Dries Goossens is associate professor at Ghent University, and member of the department of Business Informatics and Operations Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. Dries Goossens obtained his PhD in December 2006 at KU Leuven, under the supervision of Prof. dr. Frits Spieksma, on the topic of combinatorial auctions. Besides that, his research interests are mainly in sports timetabling and other scheduling problems. He is coordinator of the EURO working group OR in Sports, as well as associate editor for the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. Since 2006, he has been computing the official schedule for the Belgian Pro League soccer.