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Home | People | Said Dabia

Said Dabia


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Operations Analytics


I am Associate Professor of Transport Optimization at the School of Business and Economics, section Logistics. I joined current resrearch group as an Assistant Professor in 2014. In 2012, I received my PhD in Operations Research from the School of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). I have a Master degree in Industrial Engineering and Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Physics. Prior to joining VU Amsterdam, I was postdoctoral researcher at TU/e from 2012 to 2014.

My research focuses on modeling and solving real-life problems arising in transportation. In particular, I am interested in developing exact methods for variant transportation problems inspired from practice. I also have several years of experience as a consultant and algorithms expert. My research results have been successfully implemented and tested in several projects with industry, and published in leading academic journals: Transportation Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Operations Research and the International Journal of Production Economics.


Baller, AnneliekeC., Dabia, S., Dullaert, WoutE.H. and Vigo, D. (2019). The Dynamic-Demand Joint Replenishment Problem with Approximated Transportation Costs European Journal of Operational Research, 276(3):1013--1033.

Sun, P., Veelenturf, LucasP., Dabia, S. and Van Woensel, T. (2018). The time-dependent capacitated profitable tour problem with time windows and precedence constraints European Journal of Operational Research, 264(3):1058--1073.