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prof.dr. R.J. Boucherie (Richard)

Full Professor

About Me

Full Professor of Stochastic Operations Research at the University of Twente,
www.utwente.nl/en/eemcs/sor/

Co-founder and co-chair of the Center for Healthcare Operations Improvement and Research (CHOIR),
www.utwente.nl/en/choir/

Co-founder of the spin-off Rhythm b.v. for logistical improvement in healthcare,
www.rhythm.nl/

Research topics:
- probability theory; queueing theory; Markov decision theory;
- stochastic operations research; performance analysis. 

Applications areas:  
- healthcare: logistics; 
- (tele)communications: ad-hoc, sensor, and wireless networks; 
- traffic, transport and manufacturing systems.

Expertise

Mathematics
Emergency
Healthcare
Queue
Schedule
Scheduling
Business & Economics
Outpatient
Queue
Engineering & Materials Science
Planning

Ancillary Activities

  • Boucherie Consulting BV
    persoonlijke BV
  • Rhythm BV
    naar de zorgsector brengen van algoritmen ontwikkeld binnen CHOIR

Publications

Recent
Otten, M. , Dijkstra, S. , Leeftink, G., Kamphorst, B., Olde Meierink, A., Heinen, A., Bijlsma, R. , & Boucherie, R. J. (2021). Outpatient clinic scheduling with limited waiting area capacity. Journal of the Operational Research Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/01605682.2021.1978347
Braaksma, A. , Kortbeek, N. , & Boucherie, R. J. (2021). Bed Census Predictions and Nurse Staffing. In M. E. Zonderland, R. J. Boucherie, E. W. Hans, & N. Kortbeek (Eds.), Handbook of Healthcare Logistics: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (pp. 151-180). (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; Vol. 302). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60212-3_9
Otten, M. , Bos, J. , Braaksma, A. , & Boucherie, R. J. (2021). Robust Surgery Scheduling: A Model-Based Overview. In M. E. Zonderland, R. J. Boucherie, E. W. Hans, & N. Kortbeek (Eds.), Handbook of Healthcare Logistics: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (pp. 37-56). (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; Vol. 302). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60212-3_4
Zonderland, M. E., Brinkhof, S., Notting, I. C. , Boucherie, R. J., Boer, F., & Luyten, G. P. M. (2021). A Markov Modelling Approach for Surgical Process Analysis in Cataract Surgery. In M. E. Zonderland, R. J. Boucherie, E. W. Hans, & N. Kortbeek (Eds.), Handbook of Healthcare Logistics: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (pp. 97-110). (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; Vol. 302). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60212-3_6
Zonderland, M. E. , & Boucherie, R. J. (2021). A Survey of Literature Reviews on Patient Planning and Scheduling in Healthcare. In Handbook of Healthcare Logistics: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (pp. 17-23). (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science; Vol. 302). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60212-3_2
Vanberkel, P. T. , Boucherie, R. , Hans, E. W. , Hurink, J. L., van Lent, W. A. M. , & van Harten, W. H. (2021). Implementing Algorithms to Reduce Ward Occupancy Fluctuation Through Advanced Planning. In Handbook of Healthcare Logistics: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (pp. 129-150). (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science; Vol. 302). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-60212-3_8

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Education

BSC COURSES

Module 8 in the Applied Mathematics program: Queueing Theory

PRE-MASTER COURSES

Stochastic Models for Operations Management (191530881)

MSC COURSES

Queueing Theory (191531940)

Stochastic Models forOperations Management (191530881)

PHD COURSES
EXECUTIVE COURSES

Health care logistics

FURTHER INFORMATION
For detailed information on BSc and MSc courses, see

For general information on the Operations Research Master programma, see

For detailed information on PhD courses, see

For detailed information on executive courses, see

Affiliated Study Programmes

Bachelor

Master

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.
 

Courses Academic Year  2020/2021

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 4025
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling  4025
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands