Dr.ir. I.M.H. Vliegen

Dr.ir. I.M.H. Vliegen, Assistant professor

University of Twente
School of Management and Governance
Dep. Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems
Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement & Research

P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Tel: (+31 53 489) 3912
E-mail: i.m.h.vliegen@utwente.nl

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Research interests

  • Operations Management in Healthcare
  • Service Logistics
  • Inventory management.


Graduation/Master lectures:

Quantitative Methods for Operations Management in Healthcare

Bachelor lectures:

Operations Management in de Zorg
Project 3: Optimaliseren OK


  • Busic, A., Vliegen, I.M.H., Scheller-Wolf, A.A., 2012, Comparing Markov chains: aggregation and precedence relations applied to sets of states, with applications to assemble-to-order systems. Mathematics of Operations Research, 37 (2). 259 - 287. ISSN 0364-765X
  • Hoen, K.M.R., Güllü, R., van Houtum, G.J., Vliegen, I.M.H., 2010 , A simple and accurate approximation for the order fill rates in lost-sales Assemble-To-Order systems. International Journal of Production Economics 133(1), 95-104.
  • Vliegen, I.M.H., Kleingeld, P.A.M., van Houtum, G.J., 2010, Separate tools or tool kits: an exploratory study of engineers' preferences. International Journal of Production Economics 125(1), 173-184.
  • Vliegen I.M.H., 2009, Integrated planning for service tools and spare parts for capital goods, PhD thesis, Eindhoven University of Technology.
  • Vliegen, I.M.H., van Houtum, G.J., 2009, Approximate evaluation of order fill rates for an inventory system of service tools. International Journal of Production Economics 118(1), 339-351.

Working papers:

  • Vliegen, I.M.H., Bušić, A., Scheller-Wolf, A.A., van Houtum, G.J., 2010, Optimization of stock levels for service tool inventory.