For the upcoming semester, the Chairs of Management Science, Operations Management, and Data-Driven Decision Support organize access to Master thesis topics together. Hence, in order to apply for a Master thesis topic, it is mandatory to hand in the following form to email@example.com: Application form Master thesis.
Please hand in the application form together with a current transcript of records.
Application deadline for a thesis to start at the beginning of the summer term 2024: 1st March 2024
Note that we expect you to have taken a Scientific Seminar or a Scientific Project at one of our chairs. After you application has been accepted, we negotiate a topic with you. Topics can come from two sources:
- We propose topics before the application deadline (Please indicate if you are interested in one of these in your application).
- You propose a topic within an exposé of 1 to 2 pages which is related to our research and the master classes offered by our chairs.
Potential Topics Summer Term 2024
Chair of Operations Management ( Dr. Janis Neufeld)
- Realistic processing times in flow shop scheduling
- Constraint programming for hybrid flow shop scheduling problems with lot streaming
- The impact of self-driving trains on railway crew scheduling
Chair of Management Scienece
- The orienteering problem with cancelations
- Consistent time window assignment for the collection and distribution network of an agri-food supply chain
- How do online orders get delivered in e-grocery retailing? Simultaneous pickup and delivery routing in the e-grocery industry
- Tourist trip design problem in a multimodal context
- Demand modeling for dynamic ride-sharing systems
- Demand forecasting and vehicle routing for a dynamic pickup problem
- Designing service zones in on-demand restaurant meal delivery
- The value of a centralized fleet in on-demand restaurant meal delivery
- A two-stage location routing problem for last-mile delivery with nano-hubs - a case study of Magdeburg
- Consistency in routing problems: concepts and applications
- The value of consolidation in last mile delivery
Emission reduction for delivery with a heterogeneous fleet
- Understanding and analyzing preferences in vehicle routing problems
- Uncertainty and dynamism in workforce scheduling problems