Senter for klima og energiomstilling (CET)
CET Virtual Lunch Seminar

Future Freight Distribution in Bergen

CET in collaboration with Energy Lab is happy to announce our third CET Virtual Lunch seminar with Stein W. Wallace, Professor of Operational Research and head of the Centre for Shipping and Logistics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics.

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About the talk:

Centre for Shipping and Logistics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics and CET – Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation, University of Bergen, are jointly starting a Research Council Funded project of freight logistics in small topologically difficult cities, with a specific view on Bergen. In this talk I will give a very simplistic view of what are the issues we shall be facing as more people move into the cities and internet trade takes off. How can we handle more freight and many more packages while at the same time get a better city for its inhabitants? This talk will focus on the NHH perspective on the problem. The CET perspective will come later.  


Stein W. Wallace is a Professor of Operational Research and head of the Centre for Shipping and Logistics at NHH. He received his Dr. Scient degree in informatics from the University of Bergen in 1984. He has earlier held professorships at for example Lancaster University Management School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and NTNU, as well as visiting positions at for example IBM Watson Research in NY, Columbia University, ENP Grenoble and The University of Washington.

Wallace has published over 100 papers in internationally leading journals such as Operations Research, Management Science, Transportation Science, Transportation Research A, B, C, D and E, Mathematical Programming and INFORMS Journal on Computing. He is best known for his work in stochastic programming (in particular the two books Stochastic Programming (with Peter Kall from 1994) and Modeling with stochastic programming (with Alan King from 2012)), but also for work in logistics and energy systems. He has over 9500 citations.

He is on numerous editorial boards, in particular, INFORMS Journal on Computing (since 1990). He founded the Norwegian OR Society and has held elected positions in The British OR Society as well as The Society for Transportation and Logistics in INFORMS and The Mathematical Programming Society.

Guidelines for our virtual seminars: 

  • To enter the seminar use this link: https://uib.zoom.us/j/403044937 - We have moved over to Zoom as this is a better presenter experience compared with Teams.
  • "Doors open" at 12pm. From 12-12.15 you will be able to present yourself and be introduced to the rest of the participants.
  • After 12.15 and whenever you are not speaking please mute your microphone, as this can disturb others.
  • If you have a comment or a question please use the chat function (speech bubble on the options panel) to signal you have a question.
  • The moderator will introduce you when it is your turn to ask a question – Remember to unmute your microphone!
  • Sit back and enjoy the seminar and connecting with the CET network!

As always, the CET Lunch Seminars are open for anyone interested. Please share in your networks to people who could be interested in this week's topic.