14 January 2015
Research ranking: Prof. Dr Hartmann part of the top ten per cent
In the current trade newspaper “Handelsblatt” business administration ranking 2014 – lifetime achievement, for which academic publications of more than 2000 German-speaking business administration professors were analysed, Prof. Dr Sönke Hartmann has reached rank 166. Just as in the last rankings from 2009 and 2012, he again is part of the top ten per cent of the strongest research-oriented business administration professors. The “Handelsblatt” assessed the entire research performance of business administration professors in the German-speaking area.
The key research areas of Prof. Dr Sönke Hartmann lie in the fields of Operations Research, especially in the development of optimization methods for managerial planning difficulties and in the conception of simulation models for logistical processes. He also implemented these approaches in practice particularly in the container terminal logistic and market research. Prof. Dr Hartmann has been published in renowned international academic journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research, OR Spectrum, Annals of OR, Transportation Research and Naval Research Logistics.