Head of Chair 

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Alexander Hübner
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Alexander Hübner

Chair of Supply and Value Chain Management

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-245
Mail: alexander.huebner@tum.de

TUM Campus Straubing
Am Essigberg 3
94315 Straubing

Room: 01.16



  • From June 2018 Full Professor for Supply and Value Chain Management at Technical University of Munich, Campus Straubing, Germany
  • 2018 Full Professor at Institute of Supply Chain Management at European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
  • 2017 Associate Professor for Supply Chain Management and Logistics at Luxembourg Centre of Logistics of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston at University Luxembourg
  • 2013 – 2017 Assistant Professor for Operations Management at Catholic University Eichstätt/Ingolstadt, positive mid-term evaluation (=habilitation) in June 2015
  • 2016 Research at Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
  • 2008 – 2010 Ph.D. at Catholic University, Eichstätt/Ingolstadt, Dr. rer. pol. Topic “Retail Category Management – Decision Support Systems for Assortment, Shelf Space and Price Planning”
  • 2004 Studies at University of Economics, Prague
  • 2002 Studies at Corvinus University, Budapest
  • 2000 – 2005 Studies of Business Administration at Catholic University, Eichstätt/Ingolstadt, Diplom-Kaufmann


  • 2005 – 2012 McKinsey & Company, Munich, Project manager
  • 2005 Seidenschwarz & Company, Starnberg, Internship
  • 2004 Audi AG, Ingolstadt, Student project
  • 2003 BMW Group AG, Munich, Internship
  • 2002 Scherdel GmbH, Marktredwitz, Internship
  • 1994 – 1998 Didier-Werke AG, Marktredwitz, Production planner
Publications (amongst others)
  • Düsterhöft, T., A. Hübner & K. Schaal (2019): A practical approach to the shelf space problem with heterogeneously sized shelves, European Journal of Operations Research, forthcoming (VHB: A)
  • Hübner, A., Schäfer, F. & Schaal, K. (2019): Maximizing Profit via Assortment and Shelf-Space Optimization for Two-Dimensional Shelves, Production and Operations Management Journal, forthcoming. (VHB: A)
  • Wollenburg, J., Holzapfel, A. & A. Hübner (2019): Omni-channel customer management processes in retail: An exploratory study on fulfillment-related options, Logistics Research, 12, 1-12 (VHB: C)
  • Schäfer, F., Walther, M., Hübner, A. & Kuhn, H., (2019): Operational patient-bed assignment problem in large hospital settings including overflow and uncertainty management, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, forthcoming
  • A multi-compartment vehicle routing problem with loading and unloading costs, Transportation Science
  • An efficient algorithm for capacitated assortment planning with stochastic demand and substitution, European Journal of Operational Research
  • Retail logistics in the transition from multi-channel to omni-channel, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Only most recent, please see Publications for full list.


Chair of Supply and Value Chain Management

Am Essigberg 3
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Alexander Hübner

Team Assistants

Barbara Roth / Alexandra Lauber

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-246
Mail: scm-info@cs.tum.de