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