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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 Renewable Energy Systems

Professional Experience:

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:

Industrial Management AI Talent Cultivation

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:

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:

Outstanding Academic Advisor Award (NKFUST and Taiwan Tech), Excellent Research Award (Taiwan Tech, 3 thimes)

Excellent Service Award (School of Management, Taiwan Tech)

Research Outcomes:

About 70 Journal Papers and more than 160 Conference Papers


Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management  (MA003)


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2020/08/01 update