Margaretha Gansterer

Personal Data

NameMag. Dr. Margaretha Gansterer (née Preusser)
PositionAssistant Professor
AffiliationUniversity of Vienna, Austria
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
DepartmentInstitute of Business Administration (Vice Head)
wwwhttp://prolog.univie.ac.at
Phone+43 4277 37 915
AddressOskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Emailmargaretha.gansterer@univie.ac.at

Research interests

Production and operations management
Tactical and operational production planning
Collaborative logistics
Combinatorial transportation auctions
Supply Chain Management
Quantitative methods

Awards and Honors

2009Dr. Maria Schaumayer award for excellent female scientists
2006Scholarship, University of Vienna
2004Award for excellent diploma theses, University of Vienna
2003Studentship for excellent achievements, University of Vienna

Third-party funding

2015- 2019FEAT - Fair and efficient allocation of transportation,
Co-applicant and workpackage leader
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FWF Austrian Science Fund € 315.000
2017Innovation Voucher, Applicant.
FFG Austrian Research Promotion Agency € 12.500
2013Innovation Voucher, Applicant.
FFG Austrian Research Promotion Agency € 5.000
2003- 2005Simulation and optimization of supply chains, Researcher.
Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf € 26.000

Publications by Margaretha Gansterer
(née Preusser)

2017The multi-vehicle profitable pickup and delivery problem,
OR Spectrum 39: 303–319
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Gansterer, M., Kücüktepe, M., Hartl, R.F.
2017Multi-depot pickup and delivery problems in multiple regions: A typology and integrated model,
International Transactions in Operational Research, forthcoming
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Dragomir, A.G., Nicola, D., Soriano, A., Gansterer, M.
2017The value of information in auction-based carrier collaborations,
Working paper
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Gansterer, M., Hartl., R.F., Savelsbergh, M.
2017Exact solutions for the collaborative pickup and delivery problem,
Under review
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F., Salzmann, E.H.
2017Bundle generation in auction-based collaborative transportation,
Under review
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2017Collaborative vehicle routing: a survey,
Under review
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2017One- and two-sided assembly line balancing problems with real world constraints,
Under review
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2017Who should build bundles in combinatorial transportation auctions: carriers or auctioneers?,
Under review
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F., Sörensen, K.
2017The two-region multi-depot pickup and delivery problem,
Under review
.
Soriano, A., Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2016Request evaluation strategies for carriers in auction-based collaborations,
OR Spectrum, 38(1), pp. 3- 23
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2016The golf tourist problem,
In: Feichtinger, G., Dawid, H., Dörner, K.F., Kort, P.M., Seidl, A. (Eds.), Dynamic Perspectives on Managerial Decision Making - Essays in Honor of Richard F. Hartl, Springer: 473- 489
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Tricoire, F., Parragh, S.N., Gansterer, M.
2016Comparing solution methods for the simple assembly line balancing problem with a limited number of machine types,
In: Grubbström, R.W., Hinterhuber, H.H., Nineteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2016, Innsbruck, Vol. 4, pp. 63- 72
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2016Combinatorial auctions in collaborative vehicle routing,
IFORS News, Volume 10 (4), pp. 15- 16
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Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2015Aggregate planning and forecasting in make-to-order production systems,
International Journal of Production Economics 170: 521- 528
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Gansterer, M.
2015Robuste operative Planung,
Claus T, Herrmann F, Manitz M (Eds.), Produktionsplanung und -steuerung - Forschungsansätze, Methoden und deren Anwendungen, Springer, pp. 47- 60
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Almeder, C., Gansterer, M.
2014Simulation-based Optimization Methods for Setting Production Planning Parameters,
International Journal of Production Economics 151: 206–213
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Gansterer, M., Almeder, C., Hartl R.F.
2014Impact of aggregate planning on the performance of make-to-order production systems, In: Grubbström, R.W., Hinterhuber, H.H., Eighteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 2014, Innsbruck, Vol. 1, pp. 143- 154.
Gansterer, M.
2011Flexible model for analyzing production systems with discrete event simulation,
Proceedings of 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, USA
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2011, pp. 1554- 1565 Huebl, A., Altendorfer, K., Jodlbauer, H., Gansterer, M., Hartl, R.F.
2009Simulation and optimization of supply chains: alternative or complementary approaches?,
OR Spectrum
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2009, 31(1) pp. 95- 119 Almeder, C., Preusser, M., Hartl, R.F.
2009Simulation and optimization of supply chains: alternative or complementary approaches?,
Reprinted in: Günther, H-O., Meyr, H. (Eds.) Supply Chain Planning - Quantitative Decision Support and Advanced Planning Solutions, Springer, Berlin
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2009, pp. 29- 53 Almeder, C., Preusser, M., Hartl, R.F.
2008A combined approach of simulation and optimization in supply chain management,
PhD Tesis
.
University of Vienna
2007Design eines globalen Liefernetzes für Papier - eine Fallstudie,
In: Corsten, H., Missbauer, H. (Eds.) Produktions- und Logistikmanagement - Festschrift für Günther Zäpfel zum 65. Geburtstag, Vahlen
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2007, pp. 597- 616 Gronalt, M., Hartl, R.F., Preusser, M.
2007A toolbox for simulation-based optimization of supply chains,
In: Henderson, S.G., Biller, B., Hsieh, M.-H., Shortle, J., Tew, J. D. and Barton, R.R. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference
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pp. 1932- 1939 Almeder, C., Preusser, M.
2007A hybrid simulation optimization approach for supply chains,
In: Zupancic, B., Karba, R., Blazic, S. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th EUROSIM Congress on Modelling and Simulation, ARGESIM/ASIM-Verlag, CD
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Almeder, C., Preusser, M.
2005Hybrid Supply Chain Modelling - Combining LP-Models and Discrete-Event Simulation,
In: Maroto A.M.C., Alcaraz S.J., Ruiz G.R., Crespo A.F., Vallada R.E. (Eds.) ORP3 - Operational Research Peripatetic Postgraduate Programme proceedings, ESMAP, S.L., Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, pp. 163- 170
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Almeder, C., Preusser, M., Hartl, R.F., Klug, M.
2005LP Modelling and Simulation of Supply Chain Networks,
In: Günther, H-O., Mattfeld, DC, Suhl L. (Eds.) Supply Chain Management und Logistik - Optimierung, Simulation, Decision Support. Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 95- 113
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Almeder, C., Preusser, M., Hartl, R.F., Klug, M.
2004Mixed Analytical / DEVS Approach to ARGESIM Comparison C14 "Supply Chain Management" using Xpress-MP and Anylogic.,
SNE Simulation News Europe 41/42, Argesim/Asim, Vienna, p. 50 (ISSN 1015- 8685)
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Almeder, C., Preusser, M.
2004Column Generation for Bin Packing Problems.,
Proceedings of the 5th EuroSim Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Paris, France (Full Papers CD Volume, ISBN 3- 901608- 28- 1)
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Preusser, M., Hartl, R.F., Dörner, K.

Talks

2017Multi-round combinatorial auctions for carrier collaboration, TSL Conference.
First triennial conference of the INFORMS Transportation and Logistics Society July 26- 29, 2017 Chicago, USA
2017An new bidding process for combinatorial transportation auctions, VeRoLog.
Annual Workshop of the EURO Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics optimization July 10- 12, 2017 Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017The benefit of information sharing in horizontal carrier collaborations, OR2017.
International Conference on Operations Research September 6- 8, 2017 Berlin, Germany
2016Bundle generation in combinatorial transportation auctions, OR2016.
International Conference on Operations Research August 30 - September 2, 2016 Hamburg, Germany
2016Comparing solution methods for the simple assembly line balancing problem with a limited numbers of machine types, 19th International Working Seminar on Production Economics.
February 22- 26, 2016 Innsbruck, Austria
2014Request evaluation strategies for carriers in auction-based collaborations, EULOG.
Entscheidungsunterstützung in der Logistik November 17- 18, 2014 Vienna, Austria
2014Improving an auction based exchange mechanism for the collaborative carrier routing problem, OR2014.
International Conference on Operations Research September 2- 5, 2014 Aachen, Germany
2014Impact of aggregate planning on the performance of make-to-order production systems, 18th International Working Seminar on Production Economics.
February 24- 28, 2014 Innsbruck, Austria
2013Simulation-based optimization methods for setting production planning parameters, OR2013.
International Conference on Operations Research September 3- 6, 2013 Rotterdam, Netherlands
2007A hybrid simulation optimization approach for supply chains, EURO 2007.
22nd European Conference on Operational Research July 8- 11, 2007 Prague, Czech Republic
2005Hybrid supply chain modelling – combining LP-models and discrete-event simulation, ORP3.
Operational Research Peripatetic Postgraduate Programme September 6- 10, 2005 Valencia, Spain
2004Column generation for bin packing problems, EUROSIM'04.
Conference of the federation of european simulation societies September 6- 10, 2004 Paris, France

