Nicole Nellen, M. Sc.


Hamburg University of Technology
Institute of Maritime Logistics
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 (D)
21073 Hamburg


Contact Details

Office: building D room 5.005
Phone: +49 40 42878 6136
E-mail: nicole.nellen(at)
ORCiD: 0000-0002-3911-1811

Research Focus

  • Port Drayage and Hinterland Transports
  • Container Terminals
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Simulation-based process optimization of intermodal terminlas

Publications (excerpt)

  • Kastner, Marvin and Nellen, Nicole and Schwientek, Anne and Jahn, Carlos (2021). Integrated Simulation-Based Optimization of Operational Decisions at Container Terminals. Algorithms. 14 (2), [Abstract] [pdf] [doi] [www] [BibTex]

  • Nellen, Nicole and Grafelmann, Michaela and Ziegenbein, Justin and Lange, Ann-Kathrin and Kreutzfeldt, Jochen and Jahn, Carlos (2020). Literature Classification on Container Transport Systems for Inter-terminal Transportation. LDIC 2020. 52-61. [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]

  • Nellen, Nicole and Poeting, Moritz and Bschorer, Kristina and Jahn, Carlos and Clausen, Uwe (2020). Impact of Port Layouts on Inter-Terminal-Transportation Networks. HICL 2020. 181-209. [Abstract] [doi] [BibTex]

  • Kastner, Marvin and Nellen, Nicole and Jahn, Carlos (2019). Model-based Optimisation with Tree-structured Parzen Estimation for Discrete Event Simulation at Container Terminals: Modellbasierte Optimierung mit baumstrukturierter Kerndichteschätzung für ereignisdiskrete Simulation auf Container-Terminals. ASIM 2019. 489-498. [Abstract] [www] [BibTex]