Professor of Ports in Global Networks | Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Rob Zuidwijk is Endowed Professor of Ports in Global Networks at Rotterdam School of Management. The chair focuses on synchronizing transportation networks, connecting the port to global supply chains, and coordinating global supply chains for sustainability. Rob Zuidwijk received a PhD from Erasmus University in Mathematics. He has held a one year visiting position at University of California at Los Angeles. He presently supervises a number of PhD students on port related research. His work has been published in journals like California Management Review, Transportation Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Communications of the ACM, Production and Operations Management, and Transportation Research Part B. He teaches freight transport systems, international logistics, and supply chain management, and inter-organizational systems in logistics to BSc, MSc, and PhD students, and he is also involved in post-experience courses. Professor Rob Zuidwijk is Academic Director of two port related MSc programs, and actively participates in the SmartPort initiative, a collaboration between universities and port community. He participates and coordinates research projects on international logistics and container transport funded by NWO/TKI Logistics Dinalog and EU Commission (H2020 and ERANET).