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Chair of Operations Management
Prof. Dr. Grit Walther

Dr. Jörn-Christian Meyer

Dr. rer. pol., Dipl.-Wi.-Ing
Jörn-Christian Meyer
Working at the institute since October 2022
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Tel.-Nr.: +49 241 80 23835

Room: 163
Kackertstr. 7
52072 Aachen

Office hours
By appointment, registration via e-mail.


Research Focus

  • Renewable fuels and chemicals
  • Industrial risk management
  • Resilience of commodity supply chains and critical infrastructure
  • Techno-economic modelling, simulation and optimisation of supply chains



Plant Economics in the Process and Energy Industries
Supervision of scientific theses


Supervised theses

MTModellbasierte Analyse der Potenziale maritimer Infrastrukturen für den Wasserstofftransport in zukünftigen Energiesystemen


Refereed journals

Amiri, M.; Meyer, J.C.; Walther, G. (2023): Multi-objective optimization of renewable fuel supply chains regarding cost, land use, and water use In: Applied Energy, Volume 349, Issue -, Pages 1-24. DOI:

Mobini, M.; Meyer, J.C.; Trippe, F.; Sowlati, T.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F. (2014): Assessing the integration of torrefaction into wood pellet production In: Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 78, Pages 216-225. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.04.071


Meyer, J.C. (2015): Economic Evaluation of Bio-Commodity Production by Supply Chain Modelling, Design and Simulation In: Cuvillier, Göttingen, ISBN: 9783736991637

Refereed articles in proceedings and anthologies

Fritsche, U.R.; Fröhling, M.; Gerlach, J.; Gröngröft, A.; Günther, A.; Günther, J.; Kamm, B.; Klenk, I.; Laure, S.; Meyer, J.C.; Schweinle, J.; Stichnothe, H.; Strohm, K.; Trippe, F.; Peters, D.; Wagemann, K. (2012): Economic and Ecological Assessment of Biorefineries - Findings of the German Biorefinery Roadmap Process In: Proceedings of the 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (NWBC), Helsinki, Finland, 23-25 October, 2012, VTT Technology 53, Pages 104-108

Meyer, J.C.; Hobson, P.A.; Schultmann, F. (2012): The potential for centralised second generation hydrocarbons and ethanol production in the Australian sugar industry In: Proceedings of the 34th Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, held at Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 1-4 May 2012, Bruce, R.C. (ed.), ISBN: 9781622764051, Pages 585-596

Talks (selection)

Amiri, M.; Meyer, J.C.; Walther, G. (2023): A two-stage stochastic mixed-integer programming approach for the optimal design of a renewable fuel supply chain. ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE OPERATIONS RESEARCH SOCIETY OF GERMANY, 29. August - 01. September 2023, Hamburg, talk on 31. August 2023

Amiri, M.; Meyer, J.C.; Walther, G. (2023): Renewable fuel supply chain network design and sustainability: A multi-objective optimization approach. 4th Conference of the EURO Working Group on Sustainable Supply Chains, 30. June - 01. July 2023, Hagen, talk on 30. June 2023

Amiri, M.; Meyer, J.C.; Walther, G. (2023): An Optimal Design for a Renewable Fuel Supply Chain Network With Economic and Environmental Considerations. 11th Fuel Science Center International Conference, 23. May - 25. May 2023, Aachen, talk on 24. May 2023

Meyer, J.C.; Hobson, P.A.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F. (2014): An Optimisation and Stochastic Simulation Approach for Economic Feasibility Analysis of Biofuel Supply Chains. 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), 13. July - 18. July 2014, Barcelona, talk on 14. July 2014

Meyer, J.C.; Hobson, P.A.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F. (2013): A Combinatorial Heuristic and Nested Monte Carlo Simulation Approach for Biofuel Supply Chain Design. 55th Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) Annual Conference, 27. May - 29. May 2013, Vancouver, talk on 27. May 2013

Book chapter

Fröhling, M.; Schweinle, J.; Meyer, J.C.; Schultmann, F. (2011): Logistics of Renewable Raw Materials In: Ulber, R., Sell, D., Hirth, T. (eds.): Renewable Raw Materials - New Feedstocks for the Chemical Industry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Pages 49-94