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Ahmad Al Hanbali

Dr. Ir. Ahmad Al Hanbali

School of Management and Governance, Dep. Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems
University of Twente
P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede,
The Netherlands

Ravelijn, room RA3335, Drienerlolaan 5,
7522 NB Enschede
Tel: (+31 53 489)4033
E-mail: a.alhanbali@utwente.nl

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Ahmad Al Hanbali was born in Lebanon in 1980. Since November 2014 he is an associate professor in Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems at the University of Twente. He was a member of many technical program committees of international conferences. He served as a reviewer for several international journals. He is a full member of the Beta research school The Netherlands, the International Society of Inventory Research (ISIR), Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Twente is Maintenance Excellence (TIME), and Service Logistics Forum (SLF), and Dutch Network on the Mathematics of Operations Research (LNMB).

Professional experience



My performance: h-index 11 (more than 697 citations), 18 journal publications, 9 peer-reviewed conference proceeding papers, and 7 short abstracts.

Peer-reviewed journal papers (18 in total)

Submitted journal papers

Conference proceedings (Peer-reviewed, nine in total)

Abstracts (seven in total)

Working papers

External funding (Research project)

Academic Service Activities

I served as a reviewer for various international journals and conferences:



Conference/Workshop/Seminar organization

Teaching Activities

Tutor in Module 2 in Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and Management and Bachelor in International Business Administration.



Supervision Activities


I collaborated and worked with several PhD candidates after my PhD defence: Mohamad Ibrahim (graduated in 2008 from university of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France), Tom Coenen (university of Twente), and Elisa Alvarez (graduated in 2013 from university of Twente).


44 (IBM, Océ-Cannon Group, Essent, Vanderlande Industries, Thales, NedTrain, VieCurie Hospital, Gordian, Siemens, Nedap, ASML, Philips Drachten, Loodswezen, Infineon, Fokker Aero structures, Siemens, Contour BV, Sundisk, Power-Packer, ProRail, ARS T&TT, Hunter Douglas, Bolletjes, PostNL, NLR, Wehkamp, ATAG)


15 (Océ, AkzoNobel, Aebi Schmidt, TATA Steel, Bosch, MST Twente, Tenplast, Contour BV, PANanalytic, Enexis, Power-Packer, EATON, Royal Ten Cate, ATAG, MAN Truck and Bus, NLR).

Students (PhD and Master) under my supervision with awards/nominations

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