Institution: KU Leuven Country: Belgium Interests: Project scheduling, healthcare scheduling Website: https://feb.kuleuven.be/erik.demeulemeesterErik Demeulemeester is Professor in the Research Center for Operations Management at the KU Leuven. He earned the degree of commercial engineer (field of Management Informatics) in 1987, the degree of Master of Business Administration in 1988 and a PhD in 1992, all from the KU Leuven. The title of the PhD was ‘Optimal algorithms for various classes of multiple resource-constrained project scheduling problems’. At present, he is Full Professor and teaches a course on project management and scheduling, a doctoral course, entitled ‘Combinatorial optimization and local search techniques’ as well as a seminar on production and logistics. His main research interests are situated in the field of project scheduling and health care planning and he has published many papers on these topics.