Prof. Dr. Renzo Akkerman

Professor in Operations Management and Technology

Phone: 089 289 24890
Room: 1538 (building 0505)


Employment

11/2012 - 

Professor in Operations Management and Technology
Department of Operations Management and Technology, Technical University of Munich

08/2010 – 10/2012

Head of Operations Management section
Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

01/2009 – 10/2012

Associate Professor
Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

04/2007 – 12/2008

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Technical University of Denmark

04/2006-03/2007

Research consultant
Friesland Foods

10/2001 – 01/2007

PhD associate, Faculty of Economics and Business
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
 

07/2001-10/2001

Research assistant
Koopmans Meel

07/2000-01/2001

Research assistant
Hydrographic and Marine Consultants


Education

10/2001 – 01/2007

PhD in Operations Management
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

09/1995 – 03/2001

MSc in Econometrics and Operations Research
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

 


Publications

Journal papers

  • Seitz, A.; Ehm, H.; Akkerman, R.; Osman, S.: A robust supply chain planning framework for revenue management in the semiconductor industry. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management in press, 2016 mehr…
  • Kallestrup, K.B.; Lynge, L.H.; Akkerman, R.; Oddsdottir, T.A.: Decision support in hierarchical planning systems: The case of procurement planning in oil refining industries. Decision Support Systems 68, 2014, 49-63 mehr…
  • Adler-Nissen, J.; Akkerman, R.; Frosch, S.; Grunow, M.; Løje, H.; Risum, J.; Wang, Y.;  Ørnholt-Johansson, G.: Improving the supply chain and food quality of professionally prepared meals. Trends in Food Science and Technology 29 (1), 2013, 74-79 mehr…
  • Kilic, O.A.; Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.; Grunow, M.: Intermediate product selection and blending in the food processing industry. International Journal of Production Research 51 (1), 2013, 26-42 mehr…
  • Oddsdottir, T.A.; Grunow, M.; Akkerman, R.: Procurement planning in oil refining industries considering blending operations. Computers & Chemical Engineering 58, 2013, 1-13 mehr…
  • Farahani, P.; Grunow, M.; Akkerman, R.: Design and operations planning of municipal foodservice systems. International Journal of Production Economics 144 (1), 2013, 389-396 mehr…
  • Saltini, R.; Akkerman, R.; Frosch, S.: Optimizing chocolate production through traceability: A review of the influence of farming practices on cocoa bean quality. Food Control 29 (1), 2013, 167-187 mehr…
  • Saltini, R.; Akkerman, R.: Testing improvements in the chocolate traceability system: Impact on product recalls and production efficiency. Food Control 29 (1), 2012, 167-187 mehr…
  • Van Kampen, T.J.; Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: SKU classification: A literature review and conceptual framework. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 32 (7), 2012, 850-876 mehr…
  • Rong, A.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.: An optimization approach for managing fresh food quality throughout the supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics 131 (1), 2011, 421-429 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Balancing environmental and economic performance in the food-processing industry. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management 11 (3), 2010, 330-340 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Farahani, P.; Grunow, M.: Quality, safety and sustainability in food distribution: A review of quantitative operations management approaches and challenges. OR Spectrum 32 (4), 2010, 863-904 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van der Meer, D.; Van Donk, D.P.: Make to stock and mix to order: Choosing intermediate products in the food-processing industry. International Journal of Production Research 48 (12), 2010, 3475-3492 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Analyzing scheduling in the food-processing industry: Structure and tasks. Cognition, Technology & Work 11 (3), 2009, 215- 226 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Product mix variability with correlated demand in two-stage food manufacturing with intermediate storage. International Journal of Production Economics 121 (2), 2009, 313-322 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Development and application of a decision support tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry. Journal of Cleaner Production 16 (3), 2008, 335-342 mehr…
  • Van Donk, D.P.; Akkerman, R.; Van der Vaart, T.: Opportunities and realities of supply chain integration: The case of food manufacturers. British Food Journal 110 (2), 2008, 218-235 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Product prioritization in a two-stage food production system with intermediate storage. International Journal of Production Economics 108 (1-2), 2007, 43-53 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.; Gaalman, G.J.C.: The influence of capacity- and time-constrained intermediate storage in two-stage food production systems. International Journal of Production Research 45 (13), 2007, 2955-2973 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Knip, M.: Reallocation of beds to reduce waiting time for cardiac surgery. Health Care Management Science 7 (2), 2004, 119–126 mehr…

