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Dirk Inghels is Assistant Professor at the School of Business and Economics (Information, Logistics and Innovation) since 2012. He is also affiliated as Research Associate at the University of Antwerp, Belgium at the Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA) since 2009. In 2006 he received his MSc degree of Industrial Engineering and Management Science at the TU Eindhoven. In 2000 he received his MSc degree in Industrial Management of the University of Ghent, Belgium. In 1990 he received his MSc degree in Industrial Sciences (Electro-Mechanical Engineering) at currently the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He obtained his PhD at the Vrije Universiteit in 2016.

He is currently Quality Assurance and Laboratories manager at Aleris Aluminum BVBA in Duffel Belgium. In this function he is also responsible for Sustainability.


Research is focussed on sustainable supply chain management. More particular the supply chains dealing with Municipal Solid Waste Management and End of Life of Vehicles were studied in Flanders, Belgium. Further research is ongoing with the focus on integrating Operations Research techniques in topics related to sustainable supply chain management.

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Dynamical systems Engineering & Materials Science
Waste management Engineering & Materials Science
Municipal solid waste Engineering & Materials Science
Passenger cars Engineering & Materials Science
Trucks Engineering & Materials Science
waste management Earth & Environmental Sciences
Sustainable development Engineering & Materials Science
biomass Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2017

Towards optimal trade-offs between material and energy recovery for green waste

Inghels, D. A. M., Dullaert, W. & Heijungs, R., 10 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

A model for improving sustainable green waste recovery

Inghels, D. A. M., Dullaert, W. E. H. & Bloemhof, J., 2016, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 110, July, p. 61-73

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
waste recovery
cutting (process)

A service network design model for multimodal municipal solid waste transport

Inghels, D. A. M., Dullaert, W. E. H. & Vigo, D., 2016, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 254, 1, p. 68-79

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Municipal solid waste
Network Design
Passenger cars
motor vehicle
Dynamical systems

Policy Modelling for Sustainable Waste Management

Inghels, D. A. M., 2016, Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit. 191 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Activities 2014 2017

  • 5 Lecture / Presentation

Duurzaam afvalbeheer

Dirk Inghels (Speaker)
11 Oct 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationPopular

Influence of composition, mass and number of passenger cars on end-of-life vehicles waste in Belgium: a System Dynamics approach

D.A.M. Inghels (Speaker), W.E.H. Dullaert (Speaker), B. Raa (Speaker)
20 Jul 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Assessment of modal shit for Municipal Solid Waste

D.A.M. Inghels (Speaker), W.E.H. Dullaert (Speaker)
27 Nov 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

De transitie naar een duurzame maatschappij : Quo Vadis?

D.A.M. Inghels (Speaker)
11 Jun 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Modal Shift and Sustainable Network Design for Municipal Solid Waste Transport Routing

D.A.M. Inghels (Speaker), W.E.H. Dullaert (Speaker)
13 Jul 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic