DR Heng Soon GAN

DR Heng Soon GAN

Positions

  • Operations Research (integer programming, hybrid techniques)
  • Maritime Logistics and Transportation
  • Machine Scheduling
  • Bicycle Sharing Schemes (Bike sharing, Multi-modal public transportation)

Overview

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  • Heng-Soon is a full-time Operations Research lecturer at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and the Director of Melbourne Operations Research at The University of Melbourne. He is a PhD graduate from The University of Melbourne's Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. His research interest encompasses the application of operations research techniques to areas including machine scheduling, maritime logistics and scheduling, public transportation planning and scheduling, bike sharing schemes, supply chain modelling and optimisation, robust planning and simulation. Heng-Soon is actively involved in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and the supervision of postgraduate students at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He has extensive consulting experience with manufacturing, transportation and logistics sectors. Key consulting activities include the development of optimisation systems, cost models and simulation involving extensive data analysis and parameter estimation.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • The Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR). Member 2009 -
  • The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS). Member 2008 -
  • Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE). MIEE 2001 - 2007

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2004
  • BE(Hons), University of Melbourne 2000

Awards and honors

  • MH de Fina Memorial Prize, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Melbourne Research Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2003
  • Research Training Scheme, University of Melbourne, 2003
  • Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2001
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2001
  • Dean's Honour Award, Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne, 2000
  • W. Julian King Prize, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Melbourne, 2000
  • D. J. M. Rankin Prize, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Melbourne, 2000
  • IEE Manufacturing Prize, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2000
  • Advanced Engineering Centre for Manufacturing (AECM) 3rd Year Prize, Advanced Engineering Centre for Manufacturing (AECM), 2000
  • James M. Steer Medal, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2000

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