Conference contributions

  • Pulluru, S.J.; Akkerman, R.: Water reuse considerations in scheduling multipurpose batch plants: Modeling approach and analysis of regeneration options. Nineteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2016Innsbruck, Austria, 105-116 mehr…
  • Pulluru, S.J.; Akkerman, R.: Scheduling water reuse in the food industry: Theory and application. INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2016Nashville, USA mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Sustainability in agri-food supply chain management: Opportunities and challenges. CYTED Network in Agro-BigData & DSS for Sustainable Development (co-organized with CLAIO 2016, the Latin-Iberoamerican Conference on Operations Research), 2016Santiago, Chile mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R.: The price of fairness in industrial symbiosis. 26. workshop für quantitative Betriebswirtschaftslehre, March 14-17, 2016, Meinerzhagen, Germany, 2016Meinerzhagen, Germany mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R., Hauschild, M.Z.: Collaborative sustainable supply chain management: The opportunities and challenges of the Industrial Symbiosis phenomenon. 22nd International EurOMA Conference, 2015Neuchâtel, Switzerland mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Fairness in collaborative operations: The case of industrial symbiosis. (Vortrag / Research Seminar, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Augsburg) 2015 mehr…
  • Jishna, P.S.; Akkerman, R.: Including regeneration possibilities to increase water reuse in scheduling multipurpose batch plants. INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 1-4, 2015, 2015Philadelphia, USA mehr…
  • Jishna, P.S.; Akkerman, R.: Including regeneration possibilities in water reuse enabled scheduling of batch plants. EURO 2015, the conference of the European Association of Operational Research Societies, 2015Glasgow, Scotland mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Decision support for procurement planning in oil refining industries. (Vortrag / Research Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, November 5, 2015) 2015 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Integrating water reuse in operations management approaches for the food and bioprocessing industry. (Vortrag / UQ-TUM Research Symposium on Water, Environment and Sustainability) 2015 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Connecting management and technology: An interdisciplinary approach towards sustainable food systems. (Vortrag / Research Strategy Meeting, European Commission) 2014 mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R.: Collaborative planning of operations in industrial symbiosis. 1st International EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum, 2014Groningen, The Netherlands mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R.: Collaborative planning to increase resource efficiency in industrial symbiosis. INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2014San Francisco, USA mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R.: Collaborative planning in industrial symbiosis networks. 24. workshop für quantitative Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 2014Meinerzhagen, Germany mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Connecting management and technology: An interdisciplinary approach towards sustainable food systems. (Vortrag / Research strategy meeting, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation ) 2014 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Modelling water reuse in the food industry – Opportunities and challenges. Third International Workshop on Food Supply Chains, 2014San Francisco, USA mehr…
  • Alzu'bi, E.; Akkerman, R.: Voluntary adoption of sustainable supply chain management practices in developing countries: The case of Jordan. 1st International Conference on Industrial, Systems and Manufacturing Engineering, 2014Amman, Jordan mehr…
  • Herczeg, G.; Akkerman, R.; Hauschild, M.Z.: Supply chain coordination in industrial symbiosis. Proceedings of the 20th International EurOMA Conference, 2013Dublin, Ireland mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.: Planning Production Systems in the Process Industries. (Vortrag / Research Seminar, University of Mannheim Business School) 2013 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Utilizing traceability in supply chain planning: Developments and challenges. Second International Workshop on Food Supply Chain, 2013Viña del Mar, Chile mehr…
  • Ferrigno, F.; Murino, T.; Romano, E.; Akkerman, R.: Salmonella contamination in chocolate products: Simulation model and scenario analysis. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on System Science and Simulation In Engineering (ICOSSSE13), 2013Morioka City, Iwate, Japan mehr…
  • Farahani, P.; Akkerman, R.; Wilke, J.: A hierarchical demand-driven production planning and control framework for the FMCG industry: An SAP-based approach. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 2013Bangkok, Thailand mehr…
  • Ragnarsdóttir, B.; Ingadóttir, H.; Akkerman, R.; Hansen, K.R.N.; Furtak, S.; Schwarck, G.: Combined evaluation of forecasting methods and inventory models for intermittent demand: a case study. Pre-prints of the Seventeenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2012Innsbruck, Austria, 287-298 mehr…
  • Oddsdottir, T.A.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.: Procurement planning under uncertainty for oil refinery operations. Proceedings of the 4th World Production and Operations Management Conference, 2012Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1-10 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Efficiency and sustainability in the food service supply chain. INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2012Phoenix, AZ, USA mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Efficiency and sustainability in the supply chain of professionally prepared meals. Research seminar, Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University, 2012Aarhus, Denmark mehr…
  • Azzi, A.; Battini, D.; Persona, A.; Sgarbossa, F.; Akkerman, R.: Manufacturing execution systems in the food industry: Implementation and performance. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Food Supply Chain, 2011Bertinoro and Orvieto, Italy mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Efficiency and sustainability in the supply chain of professionally prepared meals. Research seminar, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, 2011Groningen, Netherlands mehr…
