Mario Vanhoucke

Profiel

 

 

Expert in
Project Scheduling & Management
Operationeel en supply chain management
Projectmanagement
Optimalisatietechnieken
Earned Value Management
Project-risicoanalyse

Publicaties

Articles in refereed journals with impact

  • Wauters M. Vanhoucke M.  forthcoming. A nearest neighbour extension to project duration forecasting with artificial intelligence. European Journal of Operational Research,

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  forthcoming. Project regularity: Development and evaluation of a new project characteristic. Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, 3756: 1-21.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  forthcoming. A resource type analysis of the integrated project scheduling and personnel staffing problem. Annals of Operations Research,

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2017. Improving project forecast accuracy by integrating earned value management with exponential smoothing and reference class forecasting. International Journal of Project Management, 35(1): 28-43.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2017. Exentensions of earned value management: Using the earned incentive metric to improve signal quality. International Journal of Project Management, 35(2): 148-168.

  • Leyman P. Vanhoucke M.  2017. Capital– and resource–constrained project scheduling with net present value optimization. European Journal of Operational Research, 256(3): 757-776.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2017. Extensions of earned value management: Using the earned incentive metric to improve signal quality. International Journal of Project Management, 35(2): 148-168.

  • Martens A. Vanhoucke M.  2017. A buffer control method for top-down project control. European Journal of Operational Research, 262(1): 274-286.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2017. A parallel multi-objective scatter search for optimising incentive contract design in projects. European Journal of Operational Research, 261(3): 1066-1084.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2017. Optimised scheduling for weather sensitive offshore construction projects. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 66(Part A): 58-78.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2016. A new solution approach to solve the resource-constrained project scheduling problem with logical constraints. European Journal of Operational Research, 249(2): 577-591.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2016. Incentive contract design for projects: The owner’s perspective. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 62(July): 93-114.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2016. A comparative study of Artificial Intelligence methods for project duration forecasting. Expert Systems with Applications, 46(March): 249-261.

  • Vanhoucke M. Colin J.  2016. On the use of multivariate regression methods for longest path calculations from earned value management observations. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 61(June): 127-140.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2016. Payment models and net present value optimization for resourceconstrained project scheduling. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 91(January): 139-153.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2016. An exact algorithm for an integrated project staffing problem with a homogeneous workforce. Journal of Scheduling, 19(2): 107-133.

  • Colin J. Vanhoucke M.  2016. An empirical perspective on activity durations for project management simulation studies. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 142(1): 1-13.

  • Wauters M. Vanhoucke M.  2016. A study on complexity and uncertainty perception and solution strategies for the time/cost trade-off problem. Project Management Journal, 47(4): 29-50.

  • Vandenheede L. Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2016. A scatter search for the extended resource renting problem. International Journal of Production Research, 54(16): 4723-4743.

  • Van Huele C. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Operating theatre modelling: integrating social measures. Journal of Simulation, 9: 121-128.

  • Leyman P. Vanhoucke M.  2015. A new scheduling technique for the resource–constrained project scheduling problem with discounted cash flows. International Journal of Production Research, 53(9): 2771-2786.

  • Colin J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Developing a framework for statistical process control approaches in project management. International Journal of Project Management, 33(6): 1289-1300.

  • Willems L. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Classification of articles and journals on project control and earned value management. International Journal of Project Management, 33(7): 1610-1634.

  • Sels V. Dias A. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Hybrid tabu search and a truncated branch-and-bound for the unrelated parallel machine scheduling problem. Computers and Operations Research, 53(Jan): 107-117.

  • Colin J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. A comparison of the performance of various project control methods using earned value management systems. Expert Systems with Applications, 42(6): 3159-3175.

  • Wauters M. Vanhoucke M.  2015. A study of the stability of earned value management forecasting. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(4): 1-10.

  • Cardoen B. Beliën J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. On the Design of Custom Packs: Grouping of Medical Disposable Items for Surgeries. International Journal of Production Research, 53(24): 7343-7359.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Influence of learning in resource-constrained project scheduling. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 87(Sept): 569-579.

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Empirical Evaluation of Earned Value Management Forecasting Accuracy for Time and Cost. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 141(11): 1-13.

  • Colin J. Martens A. Vanhoucke M. Wauters M.  2015. A multivariate approach for top-down project control using earned value management. Decision Support Systems, 79(Nov): 65-76.

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Evaluation of deterministic state-of-the-art forecasting approaches for project duration based on earned value management. International Journal of Project Management, 33(7): 1588-1596.

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Construction and evaluation framework for a real-life project database. International Journal of Project Management, 33(3): 697-710.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  2014. A hybrid electromagnetism-like mechanism/tabu search procedure for the single machine scheduling problem with a maximum lateness objective. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 67(January): 44-55.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. Setting tolerance limits for statistical project control using earned value management. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 49(December): 107-122.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. An experimental investigation of metaheuristics for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem on new dataset instances. European Journal of Operational Research, 235(1): 62-72.

  • Van Huele C. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Analysis of the integration of the physician rostering problem and the surgery scheduling problem. Journal of Medical Systems, 38(6): 1-16.

  • Wauters M. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Support vector machine regression for project control forecasting. Automation in Construction, 47(November): 92-106.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2013. Reconstructing nurse schedules: computational insights in the problem size parameters. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 41(5): 903-918.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2013. An integrated nurse staffing and scheduling analysis for longer-term nursing staff allocation problems. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 41: 485-499.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2013. Analyzing the nursing organizational structure and process from a scheduling perspective. Health Care Management Science, 16(3): 177-196.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2013. An Artificial Immune System Algorithm for the Resource Availability Cost Problem. Flexible Services and Manufacturing, 25(1-2): 122-144.

  • Sels V. Gheysen N. Vanhoucke M.  2012. A comparison of priority rules for the job shop scheduling problem under different flow time- and tardiness-related objective functions. International Journal of Production Research, 39: 2346-2358.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  2012. A hybrid genetic algorithm for the single machine maximum lateness problem with release times and family setups. Computers and Operations Research, 39 (October 2012)(10): 2346-2358.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  2011. A hybrid dual-population genetic algorithm for the single machine maximum lateness problem. Lecture notes in Computer Science, 6622: 14-25.

  • Sels V. Craeymeersch K. Vanhoucke M.  2011. A hybrid single and dual population search procedure for the job shop scheduling problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 215: 512-523.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2011. An evolutionary approach for the nurse rerostering problem. Computers and Operations Research, 38: 1400-1411.

  • Sels V. Steen F. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Applying a hybrid job shop procedure to a Belgian manufacturing company producing industrial wheels and castors in rubber. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 61(3): 697-708.

  • Coelho J. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling using RCPSP and SAT solvers. European Journal of Operational Research, 213: 73-82.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2011. On the dynamic use of project performance and schedule risk information during project tracking. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 39: 416-426.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2010. A genetic algorithm for the preemptive and non-preemptive multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 201(2): 409-418.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2010. A hybrid scatter search heuristic for personalized crew rostering in the airline industry. European Journal of Operational Research, 206(1): 155-167.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2010. A scatter search heuristic for maximizing the net present value of a resource-constrained project with fixed activity cash flows. International Journal of Production Research, 48(7): 1983-2001.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2010. Branching strategies in a branch-and-price approach for multiple objective nurse scheduling problem. Journal of Scheduling, 13(1): 77-93.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2010. Using activity sensitivity and network topology information to monitor project time performance. Omega - International Journal of Management Science, 38(5 (Oct)): 359-370.

  • Vanhoucke M. Debels D.  2009. A finite capacity production scheduling procedure for a belgian steel company. International Journal of Production Research, 47(3): 561-584.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2009. A genetic algorithm for net present value maximization for resource constrained projects. Lecture notes in Computer Science, 5482: 13-24.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2009. An artificial immune system for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem. Lecture notes in Computer Science, 5482: 85-96.

  • Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2009. On the characterization and generation of nurse scheduling problem instances. European Journal of Operational Research, 196(2): 457-467.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2009. The impact of incorporating nurse-specific characteristics in a cyclical scheduling aproach. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60(12): 1683-1698.

