• Home therapist network modeling 

      Shao, Yufen (2011-12)
      Home healthcare has been a growing sector of the economy over the last three decades with roughly 23,000 companies now doing business in the U.S. producing over $56 billion in combined annual revenue. As a highly fragmented ...
    • Optimization models for manufacturing and personnel scheduling 

      Hur, Youngbum; 0000-0002-1113-1730 (2017-09-14)
      Personnel scheduling problems have been studied by many researchers over the last five decades but much of the literature has ignored the array of break types used in practice. We investigate the benefits that flexibility ...
    • Pickup and delivery problems with side constraints 

      Qu, Yuan, Ph. D. (2012-12)
      Pickup and delivery problems (PDPs) have been studied extensively in past decades. A wide variety of research exits on both exact algorithms and heuristics for generic variations of the problem as well as real-life ...
    • Simulation and optimization techniques applied in semiconductor assembly and test operations 

      Jia, Shihui; 0000-0002-9907-6069 (2016-05)
      The importance of back-end operations in semiconductor manufacturing has been growing steadily in the face of higher customer expectations and stronger competition in the industry. In order to achieve low cycle times, high ...