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Federico Liberatore
Cardiff University
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Federico Liberatore is a Lecturer in Data & Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University. He is also a Fulbrighter Alumni. His areas of expertise are Combinatorial Optimization and Data Science. Presently, his research focuses on mathematical models for policing and security. He is actively collaborating with law enforcement agencies on a number of projects including predictive policing, smart patrolling, and femicides prevention.Federico Liberatore is a Lecturer in Data & Knowledge Engineering at the School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University. He is also a Fulbrighter Alumni. His areas of expertise are Combinatorial Optimization and Data Science. Presently, his research focuses on mathematical models for policing and security. He is actively collaborating with law enforcement agencies on a number of projects including predictive policing, smart patrolling, and femicides prevention.

Greg H. Parlier
GH Parlier Consulting
United States

Brief Bio
A West Point graduate and retired US Army Colonel, Greg is currently President, GH Parlier Consulting. A combat veteran with 5 operational deployments and service in over 20 foreign nations on 12 named operations, he was a paratroop commander in the 82nd Airborne Division for 8 years, air-ground battle staff officer, joint operations planner, and Army strategist. When he retired he was the Army's senior, most experienced Operations Research officer with assignments spanning land warfare analyses, manpower and personnel, program analysis and evaluation, and logistics. He was assistant then associate professor of Operations Research at West Point. For 12 years after retiring, he served on the research staff at the Institute for Defense Analyses where he was an advisor to several foreign governments and senior OR analyst supporting the multi-national forces command in Iraq. He is a distinguished graduate of the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College, National Defense Fellow at MIT, Army War College graduate, and recently was adjunct Professor of Operations Research at NC State University. Dr. Parlier holds advanced degrees in engineering, Operations Research, and international security, a certificate in political philosophy from Oxford, and was among the first to complete MIT Sloan's executive program in Management, Innovation, and Technology. He is past president of the Military Applications Society of INFORMS, was vice president for the Military Operations Research Society, fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, elected to the International Institute of Strategic Studies, and previously served as program co-chair for ICORES. ... More >>


Mohamed Abido, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
El-Houssaine Aghezzaf, Department of Industrial Management, Ghent University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Belgium
Javier Alcaraz, AV. Universidad s/n. Edificio Torretamarit, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
Maria T. Almeida, Matemática, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Filipe Alvelos, Algoritmi/DPS-UMinho, Portugal
Cláudio Alves, Produção e Sistemas, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Lionel Amodeo, Industrial Systems Optimization Laboratory, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Annalisa Appice, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Necati Aras, Industrial Engineering, Bogaziçi University, Turkey
Claudia Archetti, Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, Italy
Roberto Aringhieri, Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Richard Arnott, University of California at Riverside, United States
Ronald Askin, Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, United States
Yossi Aviv, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Ernest Baafi, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia
Shariq Bashir, Department of Computer Science, Imam Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, KSA, Saudi Arabia
Lyes Benyoucef, Polytech Marseille, Aix-Marseille University, France
Patrizia Beraldi, University of Calabria, Italy
David Bergman, University of Connecticut, United States
Konstantinos Blekas, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece
Ralf Borndörfer, Independent Researcher, Germany
Endre Boros, Rutgers University, United States
Ana C. Braga, Department of Production and Systems Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal
Luce Brotcorne, Independent Researcher, France
Renato Bruni, Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering, University of Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Giuseppe Bruno, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Ahmed Bufardi, Independent Researcher, Switzerland
Sujin Bureerat, Mechanical Engineering, KhonKaen University, Thailand
Robert Burks, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Giuseppe Buttazzo, Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa, Italy
Valentina Cacchiani, DEI, University of Bologna, Italy
Olivier Caelen, Independent Researcher, Belgium
Paola Cappanera, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Firenze, Italy
Massimiliano Caramia, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Francesco Carrabs, Mathematics, University of Salerno, Italy
Lorenzo Castelli, Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Architettura, University of Trieste, Italy
Raffaele Cerulli, Mathematics, University of Salerno, Italy
