Professor Onno J. Boxma

Honorary Doctorate of Science (Hon. DSc)

Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Onno Boxma is Professor of Stochastic Operations Research in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Eindhoven University of Technology .

His main research interests are in applied probability, with an emphasis on insurance risk, and in particular on queueing theory and its applications to the performance analysis of computer, communication, production and traffic systems.

He has published or edited five books in these areas, and 225-refereed papers. During 2004-2009, he was Editor-in-Chief of Queueing Systems. In 2011, he was appointed Coordinating Editor of the Applied Probability journals. From 2005-2011 he was Scientific Director of Eurandom.

Professor Boxma is an honorary professor at Heriot-Watt University and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa in 2009. He received the 2011 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award and the 2014 Arne Jensen Lifetime Award of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC).