Dr. Wolfgang Burkart

Prof. Dr. Robert Klein: Analytics & Optimization
Phone: +49 821 598-4155
Fax: +49 821 598-4226
Email: wolfgang.burkart@wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Room: 2311 (J)
Visiting hours: flexible (appointments by email)
Address: Universitätsstraße 16, 86159 Augsburg

Short Bio

Wolfgang Burkart, born in 1976, studied business administration at the University of Augsburg, majoring in planning and decision making, human resources, and business informatics.

Since December 2004, he has been a research assistant at the Chair of Analytics & Optimization. For the winter semester 2007, he was elected as representative of the scientific staff to the faculty council of the Faculty of Business and Ecnomics. He completed his doctorate in October 2010 on the topic "Product Line Pricing of Substitutable Services under Capacity Restrictions". Mr. Burkart is a member of the German OR Society (GOR) and the GOR working group Pricing and Revenue Management.

Research Activities

Within the scope of his research activities, Mr. Burkart focuses on discrete choice modelling and revenue management with supplier-side substitution, especially product line pricing and selection.



  • Nickel, S.; C. Steinhardt, H. Schlenker, W. Burkart: Decision Optimization with IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio – A Hands-On Introduction to Modeling with the Optimization Programming Language (OPL). Springer, Berlin, 2022.

  • Nickel, S.; C. Steinhardt, H. Schlenker, W. Burkart, M. Reuter-Oppermann: Angewandte Optimierung mit IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio – Modellierung von Planungs- und Entscheidungsproblemen des Operations Research mit OPL. 2nd ed., Springer, Berlin, 2021.

  • Opitz, O.; S. Etschberger, W.R. Burkart und R. Klein: Mathematik – Lehrbuch für das Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften. 12. Aufl., De Gruyter Oldenbourg, München, 2017.
  • Opitz, O.; R. Klein und W.R. Burkart: Mathematik — Übungsbuch für das Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften. 8. Aufl., De Gruyter Oldenbourg, München, 2014.
  • Burkart, W.R.: Product Line Pricing bei substituierbaren Dienstleistungen unter Kapazitätsrestriktionen. Books on Demand, Norderstedt, 2012.

Articles in Reviewed Journals

  • Burkart, W.R.; R. Klein und S. Mayer: Product line pricing for services with capacity constraints and dynamic substitution. European Journal of Operational Research 219 (2012), S. 347–359.

Contributions to Textbooks

  • Burkart, W.R.; S. Etschberger, C. Klein und D. Kundisch: A Sequential Model for Global Spam-Classifying Processes. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (2010).