Associate Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Asvin Goel is Associate 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, Prof. 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, Prof. 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 Prof. 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. Prof. 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. Prof. Goel serves the scientific community as frequent reviewer for prestigious international journals and conferences and review committee member for funding organisations.