prof.dr.ir. J.C. (Jan) Fransoo - Expertises

Fransoo, prof.dr.ir. J.C.
Adres :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Postbus 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Leerstoel :
Operations Planning and Control
Dienst :
Dienst Algemene Zaken
Afdeling :
DAZ Algemeen
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Hoogleraar
Intern adres :
Pav F.14
Tel :
040-247 2681
Tel (intern) :
2681
Email :
J.C.Fransoo@tue.nl
Faculteit :
Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
Afdeling :
Operations Planning Acc. & Control
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Hoogleraar
Intern adres :
Pav F.14
Tel :
040-247 2681
Tel (intern) :
2681
Email :
J.C.Fransoo@tue.nl

Expertises

  • D70000 - Economie en bedrijfskunde
  • D42200 - Bestuurskunde
  • Logistiek
  • Productieplanning
  • Transport

Biografie

Jan C. Fransoo is a Professor of Operations Management and Logistics in the School of Industrial Engineering and Dean of the TU/e Graduate School at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

He specializes in Operations Planning and Supply Chain Management in the process, pharma, food, retail, and container transportation industries. Current research projects address sustainability in supply chain management and traditional channel nanostore distribution in developing megacities. 

He serves as Senior Editor of Production and Operations Management, as Associate Editor of Operations Research, and has served and serves on the editorial board of a number of other journals. He has published over 100 papers and book chapters in academic journals and books such as Management ScienceManufacturing & Service Operations ManagementIIE TransactionsProduction and Operations ManagementJournal of Operations ManagementInternational Journal of Operations and Production Management, and European Journal of Operational Research.

He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations Management & Logistics from Eindhoven University of Technology. Following the completion of his PhD Thesis, he was awarded a 3-year fellowship by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (Akademie-onderzoeker), part of which he spent as a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He joined TU/e's School of Industrial Engineering as a faculty member in 1996.  Fransoo held subsequent visiting appointments at the University of California at Los Angeles and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He held a honorary visiting professorship at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) from 2006 until 2015. At TU/e, Fransoo currently attends the management team of the research group OPAC, and as Dean of the TU/e Graduate School. He was the founding Program Director of the MSc Program in Operations Management & Logistics. He also is Director of the 4TU School for Technological Design - Stan Ackermans Institute, responsible for all training of Professional Doctors in Engineering in the Netherlands.

As part of his academic activities, Professor Fransoo has conducted dozens of projects with industry, mainly with and through his Master, Professional Doctorate, and Doctorate students. He is a frequent speaker at academic and professional conferences, both in the Netherlands and abroad. He also serves on various governmental and nationwide committees, such as the Strategisch Platform Logistiek (Strategic Platform on Logistics), is a member of the Supervisory Board of TKI Logistiek and was a co-founder and Vice-President of Dinalog (Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics).