Willem-Jan  Van Hoeve

Associate Professor of Operations Research

Phone

412-268-9655

Areas of Expertise

Operations Research

Education

University of Amsterdam, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica - Ph D (Computer Science) - 2005
University of Twente - MS (Applied Mathematics) - 2000


Teaching and Research Interests

Operations research; optimization; constraint programming; hybrid solution methods; decision diagrams for optimization; real-world applications of vehicle routing and scheduling

PUBLICATIONS

  • Constraint Programming for LNG Ship Scheduling and Inventory Management

    (author(s): Vikas Goel, Marla Slusky, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve, Kevin Furman, Yufen Shao) European Journal of Operational Research

  • MDD Propagation for Sequence Constraints

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 50, 2014; 697-722

  • Parallel Combinatorial Optimization with Decision Diagrams
    Proceedings of CPAIOR

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Horst Samulowitz, Ashish Sabharwal, Vijay Saraswat, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer 8451, 2014; 351-367

  • BDD-Based Heuristics for Binary Optimization

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve, Tallys Yunes) Journal of Heuristics 20(2), 2014; 211-234

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Awards and Honors

Tepper School of Business - Faculty Giving Chair (2011)
Tepper School of Business - George Leland Bach MBA Teaching Award (2011)
Tepper School of Business - BP Junior Faculty Chair (2008)
Twelfth International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - Best Paper Award (2006)
Tenth International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - Best Student Paper Award (2004)
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University Service

MBA Track on Business Analytics, Track Coordinator, (2010 - )
Masters Educational Affairs Committee (MEAC), Committee Member, (2012 - 2014)

Professional Activities

Other, Guest Editor, Journal, EURO Journal on Computational Optimization, special issue on Constraint Programming Approaches to Combinatorial Optimization
Editor, Associate Editor, Decision Analytics
Editor, Journal Editor, Constraints
Editor, Journal Editor, Constraint Programming Letters
Committee Member, Association for Constraint Programming, Executive Committee (2013 - 2016)
Committee Member, AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, International Conference on Integration of AI and OR techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR), Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP), Senior Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Senior Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC), Program Committee (2013 - 2013)
Committee Member, European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Program Committee (2012 - 2012)
Committee Member, INFORMS Optimization Society Conference, Program Committee (2012 - 2012)
Committee Member, International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, Program Committee (2012 - 2012)
Other, Program Committee Member, International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (2012 - 2012)
Other, Cluster co-chair, International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP) (2012 - 2012)
Session Chair, Modeling OPtimization Conference: Theory and Applications (MOPTA) (2012 - 2012)
Committee Member, National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Program Committee (2012 - 2012)
Committee Member, International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Doctoral Program (2011 - 2012)
Other, Co-chair of the cluster Computing Society/Constraint Programming and Integrated Methods, INFORMS, INFORMS Annual Meeting (2011 - 2011)
Session Chair, INFORMS, INFORMS Annual Meeting (2011 - 2011)
Committee Member, International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, Program Committee (2011 - 2011)
Committee Member, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Program Committee (2011 - 2011)
Committee Member, Workshop on Hybrid Methods for Nonlinear Combinatorial Problems, Program Committee (2011 - 2011)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Optimization (45751)
    2014 Mini 3 Section: F, M
  • Constraint Programming (47862)
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Operations Research Implementations (45950)
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Operations Research Project (45958)
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A

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Willem-Jan Van Hoeve