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Program Co-Chairs

Begoña Vitoriano
Complutense University

Brief Bio
Begoña Vitoriano is Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics and Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematics, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), where she obtained her Ph.D. degree in Mathematics (Operational Research). She also was a lecturer at the Department of Industrial Organisation and researcher of the Technological Research Institute in the Pontificia Comillas University of Madrid. Currently, she is also coordinator of the Master in Mathematical Engineering of the Complutense University. Begoña Vitoriano has been involved in research and development projects all along her career, especially in technology transferring taking part and leading quite a number of research projects. She is author of numerous research papers. Her areas of interest are Mathematical Programming (Integer and Stochastic Programming), Simulation, Game Theory and Multicriteria Decision Making, mostly focused on developing Decision Support Systems for planning and operation for several industrial sectors (e.g. power systems generation, railways transport, agricultural planning, disasters management and humanitarian logistics). It is in this sector of humanitarian logistics for disasters management where she is focusing currently her research, leading a team at the Complutense University with an international recognition. Besides she has got a big experience in Development Cooperation, leading several projects for El Salvador, Peru and Mozambique, and taking part of different Committees for Developing Countries (European Mathematical Society, IFORS, SEIO, CE-MAT...). ... More >>

Greg H. Parlier
United States

Brief Bio
A retired US Army Colonel, Greg was a paratroop commander in the 82nd Airborne Division for 8 years, and served in over 20 foreign countries during 5 deployments and 12 named operations. A West Point graduate with advanced degrees in National Security Studies, Operations Research, and Systems Engineering, he was a National Defense Fellow at MIT, distinguished graduate of the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and graduate of the Army War College. Since retiring he has been senior OR analyst supporting Multi-National Forces in Iraq, consultant to government organizations and commercial firms, and advisor to several foreign governments. He served on the research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses for 12 years and is a past president of the Military Applications Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), was elected to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, and serves on the board of directors for the Military Operations Research Society (MORS). Dr. Parlier is adjunct Professor of Operations Research at North Carolina State University, president of a small OR consulting business, and program chair for ICORES. ... More >>


Mohamed Abido, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
A.A. Ageev, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics (Russian Academy of Sciences), Russian Federation
El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Belgium
Javier Alcaraz, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
Maria Almeida, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Lyes Benyoucef, Aix-Marseille University, France
Jean-Charles Billaut, Ecole Polytechnique de l'Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France
Christian Blum, IKERBASQUE and University of the Basque Country, Spain
Ralf Borndörfer, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Endre Boros, Rutgers University, United States
Ahmed Bufardi, Independent Researcher, Switzerland
Sujin Bureerat, KhonKaen University, Thailand
Dirk Cattrysse, KU Leuven, Belgium
Bo Chen, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
John Chinneck, Carleton University, Canada
James Cochran, University of Alabama, United States
Mikael Collan, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Xavier Delorme, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France
Clarisse Dhaenens, University of Lille, France
Tadashi Dohi, Hiroshima University, Japan
Nikolai Dokuchaev, Curtin University, Australia
Christophe Duhamel, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, France
Pankaj Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Gintautas Dzemyda, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Andrew Eberhard, RMIT University, Australia
Ali Emrouznejad, Aston University, United Kingdom
Nesim Erkip, Bilkent University, Turkey
Yahya Fathi, North Carolina State University, United States
Robert Fullér, Obuda University, Hungary
Heng-Soon Gan, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Michel Gendreau, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Giorgio Gnecco, IMT - School for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy
Boris Goldengorin, Moscow University of Physics and Technology, Russian Federation
Christelle Guéret, University of Angers, France
Nalan Gulpinar, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Gregory Gutin, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom
Jin-Kao Hao, University of Angers, France
Han Hoogeveen, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
Chenyi Hu, The University of Central Arkansas, United States
Johann Hurink, University of Twente, Netherlands
Josef Jablonsky, University of Economics, Czech Republic
Joanna Józefowska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Jesuk Ko, Gwangju University, Korea, Republic of
Erhun Kundakcioglu, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Philippe Lacomme, Université Clermont-Ferrand 2 Blaise Pascal, France
Sotiria Lampoudi, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, United States
Dario Landa-Silva, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Janny Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China
Abdel Lisser, The University of Paris-Sud 11, France
Pierre Lopez, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France
Viliam Makis, University of Toronto, Canada
Arnaud Malapert, Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, I3S, France
Patrice Marcotte, Université de Montréal, Canada
Concepción Maroto, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Pedro Martins, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Alfonso Mateos Caballero, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Nimrod Megiddo, IBM Almaden Research Center, United States
Carlo Meloni, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Marta Mesquita, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Rym MHallah, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Michele Monaci, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
Jairo Montoya-Torres, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Young Moon, Syracuse University, United States
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
José Oliveira, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Mohammad Oskoorouchi, California State University-San Marcos, United States
Selin Özpeynirci, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, United States
Sophie Parragh, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Vangelis Paschos, University Paris-Dauphine, France
Ulrich Pferschy, University of Graz, Austria
Cynthia Phillips, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Benedetto Piccoli, Rutgers University, United States
Diogo Pinheiro, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, United States
Jan Platos, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Arash Rafiey, Indiana State University, United States
Günther Raidl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Helena Ramalhinho Lourenço, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Andre Rossi, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Juan Salazar Gonzalez, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Ahti Salo, Aalto University, Finland
Marcello Sanguineti, University of Genoa, Italy
Cem Saydam, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Marc Sevaux, Université de Bretagne-Sud, France
Patrick Siarry, University Paris 12 (LiSSi), France
Greys Sosic, University of Southern California, United States
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Alexis Tsoukiàs, CNRS, France
José Valério de Carvalho, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Maria Vlasiou, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Ling Wang, Tsinghua University, China
Santoso Wibowo, CQUniversity, Australia
Gerhard Woeginger, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Hongzhong Zhang, Columbia University, United States
Yiqiang Zhao, Carleton University, Canada
Sanming Zhou, University of Melbourne, Australia
Konstantinos Zografos, Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom