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Research Interests

Professor Van Mieghem's research studies manufacturing, service and supply chain operations from a strategic and tactical perspective and addresses both theory and practice. His research methodologies include mathematical modeling, stochastic analysis, optimization and financial valuation as well as empirical estimation and verification. Current research focuses on the “operations research of human interaction and collaboration,” healthcare, data-driven forecasting, and flexibility in dual sourcing.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Stanford University

… → 1995

Electrical Engineering, MS, Stanford University

… → 1991

Applied Sciences, MS, University KU Leuven, Leuven

… → 1989

Research interests

  • Capacity management
  • Dynamic stochastic control
  • Operations strategy
  • Supply chain design and management
  • Tactical operations

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Voting Mathematics
Stochastic Model Mathematics
Costs Mathematics
Sequencing Mathematics
Hedging Mathematics
Demand Uncertainty Mathematics
Maximin Mathematics
Polling Mathematics

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Grants 2010 2011

Research Output 1992 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Forecasting new product life cycle curves: Practical approach and empirical analysis

Hu, K., Acimovic, J., Erize, F., Thomas, D. J. & Van Mieghem, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. 21, 1, p. 66-85 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Empirical analysis
Product lifecycle
New products
1 Citation (Scopus)

Product life cycle data set: Raw and cleaned data of weekly orders for personal computers

Acimovic, J., Erize, F., Hu, K., Thomas, D. J. & Van Mieghem, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. 21, 1, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal computer
Product lifecycle
End of life
Systems Theory
Heart Failure
Transitional Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Collaboration and multitasking in networks: Prioritization and achievable capacity

Gurvich, I. & Van Mieghem, J., May 1 2018, In : Management Science. 64, 5, p. 2390-2406 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Collaborative networks

Learning by doing versus learning by viewing: An empirical study of data analyst productivity on a collaborative platform at eBay

Yin, Y., Gurvich, I., McReynolds, S., Seys, D. & Van Mieghem, J., Nov 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 2, CSCW, 193.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle