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Melvin Drent is an Assistant Professor within the Operations, Planning, Accounting, and Control research group at the department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences. His research focuses on decision-making under uncertainty broadly, and in particular using data-driven approaches in the context of supply chain management, manufacturing operations, and after-sales services. Much of this research is in close collaboration with industry. His research has been published in journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Operations Research Letters, and European Journal of Operational Research.

Academic background

Melvin Drent received a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering in 2015 and an M.Sc. degree in Operations Management and Logistics in 2017. Both were obtained Cum Laude from Eindhoven University of Technology. He carried out his Ph.D. research (2017-2021) at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management of the University of Luxembourg. During his Ph.D. research, he was a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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