PhD and MSc Theses

Through their work, MSc and PhD students contribute to our scientific and societal impact with many, often timeless topics. We list a number of completed projects below. Further details regarding these can be found in the TU Delft Repository.

PhD Graduates

Please find below the links to relevant keyword searches with filters in the repository. These are suggestions for searching under the given category.

Logistics (Filter: Doctoral Thesis)  |  Freight (Filter: Doctoral Thesis)

More customized searches can be made in the TU Delft Repository. A few sample titles have also been listed below. 

PhD Graduates

Thesis Title (For report, see TU Delft Repository)

Graduation

Halim, R.A.

Strategic Modeling of Global Container Transport Networks

13/03/2017

Wan Ahmad, W.N.K.

Contextual Factors of Sustainable Supply Chain Management Practices in the Oil and Gas Industry

16/09/2016

Anand, N.

An Agent Based Modelling Approach for Multi-Stakeholder Analysis of City Logistics Solutions

17/09/2015

Davydenko, I.Y.

Logistics Chains in Freight Transport Modelling

26/05/2015

Dente, S.

The stakes of circulation in sustainable societies: logistics and functional economy

11/09/2013

Zhang, M.

A Freight Transport Model for Integrated Network, Service, and Policy Design

22/08/2013

Van Duin, J.H.R.

Logistics Concept Development in Multi-Actor Environments

23/10/2012

Mahr, T. Vehicle Routing under Uncertainty 21/09/2011

  


MSc Graduates

Please find below the links to relevant keyword searches with filters in the repository. These are suggestions and examples for searching under the given category.

Logistics (Filter: Master Thesis)  |  Freight (Filter: Master Thesis)

More customized searches can be made in the TU Delft Repository. A few sample titles have also been listed below. 

MSc Graduates

Thesis Title (For report, see TU Delft Repository)

Graduation

Izaak Geursen

Airline Fleet Planning Problem using Reinforcement Learning

**/01/2021

Klifman, M.

Fast train service for fresh produce (FastForward)

21/12/2020

Bharadwaj, I.

Efficiency of distribution centre trips (Rijkswaterstaat)

14/12/2020

Strikwerda, N.

Automated air cargo terminal design (NACO)

27/11/2020

Mientjes, G.

Port strategy in the Physical Internet (P.A. Rotterdam)

23/11/2020

Ramasubramaniam, S.

Industry 4.0 and supply chain resilience

23/11/2020

Valdivia, D,

IT architecture for self-organizing transport (Primevision)

30/10/2020

Liu, R.

Strategic fit between innovations and supply chains

22/10/2020

Honk, Q. van

Design of a construction logistics hub (City of Amsterdam)

16/10/2020

Duurling, K. van

Shared last-mile parcel delivery (Significance)

09/10/2020

Chung, E.

Citywide LEV charging networks (Districon)

28/09/2020

Houtsma, Y,

A self-organizing parcel network (Primevision)

28/09/2020

Lomba Vrouenraets, M.

Optimizing can procurement for  a brewer (Heineken)

25/09/2020

Schutte, N.

Collaborative ground handling of air freight (Schiphol)

25/09/2020

Son, K. van der

Perceptions of Physical Internet (City of Rotterdam)

21/09/2020

Vermeulen, M.

Impact of actor interactions within a port call (Maersk)

10/09/2020

Pronk, E.

New mobility and network resilience (TNO)

31/08/2020

Nijland, D.

A company level Industry 4.0 innovation roadmap (Yara)

26/08/2020

Ijaz, M.

A game for sharing logistics (TU Delft Gamelab)

26/08/2020

Luik, S. van

Digital/physical Internet analogy

21/08/2020

Meulblok, V.

Consolidation of parcel networks (PostNL)

17/08/2020

Jaap-Jan van der Steeg

Berth Planning and Disruption Recovery: A Simulation Approach (Macomi)

**/07/2021

Arjun, N.

Urban delivery network optimization with EV’s (Panteia)

21/07/2020

Alebeek, S. van

Optimization of ground handling of air freight (Schiphol)

12/06/2020

Genius, A.

