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prof. dr. ir. J. Slomp

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prof. dr. ir. J. Slomp
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Short Biography

Dr. Ir. Jannes Slomp is currently Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He received his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.

His research interests are in flexible manufacturing systems, cellular manufacturing, lean manufacturing, and product development. He is involved in several industrial projects concerning the implementation of flexible manufacturing systems, the transition of manufacturing departments from functional to cellular layout and vice versa, lean manufacturing projects, and product development projects.

He is Director of the Lean Operations Research Center (LO-RC) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (see www.rug.nl/feb/lo-rc).

He is also in the advisory board of the Lean Innovation Network, see http://www.leaninnovationnetwork.com/, and member of the steering committee of the knowledge center Lean in Healthcare, see www.lidz.com  

Work experience

 

1988 - 1991  Assistant Professor, Group: Production & Operations Management, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Twente.
1991 - 1996 Assistant Professor, Group: Production & Service Management, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen.
1996 - 2006 Associate Professor, Group: Production Systems Design Group, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen
2005 – 2006 Educational Director of the Technology Management Program of the Faculty of Management and Organization (part time).
2006 -

Adjunct Professor, Group: Production Systems Design Group, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen

2007 - Director of the Lean Operations Research Center (LO-RC), www.rug.nl/feb/lo-rc

 

Research Activities 

  • Research Fellow of Research School SOM, University of Groningen.
  • Editorial boards:
    - Associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Engineering.
    - Editor of IIE Transactions (Design and Manufacturing focus issues).
    - Editor of Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal.
  • Guest-editor for several special issues of refereed journals 

Educational Activities

Dr. Ir. Jannes Slomp has taught all kind of Operations Management courses for bachelor, master, PhD and MBA students. These courses include topic courses on Operations Research, Flexible Automation, Cellular Manufacturing and Simulation. He also teaches as Key Lecturer in the postacademic 'Lean in Healthcare' program. He has been mentor of more than 150 students in their industrial master projects. He was and is also (co-)promotor of several Ph.D.-students.

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Contact information

Nettelbosje 2
9747 AE Groningen
The Netherlands

Duisenberg Building

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5411-630
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