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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 >>

Federico Liberatore
Cardiff University
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Federico Liberatore is a Lecturer in Data & Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University. He is also a Fulbrighter Alumni. His areas of expertise are Combinatorial Optimization and Data Science. Presently, his research focuses on mathematical models for policing and security. He is actively collaborating with law enforcement agencies on a number of projects including predictive policing, smart patrolling, and femicides prevention.Federico Liberatore is a Lecturer in Data & Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University. He is also a Fulbrighter Alumni. His areas of expertise are Combinatorial Optimization and Data Science. Presently, his research focuses on mathematical models for policing and security. He is actively collaborating with law enforcement agencies on a number of projects including predictive policing, smart patrolling, and femicides prevention.


Bernardetta Addis, Université de Lorraine, France
El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Belgium
Javier Alcaraz, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
Lionel Amodeo, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Necati Aras, Bogazici Universitiy, Turkey
Eduardo Barbosa, Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil
Patrizia Beraldi, University of Calabria, Italy
Lotte Berghman, Toulouse Business School, France
David Bergman, University of Connecticut, United States
Gianpiero Bianchi, Italian National Institute of Statistics "Istat", Rome, Italy
Giancarlo Bigi, University of Pisa, Italy
Cyril Briand, LAAS-CNRS, France
Renato Bruni, University of Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Ahmed Bufardi, Independent Researcher, Switzerland
Sujin Bureerat, KhonKaen University, Thailand
Valentina Cacchiani, University of Bologna, Italy
Mirko Cesarini, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Bo Chen, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Il-Gyo Chong, Samsung Electronics, Korea, Republic of
Andy Chow, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Andre Cire, University of Toronto, Canada
Roberto Cordone, University of Milan, Italy
Florbela Correia, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Heliodoro Cruz-Suárez, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Mexico
Patrizia Daniele, University of Catania, Italy
Mirela Danubianu, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania
Andrea D'Ariano, University of Roma TRE, Italy
Clarisse Dhaenens, University of Lille, France
Brenda Dietrich, Cornell University, United States
Nikolai Dokuchaev, Curtin University, Australia
Ali Emrouznejad, Aston University, United Kingdom
Kurt Engemann, Iona College, United States
Nesim Erkip, Bilkent University, Turkey
Giovanni Fasano, University of Venezia "Ca' Foscari", Italy
Luis Miguel Ferreira, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Paola Festa, University of Napoli, Italy
Gary Gaukler, Drucker School of Management, United States
Claudio Gentile, Institute for System Analysis and Computer Science "A. Ruberti", CNR-IASI, Italy, Italy
Stefano Giordani, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Alessandro Giuliani, University of Cagliari, Italy
Giorgio Gnecco, IMT - School for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy
Marc Goerigk, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Boris Goldengorin, Moscow University of Physics and Technology, Russian Federation
Marta Gomes, CERIS-CESUR, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Dries Goossens, Ghent University, Belgium
Stefano Gualandi, University of Pavia, Italy
Christelle Guéret, University of Angers, France
Francesca Guerriero, University of Calabria, Italy
David Gurzick, Hood College, United States
Gregory Gutin, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom
Jin-Kao Hao, University of Angers, France
Kenji Hatano, Doshisha University, Japan
Emmanuel Hebrard, LAAS-CNRS, France
Hanno Hildmann, TNO, Netherlands
Sin C. Ho, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Han Hoogeveen, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
Chenyi Hu, The University of Central Arkansas, United States
Johann Hurink, University of Twente, Netherlands
Manuel Iori, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Maria Isabel Gomes, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – UNL, Portugal
Josef Jablonsky, University of Economics, Czech Republic
Antonio Jiménez-Martín, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Daniel Karapetyan, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Ahmed Kheiri, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Jesuk Ko, Gwangju University, Korea, Republic of
Gary Kochenberger, University of Colorado at Denver, United States
Michal Koháni, University of Zilina, Slovak Republic
Leszek Koszalka, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Yong-Hong Kuo, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Wasakorn Laesanklang, Mahidol University, Thailand
Sotiria Lampoudi, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, United States
Giuseppe Lancia, University of Udine, Italy
Dario Landa-Silva, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Pierre L'Ecuyer, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Janny Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China
Dimitrios Liparas, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Germany
Pierre Lopez, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France
Marin Lujak, IMT Lille Douai, France
Qiang Ma, Kyoto University, Japan
Prabhat Mahanti, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Viliam Makis, University of Toronto, Canada
Arnaud Malapert, Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, I3S, France
Emanuele Manni, University of Salento, Italy
Fabrizio Marinelli, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Concepción Maroto, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Pedro Martins, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Alfonso Mateos Caballero, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Sara Mattia, CNR-IASI, Italy
Carlo Meloni, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Marta Mesquita, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Rym MHallah, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Jairo Montoya-Torres, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Young Moon, Syracuse University, United States
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Giang Nguyen, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Tri-Dung Nguyen, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Gaia Nicosia, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Pedro Oliveira, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
José Oliveira, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Mohammad Oskoorouchi, California State University-San Marcos, United States
Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, United States
Sophie Parragh, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Mauro Passacantando, University of Pisa, Italy
Yan Pengyu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Ana Pereira, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
Ulrich Pferschy, University of Graz, Austria
Veronica Piccialli, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Caroline Prodhon, Charles Delaunay Institute, France
Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Michela Robba, University of Genova, Italy
Helena Rodrigues, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Andre Rossi, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Mohamed Saleh, Cairo University, Egypt
Guzmán Santafé Rodrigo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Cem Saydam, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Joachim Schauer, University of Graz, Austria
Andrea Scozzari, Università degli Studi "Niccolo' Cusano", Italy
Laura Scrimali, University of Catania, Italy
Stefano Sebastio, Inria, Rennes, France
René Séguin, Defence Research Development Canada, Canada
Patrick Siarry, University Paris 12 (LiSSi), France
Roman Slowinski, Poznan University of Technology, and Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Stefano Smriglio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Giuseppe Stecca, Institute of Systems Analysis and Computer Science CNR-IASI, Italy
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Wai Yuen Szeto, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tatiana Tambouratzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Alberto Tonda, INRAE, France
Chefi Triki, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Michael Tschuggnall, University of Innsbruck, Austria
J. M. van den Akker, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Inneke Van Nieuwenhuyse, KU Leuven, Belgium
Paolo Ventura, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Maria Vlasiou, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Santoso Wibowo, CQUniversity, Australia
Gerhard Woeginger, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Yiqiang Zhao, Carleton University, Canada
Paola Zuddas, university of cagliari, Italy