Kok Choon
TAN, Kok Choon Associate Professor (Practice), Associate Professor 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 Optimisation
    • Operations Research Applications In Health Care
    • Logistics And Supply Chain Optimisation
    • Urban Operations Research
    • Journal Articles
      • Multi-class dynamic inventory rationing with stochastic demands and backordering, with Liu Shudong, Song Miao and Zhang Changyong (2015), European Journal of Operational Research, 244(1)
      • Vehicle dispatching algorithms for container transshipment hubs, with L. H. Lee, E. P. Chew and Y. Wang (2010), OR Spectrum, 32(3), 663-685
      • An optimisation framework for yard planning in a container terminal: case with automated rail-mounted gantry cranes, with L.P. Ku, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2010), OR Spectrum, 32(3), 519-541
      • A yard storage strategy for minimizing traffic congestion in a marine container transshipment hub, with L. H. Lee, Y. Han and E.P. Chew (2008), OR Spectrum, 30(4), 697-720
      • A simulation approach in estimating the impact of channel on port capacity, with A. Li, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2007), World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 1(4), 343-356
      • An optimization model for storage yard management in transshipment hubs, with Y. Han, L.H. Lee and E.P. Chew (2006), OR Spectrum, 28(4), 539-561
      • Dispatching Automated Guided Vehicles in a Container Terminal, (2005), Supply Chain Optimization, Series: Applied Optimization, 98, 355-389
      • A Method for the Parametric Center Problem, with a Strictly Monotone Polynomial-Time Algorithm for Linear Programming, with R.M. Freund (1991), Mathematics of Operations Research, 16(4), pp. 775-801
    • Conference/Seminars
      • Multi-item Inventory Staggering Problem: Heuristics and Bounds, with C.P. Teo and J.H. Ou (1998), Proceedings of the 9th ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, pp. 584-593
    • PhD, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1990
    • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1984
    • Associate Professor (Practice), National University of Singapore, 2009 - current
    • Director (Degree Education), The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific, NUS, 2009 - current
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, 2004 - 2009
    • Adjunct Senior Researcher, National University of Singapore, 2002 - 2003
    • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, 1998 - 2000
    • Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore, 1997 - 1998
    • Lecturer, National University of Singapore, 1990 - 1997
    • Senior Tutor, 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), Singapore, 2001 - 2002
    • IE5405, Inventory Systems
    • IE5401, Industrial Logistics
    • DSC2003, Management Science
    • DSC1007, Business Analytics - Models and Decisions
    • Member, Singapore Mathematical Society
    • Member, ORSS
    • Member, Mathematical Programming Society
    • Member, INFORMS
    • President, Operational Research Society of Singapore (2002 - 2005)
    • Vice-President, Operational Research Society of Singapore (2006 - 2010)
    • Committee Member, Operational Research Society of Singapore (2010 - 2012)

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