Parcel locker network optimization (TNO)

12/05/2020

Helmer, J.

Patient allocation for hospitals (Franciscus Vlietland)

06/03/2020

Johanna Korte

An Aircraft and Schedule Integrated Approach to Improve Cockpit Crew Pairings (Transavia)

**/12/2019

Eijkern, A. van

Hybrid warehouse configurations at IKEA

19/12/2019

Schoot, C. van der

Store replenishment strategies for Albert Heijn

13/12/2019

Karamanou, M.

Material hub for circular waste management

13/12/2019

Boogaard, R. van den

Freight network model and strategies for Brazil

13/12/2019

Kreumer, J.

Optimization of reservation system for Center Parks

10/12/2019

Caminada, S.

Game based choice modelling for physical internet

04/12/2019

Kallioupi, K.

Supply chain mapping for concrete recycling

27/11/2019

Kang, Z.

Evaluation of perishable goods storage options for KLM

22/11/2019

Maarse, N.

Anticipatory information for gate boarding at KLM

20/11/2019

De Vries, M.

Effects of internalization policies on modal shift (Panteia)

18/11/2019

Vlot, Th.

Self-organizing routing in parcel networks (Primevision)

18/11/2019

Frouws, E.

Healthcare logistics demand mapping for PostNL

13/11/2019

Loubna Aammari

Solving the Less-Than-Container Load Shipping Problem over Multiple Ports (Ab Ovo)

**/10/2019

Gan, Z.

Simulation model for the port Nautical Chain (PoR)

21/10/2019

Apparcel, M.

Modelling of contextual factors of port choice

27/09/2019

Nasir, M.

Firm synthesis method for freight modelling

26/09/2019

Navneet, K.

Robustness of multimodal transport networks

24/09/2019

Ter Laag, M.

Transferable urban freight model for CO­2 reduction

23/09/2019

Hilverda, I.

Logistics of batteries for e-vessels in the port

16/09/2019

Verbruggen, L.

Benchmarking of asset management in maritime ports

16/09/2019

Martinez de Ubago, M.

Scenarios for ports in the Physical Internet

30/08/2019

Shrivastava, S.

Information flow design for outsourced production

30/08/2019

Kastanya, G.

AI based prescriptive model for vehicle type use at DHL

30/08/2019

Zamorano de Blas, R.

Supply chain loss reduction management at Kraft-Heinz

29/08/2019

Janse, E.

Inventory management of counter retail medicines

29/08/2019

Wei Wu, T.

Optimization of Schiphol’s cargo handling processes

26/08/2019

Raj, R.

Transport delay management for a large chemical plant

23/08/2019

Sitorus, I.

Indonesia’s freight network design under uncertainty

23/08/2019

Menno Oudshoorn

Solving a Real-World Rail Maintenance Scheduling Problem using Meta-Heuristic Algorithms (Macomi)

**/07/2019

Munsters, D.

Decision rules for KLM spare part maintenance

15/07/2019

Locht, J.

Information reliability modelling for port processes

15/07/2019

Voster, J.

Adaptive policy for ports in physical internet scenarios

12/07/2019

Bosdijk, N.

Simulation model for KLM spare part maintenance

12/07/2019

Saraber, I.

Optimization of air cargo network configurations for KLM

04/06/2019

Munters, A.

Multi-stakeholder design of container terminal in Ethiopia

26/04/2019

Wiel, D van

Effects of automation on port traffic management

24/04/2019

Steenhuis, B.

Strategic logistic network design for a pure-play E-grocer

01/04/2019

Van Alphen, M.

Sorting center layout for PostNL

13/02/2019

Bhat, M.

Contextual factors of sustainable supply chain practices

20/12/2018

Pandarahally, J.

The contribution of ERP to Green supply chain performance:

14/11/2018

Bal, I.

A simultaneous vehicle type/shipment size choice model

22/10/2018

Wicaksono, S.

Market Potential of Bicycle Crowd-shipping

15/10/2018

Thoen, S.

A behavioral shipment-based model of freight tour formation

15/10/2018

Karampelas, D.

