Prof. Steef van de Velde

Steef van de Velde

Professor of Management and Technology
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Steef van de Velde is a professor of operations management and technology at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

His research interests lie in the areas of operations excellence, service operations, and supply chain management.

He has published in the leading academic journals including, among others, the Management Science, the California Management Review, Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, the INFORMS Journal on Computing, IIE Transactions, and the Journal of Scheduling.

Professor van de Velde holds an MSc in econometrics from the Erasmus School of Economics and a PhD in mathematics and computer science from the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Professional experience

Full Professor

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

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management

Publications

Professional Publications (7)

  • M.C. Schippers, L. Rook & S.L. van de Velde (2011). Crisis performance predictability in supply chains. RSM Insight, 7 (3), 10-11.
  • M.J. Huijsman, J. van Hillegersberg, J.M. Moonen, S.L. van de Velde, J.F.F. Becker & T. Verduyn (2003). Intelligent Agents in supply chains: An explorative study. (Extern rapport, Project MG - 21, no MG-02.224). Delft, the Netherlands: Connekt
  • S.L. van de Velde, W.H.M. Zijm & M.F. van Assen (2001). De onoverkomelijkheden van de MRP-paradigma: planning biinen een tijdgebaseerde versus kostengebaseerde bedrijfsvoering. Bedrijfskunde, 73 (4), 55-64.
  • A. Cachet, M.R.A. Oskam, L.S. Peereboom, S.L. van de Velde & A. van Sluis (2000). Tussen beleid en uitvoering. Operationele inzetplanning bij de politie Rotterdam-Rijnmond. (Extern rapport). Rotterdam: EBSC
  • N. Gademann & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Positioning autoated guided vehicles in a loop layout. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 31(13)). : ERIM
  • J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (1997). A single machine scheduling model for coordinating logistics activities in a simple supply chain. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 30(13)). : ERIM
  • M. Wang, S. Sethi, C. Sriskandarajah & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Minimizing makespan in flowshops with pallet requirements: computational complexity. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 32(13)). : ERIM

Scholarly Publications (41)