Snehamoy Chatterjee, Geological and Mining Engineering, Michigan Technological University, United States
Weifeng Chen, Dept of Math, CS & CIS, California University of Pennsylvania, United States
Bo Chen, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
John Chinneck, Carleton University, Canada
Ta-Tao Chuang, MIS, Gonzaga University, United States
Andre A. Cire, University of Toronto, Canada
James Cochran, Department of Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science, University of Alabama, United States
Mikael Collan, School of Business, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Ademir Constantino, Department of Informatics, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Brazil
Roberto Cordone, Computer Science Department, University of Milan, Italy
Florbela D. Correia, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Lino Costa, Production and Systems Engineering, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Alysson Costa, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Patrizia Daniele, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, Italy
Mirela Danubianu, 13 Universitatii str, "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Romania
Andrea D'Ariano, Engineering , University of Roma TRE, Italy
Bernardo D'Auria, Statistics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Dominique de Werra, Mathematics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Xavier Delorme, Henri Fayol Institute, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France
Paolo Detti, University of Siena, Italy
Clarisse Dhaenens, CRIStAL, University of Lille, France
Tadashi Dohi, Information Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan
Nikolai Dokuchaev, Mathematics and Statistics, Curtin University, Australia
Alexandre Dolgui, Automation Production and Computer Sciences, IMT Atlantique, France
Christophe Duhamel, ISIMA, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Pankaj Dutta, SJM School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Goutam Dutta, Independent Researcher, India
Gintautas Dzemyda, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Andrew Eberhard, School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
Khaled Elbassioni, EECS, Masdar Institute, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Frank Emmert-Streib, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Ali Emrouznejad, OIM, Aston Business School, Aston University, United Kingdom
Nesim Erkip, Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey
Giovanni Fasano, Management, University of Venezia "Ca' Foscari", Italy
Michael Ferris, Independent Researcher, United States
Paola Festa, Compl. MSA - Via Cintia, University of Napoli, Italy
Carlo Filippi, Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, Italy
Ingrid Fischer, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Antonio Fuduli, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Calabria, Italy
Robert Fullér, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Obuda University, Hungary
Heng-Soon Gan, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Michel Gendreau, MAGI et CIRRELT, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Claudio Gentile, Institute for System Analysis and Computer Science "A. Ruberti", CNR-IASI, Italy
Ronald Giachetti, Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
Ilias Gialampoukidis, Information Technologies Institute, Greece
Stefano Giordani, Dept. of Enterprise Engineering, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Alessandro Giuliani, Department of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (DMI), University of Cagliari, Italy
Giorgio Gnecco, IMT - School for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy
Marc Goerigk, Management Science, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Sean Goggins, University of Missouri, United States
Boris Goldengorin, Department of Discrete Mathematics, Moscow University of Physics and Technology, Russian Federation
Marta C. Gomes, CERIS-CESUR, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Genady Y. Grabarnik, Math & CS, St. John's University, United States
Stefano Gualandi, Mathematics, University of Pavia, Italy
Christelle Guéret, University of Angers, France
Francesca Guerriero, DIMEG, University of Calabria, Italy
Nalan Gulpinar, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Tias Guns, Independent Researcher, Belgium
Gregory Z. Gutin, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom
Ke Han, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Jin-Kao Hao, Computer Science, University of Angers, France
Kenji Hatano, Faculty of Culture and Information Science, Doshisha University, Japan
Emmanuel Hebrard, LAAS-CNRS, France
Mhand Hifi, EPROAD EA 4669, University of Picardie Jules Verne, France
Hanno Hildmann, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, TNO, Netherlands
Karla Hoffman, Systems Engineering and Operations Research Dept., George Mason University, United States
Han Hoogeveen, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
Chenyi Hu, Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Central Arkansas, United States
Xiaohui Hu, , United States
Johann Hurink, University of Twente, Netherlands
Josef Jablonsky, Department of Econometrics, University of Economics, Czech Republic
Angel A. Juan, Computer Science, Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Serdar Kadioglu, , United States
Itir Karaesmen, Kogod School of Business, American University, United States
Daniel Karapetyan, Institute for Analytics and Data Science, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Parastu Kasaie, Johns Hopkins University, United States
George Katsirelos, INRA, France
Abdelaziz Khadraoui, CUI, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Abdelhakim Khatab, Lorraine University, National School of Engineering, France
Ahmed Kheiri, Management Science, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Philip Kilby, CSIRO Data61 and the Australian National University, Australia
Dakshina R. Kisku, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NIT Durgapur, M.G. Avenue, A-Zone, Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India
Jesuk Ko, 592-1 Jinwol-Dong, Nam-Gu, Gwangju University, Korea, Republic of
Nikolaos Korfiatis, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Leszek Koszalka, Department of Computer Systems and Networks, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Shishir Kumar, Independent Researcher, India
Pradeep Kumar, Department of Management Studies, MADANAPALLE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, India
Uday Kumar, Independent Researcher, India
Erhun Kundakcioglu, Industrial Engineering, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Philippe Lacomme, Université Clermont-Ferrand 2 Blaise Pascal, France
Sotiria Lampoudi, Mast Reforestation, United States
Giuseppe Lancia, Dipartimento di Matematica, Informatica e Fisica, University of Udine, Italy
Dario Landa-Silva, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Celina Leão, Department of Production and Systems, University of Minho, Portugal
Pierre L'Ecuyer, DIRO, Pavillon Aisenstadt, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Janny Leung, School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China
Shan Li, Management, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (City University of New York), United States
Abdel Lisser, Laboratory of Signals and Systems, The University Paris Saclay - CentraleSupelec, France
Qing Liu, Independent Researcher, Australia
Corrado Loglisci, Department of Computer Science, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Michele Lombardi, DISI, University of Bologna, Italy
Pierre Lopez, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France, France
Guglielmo Lulli, Management Science, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Qiang Ma, Kyoto University, Japan
Prabhat K. Mahanti, Dept. of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Ridha Mahjoub, MIDO, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Viliam Makis, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
Enrico Malaguti, DEI, University of Bologna, Italy
Arnaud Malapert, Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, I3S, France
Federico Malucelli, DEIB, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Emanuele Manni, Ingegneria dell'innovazione, University of Salento, Italy
Patrice Marcotte, Informatique et Recherche Opérationnelle (Computer and Operations Research), Université de Montréal, Canada
Vladimir Marianov, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Concepción Maroto, Applied Statistics, Operations Research and Quality, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Pedro C. Martins, ISCAC, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Alfonso Mateos Caballero, Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Subhasish Mazumdar, Independent Researcher, United States
Nimrod Megiddo, , United States
Carlo Meloni, DIAG, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Marta Mesquita, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Rym MHallah, Statistics and Operations Research, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Michele Monaci, DEI, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
Maria T. Monteiro, Production and Systems, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Young Moon, Department Of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Syracuse University, United States
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Gaia Nicosia, Ingegneria, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
Pedro P. Oliveira, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Andrea Orlandini, Independent Researcher, Italy
Mohammad Oskoorouchi, College of Business Administration, California State University-San Marcos, United States
Ibrahim H. Osman, Business Information and Decision Making, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Selin Özpeynirci, Industrial Engineering, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Andrea Pacifici, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ingegneria Informatica (DICII), Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Pralay Pal, Independent Researcher, India
Massimo Paolucci, DIBRIS, University of Genova, Italy
Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, United States
Vangelis Paschos, LAMSADE, University Paris-Dauphine, France
Gabrielle Peko, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Guido Perboli, DAUIN, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Ana I. Pereira, Mathematical department, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
Ulrich Pferschy, Deptartment of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Graz, Austria
Patti Phillips, Independent Researcher, United States
Diogo Pinheiro, Department of Mathematics, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, United States
Jan Platos, Department of Computer Science, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Ed Pohl, Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, United States
Marco Pranzo, University of Siena, Italy
Steven Prestwich, Computer Science, University College Cork, Ireland
Caroline Prodhon, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Harilaos Psaraftis, Transport, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark
Luca Quadrifoglio, Texas A&M University, United States
Arash Rafiey, Department of Math and Computer Science, Indiana State University, United States
Günther Raidl, Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Abdur Rais, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Helena Ramalhinho Lourenço, Economy and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Martín G. Ravetti, Production Engineering, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Amelia C. Regan, Computer Science , University of California at Irvine, United States
Jean-Charles Regin, Computer Science, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis / I3S / CNRS, France
Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Nicoletta Ricciardi, Statistical Sciences, University of Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Francesco Rinaldi, University of Padova, Italy
Michela Robba, University of Genova, Italy
Ana C. Rocha, Production and Systems, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Helena S. Rodrigues, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Dolores Romero Morales, University of Oxford, United States
Andre Rossi, LAMSADE, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Lukas Ruf, Consecom AG, Switzerland
Stefan Ruzika, Department of Mathematics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Alessia Saggese, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy
Mohamed Saleh, Operations Research and Decision Support, Cairo University, Egypt
Marcello Sanguineti, DIBRIS, University of Genoa, Italy
Guzmán Santafé Rodrigo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Isabel E. Santo, Produção e Sistemas, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Flavio Sartoretto, DAIS, Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Cem Saydam, Business Info. Sys. and Operations Management, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Abdelkader Sbihi, Supply chain and Information systems, EM Normandie, France
Andrea Schaerf, DIEGM, Università di Udine, Italy
Pierre Schaus, , Belgium
Andrea Scozzari, University Niccolò Cusano, Via Don Carlo Gnocchi n.3, Università degli Studi "Niccolo' Cusano", Italy
Laura Scrimali, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, University of Catania, Italy
René Séguin, Centre for Operational Research and Analysis, Defence Research Development Canada, Canada
Meinolf Sellmann, Independent Researcher, United States
Marc Sevaux, Lab-STICC, Université de Bretagne-Sud, France
Antonio Sforza, Electrical engineering , University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Antonino Sgalambro, Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, National Research Council, Italy
Mingsheng Shang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Venkataraman Shankar, Civil Engg, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Patrick Siarry, University Paris 12 (LiSSi), France
Gautam Singaraju, Independent Researcher, United States
Roman Slowinski, Poznan University of Technology, and Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Fabio Stella, Informatics, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Claudio Sterle, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Thomas Stützle, CoDE-IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Subanatarajan Subbiah, Analytics and Software Applications, ABB, Germany
Wai Yuen Szeto, Civil Engineering Department, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jacques Teghem, Independent Researcher, Belgium
Vadim Timkovski, Information Technology, South University, United States
Norbert Trautmann, Business Administration, University of Bern, Switzerland
Chefi Triki, College if Sciences and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Marcello Trovati, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
Michael Tschuggnall, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Alexis Tsoukiàs, Independent Researcher, France
Lorna Uden, Computing , Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
José V. Valério de Carvalho, Dept Produção e Sistemas, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Inneke Van Nieuwenhuyse, KU Leuven, Belgium
Maria T. Vespucci, Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering, Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
Aaron Visaggio, Engineering, University of Sannio, Italy
Begoña Vitoriano, Statistics and Operational Research (Fac. Mathematical Sciences), Complutense University, Spain
Maria Vlasiou, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands
Cameron Walker, Engineering Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Qi Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Santoso Wibowo, School of Engineering & Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia
Gerhard Woeginger, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Alexander Wöhrer, Vienna Science and Technology Fund, Austria
Roberto Wolfler, , France
Lei Wu, Informatique, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France
Neil Yorke-Smith, TU Delft, Netherlands
Stavros A. Zenios, Accounting and Finance, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Hongzhong Zhang, Statistics department, Columbia University, United States
Yiqiang Q. Zhao, Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University, Canada
Zuduo Zheng, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Sanming Zhou, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Jan Zizka, SoNet/Department of Informatics, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Konstantinos Zografos, Management Science, Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom
Paola Zuddas, department of mathematics and computer science, university of cagliari, Italy