Assistant Professor

Virginie Lurkin

New technologies, coupled with innovative business models and multi-disciplinary approaches, are the key to tackle the challenges faced by the transportation community.

Department / Section
Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
Floor / room

Research Profile

Virginie Lurkin is currently an Assistant Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology in the OPAC group. Before her faculty appointment, she completed a postdoc at the Transport and Mobility Laboratory at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and a PhD in Economics and Management Sciences at HEC-Liège in Belgium.  During her PhD, she was also a visiting scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Her dissertation won the 2016 INFORMS Aviation Applications Dissertation Prize. Her research interests are in choice modelling and optimization and the domain of application of her work is the transportation industry.

Educational Activities

  • Design for Transport and Logistics
  • Microeconomics

Ancillary Activities

  • Co-director of Stefano Bortolomiol, enrolled within the doctoral program in Civil and Environmental Engineering (EDCE) at EPFL., Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne