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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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Last update Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam (2018-01-23)

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Research Output 2009 2016

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Policy Modelling for Sustainable Waste Management

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

Research output: ScientificPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

Open Access

Logistiek Biobased Economy: toekomstbeelden 2025 & agenda 2013-2017

Annevelink, E., Bloemhof, J. M., van Donk, D. P., Dullaert, W. E. H., Inghels, D. & Laan, L. A. E. M. 2013 Wageningen: Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research.

Research output: ScientificBook