Markus Leitner is an Associate Professor at the Department of Supply Chain Analytics at the School of Business and Economics, VU Amsterdam.
Markus Leitner received his PhD (Dr. techn.) in Computer Science from the Vienna University of Technology in 2010 and his habilitation (venia docendi) in Operations Research from the University of Vienna in 2016. Before joining VU Amsterdam in 2019, he was employed as a fixed term Assistant Professor (University Assistant) at the University of Vienna. Prior to that he was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at Vienna University of Technology, University of Vienna and Université libre de Bruxelles. He was also a visiting researcher at the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT) in Montreal, Canada. He was leading research projects funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF), Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and by the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Urban Europe, respectively.