Gijs Kool

Research Associate

 

Gijs Kool

Research Associate

 

Gijs Kool joined Kühne Logistics University in August 2022 as a researcher in the HEGEL project under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich. The research focuses on exploiting the potential of hypernetworks in freight transport and logistics and is funded by the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz. Gijs' research focuses mainly on the potential of multimodal and intermodal transport in networks.

Gijs obtained his master's degree at Kühne Logistics University in 2022. In his thesis, he built a methodology with which supply and demand in intermodal transport can be geographically compared and attuned to each other. Gijs holds a bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences and Spatial Economics from VU University Amsterdam. Before and during his studies, he held operational positions with rail freight operators in the Netherlands and Germany. 

Professional Experience

Since 2022       Research Associate, HEGEL project, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2022 - 2022Trainee, Software, Solutions, Web Development, 4 PL Intermodal GmbH, Rotenburg (Wümme), Germany
2021 - 2022Student Assistant, Transportation Logistics, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018 - 2020Member, Purchasing and Selling, Kriterion gas station, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 - 2017Traffic Controller / Disponent, VTR-Rail B.V., Hendrik-Ibo-Ambacht, The Netherlands
2015 - 2016Traffic Controller / Disponent, Locon Benelux B.V., Zwolle, The Netherlands

Education

2020 - 2022              Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2021 - 2021Semester abroad, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States
2019 - 2020Semester abroad, Uppsala University, Visby, Sweden
2017 - 2020Bachelor of Science in Earth Science and Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019 - 2019Summer school, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil