Hi, I am Melvin Drent.

I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology I received my PhD in Operations Management from the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management in 2021.

My passion is solving challenging decision problems that have societal relevance using operations research techniques. I am currently working on data-driven decision making for inventory management, healthcare operations, and condition-based maintenance. Much of this research is in close collaboration with industry. 

I am always open to new collaborations. You can contact me at m.drent at tue dot nl


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