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prof. dr. I.F.A. (Iris F.A.) Vis

Professor of Industrial Engineering

Current positions
2011-present
Professor of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Current other positions
2023 -
(per August 1)
Captain of Science Topsector Logistics
2023
(Nov-Dec)
Member expert panel research DTU Management.
2020 - present
Member steering group Supply Chains of the Topsector Logistics.
2018 - present
Member Institute Advisory Board Astron.
Past main and other positions
2023
Chair evaluation committee research.
2022 - 2023
Member evaluation panel educational programs Industrial Engineering.
2016 - 2021
Dean of Industry Relations, University of Groningen.
2021 - 2021
Representative Digitalisation Economic Board North of the Netherlands.
2020 - 2023
Academic Leader Supply Chain Coordination of the Topsector Logistics.
2020 - 2021
Member steering group 5Groningen.
2020 - 2021
Chair steering group hive.mobility.
2019 - 2021
Chair steering group NoordenDigitaal.
2018 - 2021
Member Advisory Board Groningen Digital Business Center.
2017 – 2021
Member Program Board Northern Knowledge.
2017 - 2021
Member Advisory Board Eemsdelta Green.
2017 - 2020
Member Team Economic platform region Groningen-Assen.
2015 - 2020
Member Supervisory Board Service Center Libraries of Province Flevoland.
2014 - 2020
Member Program Board Netherlands Research School for Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics.
2013 - 2020
Member Program Board Dutch Graduate Program Operations Management & Logistics.
2013
(May-September)
Visiting professor CIRRELT, Montreal and Quebec City.
2006 - 2011
Associate professor of Logistics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
2007
(May - October)
Visiting professor at the Grado department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virgina, USA
2002 - 2006
Assistant professor of Logistics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1999
(October - December)
Visiting scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
September 1997 - Mei 2002
Ph.D. candidate, Rotterdam School of Management/Faculteit Bedrijfskunde, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
1996 - 1997
(December - May)
Internship Rabofacet
Education
1997 - 2002
PhD, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Universiteit
1992-1997

M.Sc. Wiskunde (specialisatie Operations Research) aan de Universiteit Leiden

Remaining (past) managerial roles - general
2023 - present
Member Advisory Board UG Cluster Research & Impact
2023 - present
Chair Advisory Committee Internal Promotions (ACIP) Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB).
2022 - 2023
(September - August)
Catalyst large innovation projects UG/FEB.
2022 - 2023
Chair Working Group Industrial Engineering and Management for sectorplan Techniek II including Design Engineering.
2020 - 2022
Representative University of Groningen and chair working group Industrial Engineering and Management for sector image and sector plan Design Engineering.
2011 - 2016
Member daily board department Operations, UG/Faculty Economics and Business (FEB).
2011 - 2016
Chair cluster Industrial Engineering of department of Operations, UG/FEB.
1998 - 2000
Vice-chair and chair ERIM Ph.D. Council, Rotterdam School of Management.
Remaining (past) managerial roles - research
2023 - present
Member evaluation committee NWA programma "Onderzoek op Routes door Consortia (NWA-ORC)", round 2022.
2010 - present
Projectleader and researcher in projects in consortia with companies, non-profit organisations, knowledge institutes and governmental organisations.
2018
Chair Organisation comitee 5th International Physical Internet Conference.
2015 - 2023
Member program committee International Physical Internet Conference.
2014 - 2015
Member advisory board EU FP7 project GET Service.
2013 - 2016
Editor of a special issue of scientific journal Transportation Science.
2011 - 2021
Associate Editor scientific journal OR Spectrum
2010 - 2014
Area Editor scientific journal Computers & Industrial Engineering.
2009 - 2010
Member Board Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI) VU Amsterdam.
2009 - 2010
Member PhD Board ABRI-VU Amsterdam.
2005 - 2010
Director research program Distribution and Supply Chain Logistics (VU Amsterdam).
Remaining (past) managerial roles - education
2021
Member steering group UG – "Het Nieuwe Roosteren – fase 1".
2011 - 2015
Director Master Supply Chain Management, UG/FEB.
2011 - 2015
Director Master Technology & Operations Management, UG/FEB.
2006 - 2010
Director Track Transport & Supply Chain Management (VU Amsterdam).
Remaining (past) managerial roles - valorisation and impact
2019 - 2021
Member program committee "Conferentie Nederland Digitaal" 2020 and 2021.
2018
Chair Jury Customer Award Link Magazine.
2016
Chair Jury TKI Dinalog Take Off "innovations in circular economy and city logistics".
2016
Chair organisation committee 2nd UG/COPE conference.
2015
Member Jury Synchromodal Transport, Topsector Logistics.
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