Willem-Jan  Van Hoeve

Associate Professor of Operations Research

PHONE

412-268-9655

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 239

AREA 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)
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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
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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