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Afonso has joined the Operations, Plannning, Accounting and Control group in the Department of  Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology as a PhD student since September 2015. He obtained a B.Sc. degree in Computational Mathematics from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG, 2011) and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science (UFMG, 2014). After hecieving his M.Sc. degree, he worked as an assistant researcher in the project Port-Ship Coordinated Planning (PoShCoP) at Molde University College, Norway. Now he is working on transportation problems for city logistics, in particular with a focus on dynamic vehicle routing problems, under the supervision of prof.dr. Tom van Woensel and dr. Luuk Veelenturf.


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Traveling salesman problem Engineering & Materials Science
Pickups Engineering & Materials Science
Cranes Engineering & Materials Science
logistics Social Sciences
Scheduling Engineering & Materials Science
Decomposition Engineering & Materials Science
Integer programming Engineering & Materials Science
Unloading Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2013 2016


van Woensel, T., van Woensel, T., Jansen, R., Jansen, R., Veelenturf, L. P., Benckhuijsen - Mertens, P., Dashty Saridarq, F. & Sampaio, A. H.


Project: Research direct

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 6 Citations
  • 3 Working paper
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
Open Access
Vehicle routing problem
Travel time
Cost savings
3 Downloads (Pure)

Crowd-based city logistics

Sampaio Oliveira, A. H., Savelsbergh, M. W. P., Veelenturf, L. P. & van Woensel, T., 2019, Sustainable Transportation and Smart Logistics. Faulin, J., Grasman, S. E., Juan, A. A. & Hirsch, P. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 381-400

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Open Access

Crowd-based city logistics

Sampaio Oliveira, A. H., Savelsbergh, M. W. P., Veelenturf, L. P. & van Woensel, T., 27 Nov 2017, s.l.: Optimization Online, 14 p. (SCL Report Series; no. 17-02).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
freight traffic
infrastructure development
world population
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Traveling salesman problem
Integer programming
Pickup and delivery

Student theses

Network design for crowd-delivery: towards a crowdsourced delivery network for ecommerce

Author: Bos, R., 30 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Veelenturf, L. (Supervisor 1), van Woensel, T. (Supervisor 2) & Sampaio Oliveira, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master