Biography

Dr. Chen received his B.Eng. degree in Applied Mathematics and M. Eng. (Research) degree in Industrial Management Engineering from  Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, China, in 1982 and 1984, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1991. He was an Assistant Professor in Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE) Program, Faculty of Engineering, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan from 1991 to 1995 and was an Associate Professor from 1995 to 1999 in the ISE Program, University of Regina. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, from July 1999 to June 2006,  promoted to Professor in June, 2006. Dr. Chen is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS). Dr. Chen was a member of CORS and a senior member of IIE.
 


2017  Winter Course Information



Research Interests

Manufacturing system analysis, flexible and cellular manufacturing systems, production and inventory planning, energy systems planning, transportation system analysis, applied operations research, network analysis, combinatorial optimization
 

Recent Publications

  Vesra Hashemi, Mingyuan Chen and Liping Fang (2014), "Process Planning for Closed-Loop Supply Chain in Aerospace Manufacturing", Computers & Industrial Engineering, 75(9), 87-95.

  M. Chen and P. Abrishami (2014), "A Mathematical Model for Production Planning in Hybrid Manufacturing-Remanufacturing Systems", Inter. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Tech., 71(5-8), 1187-1196.

  Zhigang Tian, Bairong Wu, and Mingyuan Chen (2014), "Condition Based Maintenance Optimization Considering Improving Prediction Accuracy", J. of the Operl. Res. Society, 65, 1412-1422.

  Bairong Wu, Zhigang Tian, and Mingyuan Chen (2013), "Condition Based Maintenance Optimization Using Neural Network Based Health Condition Prediction", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 29(8), 1151-1163.

 Sally Kassem and Mingyuan Chen (2013), "Solving Reverse Logistics Vehicle Routing Problems with Time Windows", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 68(1-4) 57-68.

  Fantahun Defersha and Mingyuan Chen (2012), "A Mathematical Model and Parallel Genetic Algorithm for Solving Hybrid Flexible Flowshop Lot Streaming Problem", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 62(1-4), 249-265.

A. Salam, F. M. Defersha, N. F. Bhuiyan and M. Chen (2012), "A Case Study on Target Cost Estimation Using Back-Propagation and Genetic Algorithm Trained Neural Networks", Journal of Cost Analysis and Parametrics, 5(2), 87-97.

Fantahun M. Defersha and Mingyuna Chen (2012), "Jobshop Lot Streaming Considering Routing Flexibility, Sequence Dependent Setup, Machine Release Date and Lag Time", International Journal of Production Research, 50(8),2331-235.

 Sally Kassem and Mingyuan Chen (2012), "A Heuristic Method for Solving Reverse Logistics Vehicle Routing Problems with Time Windows", Int; J. of Industrial and Syst. Eng, 12(2), 207-222.

Zhi-xin Su, Guo-ping Xia, Ming-yuan Chen, Li Wang (2012), "Induced Generalized Intuitionistic Fuzzy OWA Operator for Multi-Attribute Group Decision Making", Expert Systems with Applications, 39(2), 1902-1910.

Zhi-xin Su, Ming-yuan Chen, Guo-ping Xia, Li Wang (2011), "An Interactive Method for Dynamic Intuitionistic Fuzzy Multi-Attribute Group Decision Making", Expert Systems with Applications, 38(12), 15286-15295

Zhi-xin Su, G. Xia, M. Chen (2011), "Some Induced Intuitionistic Fuzzy Aggregation Operators Applied to Multi-Attribute Group Decision Making", Int. J. of General Systems, 40(8), 805-835.

Fantahun M. Defersha, Mingyuan Chen (2011), "A Genetic Algorithm for One-Job M Machine Flowshop Lot Streaming with Variable Sublots", Int. J. of Operational Research, 10(4), 458-468.

Alberto Herrán, Fantahun M. Defersha, Mingyuan Chen, Jesús M. de la Cruz (2011), "An Integrated Multiperiod Planning of the Production and Transportation of Multiple Petroleum Products in a Single Pipeline System", Inter. J. of Industrial Engineering Computations, 2(1), 19-44.

Fantahun M. Defersha, Mingyuan Chen (2010), "A Parallel Genetic Algorithm for a Flexible Job-Shop Scheduling Problem with Sequence Dependent Setups", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 49(1), 263-279.

Fantahun M. Defersha and Mingyuan Chen (2010), "A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Flowshop Lot Streaming with Setups and Variable Sublots", Int. J. of Production Research, 48(6), 1705-1726.

D. Cao, F.M. Defersha and M. Chen (2009), "Grouping Operations in Cellular Manufacturing Considering Alternative Routings and the Impact of Run Length on Product Quality", International Journal of Production Research, 47(4), 989-1013.


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