Cooperation policies for rail in the port hinterland

11/10/2018

Hasanah, U.

Collaboration in Intermodal Inland Waterway Transportation

08/10/2018

Angoudi, R.

Multi-stakeholder assessment of city logistics using BWM

28/09/2018

Rajkov, D.

Blockchain for aircraft spare part management

20/09/2018

Altimani, M.

Demand Forecasting for Cosmetics Manufacturer

31/08/2018

Delucchi, F.

Predicting the results of City Hub’s Business model

27/08/2018

Diran, D.

Fleet Optimization for Offshore Substation Maintenance

27/08/2018

Tim Jonker

Optimising Container Handling Equipment Operations on a Container Terminal (TBA)

**/07/2018

Ellens, M.

Location of multi-facility machinery manufacturing

20/07/2018

Tsilimeni, A.

Blockchain technology in Crude Palm Oil Supply chain

25/05/2018

Garcia Milan, M.

Global Data Synchronization Network for Consumer Goods

26/03/2018

Wong, W.

Measuring operational efficiency of mail delivery

23/02/2018

Evers, J.

Demand forecast models for online supermarkets (Picnic)

12/02/2018

Bank, D.

Factors causing peak energy consumption of reefers

12/02/2018

De Bruijn, J.

Transparence in the consumer goods chain with blockchain

22/01/2018

Rouppe vd Voort, M.

Matching shipments with the idle capacity of barges

18/01/2018

Kalicharan, S.

IoT in an avocado supply chain

18/12/2017

An, R.

Visibility in Physical Internet Ports: architecture design

18/12/2017

Mol, M.

Synchronized End-State Cross-Docking for Online Grocer

23/10/2017

Vaessen, M.

Virtual Demand Point for order allocation at Heineken

09/10/2017

Beemster, D.

The floriculture chain for the year 2025 (FloraHolland)

09/10/2017

Munaron, V.

Demand Volatility at Infineon Technologies

29/09/2017

Dimitripoulos, H.

Collaborative Approach to Supply Network Planning

18/09/2017

Meijs, L.

Global Air Cargo Flows Estimation Based on OD Trade Data

07/09/2017

Nunez-Araya, P

Supply base analysis, a process-based approach

30/08/2017

Gatti, F.

The impact of logistics consulting in the humanitarian sector

28/08/2017

Scarabello, E.

A sustainability maturity for medical device manufacturers

28/08/2017

He, Y.

Responsible integrated passenger and freight transportation

28/08/2017

Aelfers, S.

Sustainable transport packaging solutions for dry groceries

25/08/2017

Papakonstantinou, Th.

Sustainability Criteria in Package Design

25/08/2017

Sickler, F.

KLM Cargo chain: trucking and data communication

24/08/2017

Busse, T.

Platooning on a string of intersections

23/08/2017

Francisconi, M.

Blockchain technology in port logistics (PortBase)

22/08/2017

Kaynak, D.

Distribution Network Design Healthcare Service Parts

21/08/2017

Brandt, J.

Order pairing in the Petrol Station Replenishment Problem

14/07/2017

De Groot, F.

Co-innovation of Small-Scale City Logistics Facilities

22/05/2017

Mastenbroek, I.

Redesigning process of debriefing parcels at PostNL

15/05/2017

Van Beuningen, J.

Business model design for flower delivery with E-bikes

27/03/2017

Van Roekel, W.

Improving international logistics performance measurement

20/03/2017

Clearesta, E.

Multimodal Freight Transport Network Design for Indonesia

20/02/2017

Van de Vorst, W.

Predicted and planned spare parts management (RET)

02/12/2016

Liu, W.

Importance of Factors for Transport Modes in Freight

01/12/2016

Kothadiya, O.

Service quality for airline ground services

25/11/2016

Tali, B.

Container shippers' freight transport mode choice behavior

30/09/2016

Stubbé, F.

Logistical processes for 2020 at Royal FloraHolland

30/09/2016

Ramic, D.

Development of tri-modal inland container terminal: CTT

28/09/2016

Postma, E.

