Prof. Marino Widmer

Prof. Marino Widmer

Full professor, head of group
Office:  C325
Address:  Bd de Pérolles 90
1700 Fribourg
Phone: +41 26 300 8324
E-mail: marino.widmer [at]

Main research activities

  • Quantitative models and methods of Operations Research
  • Applications in manufacturing and logistics: design and layout; production planning; scheduling; real time control

Selected projects

For further information, visit my futura page.



  • Stochastic optimization of the scheduling of a radiotherapy center
    A. Legrain, M.-A. Fortin, N. Lahrichi, L.-M. Rousseau, M. Widmer
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 616 (2015) (link)
  • Metaheuristics for a scheduling problem with rejection and tardiness penalties
    S. Thevenin, N. Zufferey, M. Widmer
    Journal of Scheduling, vol. 18, 89-105 (2015) (link)


  • A new heuristic method for the flow shop sequencing problem
    M. Widmer, A. Hertz
    European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 41, 186-193 (1989) (link)
A comprehensive list of my publications is available on my futura page.