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Welcome to the website of the group headed by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Kevin Tierney at the University of Paderborn. Our research focuses on the intersection of real world problems, optimization and decision support systems. In particular, we specialize in solving optimization problems within the container shipping industry and in the general area of maritime transportation. Our goal is to develop algorithms and systems that help make global trade more efficient, both in terms of its cost and its environmental impact.



Masters thesis topic: Container Vessel Bunker Fuel Modeling Analysis

A new masters thesis topic is available involving the analysis of different ways of modeling fuel consumption for container vessels. See the thesis topic description for more details.mehr »


GGA 1.3.0 released

Version 1.3.0 of the algorithm configurator GGA has just been released. The new version handles errors in target algorithms and comes with a number of fixes to allow it to more easily work with the configurators ParamILS and SMAC. This versions comes after close cooperation with Dr. Frank Hutter...mehr »


Paid Masters Thesis: Vessel Schedule Recovery

A new masters thesis topic is available to begin immediately on the topic of container vessel schedule recovery. More information: Masters Thesis Topic: Vessel Schedule Recoverymehr »


Kevin Tierney appointed Assistant Professor of Business Information Science

Kevin Tierney was recently appointed Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessor) of Business Information Science, with a focus on Decision Support Systems and Operations Research at the Universtiy of Paderborn. He will continue his research in field of maritime logistics, with...mehr »