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Leen Stougie (PhD 1985 at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam) is full professor in Operations Research at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam since 2008. Leen has previously worked at the TU Eindhoven and the CWI Amsterdam.


Operations Research, Combinatorial Optimization, Scheduling, Complexity, Approximation Algorithms, Computational Biology



Minor in Operations Analytics

  • The Department of Econometrics and Operations Research in collaboration with the Department of Information, Logistics and Innovation offers a Minor in Operations Analytics in the fall semester (September-January) starting in the academic year 2016-2017.

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Last mutation Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam(2010-02-17)

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Research Output 1980 2016

A Combinatorial Algorithm for Microbial Consortia Synthetic Design

Julien-Laferriere, A., Bulteau, L., Parrot, D., Marchetti-Spaccamela, A., Stougie, L., Vinga, S., Mary, A. & Sagot, M-F. 2016 In : Scientific Reports. 6, 29182

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Enumeration of minimal stoichiometric precursor sets in metabolic networks

Andrade, R., Wannagat, M., Coimbra Klein, C., Acuna, V., Marchetti Spaccamela, A., Vieira Milreu, P., Stougie, L. & Sagot, M-F. 2016 In : Algorithms for Molecular Biology. 11, 25, p. 1-15

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

On unrooted and root-uncertain variants of several well-known phylogenetic network problems

Iersel, L., Kelk, S., Stamoulis, G., Stougie, L. & Boes, O. 2016 Cornell University Library: CoRR, 28 p.(Data Structures and Algorithms)

Research output: ProfessionalWorking paper

Fast flux module detection using matroid theory.

Reimers, A. C., Bruggeman, F. J., Olivier, B. G. & Stougie, L. 2015 In : Journal of Computational Biology. 22, p. 414-424 5

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Optimal Algorithms and a PTAS for Cost-Aware Scheduling

Chen, L., Megow, N., Rischke, R. & Stougie, L. 2015 Proceedings of the 40th International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science. Milano: MFSC, p. 211-222

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewConference contribution