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Dr. ir. J.T. van Essen
Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics
Mekelweg 4
2628 CD Delft
+31 15 27 85764
j.t.vanessen at tudelft.nl
Room: 36.HB.04.280

Available MSc projects

MSc project on "Optimization algorithms for solar cell design" together with the department Electrical Sustainable Energy.

Curriculum Vitae

07-2016 until present:  Assistant professor at Delft University of Technology
01-2016 until 06-2016: Assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam
11-2013 until 12-2015: Lecturer at Delft University of Technology
11-2013 until 12-2015: Postdoctoral researcher at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
05-2010 until 11-2013: PhD Student at HagaZiekenhuis
08-2009 until 11-2013: PhD Student at University of Twente
09-2008 until 05-2009: Student-Assistant at ORTEC BV
09-2007 until 06-2009: Master Applied Mathematics at Delft University of Technology
09-2003 until 06-2007: Bachelor Technische Wiskunde at Delft University of Technology

Publications

Flowing through hospitals
J.T. van Essen
PhD thesis, University of Twente, 2013

Self-driving cars: the next major technological revolution
Interview in Quadraad

Journal Papers

MILP models for the dial-a-ride problem with transfers
J. Pierotti, J.T. van Essen
EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics: 2021

Dynamic planning for simultaneous recharging and relocation of shared electric taxies: A sequential MILP approach
H. Jamshidi, G.H.A. Correia, J.T. van Essen, K. Nökel
Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 125, 2021

Scheduling surgery groups considering multiple downstream resources
A.J. Schneider, M. Carlier, J.T. van Essen, E.W. Hans
European Journal of Operational Research 282 (2): 741-752, 2020

Exact formulation and comparison between the user optimum and system optimum solution for routing privately owned automated vehicles
J.T. van Essen, G.H.A. Correia
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 20 (12): 4567-4578, 2019

Solution methods for the tray optimization problem
T. Dollevoet, K.M. Glorie, J.T. van Essen
European Journal of Operational Research 271 (3): 1070-1084, 2018

Comparing population and incident data for optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway
J. Røislien, P.L. van den Berg, T. Lindner, E. Zakariassen, O. Uleberg, K. Aardal, J.T. van Essen
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 26: 42, 2018

Scheduling non-urgent patient transportation while maximizing emergency coverage
P.L. van den Berg, J.T. van Essen
Transportation Science 53 (2): 492-509, 2019

Comparison of static ambulance location models
P.L. van den Berg, J.T. van Essen
International Journal Logistics Systems and Management 32 (3-4): 292-321, 2019

Heterogeneous migration paths to high bandwidth home connections - a computational approach
F. Phillipson, S. de Hoog, T. van Essen
International Journal on Advances in Telecommunications 10 (3&4): 105-117, 2017

Emergency Medical Services and beyond: Addressing new challenges through a wide literature review
R. Aringhieri, M.E. Bruni, S. Khodaparasti, J.T. van Essen
Computers & Operations Research 78: 349-368, 2017

Exploring optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway using advanced mathematical modelling
J. Røislien, P.L. van den Berg, T. Lindner, E. Zakariassen, K. Aardal, J.T. van Essen
Injury Prevention 23 (1): 10-15, 2017

Clustering clinical departments for wards to achieve a prespecified blocking probability
J.T. van Essen, J.L. Hurink, M. van Houdenhoven
OR Spectrum 37 (1): 243-271, 2015

Reducing the number of required beds by rearranging the OR-schedule
J.T. van Essen, J.M. Bosch, E.W. Hans, M. van Houdenhoven, J.L. Hurink
OR Spectrum 36 (3): 585-605, 2014

Rescheduling in the OR: a decision support system keeps stakeholders and OR-manager happy
J.T. van Essen, J.L. Hurink, W. Hartholt
(E)Hospital 15 (4), 2013

Decision support system for the operating room rescheduling problem
J.T. van Essen, J.L. Hurink, W. Hartholt
Health Care Management Science 15 (4): 355-372, 2012

Minimizing the waiting time for emergency surgery
J.T. van Essen, J.L. Hurink, E.W. Hans, A. Oversberg
Operations Research for Health Care 1 (2-3): 34-44, 2012

ORchestra: an online reference database of OR/MS literature in health care
P.J.H. Hulshof, R.J. Boucherie, J.T. van Essen, E.W. Hans, J.L. Hurink, N. Kortbeek, N. Litvak, P.T. Vanberkel, E. van der Veen, B. Veltman, I.M.H. Vliegen, M.E. Zonderland
Health Care Management Science 14 (4): 383-384, 2011

Book Chapters

Reinforcement Learning for the Knapsack Problem
J. Pierotti, M. Kronmueller, J. Alonso-Mora, J.T. van Essen, W. Böhmer
AIRO Springer Series 6, 2021

Adaptive iterated local search with random restarts for the balanced travelling salesman problem
J. Pierotti, L. Ferretti, L. Pozzi, J.T. van Essen
In. S. Greco, M.F. Pavone, E. Talbi, D. Vigo (editors) Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Optimization, 2021
Springer International Publishing

Non-emergency patient transfer scheduling and assignment
T. Foster, P. VanBerkel, U. Venkatadri, T. van Essen
In: V. Bélanger, N. Lahrichi, E. Lanzarone, S. Yalçındağ (editors) Health Care Systems Engineering, 2019
Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 316

Conference Proceedings

Heterogeneous fleet sizing for on-demand transport in mixed automated and non-automated urban areas
Q. Fan, J.T. van Essen, G.H.A. Correia
Transportation Research Procedia, 2022

Optimizing inventory strategy for modular shipbuilding
T. van der Beek, J.T. van Essen, J. Pruyn, K. Aardal, H. Hopman
International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding, 2019

Optimization of the revenue of the New York City taxi service using Markov decision processes
J.P.K. Li, S. Bhulai, T. van Essen
The Sixth International Conference on Data Analytics, 2017

Comparison of static ambulance location models
P.L. van den Berg, J.T. van Essen, E.J. Harderwijk
3rd IEEE International Conference on Logistics Operations Management, 2016

Other Publications

Van reactieve naar proactieve planning van ambulancediensten
K. Aardal, T.C. van Barneveld, P.L. van den Berg, S. Bhulai, M. van Buuren, J.T. van Essen, C.J. Jagtenberg, G.J. Kommer, G.A.G. Legemaate, R.D. van der Mei
Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde, September 2015: 183-192

From politics to mathematics: Exploring optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway
J. Røislien
STAtOR, September 2018: 24-29

Working Papers

Ambulance shift scheduling
P.L. van den Berg, J.T. van Essen

Reducing the number of required beds at the holding and recovery department
J.T. van Essen