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Thomas Hanne

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  • Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz Padagogische Hochschule
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International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics

Editorial Board

2015 - Present

Mathematical Problems in Engineering

Editorial Board

2015 - Present

Recent publications

  • Optimizing different parameters of a discrete firefly algorithm for solving the permutation flow shop problem

    • Schmid J
    • Kieser L
    • Hanne T
    • et al.
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  • Problem-based learning in teaching the module “Optimization for business improvement”

    • Dornberger R
    • Hanne T

Professional experience


Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz Padagogische Hochschule

October 2007 - Present

Senior Researcher

Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM)

November 1999 - October 2007(8 years)

Scientific Assistant

FernUniversität Hagen - Open University of Germany

January 1992 - September 1999(8 years)

Scientific Assistant

Ruhr-Universitat Bochum

July 1990 - June 1994(4 years)


Master (Diploma) in Economics

Ruhr-University Bochum

Master (Diploma) in Computer Science

University Dortmund


Thomas Hanne received a masters degree in Economics from Ruhr-University Bochum, a masters degree in Computer Science from University Dortmund, and a PhD in Economics from FernUniversity Hagen. From 1999 to 2007 he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) in the Department of Optimization as senior scientist. Since then he is Professor for Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. Thomas Hanne is author of about 50 journal and conference articles. His current research interests include multicriteria decision analysis, evolutionary algorithms, metaheuristics, scheduling, discrete-event simulation, logistics, and supply chain management.


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