Research Interests

Industrial Engineering track

  • Operations research applications in container terminal planning and operations management.
  • Discrete Event Simulation of Container Terminals.
  • Discrete Event Simulation in production and service management.
  • Equipment scheduling in automated and smart container terminals.
  • The pollution routing problem.
  • Operations Research Application in Healthcare Planning and Management.
  • Smart Grid Management and Optimization Models.
  • Optimization application in energy systems management.
  • Optimization application in water resources management systems.
  • Applied operations research in crop planning.
  • Urban traffic light planning and optimization.

Manufacturing Engineering track

  • Modelling and Simulation of Metal Cutting Processes.
  • Machine Tool/Process Interaction.
  • Chatter Occurrence in Cutting Processes.
  • Ultrasonic-Assisted Machining of Hard to-Cut Materials.
  • Characterization of Ultrasonic-Assisted Milling.
  • Abrasive Water Jet Machining.
  • Correlating Additive Manufacturing and Product Characteristics.