Willem-Jan Van Hoeve

Carnegie Bosch 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

Methodologies: operations research; optimization; constraint programming; hybrid solution methods; decision diagrams for optimization Applications: vehicle routing, scheduling, network design

PUBLICATIONS

  • Optimization Models for a Real-World Snow Plow Routing Problem
    Proceedings of CPAIOR

    (author(s): Joris Kinable, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve, Stephen Smith) Springer LNCS 9676, 2016; 229-245

  • Solving a Supply-Delivery Scheduling Problem with Constraint Programming
    Proceedings of CP 2016

    (author(s): Katherine Giles, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Springer LNCS 9892, 2016; 602-617

  • Improved Constraint Propagation via Lagrangian Decomposition
    Proceedings of CP

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Springer LNCS 9255, 2015; 30-38

  • Lagrangian Bounds from Decision Diagrams

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Constraints 20(3), 2015; 346-361

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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

  • Operations Research Seminar, Seminar organizer (2014 - )
  • Masters Educational Affairs Committee (MEAC), Committee Member (2012 - )
  • MBA Track on Business Analytics, Track Coordinator (2010 - )
  • Balas Award, Committee Chair (2015 - 2016)
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CONSULTING

  • Charter Steel (September 2015 -)
  • PNC Bank (January 2014 - May 2014)
  • Family Hospice (September 2012 - December 2012)
  • An American multinational oil and gas corporation (2011 - December 2012)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, International Conference on Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR), Steering Committee (May 2015 -)
  • Associate Editor, Decision Analytics (2012 -)
  • Journal Editor, Constraints (2010 -)
  • Secretary, Association for Constraint Programming, Executive Committee (January 2013 - December 2016)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Operations Research Implementations (45950)
    2016 Mini 3 Section: A
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Optimization (45751)
    2016 Mini 3 Section: F, M
    2015 Mini 2 Section: A, B, C
    2015 Mini 3 Section: F, M
    2014 Mini 3 Section: F, M
  • Networks and Matchings (47836)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Constraint Programming (47862)
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
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Willem-Jan Van Hoeve