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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 >>

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.


Bernardetta Addis, LORIA, Université de Lorraine, France
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
Lionel Amodeo, Industrial Systems Optimization Laboratory, University of Technology of Troyes, France
Gianpiero Bianchi, Italian National Institute of Statistics "Istat", Rome, Italy
Giancarlo Bigi, University of Pisa, Italy
Cyrille Briand, ROC, LAAS-CNRS, France
Ahmed Bufardi, Independent Researcher, Switzerland
Sujin Bureerat, Mechanical Engineering, KhonKaen University, Thailand
Valentina Cacchiani, DEI, University of Bologna, Italy
Mirko Cesarini, Department Of Statistics, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Bo Chen, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Andre A. Cire, University of Toronto, Canada
Roberto Cordone, Computer Science Department, University of Milan, Italy
Heliodoro D. Cruz-Suárez, División Académica de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Mexico
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
Kaushik Das Sharma, Department of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta, India
Tatjana Davidovic, Mathematical Institute SANU, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Serbia
Clarisse Dhaenens, CRIStAL, University of Lille, France
Ali Emrouznejad, OIM, Aston Business School, Aston University, United Kingdom
Giovanni Fasano, Management, University of Venezia "Ca' Foscari", Italy
Luis Miguel F. Ferreira, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Paola Festa, Compl. MSA - Via Cintia, University of Napoli, Italy
Carlo Filippi, Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, Italy
Edson Luiz França Senne, Mathematics, Univ Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Brazil
Monica Gentili, Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, United States
Stefano Giordani, Dept. of Enterprise Engineering, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Giorgio Gnecco, IMT - School for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy
Boris Goldengorin, Department of Discrete Mathematics, Moscow University of Physics and Technology, Russian Federation
Christelle Guéret, University of Angers, France
Francesca Guerriero, DIMEG, University of Calabria, Italy
Kenji Hatano, Faculty of Culture and Information Science, Doshisha University, Japan
Hanno Hildmann, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, TNO, Netherlands
Sin C. Ho, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Han Hoogeveen, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
Chenyi Hu, Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Central Arkansas, United States
Johann Hurink, University of Twente, Netherlands
Josef Jablonsky, Department of Econometrics, University of Economics, Czech Republic
Veljko Jeremic, Operations Research and Statistics, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Antonio Jiménez-Martín, Campus de Montegancedo S/N, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Ahmed Kheiri, Management Science, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Michal Koháni, Mathematical Methods and Operations Research, University of Zilina, Slovak Republic
Yong-Hong Kuo, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Wasakorn Laesanklang, Mathematics, Mahidol University, Thailand
Sotiria Lampoudi, Mast Reforestation, United States
Pierre L'Ecuyer, DIRO, Pavillon Aisenstadt, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Pierre Lopez, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France
Emanuele Manni, Ingegneria dell'innovazione, University of Salento, Italy
Renata Mansini, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Fabrizio Marinelli, Information Engineering, DII, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
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
Sara Mattia, IASI, CNR, Italy
Carlo Meloni, DIAG, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Rym MHallah, Statistics and Operations Research, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Roberto Montemanni, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Tri-Dung Nguyen, Mathematical Sciences and Business School, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
José Oliveira, Centre ALGORITMI, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Mauro Passacantando, Department of Business and Law, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Shaligram Pokharel, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar
Günther Raidl, Institute of Logic and Computation, TU Wien, Austria
Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Michela Robba, University of Genova, Italy
Fabrizio Rossi, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Andre Rossi, LAMSADE, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Laura Scrimali, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, University of Catania, Italy
Stefano Sebastio, United Technologies Research Centre, Ireland
Cristiana J. Silva, Mathematics, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Thomas Stützle, CoDE-IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Wai Yuen Szeto, Civil Engineering Department, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tatiana Tambouratzis, Industrial Management & Technology, University of Piraeus, Greece
Elena Tànfani, Department of Economics (DIEC), Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Chefi Triki, College if Sciences and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Marjan van den Akker, Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Inneke Van Nieuwenhuyse, KU Leuven, Belgium
Maria Vlasiou, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands
Cameron Walker, Engineering Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Santoso Wibowo, School of Engineering & Technology, Central Queensland University, Australia
Gerhard Woeginger, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Yiqiang Q. Zhao, Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University, Canada