Professor Arne Strauss

Mercator Endowed Chair of Demand Management & Sustainable Transport



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Dr. Arne K. Strauss is Professor for Demand Management & Sustainable Transport and Academic Director (MSc Business Analytics) at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. Previously, he held positions as Associate Professor of Operational Research in the Operations Group at Warwick Business School and as Turing Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute in London.

He was the Academic Director of Warwick Business School's MSc Business Analytics programme (ranked by QS in the global top 10) and served as external examiner in the MSc Business Analytics programmes at Imperial College London, University of Southampton and Manchester Metropolitan University. Furthermore, he is a member of the Analytics Curriculum Advisory Group of the accreditation body AACSB.

He is a member of the Strategic Advisory Team (Mathematical Sciences) of the British Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Research Panel of The Operational Research Society and the "Big Mathematics Initiative" of the British Council of Mathematical Sciences. He serves as referee for various international journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Production & Operations Management, Transportation Research Part B, Management Science and Operations Research.



December 2009 Lancaster University Management School, UK, Ph.D.
August 2006 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA, M.Sc. in Mathematics
August 2006 University of Trier, Germany, Master's Degree (Dipl.-Wirt.-Math.) in Business Mathematics



since 2020 WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany, Full Professor of the Mercator Endowed Chair of Sustainable Urban Transport
2014-2019 Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, Associate Professor of Operational Research
2011-2013 Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK, Assistant Professor of Operational Research
2010-2011 LANCS Initiative, Lancaster University Management School, UK, Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate
2009-2010 EPSRC PhD Plus Fellow, Lancaster University Management School, UK, Research Associate
2006-2009 Lancaster University Management School, UK, Doctoral Researcher


Awards (Selection)

2019Jane's Air Traffic Control Innovation Award in 2019 (awarded for concepts and solutions that raise performance of air traffic management in a global competition open to both industry and academia).
2018 - 2013Warwick Business School Merit Awards in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
2017Warwick Business School Research Excellence Award
2017Warwick Business School Teaching Excellence Award
2015IBM Faculty Award
2012Operational Research Society's Goodeve Medal for the best paper published in the Journal of the Operational Research Society in 2012
2009Doctoral prize of the Operational Research Society for the best PhD dissertation 2009