  • Vanhoucke M. Coelho J. Debels D. Maenhout B. Tavares L.  2008. An evaluation of the adequacy of project network generators with systematically sampled networks. European Journal of Operational Research, 187(2): 511-524.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2008. Comparison and hybridization of crossover operators for the nurse scheduling problem. Annals of Operations Research, 159(1): 333-353.

  • Labro E. Vanhoucke M.  2008. Diversity in resource consumption patterns and costing system robustness to errors. Management Science, 54(10): 1715-1730.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Set up times and fast tracking in resource-constrained project scheduling. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 54(4): 1062-1070.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Setup times and fast tracking in resource-constrained project scheduling. Computers & Industrial Engineering, (54): 1062-1070.

  • Vanhoucke M. Debels D.  2008. The impact of various activity assumptions on the lead-time and resource utilization of resource-constrained projects. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 54(1): 140-154.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2007. A comparison and hybridization of crossover operators for the nurse scheduling problem. Annals of Operations Research, 159: 333-353.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2007. A decomposition-based genetic algorithm for the resource-constrained project-scheduling problem. Operations Research, 55(3): 457-469.

  • Labro E. Vanhoucke M.  2007. A simulation analysis of errors in the design of costing systems. The Accounting Review, 82(4): 939-962.

  • Vanhoucke M. Vandevoorde S.  2007. A simulation and evaluation of earned value metrics to forecast the project duration. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58(10): 1361-1374.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2007. An electromagnetic Meta-heuristic for the Nurse Scheduling Problem. Journal of Heuristics, 13(4): 359-385.

  • Vanhoucke M. Debels D.  2007. The discrete time/cost trade-off problem: extensions and heuristic procedures. Journal of Scheduling, 10(4-5): 311-326.

  • Debels D. De Reyck B. Leus R. Vanhoucke M.  2006. A Hybrid Scatter Search / Electromagnetism Meta-Heuristic for Project Scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research, 169(2): 638-653.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. An efficient hybrid search procedure for various optimization problems. Lecture notes in Computer Science, (3906): 272-283.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. An Electromagnetism Meta-Heuristic for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 3871: 259-270.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2006. New computational results for the nurse scheduling problem: a scatter search algorithm. Lecture notes in Computer Science, (3906): 159-170.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. Scheduling an R&D project with quality-dependent time-slots. Lecture notes in Computer Science, (3982): 621-630.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A Bi-Population Based Genetic Algorithm for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. Lecture notes in Computer Science, (3483): 378-387.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2005. New computational results for the discrete time/cost trade-off problem with time-switch constraints. European Journal of Operational Research, 165(2): 359-374.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2003. A random network generator for activity-on-the-node networks. Journal of Scheduling, 6(1): 13-34.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2003. Progress payments in project scheduling problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 148(3): 604-620.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2002. Discrete time/cost trade-offs in project scheduling with time-switch constraints. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 53(7): 741-751.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2001. Scheduling projects with linearly time-dependent cash flows to maximize the net present value. International Journal of Production Research, 39: 3159-3181.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  . A dual-population genetic algorithm for the single machine maximum lateness problem. Lecture notes in Computer Science,

  • Van Petegem P. Vanhoucke M.  . Using resource scarceness characteristics to solve the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem. Journal of Heuristics,

Articles in other (un)refereed journals

  • Vanhoucke M. Batselier J.  2016. An overview of project data for integrated project management and control. Journal of Modern Project Management, 3(2): 6-21.

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2016. Practical application and empirical evaluation of reference class forecasting for project management. Project Management Journal, 47(5): 36-51.

  • Van Huele C. Vanhoucke M.  2015. Decomposition-based heuristics for the integrated physician rostering and surgery scheduling problem. Health Systems, 4(3): 159-175.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Controlling projects. Journal of Modern Project Management, 3(1): 5-5.

  • Vanhoucke M. Andrade P. Salvaterra F.  2015. Introduction to earned duration. The Measurable News, (2): 15-27.

  • Andrade P. Vanhoucke M. Salvaterra F.  2015. Introdução à duração agregada. Mundo Project Management, 62: 56-65.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. On the use of Schedule Risk Analysis for Project Management. The Journal of Modern Project Management, 2(3): 109-117.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Classroom experiments on project management communication. The Measurable News, (4): 29-33.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. Praise youth and it will prosper: PMI Belgium’s recognition of young PM Potential. Journal of Modern Project Management, 2(2): 112-117.

  • Sheibani K. Montemanni R. Nordlander T. Hirsch P. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Proceedings of the 6th international conference of applied operational research. Lecture Notes in Management Science,

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. Blended learning in Project Management: An overview of the Operations Research & Scheduling group. Journal of Modern Project Management, 1(3): 108-121.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. Teaching Integrated Project Management and Control: Enhancing student learning and engagement. Journal of Modern Project Management, 1(4): 99-107.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Scheduling of unrelated parallel machines with limited server availability on multiple production locations: a case study in knitted frabrics. International Journal of Production Research, 52(9): 2630-2653.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. Project management using dynamic scheduling: baseline scheduling, risk analysis and project control. The Measurable News, (4): 21-26.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. Project baseline scheduling: an overview of past experiences. Journal of Modern Project Management, 1(2): 18-27.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. Measuring schedule adherence. The Measurable News, (4): 21-26.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. An overview of recent research results and future research avenues using simulation studies in project management. ISRN Computational Mathematics, : 1-19.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2012. Dynamic Scheduling: Integrating Schedule Risk Analysis with Earned Value Management. The Measurable News, (2): 11-13.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2012. Measuring the efficiency of project control using fictitious and empirical project data. International Journal of Project Management, 30: 252-263.

  • Vanhoucke M. Shtub A.  2011. Adding value to earned value analysis. PM World Today, XIII(I)

  • Vanhoucke M.  2010. Introducing optimization techniques to students: An exam case distribution model. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 10(2): 53-61.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2010. Measuring time: an earned value performance management study. The Measurable News, (1): 10-14.

  • Vanhoucke M. Vandevoorde S.  2009. Forecasting a project's duration under various topological structures. The Measurable News, (1): 26-30.

  • Vanhoucke M. Vandevoorde S.  2008. Earned value forecast accuracy and activity criticality. The Measurable News, : 13-16.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Project tracking and control: can we measure the time?. Projects and profits, : 35-40.

  • Vanhoucke M. Vandevoorde S.  2007. Measuring the accuracy of earned value/earned schedule forecasting predictors. The Measurable News, (Winter): 26-30.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2007. Work continuity optimization for the Westerscheldetunnel project in the Netherlands. Tijdschrift voor Economie en Management, 52(3): 435-449.

  • Vandevoorde S. Vanhoucke M.  2006. A comparison of different project duration forecasting methods using earned value metrics. International Journal of Project Management, 24(4): 289-302.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. Work continuity constraints in project scheduling. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(1): 14-25.

  • Vanhoucke M. Vereecke A. Gemmel P.  2005. The project scheduling game (PSG): simulating time/ cost trade-offs in projects. Project Management Journal, 36(1): 51-59.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2004. Gerenciamento Integrado de Controles De Projetos: Primeiro vem a teoria, e então a prática. 

  • Vanhoucke M.  2003. The application of project scheduling techniques in a real-life environment. Project Management Journal, 34(1): 30-42.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2001. An exact procedure for the resource-constrained weighted earliness-tardiness project scheduling problem. Annals of Operations Research, 102: 179-196.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2001. On maximizing the net present value of a project under renewable resource constraints. Management Science, 47(8): 113-1121.

  • De Reyck B. Foubert B. Herroelen W. Vanhoucke M.  1998. New computational results on the discrete time/cost trade-off problem in project networks. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 49(11): 1153-1163.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  . Genetic algorithms for single machine scheduling problems: a trade-off between intensifications and diversification. 

  • Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  . Solution representation, diversity and space reduction: a computational experiment with metaheuristics. 

Book Chapters

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Generalized Discrete Time-Cost Tradeoff Problems. In: Schwindt C. Zimmerman J. Eds. Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling Vol.1 (pp. 639-658). Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Heuristic Methods for the Resource Availability Cost Problem. In: Schwindt C. Zimmerman J. Eds. Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling Vol.1 (pp. 339-359). Springer.

  • Coelho J. Vanhoucke M.  2015. The Multi-Mode Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. In: Schwindt C. Zimmerman J. Eds. Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling Vol.1 (pp. 491-511). Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. The impact of project schedule adherence and rework on the duration forecast accuracy of earned value metrics. Challenges and Developments. In: Hoffmann E. Ed. Project management: practices, challenges and developments (pp. 95-132). Nova Publishers.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Days on and days off scheduling of pilots under a variable workload. In: Walsh C. Airline Industry: Strategies, Operations and Safety (pp. 193-212).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2009. Static and dynamic determinants of earned value based time forecast accuracy. In: Handbook of Research on Technology Management's Planning and Operations (pp. 361-374).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2007. De studie naar kwaliteit: een levenslange garantie?. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2007 (pp. 51-53). Vlaamse Management Associatie.

  • Vandevoorde S. Vanhoucke M.  2006. Waar zit het tijdsaspect in een 'earned value'-meetsysteem?. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2006 (pp. 131-137). Roularta Media Group.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. Waarschuwingssystemen: Veel te vroeg of net te laat. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2006 (pp. 121-124). Roularta Media Group.

  • Vanhoucke M. Deschoolmeester D.  2005. Supply chain management: waar de klant nog steeds koning is. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2005 (pp. 113-115). Vlaamse Management Associatie.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2003. Projectplanning - niet alleen tijd is belangrijk. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2003 (pp. 118-124). Vlaamse Management Associatie.

Books

  • Vanhoucke M.  2016. Integrated project management sourcebook: A Technical Guide to Project Scheduling, Risk and Control. Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2016. Do research, create knowledge, feed your talent: An overview of research at Operations Research & Scheduling. 

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. The art of project management: A story about work and passion. OR-AS.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Taking sound business decisions: From rich data to better solutions. 

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. Integrated Project Management and Control: First comes the theory, then the practice. Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. Project Management with Dynamic Scheduling. Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. The art of project management: a story about work and passion. OR-AS.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2012. Project Management with Dynamic Scheduling: Baseline Scheduling, Risk Analysis and Project Control. Springer.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2009. Measuring time - Improving project performance using earned value management. Springer.

Conference Presentations

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Using real-life baseline schedules for evaluating project control techniques. Paper presented at 14th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), April 30-2, München, Germany.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. A new approach to minimize the makespan of various resource-constrained project scheduling problems. Paper presented at 14th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), March 30-April 2, München, Germany.

  • Leyman P. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Payment models and net present value optimisation for project scheduling. Paper presented at 14th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), March 30-April 2, München, Germany.

  • Cardoen B. Beliën J. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Case-based learnings for configuring custom packs. Paper presented at Cpnference of the International Federation of Operational Research (IFORS), Barcelona, Spain.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2014. The behaviour of combined neighbourhoods for large scale multi-location parallel machine scheduling problems. Paper presented at 14th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), March 30-April 2, München, Germany.

  • Batselier J. Vanhoucke M.  2014. A forecasting approach for project duration and cost based on exponential smoothing. Paper presented at 20th IFORS conference, July 13-18, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Vandenheede L. Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2014. Introducing overtime in the Resource Renting Problem. Paper presented at 20th IFORS conference, July 13-18, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Kerkhove L. Vanhoucke M.  2014. Strategic incentive contract design for projects. Paper presented at 20th IFORS conference, July 13-18, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2014. If time is money, accuracy pays: An Overview of Past and Future Research on Integrated Project Management and Control Research. Paper presented at Presentation given at the Aarchus School of Business, May 29-29, Denmark.

  • Vandenheede L. Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2014. Expansions for the Resource Renting Problem. Paper presented at 14th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), March 30-April 2, München, Germany.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2013. Integrated project controls: Using Operations Research methods to improve the efficiency of project control. 

  • Vanhoucke M.  2012. Operations Research and Dynamic Scheduling: When research meets practice. 

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  2011. A Hybrid Heuristic for the Machine Scheduling Problem with Parallel Machines. Paper presented at annual INFORMS 2011 meeting, November 13-16, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • De Jonghe T. Vanhoucke M.  2011. An Efficient Solution Method for the Resource Availability Cost Problem. Paper presented at annual INFORMS 2011 meeting, November 13-16, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • Van Huele C. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Combined Surgery Scheduling and Physician Rostering. Paper presented at annual INFORMS 2011 meeting, November 13-16, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Project Scheduling and Staffing with a Multi-skilled Workforce. Paper presented at annual INFORMS 2011 meeting, November 13-16, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Reactive personel scheduling: insights and policy decisions. Paper presented at 25th Annual Conference of the Belgian Operations Research Society, February 10-11, Ghent, Belgium.

