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Vincent F. Yu



Vincent F. Yu (喻奉天)











Ph.D., M.S. in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

M.S. in  Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

B.S. in Mathematics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan


Operations Research, Logistics and Supply Chain Optimization, Global Logistics Management, 

Industrial 4.0 Case Studies, Theory and Practice of Blockchain


Operations Research, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Soft Computing, Intelligent Operations, Data Analytics,

Artificial Intelligence, Optimization of Energy Systems

Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Chair, Dept. of Industrial Management,

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Logistics Management, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (NKFUST)

Decision Technology Manager, Con-Way Transportation Services, USA

Research Projects:

University-Industry Collaboration:


Optimal Routing and Scheduling of Regional Trucks

Decision Analysis of the Division of Electricity Testing Services, Forecasting and Decision Analysis of Electricity Technology, 

Intelligent Demand Responsive Transit Service (IDEA)

Optimizing the 2-Echelon Distribution Network for Mobile Devices

Smart Logistics, Simulation of AGV System

Optimizing Freight Flow to Enhance Operational Efficiency of Hub-and-spoke Transportation Network

General Research:


Innovative Logistics Applications of Electric Vehicles: Optimization Models and Algorithms


Optimization Models and Algorithm for Integrated Last-Mile Delivery Systems with Public Transportation


Radius and Packing Optimization of the Discretization Process on Stainless Steels Corrosion Analysis


Optimization Models for the Maintenance of Offshore Wind Systems Under Uncertainty


Models and Solution Approaches for the Multi-criteria Outpatient Nurse Scheduling Problem

Optimization Models and Decision Support System for Sustainable City Logistics

Vehicle Routing Problem with Cross-docking: Integrated Forward and Reverse Flows and Uncertainty

Optimization Models for City Logistics with Electric Vehicles (MAGIC)

Optimization Models in City Logistics

Optimization Models for Tourist Trip Planning, Optimization Models for Green Logistics

Optimal Supply Chain Design Under Logistic Outsourcing, Vehicle Routing Problem with Refueling

Solving the Truck and Trailer Routing Problem and Its Extensions by Simulated Annealing Heuristic

Optimizing Airport Gate Assignment - A Case Study of the Kaohsiung International Airport

Application of Integer Programming to the University Timetabling Problem 

Honors & Awards:

Excellent Academic Advisor Award (NKFUST and Taiwan Tech), 

Outstanding Research Award, Excellent Research Award (Taiwan Tech, 4 times)

Excellent Service Award (School of Management, Taiwan Tech)

Outstanding Researcher Award (IEOM Society International)

Research Outcomes:

About 100 Journal Papers and 200 Conference Papers


Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management  (MA003)

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2021/07/21 update