A strategic air freight forecasting model

08/09/2016

Kishore, A.

Estimation of vehicle stop time during last mile deliveries

29/08/2016

Parolas, G.

ETA prediction for containerships at the Port of Rotterdam

24/08/2016

Martila, L.

Establishment of logistics clusters in Indonesia

24/08/2016

Fahmiasari, H.

Inland Logistics Hub in North Sulawesi Province

24/08/2016

De Milliano, A.

Supply concept for nanostores at NS train stations

18/08/2016

Esteban, L.

Implications of 3D printing on pharmaceutical logistics

07/07/2016

Robroeks, J.

Matching for horizontal collaboration in road transport

30/05/2016

Van Wulffen Palthe, L.

Port selection based on attraction and competition

23/05/2016

Lecona, J.

Pricing Approach for Synchromodal Transportation

29/04/2016

Beck, S.

Refugee Camp Logistics

10/03/2016

Schonewille, G.

Transport Cost for Freight Carriers on the Last Mile

18/02/2016

Braams, P.

Vertical Collaboration in a Two-Level Supply Chain

22/01/2016

Faisal, A.A.

Designing National Freight Maritime Network in Indonesia

18/12/2015

Bauwens, J.M.O.

A Dynamic Roadmap for City Logistics towards 2025

19/11/2015

Meissner, C.

Trust building in logistics cooperations: a conceptual model

05/11/2015

Ramgolam, R.W.

Designing an approach to reduce carton waste

29/10/2015

Van den Berg, M.

LNG as fuel for inland waterway vessels

30/09/2015

Oomen, V.A.M.

The wasted Disposables in Dutch Hospital’s health care

04/09/2015

Degen, M.J.M.

Design and evaluation of a Trust-tool in a VMI-environment

28/08/2015

Sonneveld, A.M.H.

Uncertainties in the dairy future of Sub-Saharan Africa

27/08/2015

Nispeling, T.

Multi-Criteria Supplier Selection in the Edible Oil Industry

27/08/2015

Lee, Y.

Dealing with carbon credit points in city logistics domain

09/07/2015

Tzimourtos, G.

Air Freight Transport: strategic modelling on global scale

01/06/2015

Rakers, T.J.

Design of the process flow of surgical instrument trays

08/05/2015

Van den Berg, S.G.

The created value of an Urban Consolidation Centre

26/03/2015

Nyabusore, J.C.

Green Freight Supply Chain Leadership

13/03/2015

Ye, M.

The Impact of 3D Printing on the World Container Transport

12/03/2015

Heij, R.

Peak shaving electricity consumption at container terminals

23/02/2015

Bakker, S.W.

Improving the performance of the trolley supply chain

26/11/2014

Sadaghiani, S.

External Forces Affecting Supply Chain Sustainability

26/11/2014

Wang, J.

Supplier Development for Different Supplier Segments

31/10/2014

Van Gool, B.

Servitization framework for capital equipment manufacturers

28/10/2014

Hjortnaes, T.

Repositioning of empty containers in the Dutch hinterland

28/10/2014

Slabbekoorn, M.

Diversity of perspectives in urban freight consolidation

20/10/2014

Zou, R.

Effects of container transport on global CO2 emissions

17/10/2014

Vijfhuizen, F.W.

Operational Efficiency of Discrete Production Processes

09/10/2014

Wanders, G.D.B.W.

Shippers' service preferences for container transport

03/10/2014

Hemmes, A.F.

Optimization of the freight chain of KLM Cargo

28/08/2014

Butt, M.N.A.

Logistics Transition Plan for Heineken Ethiopia

25/08/2014

Bojada, M.

Risk Management at RandstadRail

17/07/2014

Liao, F.

Chinese Consumer Preferences for Electric Vehicles

17/07/2014

Van der Veen, V.G.

Sustainability in the cost-to-serve framework

23/06/2014

Vana, C.

Supplier management approach with carbon performance

08/05/2014

Fahim, P.B.M.

Multi-criteria supplier selection in the airline retail industry

31/01/2014

Khaliq, M.F.

