Last Update: 30/5/2017

Doctoral Courses Descriptions

Major Courses in Industrial Statistics, Operations Research, and Logistic Systems

AS 7450 Advanced Transportation Modeling . 3 Credits

Transportation network analysis for passenger and freight, discussion of topics of special interest in advance transportation planning and operations with fright emphasis including developing four-steps model, equilibrium assignment, network design problem, capacity analysis, demand estimation technique, integrated facility and transportation network analysis, multimodal transportation, environmental impact assessment for sustainable planning.  Each individual student has to participate in the discussion actively by presenting his/her own research works.

 

AS 7451 Logistics Systems Analysis . 3 Credits

The application of mathematical model to analyze problems in the logistics systems, Logistics management theory, Freight transportation planning, Logistics and supply chain network design, Risk management in logistics and supply chain,  Revenue management and algorithms, Advanced mathematical models and computational algorithms to solve the problem, Skills development in logistics solutions in large-scale and complex cases

 

AS 7452 Stochastic Processes & Reliability Models . 3 Credits

Introduction to stochastic models; Poisson processes; renewal/regenerative processes; discrete and continuous-time Markov chains; Markov decision processes; applications in reliability, business and industrial statistics

 

AS 7453 Optimization and Applied Operations Research Models . 3 Credits

Linear programming; simplex method; duality theorem; introduction to network flow models; non-linear programming; and theory and algorithms for constrained and unconstrained optimization problems.

 

 

Elective Courses in Industrial Statistics, Operations Research, and Logistic Systems

AS 7461 Stochastic Process I . 3 Credits

Introduction to stochastic processes; Poisson processes; renewal/regenerative processes; discrete and continuous-time Markov chains; Markov decision processes; and applications in stochastic inventory models and queuing systems.

 

AS 7462 Stochastic Process II . 3 Credits

Continuous-time Markov chain; semi-Markov process; advanced renewal theory; Brownian motion; random walks with applications.

 

AS 7463 Mathematical Programming . 3 Credits

Linear programming; simplex method; duality theorem; introduction to network flow models; non-linear programming; and theory and algorithms for constrained and unconstrained optimization problems.

 

AS 7464 Integer Programming . 3 Credits

Computational complexity; branch and bound; polyhedral theory; cutting plane algorithms; Lagrangian relaxation; and heuristic algorithms for integer programs.

 

AS 7465 Nonlinear Programming . 3 Credits

Unconstrained nonlinear problem with applications; constrained nonlinear problem with applications; duality theory; and computational methods for nonlinear programs e.g., quasi-Newton methods, Newton’s methods, and penalty methods.

 

AS 7466 Quantitative Analysis for Logistics and Supply Chain Management . 3Credits

Quantitative analysis Queuing theory, Linear regression analysis, Demand forecasting and time series model, Transportation mode selection model, Transportation and distribution problems, Facility location models, Inventory optimization model,  Mathematical models, computer programming and algorithms for transportation and network design, Case studies.

 

AS 7467 Advanced Logistics Management . 3 Credits

The application of mathematical model to analyze problems in the logistics systems, Logistics management theory, Freight transportation planning, Logistics and supply chain network design, Risk management in logistics and supply chain,  Revenue management and algorithms, Advanced mathematical models and computational algorithms to solve the problem, Skills development in logistics solutions in large-scale and complex cases

AS 7468 Network Flows . 3 Credits

Survey of solution techniques and problems that have formulations in terms of flows in networks; max-flow min-cut theorem;  minimum cost flows; relationship with linear programming; transportation problems; and critical path scheduling.

 

AS 7469 Inventory Theory . 3 Credits

Inventory policies; deterministic inventory models; stochastic inventory model; Multi-echelon inventory systems; supply chain contracts and coordination.

 

AS 7470 Production Planning and Scheduling . 3 Credits

Production planning fundamental; made-to-order and made-to-stock; master production schedule; material requirement planning; just-in-time production planning; optimized production technology; production scheduling fundamental; single machine scheduling; flow-shops and job-shops scheduling; NP problems; and scheduling heuristics and others scheduling approach for multiple machines.