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Roberto Roberti is Assistant Professor in Logistics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, VU Amsterdam.

Roberto received a Master Degree in Computer Science (2008) and a PhD in Control System Engineering and Operational Research (2012) from the University of Bologna (Italy). After completing his PhD, Roberto has served as Post-Doc research fellow in Operations Research at the University of Bologna and as Assistant Professor in Transport Optimization at the Technical University of Denmark (Denmark).


Roberto has lectured several courses such as Operations Research, Combinatorial Optimization, Resource Optimization, Optimization Algorithms, Methods and Algorithms for Problem Solving, Vehicle Routing and Distribution Planning, and Optimization of Public Transport.

He is currently responsible for "Operation Analysis" (part of the Minor in Operations Analytics) and "Procurement and Supply Management".


Roberto’s main research focus is on exact and heuristic algorithms for solving combinatorial optimization problems arising in transportation and logistics. His research outcomes have been published in major international journals, such as Management Science, Operations Research, and Transportation Science.

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Education / Academic qualification

PhD, University of Bologna

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Research Output 2010 2018

  • 17 Article
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research external, graduation external
Open Access

An integrated micro–macro approach to robust railway timetabling

Besinovic, N., Goverde, R. M. P., Quaglietta, E. & Roberti, R. 2016 In : Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological. 87, May, p. 14-32

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

A three-level framework for performance-based railway timetabling

Goverde, R. M. P., Besinovic, N., Binder, A., Cacchiani, V., Quaglietta, E., Roberti, R. & Toth, P. 2016 In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 67, June, p. 62-83

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

The Electric Traveling Salesman Problem with Time Windows

Roberti, R. & Wen, M. 2016 In : Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 89, May, p. 32-52

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle