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"Fulfilling real needs of people in harmony with the rest of the universe using mathematical models” 

Research profile

Simme Douwe Flapper is an Assistant Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) where he is carrying out research into the planning and control, information, organisational, business economic and environmental aspects of sustainable generation and distribution of products and services with a special focus on reuse. In the latter field, he has participated in a number of projects sponsored by the European Union and works with OEMs, third party service providers and master organizations all over the world.

He also has been involved in setting up of the Dutch network for the collection and processing of discarded white and brown goods, as well as in a similar project in Lancashire county (UK), and in the setup of the Dutch network for the collection and processing of discarded batteries. Other research areas are planning and control of production and distribution activities in the process industries, maintenance/reliability, and planning and control of human resources, including their availability. He has been a visiting professor at BI Norwegian Business School (Oslo, Norway), ITESM (Monterrey, Mexico), INPG (Grenoble, France), UPM (Madrid, Spain), METU (Ankara, Turkey).

Academic background

Simme Douwe Flapper studied theoretical physics (MSc) and biology (BSc) at Utrecht University, and industrial engineering and management science (MSc) at TU/e. He has a PhD in physics from Radboud University Nijmegen. He worked 3 years for the Dutch Ministry of Environment and Housing, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of information systems for the registration of rest flows and emissions. During this time he was a member of the Dutch Commission on Emission Registration.

He acts as a referee for over 40 journals and has been a guest editor or editorial board member for various of these journals, including, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Operations Research, OR Spektrum and Supply Chain Management. He is an editorial board member for Sustainability, and Mathematical Problems in Engineering. He has been the co-initiator/chairman of a number of international workshops in the field of reuse.

Affiliated with

  • Eindhoven University of Technology, Department IE&IS

Partners in (semi-)industry

  • DaimlerChrysler
  • Dell
  • DSM
  • Heineken
  • Philips
  • Unilever

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Projecten 2012 2016

Coordinated Advanced Maintenance planning for the Process Industries

van Houtum, G., van Houtum, G., Flapper, S. D., Jansen, R., Jansen, R. & Benckhuijsen - Mertens, P.

1/09/1231/08/16

Project: Onderzoek direct

Onderzoeksoutput 1989 2019

134 Citaties (Scopus)

Optimal core acquisition and remanufacturing policies under uncertain core quality fractions

Teunter, R. H. & Flapper, S. D. P., 2011, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 210, 2, blz. 241-248 8 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Remanufacturing
Costs
Uncertainty
Numerical Experiment
Demand Uncertainty

Reverse logistics: A review of case studies

Brito, de, M. P., Dekker, R. & Flapper, S. D. P., 2004, Distribution Logistics: Advanced solutions to practical problems. Fleischmann, B. & Klose, A. (redactie). Springer, blz. 243-282 284 blz. (Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems; vol. 544)

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureHoofdstukAcademicpeer review

logistics
technical literature

Product recovery policies in stochastic remanufacturing systems with multiple reuse options

Inderfurth, K., Kok, de, A. G. & Flapper, S. D. P., 1998, Eindhoven: Eindhoven University of Technology. 73 blz. (TU Eindhoven. Fac. TBDK, Vakgroep LBS : working paper series; vol. 9805)

Onderzoeksoutput: Boek/rapportRapportPopulair

Open Access
Bestand
529 Citaties (Scopus)

A characterisation of logistics networks for product recovery

Fleischmann, M., Krikke, H. R., Dekker, R. & Flapper, S. D. P., 2000, In : Omega : The International Journal of Management Science. 28, 6, blz. 653-666

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Product recovery
Logistics
Network design
Environmental concern
Industry
161 Citaties (Scopus)

A facility location-allocation model for reusing carpet materials

Louwers, D., Kip, B. J., Peters, E., Souren, F. & Flapper, S. D. P., 1999, In : Computers & Industrial Engineering. 36, 44, blz. 855-869

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Depreciation
Logistics
Mathematical models
Costs

Activiteiten 1995 2019

  • 38 Publicatie peer-review
  • 10 Redactioneel werk
  • 1 Ontvangst van een academische bezoeker
  • 1 Bezoek externe academische instelling

Complexity (Tijdschrift)

Simme Douwe P. Flapper (Peer reviewer)
apr 2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkPublicatie peer-reviewWetenschappelijk

Energies (Tijdschrift)

Simme Douwe P. Flapper (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkRedactioneel werkWetenschappelijk

Shixuan Wang

Simme Douwe P. Flapper (Gastheer)
26 mrt 201829 mrt 2018

Activiteit: Types voor hosten van een bezoekerOntvangst van een academische bezoekerWetenschappelijk

Sustainability (Tijdschrift)

Simme Douwe Flapper (Lid redactieraad)
11 dec 2017 → …

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkRedactioneel werkWetenschappelijk

Cardiff University

Simme Douwe Flapper (Bezoekende onderzoeker)
30 okt 20173 nov 2017

Activiteit: Types bezoeken aan een externe instellingBezoek externe academische instellingWetenschappelijk

Cursussen

Sustainable supply chains

1/09/15 → …

Cursus

Scriptie

A comparison of production planning strategies: a product vs. a capacity oriented approach

Auteur: Hennink, A., 31 dec 2006

Begeleider: Fransoo, J. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Flapper, S. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

A controlled way of using sales figures for making forecasts in a retail environment

Auteur: Menheere, R., 31 mei 2008

Begeleider: van Donselaar, K. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Flapper, S. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

A decision support model for managing empty packaging in a closed-loop supply chain

Auteur: Linnartz, E., 21 dec 2018

Begeleider: Flapper, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Dabadghao, S. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

A decision support tool for assessing the value of buying back systems from customers for service parts harvesting

Auteur: Haerkens, N., 31 jul 2018

Begeleider: Flapper, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Slikker, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand

A decision support tool for getting maximum value from a limited maintenance budget

Auteur: Bolder, E., 28 feb 2014

Begeleider: Flapper, S. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Peng, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Bestand