Jesper Larsen received his M.Sc. in Computer Science in
1995 from the University of Copenhagen, and his Ph.D. in Operations
Research in 1999 from The Technical University of Denmark (DTU). He
is currently Professor in Operations Research (OR) at the
Department of Management Engineering.
Professor Larsen is currently chair of the Nordic section of the
Mathematical Programming Society, editor of the newsletter of the
Danish OR Society, and member of the Executive Committee of the
European Association of OR Societies (EURO).
He is responsible for the course in integer programming as also
lectures in as industrial applications of advanced methods in OR as
well as supervision of a wide range of MSc and PhD projects.
He is currently also the MSc Director for the Masters Programme in
Management Engineering at DTU.
Professor Larsen's research interest span optimization problems in
Railways and Airlines, production planning and resource planning in
healthcare. He is the author of several papers in the area and in
used as reviewer for many top-ranking OR journals. He has
participated in numerous optimization projects with industry
partners withing airline (Copenhagen Airports, British Airways,
SAS), Rail (Danish State Railways (DSB) and Deutsche Bahn), Land
transportation (Transvision and Logis) and healthcare (Avaleo and