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Frank Werner

mathematician , researcher

Frank Werner, German mathematician, researcher. Author or co-author of more than 250 scientific papers and 4 books. Grantee, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1992-1993.


Werner, Frank was born on May 29, 1955 in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Son of Willi and Hannelore Werner.


Abitur (with honors), 1973;

Diploma in Mathematics (with honors), Technical University, Magdeburg, 1980;

Doctor of Natural Sciences (summa cum laude), Technical University, Magdeburg, 1984;

Habilitation degree, Technical University, Magdeburg, 1989.


Researcher Technology University, Magdeburg, 1983—1989; docent Otto-von-Guericke University, 1989—1998, extraordinary professor, since 1998; Researcher Pedagogical University, Minsk, Belarus, 1987; Research stay University Osnabrück (Grant from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1992; Lecturer University Uppsala, Sweden, 1994; Research project manager Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, 1992—1998, since 2004; Lecturer VWA Magdeburg, 2003—2015; Lecturer iMBA Magdeburg, since 2012; Author: Textbook Mathematics of Economics and Business, 2006; contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals; editor professional journals; Supervisor of diploma, master, PhD and Postdoc students, since 1989.


  • Achievement  of Frank Werner

    author and editor of four books, about 250 publications in international journals;

    Associate Editor of the journals: International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Scheduling, and Operations Research and Decisions;

    Member of the Editorial Board of the journals: International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, International Journal of Fuzzy System Applications, Journal of Applied Mathematics, World Journal of Methodology, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Operations Research Perspectives, International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Research in Applied Mathematics, and Advances in Systems Science and Applications;

    Member of the Advisory Board of International Journal of Operational Research Nepal;

    Guest editor of Special Issues of the journals Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research and Automation and Remote Control;

    Organizer (with H. Bräsel) of the Second Workshop on Models and Algorithms for Planning and Scheduling Problems, MAPSP, 1995;

    Referee for more than 40 international journals;

    Member of the Program Committee of more than 50 international conferences;

    Manager of several research projects supported by German Research Society (DFG) and INTAS (European Community);

    Member of the Technical Committee on Manufacturing Modelling for Management and Control.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, music, sports





  • Article about Teaching Award ceremony Report about Teaching Award ceremony in the journal of the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (June 2003; similarly in Magdeburg's newspaper 'Volksstimme' on April 19,2003)