Stefan Fedtke

Dr. Stefan Fedtke

Research associate
Stefan Fedtke
Image: Kati Neudert
Contact details
Address Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Lehrstuhl für ABWL/Operations Management
Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena
Office Room 4.69, 4th floor
Phone +49 3641 9-43104
Consultation hour Tuesday, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (registration recommended)


  • Curriculum vitae

    2005 - 2006: Studies in Applied Mathematics at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg

    2006 - 2011: Studies in Business Mathematics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    2011 - 2017: Research assistant at the Chair for Operations Management, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    05/2017: PhD (Dr. rer. pol.), Thesis: "Optimization of automated sorting systems"

    Since 2017: Research associate (postdoc) at the Chair for Operations Management, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

  • Awards

    2017: Finalist for the Logistics Science Award from the Federal Logistics Association (Bundesvereinigung Logistik, BVL)

    2018: Teaching Award for non-professors (winter term 17/18) from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

    2020: Young Researchers Award from the Society of Operations Research (Gesellschaft für Operations Research e.V., GOR)

    2020: Teaching Award from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Publications (effective April 21, 2023)

  1. Fedtke, S.; Boysen, N.; Schumacher, P. (2023): In-line kitting for part feeding of assembly lines: workload balancing and storage assignment to reduce the workers' walking effort. Operations Research Spectrum 45, 717-758.
  2. Boysen, N.; Fedtke, S.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2021): Last-mile delivery concepts: a survey from an operational research perspective. Operations Research Spectrum 43, 1-58.
  3. Füßler, D.; Fedtke, S.; Boysen, N. (2019): The cafeteria problem: Order sequencing and picker routing in on-the-line picking systems. Operations Research Spectrum 41, 727-756.
  4. Boysen, N.; Fedtke, S.; Weidinger, F. (2018): Optimizing automated sorting in warehouses: The minimum order spread sequencing problem. European Journal of Operational Research 270/1, 386-400.
  5. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Fedtke, S.; Schwerdfeger, S. (2018): Drone delivery from trucks: Drone scheduling for given truck routes. Networks 72/4, 506-527.
  6. Boysen, N.; Briskorn, D.; Fedtke, S.; Schmickerath, M. (2018): Automated sortation conveyors: A survey from an operational research perspective. European Journal of Operational Research 276/3, 796-815.
  7. Fedtke, S.; Boysen, N. (2017): Layout planning of sortation conveyors in parcel distribution centers. Transportation Science 51/1, 3-18.
  8. Boysen, N.; Fedtke, S.; Weidinger, F. (2017): Truck scheduling in the postal service industry. Transportation Science 51/2, 723-736.
  9. Fedtke, S.; Boysen, N. (2017): Gantry crane and shuttle car scheduling in modern rail-rail transshipment yards. Operations Research Spectrum 39, 473-503.
  10. Fedtke, S.; Boysen, N. (2017): A comparison of different container sorting systems in modern rail-rail transshipment yards. Transportation Research. Part C: Emerging Technologies 82, 63-87.