Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainer Kleber

PD Dr. Rainer Kleber (Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher)


Production and Logistics

Gebäude 22, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G22E-301

Professional Experience

04/2014 - present Lecturer and Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
04/2013 - 03/2014 Interim Professorship for Production and Logistics, University of Wuppertal, Germany.
02/2007 - 03/2007 Visiting Research Fellowship at the Mechanical Engineering Department,  University of Brescia, Italy.
12/2005 - 12/2018 Lecturer Executive BBA/MBA, Business School Magdeburg, Germany.
08/2005 - 03/2013 Postdoctorate Associate, Chair of Production and Logistics, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
06/1998 - 07/2005 Postgraduate Associate, Chair of Production and Logistics, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.

 

Education

12/2012 Postdoctoral Lecture Qualification, cumulative Habilitation dissertation entitled “Decision Support for Spare Parts Inventory Management in Closed-Loop Supply Chains”, venia legendi for management awarded on December 12, 2012, Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
06/2005 Doctor of Philosphy in Management, Dissertation entitled "Dynamic Inventory Management in Reverse Logistics" (Dr. rer. pol., summa cumlaude), Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
Reviewers :
  • Prof. Dr. Karl Inderfurth (OvG University Magdeburg)
  • Prof. Dr. Alfred Luhmer (OvG University Magdeburg)
  • Prof. Dr. Franz Wirl (University of Vienna)
05/1998 Diploma in Management (Diplom-Kaufmann), Specializations in Production & Logistics and Operations Research, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg.

 

Research interests

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Reverse Logistics
  • Spare parts inventory management
  • Quantitative methods applied to Supply Chain Management

 

Scientific awards

  • Prize for the best Ph.D. thesis of 2005 of the Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Magdeburg
  • Best Dissertation Prize 2005/06 given by the German Operations Research Society
  • Best Paper Award 2013 given by the Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaftslehre (German Academic Association for Business Research, VHB) for paper An Advanced Heuristic for Multiple-Option Spare Parts Procurement after End-of-Production. Production and Operations Management 22 (2013): 54-70, jointly written with Karl Inderfurth
  • Best Paper Award, 4th Annual Conference of the European Decision Science Institute, Budapest, Hungary, June 16-19, 2013, jointly written with Karl Inderfurth and Peter Kelle

 

Academic associations

since 1998 Gesellschaft für Operations Research (German Operations Research Society, GOR)
since 2008 Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (German Academic Association for Business Research, VHB)
since 2012 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
since 2013 Deutscher Hochschulverband (German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, DHV)


Letzte Änderung: 24.09.2019 - Ansprechpartner: PD Dr. Rainer Kleber
 
 
 
 
Office hours
During semester break: Upon request
In the winter semester 2019/20: Mondays 3 - 4 p.m.
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