Willem-Jan  Van Hoeve

Associate Professor of Operations Research

PHONE

412-268-9655

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 239

AREA OF EXPERTISE

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 241(3), 2015; 662-673

  • BDD-Guided Clause Generation
    Proceedings of CPAIOR

    (author(s): Brian Kell, Ashish Sabharwal, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Springer

  • Lagrangian Bounds from Decision Diagrams

    (author(s): David Bergman, Andre Cire, Willem-Jan Van Hoeve) Constraints

  • MDD Propagation for Sequence Constraints

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

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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 - )
  • Business Analytics Faculty Recruiting, Committee Member, (2014 - 2015)
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CONSULTING

  • PNC Bank (January 2014 - May 2014)
  • Family Hospice (September 2012 - December 2012)
  • An American multinational oil and gas corporation (2011 - December 2012)
  • Paragon Decision Technology (June 2010 - 2012)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

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

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