Kok Choon
TAN, Kok Choon Deputy Head of Department
Associate Professor (Practice Track)
Department:  Analytics & Operations Office:  BIZ2 3-18 Contact:  (65) 6516 3030 Email:  biztkc@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
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    • Container Terminal Operations Modeling And Optimization
    • Urban Operations Research Applications In Healthcare And Transportation
    • Logistics And Supply Chain Optimizaiton
    • Journal Articles
      • Tan, Kok Choon, Wang Y., Jiang X., Lee L.H. and Chew E.P. (2017), "Tree Based Searching Approaches for Integrated Vehicle Dispatching and Container Allocation in a Transhipment Hub", Expert Systems with Applications, 74, 139-150
      • Liu S., Song M., Tan, Kok Choon and Zhang C. (2015), "Multi-class dynamic inventory rationing with stochastic demands and backordering", European Journal of Operations Research, 244, 1, 153-163
      • Jiang X., Chew E.P., Lee L.H. and Tan, Kok Choon (2014), "Short-term space allocation for storage yard management in a transshipment hub port", OR Spectrum, 36, 4, 879-901
      • Jiang X., Chew E.P., Lee L.H. and Tan, Kok Choon (2013), "Flexible space-sharing strategy for storage yard management in a transshipment hub port", OR Spectrum, 35, 2, 417-439
      • Sun Z., Tan, Kok Choon, Lee L.H. and Chew E.P. (2013), "Design and evaluation of mega container terminal configurations: An integrated simulation framework", Simulation-Transactions of Society for Modelling and Simulation International, 89, 6, 684-692
      • Jiang X., Chew E. P., Lee L. H. and Tan, Kok Choon (2012), "A container yard storage strategy for improving land utilization and operation efficiency in a transshipment hub port", European Journal of Operations Research, 22, 1, 64-73
      • Ku L.P., Chew E.P., Lee L.H. and Tan, Kok Choon (2012), "A novel approach to yard planning under vessel arrival uncertainty", Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal , 24, 3, 274-293
      • L. H. Lee, E. P. Chew, Y. Wang and Tan, Kok Choon (2010), "Vehicle dispatching algorithms for container transshipment hubs", OR Spectrum, 32(3), 663-685
      • Tan, Kok Choon, L.P. Ku, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2010), "An optimisation framework for yard planning in a container terminal: case with automated rail-mounted gantry cranes", OR Spectrum, 32(3), 519-541
      • Tan, Kok Choon, L. H. Lee, Y. Han and E.P. Chew (2008), "A yard storage strategy for minimizing traffic congestion in a marine container transshipment hub", OR Spectrum, 30(4), 697-720
      • Tan, Kok Choon, A. Li, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2007), "A simulation approach in estimating the impact of channel on port capacity", World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 1(4), 343-356
      • Tan, Kok Choon, Y. Han, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2006), "An optimization model for storage yard management in transshipment hubs", OR Spectrum, 28(4), 539-561
      • Tan, Kok Choon (2005), "Dispatching Automated Guided Vehicles in a Container Terminal", Supply Chain Optimization, Series: Applied Optimization, 98, 355-389
      • Tan, Kok Choon and R.M. Freund (1991), "A Method for the Parametric Center Problem, with a Strictly Monotone Polynomial-Time Algorithm for Linear Programming", Mathematics of Operations Research, 16(4), pp. 775-801
    • Conference/Seminars
      • Tan, Kok Choon, C.P. Teo and J.H. Ou (1998), "Multi-item Inventory Staggering Problem: Heuristics and Bounds", Proceedings of the 9th ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, pp. 584-593
    • Post-Graduate Diploma of Teaching in Higher Education, National Institute of Education, 1995
    • PhD in Operations Research, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990
    • B.Sc. (1st Class) in Mathematics, Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1984
    • Associate Professor (Practice), Department of Analytics & Operations, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, 2009 - current
    • Director (Degree Education), The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific, National University of Singapore, 2009 - current
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2002 - 2009
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 1998 - 2000
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 1990 - 1998
    • Senior Tutor, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 1984 - 1990
    • Container Terminal Process Manager, PSA Corporation Limited, 2006 - 2009
    • Manager (Operations Research), PSA International Pte Ltd, 2005
    • Manager (Operations Research), PSA Corporation Limited, 2000 - 2004
    • Operations Research Manager, Land Transport Authority (LTA), 2001 - 2002
    • DAO1704X, Decision Analytics with Spreadsheets
    • DSC1007, Business Analytics - Models and Decisions
    • DSC2003, Management Science
    • DSC3218, Physical Distribution Management
    • IE5401, Industrial Logistics
    • IE5405, Inventory Systems
    • LI5101, Supply Chain Management Thinking and Practice
    • LI5201, Special Topics in Logistics
    • LI5202, Supply Chain Management Strategies and Cases
    • LI5203, Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • Deputy Chairman of Logistics Technical Committee, (under Services Standards Committee)(2018 - present)
    • Member of Manufacturing Standards Committee, (under Singapore Standards Council)(April 2014 - 2017)
    • Member of Logistics Technical Committee , (under Manufacturing Standards Committee)(2014 - 2017)
    • President, Operational Research Society of Singapore (2002 - 2005, 2016 - present)
    • Vice-President, Operational Research Society of Singapore (2006 - 2010)
    • Member, INFORMS, POMS, ORSS and Singapore Mathematical Society

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