Nils Knofius


University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Department Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems

P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Room: RA 3301 (Ravelijn)
Tel: (+31 53 489) 6515
E-mail: n.knofius(at)


Nils is a Postdoc in the IEBIS department and obtained his PhD entitled Additve Manufacturing in After-Sales Service Logistics from the University of Twente in 2018. Currently, he works in the ProSeLoNext project in which he applies AI techniques to improve operational decision making.


  • Service Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Machine Learning
  • Neural Networks


  • Knofius (2014). Using installed base and lifecycle information to improve the final order business case at ASML. MSc. Thesis, University of Twente:
  • Knofius et al. (2016). Selecting parts for additive manufacturing in service logistics. In: Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 27.7, pp. 915–931. doi: 10.1108/JMTM-02-2016-0025.
  • Knofius et al. (2018). Consolidating spare parts for asset maintenance with additive manufacturing. International Journal of Production Economics. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2018.11.007.
  • Zijm et al. (2019). “Additive manufacturing and its impact on the supply chain”. In: Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Ed. by W.H.M. Zijm, M. Klumpp, A. Regattieri, and S. Heragu. Springer.