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Ulrich W. Thonemann

Ulrich W. Thonemann - Department of Supply Chain Management & Management Science

Research focus

Supply Chain Management, Optimization, Information Systems, Behavioral Operations Management, General Management

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2019 Dean, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Science of the University of Cologne

  • Since 2018 University of Cologne Executive School, President

  • Since 2017 Bundesvereinigung Logistik, Scientific Advisory Board Member

  • Since 2010 Academy of Science NRW, Full Member

  • Since 2008 Verein für Socialpolitik, Full Member

  • Since 2006 Stanford Club of Germany, Board Member

  • Since 2006 Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor

  • Since 2010 German Academy of Science – Full Member

  • Since 2004 University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany Full Professor and Director of Department of Supply Chain Management & Management Science

  • 2015 – 2019 First Vice Dean, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Science of the University of Cologne

  • 2015 – 2018 University of Cologne Executive School, Managing Director

  • 2010 – 2015 Vice Dean External Relations, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Science of the University of Cologne

  • 2004 - 2014 Operations Research Spectrum, Co-Editor

  • 2011 - 2014 DFG - German National Science Foundation – Design and Behavior ()

  • 2000 - 2004 University of Münster, Münster, Germany Full Professor and Director of Institute of Supply Chain Management

  • 1999 - 2000 Terman Fellow

  • 1998 - 2000 Stanford University, Assistant Professor

  • 1998 - 2000 Stanford University, Anderson Faculty Scholar

  • 1995 - 1998 McKinsey & Company Inc., Cologne, Germany Management Consultant

  • 1994 - 1995 Stanford University, Stanford, CA Acting Assistant Professor

  • 1993 - 1994 Stanford University, Stanford, CA Teaching Assistant

  • 1993 Stanford University, Kleist Fellow

  • 1992 - 1994 Stanford University, Stanford, CA Ph.D. in Production and Operations Management

  • 1992 Outstanding academic achievements at Stanford University

  • 1991 - 1992 Stanford University, Stanford, CA MSc. in Production and Operations Management

  • 1991 University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Graduate studies in Computer Science

  • 1990 University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA Graduate studies in Operations Research

  • 1989 University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain Graduate studies in Economics

  • 1987 - 1992 University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur (MSc.)

  • 1986 - 1987 Siemens AG, Hannover, Germany IT Service Manager

  • 1984 - 1985 Military Service, Detmold, Germany

  • 1981 - 1984 Siemens AG, Paderborn, Germany Apprenticeship

     

Selected publications

  •  L.M. Scheele, U.W. Thonemann, and M. Slikker, Designing incentive systems for truthful forecast information sharing within a firm, Management Science, Vol. 64, No. 8, pp. 3690-3713, 2017.
  • T. Stangl and U.W. Thonemann, Equivalent inventory metrics: A behavioral perspective, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2017, pp. 472-488.
  • M. Becker-Peth, E. Katok, and U. W. Thonemann, Designing Buyback Contracts for Irrational but Predictable Newsvendors, Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 8, 2013
  • G. Bolton, A. Ockenfels, and U.W. Thonemann, Managers and Students as Newsvendors, Management Science, 2012, Vol. 58, No. 12, pp. 2225-2233.
  • M.A. Sieke, R.W. Seifert, and U.W. Thonemann, Designing Service Level Contracts for Supply Chain Coordination, Production and Operations Management, 2012, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 698-714.
  • F. Papier and U.W. Thonemann, Capacity Rationing in Stochastic Rental Systems with Advance Demand Information, Operations Research, 2010, Vol.58, Issue 2, pp. 274-288.
  • K. Zhu and U.W. Thonemann, Modeling the Benefits of Sharing Future Demand Information, Operations Research, 2004, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 136-147.
  • U.W. Thonemann, A.O. Brown, and W.H. Hausman, Easy Quantification of Improved Spare Parts Inventory Policies, Management Science, 2002, Vol. 48, No. 9, pp. 1213-1225.
  • U.W. Thonemann and M.L. Brandeau, Optimal Commonality in Component Design, Operations Research, 2000, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 1-19.
  • U.W. Thonemann and M.L. Brandeau, Optimal Storage Assignment Policies for Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems with Stochastic Demands, Management Science, 1998, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 142-148.