  • Y. Gong, X. Zhang, S. Zhou, M.B.M. de Koster & S.L. van de Velde (2016). Increasing the Revenue of Self-Storage Warehouses by Optimizing Order Scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research, 252 (1), 69-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.12.044
  • F. Srour & S.L. van de Velde (2013). Are Stacker Crane problems easy? A statistical study. Computers and Operations Research, 40 (3), 674-690. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2011.06.017
  • A. Alfieri, C.A. Glass & S.L. van de Velde (2012). Two-machine lot streaming with attached setup times. IISE Transactions, 44 (8), 695-710. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2011.649384
  • X. Zhang & S.L. van de Velde (2012). Approximation Algorithms for the Parallel Flow Shop Problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 216 (3), 544-552. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2011.08.007
  • E.W. Hans & S.L. van de Velde (2011). The Lot Sizing and Scheduling of Sand Casting Operations. International Journal of Production Research, 49 (9), 2481-2499. doi: 10.1080/00207543.2010.532913
  • X. Zhang & S.L. van de Velde (2010). On-line Two-machine Job Shop Scheduling with Time Lags. Information Processing Letters, 100 (12-13), 510-513.
  • X. Zhang & S.L. van de Velde (2010). Polynomial-time Approximation Schemes for Scheduling Problems with Time Lags. Journal of Scheduling, 13 (5), 553-559. doi: 10.1007/s10951-009-0134-8
  • X. Zhang & S.L. van de Velde (2010). On-line two-machine open shop scheduling with time lags. European Journal of Operational Research, 204 (1), 14-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2009.09.023
  • A. Alfieri, S.L. van de Velde & G.J. Woeginger (2007). Roll cutting in the curtain industry, or: A well-solvable allocation problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 183 (3), 1397-1404. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2005.11.065
  • A. Alfieri, L.G. Kroon & S.L. van de Velde (2007). Personnel scheduling in a complex logistic system: a railway application case. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 18 (2), 223-232. doi: 10.1007/s10845-007-0017-9
  • H. Hoogeveen, L. van Norden & S.L. van de Velde (2006). Lower bounds for minimizing total completion time in a two-machine flow shop. Journal of Scheduling, 9 (6), 559-568. doi: 10.1007/s10951-006-8789-x
  • L. van Norden, J.A.E.E. van Nunen & S.L. van de Velde (2006). A winner determination problem of tendering transportation services. Zeitschrift fur Betriebswirtschaft, 76 (2), 125-138.
  • N. Gademann & S.L. van de Velde (2006). Order batching to minimizing total travel time in a parallel-aisle warehouse. IISE Transactions, 37 (1), 63-75. doi: 10.1080/07408170590516917
  • A. Alfieri, S.L. van de Velde & G.J. Woeginger (2005). Roll cutting in the curtain industry. In Algorithms - ESA 2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 283-292). Springer
  • M.A. van den Akker, J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (2005). Applying column generation to machine scheduling. In G Desaulniers & J Desrosiers (Eds.), Column Generation (pp. 303-330). Berlin: Springer
  • L. van Norden & S.L. van de Velde (2005). Multi-product lot-sizing with a transportation capacity reservation contract. European Journal of Operational Research, 165 (1), 127-138. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2003.04.008
  • H.R. Krikke & S.L. van de Velde (2004). Product Modularity and the Design of Closed-Loop Supply Chains. California Management Review, 46 (2), 23-39.
  • A.P. van Hezewijk & S.L. van de Velde (2003). The impact of innovation and organizational factors on APS adoption: Evidence from the Dutch discrete parts industry. (Intern rapport, ERIM Research Series in Management, no 2003-084). :
  • R.H. Koning, G. Sierksma & S.L. van de Velde (2003). Introduction: Sport and Computers. European Journal of Operational Research, 148 (2), 231-232. doi: 10.1016/S0377-2217(02)00679-3
  • R.K. Congram, C.N. Potts & S.L. van de Velde (2002). An iterated dynasearch algorithm for the single-machine weighted tardiness problem. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 14, 52-67.
  • N. Faber, M.B.M. de Koster & S.L. van de Velde (2002). Linking warehouse complexity to planning and control structure. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 32 (5), 381-395. doi: 10.1108/09600030210434161
  • M.A. van den Akker, H. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (2002). Combining column generations and Lagrangean relaxation: an application to a single-machine common due date scheduling problem. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 14, 37-51.
  • M.F. van Assen, E.W. Hans & S.L. van de Velde (2000). An agile manufacturing planning and control framework for customer-order driven discrete manufacturing environments. International Journal of Agile Management Systems, 2 (1), 16-23.
  • N. Gademann & S.L. van de Velde (2000). Positioning Automated Guided Vehicles in a Loop Layout. European Journal of Operational Research, 127 (3), 565-753. doi: 10.1016/S0377-2217(99)00341-0
  • M.A. van den Akker, J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (1999). Parallel machine scheduling by column generation. Operations Research, 47 (6), 863-872.
  • R.K. Congram, C.N. Potts & S.L. van de Velde (1999). An iterated dynasearch algorithm for the single-machine total weighted tardiness scheduling problem. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 04-1999). :
  • S. Sethi, C. Sriskandarajah, S.L. van de Velde, M. Wang & H. Hoogeveen (1999). Minimizing makespan in a pallet-constrained flowshop. Journal of Scheduling, 115-134.
  • G.J. Meester, J.M.J. Schutten, S.L. van de Velde & W.H.M. Zijm (1998). Shop floor scheduling in discrete parts manufacturing. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 50-1998). :
  • S.L. van de Velde & J.A. Hoogeveen (1998). Combining column generation and lagrangean relaxation. An application to a single-machine common due date scheduling problem. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 36-1998). : ERIM
  • S.L. van de Velde (1998). A time-based planning & control framework for discrete parts manufacturing environments. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 35-1998). : ERIM
  • M. Wang, S. Sethi, C. Sriskandarajah, S.L. van de Velde & J.A. Hoogeveen (1998). Minimizing makespan in a pallet-constrained flowshop. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 52-1998). :
  • S.L. van de Velde & W. Kubiak (1998). Scheduling with deteriorating jobs. Naval Research Logistics, 511-523.
  • J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (1998). Scheduling by positional completion times: analysis of a two-stage flow shop. Mathematical Programming, 82, 273-289.
  • P. Brucker, A. Gladky, J.A. Hoogeveen, M.Y. Kovalyov, C.N. Potts & S.L. van de Velde (1998). Scheduling a batching machine Online ISSN: 1099-1425. Journal of Scheduling, 1, 31-54.
  • S.L. van de Velde (Ed.). (1998-1998) Journal of Scheduling.
  • S.L. van de Velde (1998). Production planning and scheduling of a cast-to-stock metal foundry. (Intern rapport, Management Report Series, no 37-1998). : ERIM
  • J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Earliness-tardiness scheduling around almost equal due dates. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 9 (1), 92-99.
  • M. Wang, S. Sethi, C. Sriskandarajah & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Minimizing makespan in flowshops with pallet requirement: computational complexity. Operations Research, 35 (4), 277-285.
  • M. Wang, S. Sethi & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Minimizing makespan in a class of reentrant shops. Operations Research, 45 (5), 702-712.
  • J.A. Hoogeveen & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Scheduling with target start times. In W.K. Klein Haneveld, O.J. Vrieze & L.C.M. Kallenberg (Eds.), Ten years LNMB Ph.D. research and graduate courses of the Dutch Network of Operation Research (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatie CWI/TRACT, 122) (pp. 45-53). Amsterdam: Stichting Mathematisch Centrum
  • J.A. Hoogeveen, J.K. Lenstra & S.L. van de Velde (1997). Sequencing and scheduling. In M. Dell'Amico & F. Maffioli (Eds.), Annotated bibliographies in combinatorial optimization (Interscience series in discrete mathematics and optimization) (pp. 181-197). Chichester: Wiley

Recognitions

Editorial positions (2)

  • Operations Research Letters

    Special Section Editor

  • Journal of Scheduling

    Editor

Side positions

  • Dinalog - The Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics

    Scientific Director

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Courses

Decision Science & Operations PT

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM15MIM-P
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Research Methods and Skills

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

Past courses

Designing and managing the supply chain

  • Study year: 2011/2012
  • Code: BKM02SCM
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Operations & supply chain management

  • Study year: 2011/2012
  • Code: BKGM15
  • ECTS: 3