Stefan Schwerdfeger

Dr. Stefan Schwerdfeger

Research associate
Stefan Schwerdfeger
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Contact details
Address Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Lehrstuhl für ABWL/Operations Management
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena
Office Room 4.65, 4th floor
Phone +49 3641 9-43106
Fax +49 3641 9-43102
Consultation hour Wednesday, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (registration recommended)


Curriculum vitae Show content

2009 - 2012: Studies in Business Mathematics (Bachelor) at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

2012 - 2014: Studies in Business Mathematics (Master) at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

2014 - 2018: Research assistant at the Chair for Operations Management, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

10/2018: PhD (Dr. rer. pol.), Thesis: "Optimization in outbound logistics"

Since 2018: Research associate (postdoc) at the Chairs for Management Science and Operations Management, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Awards Show content

2017: Optware Award for application-related scientific accomplishments

2018: Outstanding Reviewer Award OR Spectrum

2019: PhD Thesis Award from the Society of Operations Reasearch (Gesellschaft für Operations Research e.V., GOR)

2019: LIBERTY Transfer Award from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

2020: Best Paper Award European Journal of Operational Research, together with Prof. Dr. Nils Boysen and Dr. Felix Weidinger

Publications (effective December 17, 2019)

Publication Database (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

  1. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2019): Matching supply and demand in a sharing economy: Classification, computational complexity, and application. European Journal of Operational Research 278/2, 578-595.
  2. Schwerdfeger, S.; Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D. (2018): Just-in-time logistics for far-distant suppliers: Scheduling truck departures from an intermediate cross docking terminal. Operations Research Spectrum 40/1, 1-21.
  3. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2018): The identical-path truck platooning problem. Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological 109, 26-39.
  4. Lawrinenko, A.; Schwerdfeger, S.; Walter, R. (2018): Reduction criteria, upper bounds, and a dynamic programming based heuristic for the max-min k_i-partitioning problem. Journal of Heuristics 24/2, 173-203.
  5. Schwerdfeger, S.; Walter, R. (2018): Improved algorithms to minimize workload balancing criteria on identical parallel machines. Computers & Operations Research 93, 123-134.
  6. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Fedtke, S.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2018): Drone delivery from trucks: Drone scheduling for given truck routes. Networks 72/4, 506-527.
  7. Boysen, N.; Schwerdfeger, S.; Weidinger, F. (2018): Scheduling last-mile deliveries with truck-based autonomous robots. European Journal of Operational Research 271/3, 1085-1099.
  8. Boywitz, D.; Schwerdfeger, S.; Boysen, N. (2018): Sequencing of picking orders to facilitate the replenishment of A-Frame systems. IIE Transactions 51, 368-381.
  9. Schwerdfeger, S.; Boysen, N. (2017): Order picking along a crane-supplied pick face: The SKU switching problem. European Journal of Operational Research 260/2, 534-545.
  10. Schwerdfeger, S.; Walter, R. (2016): A fast and effective subset sum based improvement procedure for workload balancing on identical parallel machines. Computers & Operations Research 73, 84-91.

Working Papers

  1. Schwerdfeger, S.; Otto, A.; Boysen, N. (2019): Rail platooning: Scheduling trains along a rail corridor with rapid-shunting facilities. Working Paper, FSU Jena.
  2. Boysen, N.; Briskorn. D.; Schwerdfeger, S.; Stephan, K. (2019): Carpool formation along high-occupancy vehicle lanes. Working Paper Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  3. Morgenroth, C.; Boysen, N.; Schwerdfeger, S.; Weidinger, F. (2019): Scheduling taxi services for a gang of car relocators. Working Paper Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  4. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2019): Walk the line: Optimizing the layout design of moving walkways. Working Paper Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  5. Schwerdfeger, S.; Boysen, N. (2019): Optimizing the changing locations of mobile parcel lockers in last-mile distribution. Working Paper Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
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