-1615. https://doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2020.0982

  • Van Den Berg, P. L., Fiskerstrand, P., Aardal, K., Einerkjær, J., Thoresen, T., & Røislien, J. (2019). Improving ambulance coverage in a mixed urban-rural region in Norway using mathematical modeling. PLoS ONE, 14(4), [e0215385]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215385

  • van den Berg, P., & van Essen, JT. (2019). Scheduling non-urgent patient transportation while maximizing emergency coverage. Transportation Science, 53(2), 319-622. https://doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2018.0823

  • Van Den Berg, P. L., & Theresia Van Essen, J. (2019). Comparison of static ambulance location models. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 32(3-4), 292-321. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2019.098321

  • van den Boomen, M., van den Berg, P. L., & Wolfert, A. R. M. (2018). A dynamic programming approach for economic optimisation of lifetime-extending maintenance, renovation, and replacement of public infrastructure assets under differential inflation. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 15(2), 193-205. https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2018.1504803

  • Roislien, J., van den Berg, P., Lindner, T., Zakariassen, E., Uleberg, O., Aardal, K., & van Essen, JT. (2018). Comparing population and incident data for optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 26(42). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13049-018-0511-4

  • Garner, AA., & van den Berg, P. (2017). Locating helicopter emergency medical service bases to optimise population coverage versus average response time. BMC Emerging Medicine, 17(31). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-017-0142-5

  • van den Berg, P., Legemaate, GAG., & van der Mei, RD. (2017). Increasing the Responsiveness of Firefighter Services by Relocating Bases in Amsterdam. Interfaces, 47(4), 352-361. https://doi.org/10.1287/inte.2017.0897

  • Reuter-Opperman, M., van den Berg, P., & Vile, JL. (2017). Logistics for Emergency Medical Service systems. Health Systems, 6(3), 187-208. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41306-017-0023-x

  • Jagtenberg, CJ., van den Berg, P., & van der Mei, RD. (2016). Benchmarking online dispatch algorithms for Emergency Medical Services. European Journal of Operational Research, 258(2), 715-725. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.08.061

  • Roislien, J., van den Berg, P., Lindner, T., Zakariassen, E., Aardal, K., & van Essen, JT. (2016). Exploring optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway using advanced mathematical modelling. Injury Prevention, 23(1), 10-15. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2016-041973

  • van den Berg, P., Kommer, GJ., & Zuzáková, B. (2016). Linear formulation for the Maximum Expected Coverage Location Model with fractional coverage. Operations Research for Health Care, 8, 33-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orhc.2015.08.001

  • Aardal, K., van den Berg, P., Gijswijt, D., & Li, S. (2015). Approximation algorithms for hard capacitated k-facility location problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 242, 358-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2014.10.011

  • van den Berg, P., & Aardal, K. (2015). Time-dependent MEXCLP with start-up and relocation cost. European Journal of Operational Research, 242, 383-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2014.10.013

  • Henderson, S. G., Berg, P. L. V. D., Jagtenberg, C. J., & Li, H. (2022). How should volunteers be dispatched to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cases? Queueing Systems, 100(3-4), 437-439. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11134-022-09752-z

Academic (3)
  • Abdelwahed, A., van den Berg, P. L., & Brandt, T. (2019). Enabling sustainable public transport in smart cities through real-time decision support. In 40th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2019 [2682] Association for Information Systems. 40th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2019 http://hdl.handle.net/1765/123230

  • Van Den Berg, P. L., Van Essen, J. T., & Harderwijk, E. J. (2016). Comparison of static ambulance location models. In A. E. H. Alaoui, J. Boukachour, & Y. Benadada (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Logistics Operations Management, GOL 2016 [7731672] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Logistics Operations Management, GOL 2016 https://doi.org/10.1109/GOL.2016.7731672

  • van den Berg, P., van Essen, JT., & Harderwijk, EJ. (2016). Comparison of static ambulance location models. In 2016 3rd International Conference on Logistics Operations Management (GOL) (pp. 1) http://hdl.handle.net/1765/99786

Professional (3)
  • van den Berg, P. (2020). Een boost voor verduurzaming: elektrificatie van het busvervoer in de regio Rotterdam. In STAtOR http://hdl.handle.net/1765/130782

  • van den Berg, P., Legemaate, G., & van der Mei, RD. (2016). Boosting the Responsiveness of Firefighter Services with Mathematical Programming. In ERCIM news 105 (Vol. 105)

  • Aardal, K., van Barneveld, TC., van den Berg, P., Bhulai, S., van Buuren, M., van Essen, JT., Jagtenberg, CJ., Kommer, GJ., Legemaate, G., & van der Mei, RD. (2015). Van reactieve naar proactieve planning van ambulancediensten. In Nieuw Archief voor de Wiskunde 3

External (1)
  • van den Berg, P. (2016). Logistics of emergency response vehicles: facility location, routing, and shift scheduling. [Doctoral Thesis, Delft University of Technology]. Delft University of Technology.

Courses

OLD STYLE - Research Methods and Skills

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMRM3SCM
  • Level: Master

Research Methods and Skills

  • Study year: 2022/2023
  • Code: BMRM4SCM
  • Level: Master

Past courses

Besliskunde

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BPN1106

Decision theory

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BK1215
  • Level: Bachelor 1

OE1,Operational Excellence

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3205
  • ECTS: 6

OE2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminars

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3206
  • ECTS: 2

Operational Excellence

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMA2111
  • ECTS: 5

Quantitative Decision Making

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BPE1106

Quantitative Decision Making

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BT1215
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Besliskunde

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

Statistics

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB003

Decision theory

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

Decision theory

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

Quantitative Decision Making

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

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