Jacqueline Bloemhof had to finish her position as full professor as of 1 oktober 2019 due to illness. Before her farewell she was chair of the ORL group (since 2016) and full professor (since 2014). She stays connected to the Operations Research and Logistics Group as emeritus (guest) professor.
She is still committed to the field of Sustainable Supply Chains, Closed Loop Supply Chains, and the Circular Biobased Economy. Apart from that, the love for mathematical optimisation models will always remain.
Her farewell speech can be read here: Closing the loop: a never ending story
Farewell lecture 5 september 2019: Closing the loop: a never ending story
Inaugural lecture january 8, 2015: Sustainable Logistics Management; From Castle on the Cloud to Cathedral