Improving the forecasting performance of Purac

23/12/2013

Bronsing, M.

KLM cargo flow allocation optimization at Schiphol

20/12/2013

Delawari, A.A.

Shared Situational Awareness between port inland actors

18/12/2013

Becker, M.J.C.

Reconsidering car parts aftermarket distribution network

10/12/2013

Bosschaart, M.

Lean Engineering Design of Rail Interlocking Systems

11/10/2013

De Vries, E.J.

Inter Terminal Transport captured in an ontology

12/09/2013

Schmidt, F.

Supply Chain Trends impacting the Air Cargo Industry

30/08/2013

Hashemi Ahmadi, M.

Retail cash handling processes at Airport Schiphol

29/08/2013

Ozkale, B.

Forecasting and Modelling of Cash Payments at Retail Stores

29/08/2013

Ankersmit, S.

From vertical to horizontal collaboration in air cargo

30/05/2013

Hooijmaijers, S.C.

Design and feasibility analysis of a freight hub in Amsterdam

13/12/2012

Le Fever, G.

Leading Indicators for the Port of Rotterdam’s throughput

13/12/2012

Farhanieh , S.

Toyota Europe’s Freight Activity Outlook – 2030

07/12/2012

D'Engelbronner, R.L.

Air Cargo handling demand forecasting

26/11/2012

Jeuken, J.J.

Organic food wholesale strategies

01/10/2012

Van Gaalen, B.

A vendor rating model for CEVA

30/08/2012

Fan, Y.

Integrative planning of deliveries for construction projects

20/08/2012

Ahmed , S.

Improving the performance green supply chain practices

05/07/2012

Van Kessel, S.P.

Barriers for introducing a shared container stock system

31/05/2012

Van Diepen, A.P.

Modelling global scenarios for the port of Rotterdam

27/01/2012

Van der Lande, A.

Operational performance of KLM´s Baggage Services.

19/01/2012

Westerhof, S.

Forecasting & Planning at CEVA Logistics The Hague

31/12/2011

Defares, D.L.

Future container transport to and from the Dutch hinterland

04/11/2011

Van Baar, C.M.

Decision support model for inbound logistics

07/10/2011

Hogenelst, J.

Sustainable measures for the fleet of DHL Express NL

05/10/2011

Subramanian, S.

Reconfiguring supply chains over the product life cycle

30/09/2011

Higuera Rueda, M.C.

LNG Logistics under Arctic Conditions

31/08/2011

Liu, C.

Benefits of a single shared stock of containers

26/08/2011

Celik, M.

Raw materials business continuity plan: SABIC

22/08/2011

Janssen, M.F.M.

Redesign of the inter-sorting centre at PostNL

18/08/2011

Van Rossum, J.A.

Workload model for Heineken Netherlands Supply

26/05/2011

Yang, M.

An ontology for a City Logistics ABM

25/05/2011

Hartevelt, R.

Supply chain planning at Philips Lighting Lumileds

14/04/2011

Posthuma, C.L.

Port competition modelling for Rotterdam Port

31/03/2011

Van Wijgerden, I.

Transparency in resource utilization of DHL Express NL

31/01/2011

Krukkert, R.

Redesign of the logistical system of Schiphol Airport Retail

28/01/2011

Papaprokopiou, D.

An application of construction logistics analysis: Delft

26/11/2010

Van den Driest, M.

Reducing CO2-emissions of container transport in NL

31/10/2010

Van Kolck, A.H.

Multi-agent model for an Urban Distribution Centre

14/10/2010

Drost, F.D.E.

Spare Parts Categorization in the Defense Organization

28/09/2010

Van Zundert, H.C.W.

Off-Airport Baggage Check-In for Airport Schiphol

26/08/2010

Van De Gazelle, D.

Safety Stock: save stock or save service?

04/12/2009

Bovenkerk, M.H.G.

Leegvaart binnen het BinnenVaart ModelSysteem

02/05/2000

Viswat, C.H.

Underground High-Speed Transport in Europe

01/08/1998

Groothedde, B.

A multimodal freight network model for the Netherlands

01/01/1997

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