Erwin Pesch studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Technical University Darmstadt. He was employed as a Software Engineer and a research assistant at the Commerzbank AG and the business institute of the Technical University Darmstadt, respectively. He worked as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the University in Maastricht (Netherlands) from 1989 to 1994 and as a full professor at the Institute of Economics of the University in Bonn from 1994 to 2001. Currently, he is a full professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the University in Siegen and director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Management (CASiM) at the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management.
He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics and a Habilitation in Business Administration both from the Technical University Darmstadt. His research areas are in Logistics, Decision Support, Project Management, Personnel Planning and Scheduling many of which are closely related to different industry projects.
He is author or co-author of 6 books and has published about 200 papers in many international journals, among others in Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Transportation Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Combinatorial Theory, European Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Journal of Graph Theory, Discrete Mathematics, Discrete Applied Mathematics, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Scheduling, Naval Research Logistics, OR Spectrum, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Mathematical Methods in Operations Research, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft.
He is area or associate editor of 13 scientific journals, has frequently been a keynote or plenary speaker at international conferences, and was responsible for the organization of the ECCO 2001 and the EURO 2009 conference in Bonn that attracted 2500 delegates.
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