  • Colin J. Vanhoucke M.  2011. Statistical Project Control in Project Management: What can Simulations Teach Us. Paper presented at annual Informs 2011 meeting, November 13-16, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • Cardoen B. Vanhoucke M.  2010. On the design of custom packs: grouping of medical disposable items for surgical procedures. Paper presented at 2010 EURO XXIV Conference, July 11-14, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2009. A genetic algorithm for net present value maximization for resource constrained projects. Paper presented at 9th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, April 15-17, Tübingen, Germany.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2009. An artificial immune system for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem. Paper presented at 9th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, April 15-17, Tübingen, Germany.

  • Sels V. Vanhoucke M.  2009. Comparison of meta-heuristics for the single machine scheduling problem. Paper presented at 23rd EURO conference, July 7-9, Bonn, Germany.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2009. Introduction of learning effects in resource constrained projects. Paper presented at 23rd EURO conference, July 7-9, Bonn, Germany.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2009. Pilot crew rostering at Brussels Airlines: feasibility study and policy decisions. Paper presented at 23rd EURO conference, July 7-9, Bonn, Germany.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2009. Reactive nurse scheduling in hospitals. Paper presented at 4th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, August 10-12, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Van Peteghem V. Vanhoucke M.  2008. Hybridized Scatter Search Heuristic for the multi-mode RCPSP. Paper presented at 11th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS), April 25-30, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Measuring Time - Static and dynamic determinants of earned value based time forecast accuracy. Paper presented at 9th edition of the PMI BeNeLux Day, September 27-27, Sint Laureins, Belgium.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Measuring Time: a simulation study of earned value metrics to forecast the total project duration. Paper presented at Annual Earned Value Conference for the UK, June 9-11, London, United Kingdom.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Measuring time: an earned value simulation study. Paper presented at Meeting of the working group project management and scheduling of the German OR society, April 4-4, München, Germany.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2008. Measuring Time using novel earned value management metrics. Paper presented at 22nd IPMA World Congress, November 9-11, Rome, Italy.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. An efficient hybrid search procedure for various optimization problems. Paper presented at 6th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, April 10-12, Budapest, Hungary.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2006. Comparison of meta-heuristic procedures for the nurse scheduling problem. Paper presented at 21st European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXI), July 2-5, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. Future research avenues for resource-constrained project scheduling: search space restriction or neighbourhood search extension?. Paper presented at 10th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, April 26-28, Poznan, Poland.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2006. New computational results for the nurse scheduling problem: a scatter search algorithm. Paper presented at 6th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimization, April 10-12, Budapest, Hungary.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. Scheduling an R&D project with quality-dependent time-slots. Paper presented at Technical Workshop on Optimization: Theories and Applications, May 8-11, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. The impact of parallel processing and set-up times on pre-emptive resource-constrained project scheduling. Paper presented at 21st European Conference on Operational Research (EURO XXI), July 2-5, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A Bi-Population Based Genetic Algorithm for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. Paper presented at Technical Workshop on Optimization: Theories and Applications, May 9-12, Suntec City, Singapore, Singapore.

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2005. An electromagnetic Meta-heuristic for the Nurse Scheduling Problem. Paper presented at 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, July 18-21, New York, United States.

  • Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2005. NSPLib - A Nurse scheduling problem library: a tool to evaluate (meta-)heuristic procedures. Paper presented at EURO Working Group on OR applied to Health Services, July 31-August 5, Southampton, United Kingdom.

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. The Electromagnetism Meta-Heuristic Applied to the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. Paper presented at Artificial Evolution Conference, October 26-28, Lille, France.

  • Vanhoucke M.  2003. Discrete time/cost trade-offs in project scheduling with time-switch constraints. Paper presented at EURO/INFORMS joint international meeting, July 6-10, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Vanhoucke M. Coelho J. Tavares L. Debels D.  2003. On the morphological structure of a network. Paper presented at EURO/INFORMS joint international meeting, July 6-10, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2002. An enumeration algorithm for the max-npv problem with linear time-dependent cash flows. 

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2001. Scheduling projects with progress payments. Paper presented at EURO 2001 Conference, July 9-11, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Conference Proceedings

  • Vanhoucke M.  2015. Blended learning in Project Management: Experiences on business games and case studies. In: Helfert M. Ed. 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education. SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications (pp. 267-276).

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2013. An artificial immune system based approach for solving the nurse re-rostering problem.. (pp. 97-108).

  • Cardoen B. Beliën J. Vanhoucke M.  2012. Grouping of medical disposable items into custom packs: a mathematical programming approach. Twente:

  • Vanhoucke M. Van Peteghem V.  2008. A comparison of various population-based meta-heuristics to solve the MRCPSP. Istanbul:

  • Vanhoucke M. Herroelen W.  2000. A random network generator for activity-on-the-node networks. 

Doctoral dissertation

  • Vanhoucke M.  2001. Exact algorithms for various types of project scheduling problems: nonregular objectives and time/cost trade-offs. 

Vlerick cases

Vlerick working papers

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. A finite capacity production scheduling procedure for a belgian steel company. 2006/41 (36p.).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. A scatter search procedure for maximizing the net present value of a project under renewable resource constraints. 2006/40 (36p.).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2006. An efficient hybrid search algorithm for various optimization problems. 2006/7 (21p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. Meta-heuristic resource constrained project scheduling: solution space restrictions and neighbourhood extensions. 2006/18 (25p.).

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2006. New computational results for the nurse scheduling problem: A scatter search algorithm. 2006/6 (22p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. Pre-emptive resource-constrained project scheduling with setup times. 2006/19 (37p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2006. The impact of various activity assumptions on the lead-time and resource utilization of resource-constrained projects. 2006/15 (31p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A Bi-Population Based Genetic Algorithm for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. 2005/8 (22p.).

  • Vandevoorde S. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A comparison of different project duration forecasting methods using earned value metrics. 2005/16 (31p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A decomposition-based heuristic for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem. 2005/12 (42p.).

  • Labro E. Vanhoucke M.  2005. A simulation analysis of interactions between errors in costing system design. 2005/28 (57p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Vandevoorde S.  2005. A simulation and evaluation of earned value metrics to forecast the project duration. 2005/27 (55p.).

  • Maenhout B. Vanhoucke M.  2005. An electromagnetism meta-heuristic for the nurse scheduling problem. 2005/26 (51p.).

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2005. An electromagnetism Meta-heuristic for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem. 2005/24 (33p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Maenhout B.  2005. Characterisation and generation of nurse scheduling problem instances. 2005/29 (41p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Debels D.  2005. The discrete time/cost trade-off problem under various assumptions exact and heuristic procedures. 2005/25 (51p.).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2005. Work continuity constraints in project scheduling. 2005/10 (38p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Van Osselaer K.  2005. Work continuity in a real-life schedule: the Westerschelde Tunnel. 2005/11 (24p.).

  • Debels D. De Reyck B. Leus R. Vanhoucke M.  2004. A Hybrid Scatter Search / Electromagnetism Meta-Heuristic for Project Scheduling. 2004

  • Debels D. Vanhoucke M.  2004. An electromagnetism Meta-Heuristic for the Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem. 2004 (26p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Coelho J. Debels D. Tavares L.  2004. On the morphological structure of a network. 2004/9 (38p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Coelho J. Tavares L. Debels D.  2004. On the Morphological Structure of a Network. 2004 (36p.).

  • Vanhoucke M. Van Osselaer K.  2004. Work Continuity in a Real-life Schedule: The Westerschelde Tunnel. 2004 (18p.).

  • Debels D. De Reyck B. Leus R. Vanhoucke M.  2003. A hybrid scatter search/electromagnetism meta heuristic for project scheduling. 2003/25 (30p.).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2002. New computational results for the discrete time/cost trade-off problem with time-switch constraints. 2002/18 (30p.).

  • Vanhoucke M.  2002. Optimal due date assignment in project scheduling. 2002/19 (24p.).