  • Wang, Y.; Akkerman, R.; Birkved, M.; Grunow, M.: Supply chain planning with sustainability considerations: an integrative framework. Proceedings of the 18th International EurOMA Conference, 2011Cambridge, UK mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Engineering the food supply chain of the future: Modelling framework and application. Food in Front - LMC Congress 2011, 2011Copenhagen, Denmark mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Redesigning municipal meal services in Denmark. 5th International Conference on the Food Factory for the Future, 2010Gothenburg, Sweden mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Selecting intermediate products under production and storage capacity limitations in the food industry. CIRP January Meeting, 2010Paris, France mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Quality by design. Øresund Region Workshop on traceability and quality assurance for food and pharmaceutics, 2009Øresund, Denmark mehr…
  • Wang, Y.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.: Challenges in the distribution of professionally prepared meals. Proceedings of the 16th International EurOMA Conference, 2009Gothenburg, Sweden, 1-10 mehr…
  • Kilic, O.A.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.; Van Donk, D.P.: Modeling intermediate product selection under production and storage capacity limitations in food processing. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2009Hong Kong, China, 1077-1081 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Wang, Y; Grunow, M.: MILP approaches to sustainable production and distribution of meal elements. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2009Troyes, France, 973-978 mehr…
  • Van Kampen, T.J.; Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Analyzing customer demand: characterization and classification. Proceedings of the 16th International EurOMA Conference, 2009Gothenburg, Sweden, 1-10 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Mix-to-order production in the food-processing industry. Research seminar on Planning and Control in Process Industries, 2009Eindhoven, Netherlands mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: An integrated method for product selection and lot scheduling in food production. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2009Beijing, China mehr…
  • Kilic, O.A.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.; Van Donk, D.P.: Intermediate product selection under production and storage capacity limitations. Logistics Management 2009, 2009Hamburg, Germany, 1-10 mehr…
  • Grunow, M.; Akkerman, R.; Rong, A.: Modelling product quality in food supply chains. FoodSim 2008, 2008Dublin, Ireland, 186-190 mehr…
  • Grunow, M.; Rong, A.; Akkerman, R.: Improving food safety in the supply chain: Integrating traceability in production and distribution planning. Proceedings of the 15th International EurOMA Conference, 2008Groningen, Netherlands, 1-10 mehr…
  • Rong, A.; Akkerman, R.; Grunow, M.: Mixed-integer linear programming approach for food production and distribution planning. Pre-prints of the Fifteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2008Innsbruck, Austria, 559-570 mehr…
  • Grunow, M.; Rong, A.; Akkerman, R.: Reducing dispersion in food distribution. Proceedings of the 9th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management Systems Conference, 2008Bali, Indonesia, 618-628 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Make or mix to order: Determining the type of intermediate products in a flour mill. 15th International EurOMA Conference, 2008Groningen, Netherlands mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Rong, A.; Grunow, M.: Food quality management in cold chains. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Cold Chain Management, 2008Bonn, Germany, 72-80 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Food quality management in cold chains. 3rd International Workshop on Cold Chain Management, 2008Bonn, Germany mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van der Meer, D.; Van Donk, D.P.: Make or mix to order: Determining the type of intermediate products in a flour mill. Proceedings of the 15th International EurOMA Conference, 2008Groningen, Netherlands, 1-10 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Economic and environmental performance of the food industry. Towards new challenges for innovative management practices: Proceedings of ERIMA07, 2007Bidart (Biarritz), France, 236-244 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Efficiency and quality in food operations and supply chains. FoodPharmaTech, Northern Europe’s largest tradefair for food and pharma technology, 2007Herning, Denmark mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Food supply chain modelling. Food Innovation Network Europe (FINE) meeting, 2007Øresund, Denmark mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Development and application of a decision tool for reduction of product losses in the food-processing industry. Proceedings of the 13th International EurOMA Conference, 2006Glasgow, UK, 13-22 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Product mix variability in two-stage food manufacturing with intermediate storage. Pre-prints of the Fourteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2006Innsbruck, Austria, 11-20 mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Scheduling in two-stage food manufacturing with intermediate storage: the influence of product mix. 17th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, 2005Honolulu, Hawaii, USA mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Scheduling intermediate storage in two-stage food production systems. Research seminar on Planning in the Process Industries, 2004Groningen, Netherlands mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.; Gaalman, G.J.C.: Storage between two production stages: Scheduling with capacity and time constraints. Pre-prints Thirteenth International working seminar on Production Economics, 2004Igls, Austria, 19-34 mehr…
  • Akkerman, R.; Van Donk, D.P.: Dedicated and flexible intermediate storage in a two-stage food production system. Thirteenth International Symposium on Inventories, 2004Budapest, Hungary mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Structure of the production process and formalizability of scheduling decisions in the food-processing industries. International workshop on Planning, Scheduling, and Control in Manufacturing, 2002Eindhoven, Netherlands mehr…
  • Akkerman, Renzo: Scheduling in food processing: Characteristics and complexity. Research seminar on Planning in the Process Industries, 2002Eindhoven, Netherlands mehr…