Prof. Dr.
Asvin Goel

Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Asvin Goel is Professor of Supply Chain Management and Logistics at Kühne Logistics University and Adjunct Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Zaragoza Logistics Center in Spain. He holds academic degrees from the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Göttingen (Dipl.-Math.), from the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Leipzig (Dr. rer. nat.), and from the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Business at the University of Halle-Wittenberg (Dr. rer. pol. habil.).

He has several years of working experience as an independent consultant and software developer for the logistics industry. From 2006 to 2008, Goel was Visiting Associate Research Professor within the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and served as principle investigator of the research project "In-Transit Visibility" which was jointly conducted by DHL Exel Supply Chain, Deutsche Post World Net, the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, and the Zaragoza Logistics Center. Furthermore, Goel was Visiting Researcher at renowned research institutes such as the National ICT Australia (NICTA) in Sydney and the Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur les Réseaux d’Entreprise, la Logistique et le Transport (CIRRELT) in Montréal.

In his research Goel is mainly interested in developing quantitative and model-based approaches for optimising logistics systems. He published articles in leading journals such as Transportation Science, Journal of Scheduling, Computers & Operations Research, and European Journal of Operational Research. Goel won the 2014 INFORMS best paper award in Transportation Science & Logistics and was finalist for the Science Award for Supply Chain Management 2014. In the Handelsblatt BWL Ranking (a ranking based on the publication output of all German-speaking researchers in business studies) he is repeatedly listed among the researchers with the highest scoring research achievement. Goel serves the scientific community as frequent reviewer for prestigious international journals and conferences and review committee member for funding organisations.

Contact

Tel: +49 40 328707-227
Fax: +49 40 328707-209
asvin.goel@the-klu.org

Networks

Selected Publications

Academic Positions

since 2017Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
since 2015

Associate Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

since 2006

Adjunct Professor of Supply Chain Management at Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain

2015

Visiting Researcher at Pontifcia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Departamento de Informatica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2012-2015

Associate Professor of International Logistics at Jacobs University, School of Engineering & Science, Bremen, Germany

2012

Guest Lecturer at Jacobs University, School of Engineering & Science, Bremen, Germany

2012

Research Associate at University of Duisburg-Essen, Paluno - The Ruhr Institute for Software Technology, Essen, Germany

2011

Guest Lecturer at Jacobs University, School of Engineering & Science, Bremen, Germany

2010

Visiting Researcher, Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche sur les Reseaux d'Entreprise, la Logistique et le Transport (CIRRELT), Montreal, Canada

2009

Visiting Researcher at National ICT Australia (NICTA), Sydney, Australia

2009-2011

Research Associate at University of Leipzig, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Applied Telematics/e-Business, Leipzig, Germany

2005-2006

Research Assistant at University of Leipzig, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Applied Telematics/e-Business, Leipzig, Germany

2001-2003

Research Assistant at University of Cologne, Department of Computer Sciences and Operations Research, Cologne, Germany

2000-2001

Research Assistant at University of Cologne, Regional Computing Center Cologne, Department for Scientific Applications, Cologne, Germany

1995-1998

Teaching Assistant at University of Göttingen, Institute for Mathematics, Göttingen, Germany

1992-1993

Teaching Assistant at University of Karlsruhe, Institute for Applied Mathematics, Karlsruhe, Germany

Education

2013

Habilitation (Dr. rer. pol. habil.), Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Business, Germany
Title of thesis: "Lenk- und Ruhezeitenregelungen im Straßengütertransport" (Hours of service regulations in road freight transport)

2007

Doctorate degree (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Leipzig, Institute of Computer Science, Chair of Applied Telematics/e-Business, Leipzig, Germany
Title of thesis: "Fleet telematics - Real-time management and planning of commercial vehicle operations" (magna cum laude)

1998

Diploma (Mathematics), University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

1994

Prediploma (Business-Mathematics), University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

2014 - Best Paper Award in Transportation Science & Logistics INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Section

Asvin Goel received the best paper award of INFORMS 2014 Transportation Science & Logistics Section for his article (together with T. Vidal) "Hours of service regulations in road freight transport: An optimization-based international assessment."

2014 - Science Award for Supply Chain Management (Finalist) German Logistics Association (BVL)

Asvin Goel was nominated to present his work in the final round of the Science Award for Supply Chain Management at the 31st International Supply Chain Conference in Berlin.