Teaching

Operations Strategy and Tactical Planning, Master
Layout and Design, Master
Production Analysis, Master
Paper Reading, Master
LP-Modeling, Master
Bachelorseminar with Bachelor thesis, Bachelor
Vertiefung Produktion und Logistik, Bachelor
Einführung in die Produktion und Logistik, Diploma studies
Operations Management, Diploma studies
SCM: Operations Management, Bachelor (work-and-study)
Mathematik und Statistik I, Bachelor
Logistiksysteme, Bachelor
Globale Trends in Logistik und Verkehr (Guest lecture), Bachelor (work-and-study)
Produktionsplanung, Master (work-and-study)
Supply Chain Management, Master (work-and-study)
Applied Mathematics and Modeling, Master (work-and-study)

(Co-)supervised Master and PhD theses

ongoingAdria Soriano, PhD thesis.
University of Vienna Centralized solutions for collaborative routing problems
ongoingVeronika Liverani, Master thesis.
University of Vienna The approximation of costs in the Vehicle routing problem
ongoingPhilipp Salzmann, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Exact solutions for the collaborative vehicle routing problem
ongoingAnna Glushkova, Master thesis.
University of Vienna The distributed lotsizing problem
ongoingJuraj Krajcik, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Fully constrained assembly line balancing problems
ongoingKurt Hosinger, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Zentrale Produktionsplanungskonzepte in Verbindung mit dezentralen Auftragszentren
ongoingMarius Luetkemeyer, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Optimaler Resourceneinsatz bei stark schwankender Nachfrage
ongoingBernhard Spielberger, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Kollaborative Produktionsplanung in Supply Chain Netzwerken
2017Kadir Göcer, Master thesis.
ZHAW School of Engineering, Switzerland Rich vehicle routing problems
2017Miriam Dierks, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Simulation of a two cluster multi depot transportation network
2017Patrycja Pultowicz, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Multi-Agent Negotiation and Optimization in Decentralized Logistics
2017Isil Basak Akgül, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Balancing assembly lines with a given number of machines per workstations
2017Anastasia Galkina, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Bidding Strategies in Combinatorial Transportation Auctions
2017Cansu Yilmaz, Master thesis.
University of Vienna A GRASP algorithm for the simple assembly line balancing problem with a limited number of machine types
2017Christoph Halbwidl, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Simulationsbasierte Optimierung in der Reihenfertigung
2015Ralph Fischer, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Entwicklung einer globalen Beschaffungsstrategie mit Fokus auf Flurfördergeräte
2015Christoph Pöllner, Master thesis.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Optimierung der Materiallogistik bei dislozierter Lagerung – Erstellung eines Gesamtkonzepts für einen Schienenfahrzeug-Hersteller
2015Barbara Weißensteiner, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Profit sharing and strategic behaviour in an auction-based collaborative carrier network
2015Katarzyna Dominika Rottermund, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Industry 4.0 Based Supply Chain Management with Special Consideration of Automatic Negotiation
2014Murat Kücüktepe, Master thesis.
University of Vienna A General Variable Neighbourhood Search Algorithm for the Multi-Vehicle Profitable Pickup and Delivery Problem
2014Raluca Fonoage, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Network Design Optimization: Transportation, Warehousing and Inventory Costs
2014Daniel Kaml, Master thesis.
University of Vienna The Collaborative Carrier Routing Problem
2013Stefan Strasz, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Auswirkung von Prognosefehlern in der hierarchischen Produktionsplanung
2007Marion Kodnar, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Cooperation models and Coordination in Supply networks
2006Dragan Mitrovic, Master thesis.
University of Vienna CPLEX, XPRESS-MP, GLPK Comparison by means of Supply Chain Network Models
2005Sophie Hausch, Master thesis.
University of Vienna Advanced planning systems im supply chain management