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Raf Jans

Professor,  Department of Logistics and Operations Management


Raf Jans

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email: raf.jans@hec.ca
Phone: 514-340-7256
Secretary: 514-340-6274
Fax: 514-340-6834
Office: 5.821

Other title(s)

Education

  • B. Sc. (Business Engineering), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • M. Sc. (Business Engineering), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Ph. D. (Applied Economics and Operations Research), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Production Planning
  • Applications of Operations Research
  • Integer Programming
  • Combinatorial Optimization

Current research

Curriculum vitae (PDF)


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This publication selection covers the last five years.


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Journal articles (20)


NEVES-MOREIRA, Fabio, ALMADA-LOBO, Bernardo, CORDEAU, Jean-François, GUIMARÃES, Luís, JANS, Raf; « Solving a large multi-product production-routing problem with delivery time windows », Omega : The International Journal of Management Science, vol. 86, 2019, p. 154-172.

CHITSAZ, Masoud, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « A Unified Decomposition Matheuristic for Assembly, Production, and Inventory Routing », INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 31, no 1, 2019, p. 134-152.

PÉREZ MARTINEZ, Karim, ADULYASAK, Yossiri, JANS, Raf, MORABITO, Reinaldo, VITOR TOSO, Eli Angela; « An exact optimization approach for an integrated process configuration, lot-sizing, and scheduling problem », Computers & Operations Research, vol. 103, 2019, p. 310-323.

TAS, Duygu, GENDREAU, Michel, JABALI, Ola, JANS, Raf; « A capacitated lot sizing problem with stochastic setup times and overtime », European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 273, no 1, 2019, p. 146-159.

VO-THANH, Nha, JANS, Raf, SCHOEN, Eric D., GOOS, Peter; « Symmetry breaking in mixed integer linear programming formulations for blocking two-level orthogonal experimental designs », Computers & Operations Research, vol. 97, 2018, p. 96-110.

MELEGA, Gislaine Mara, DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre, JANS, Raf; « Classification and literature review of integrated lot-sizing and cutting stock problems », European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 271, no 1, 2018, p. 1-19.

GRUSON, Matthieu, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « The impact of service level constraints in deterministic lot sizing with backlogging », Omega : The International Journal of Management Science, vol. 79, 2018, p. 91-103.

JACINTO FIOROTTO, Diego, JANS, Raf, DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre; « Process flexibility and the chaining principle in lot sizing problems », International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 204, 2018, p. 244-263.

MIRANDA LUGO, Pedro Luis, CORDEAU, Jean-François, FERREIRA, Deisemara, JANS, Raf, MORABITO, Reinaldo; « A decomposition heuristic for a rich production routing problem », Computers & Operations Research, vol. 98, 2018, p. 211-230.

WU, Tao, AKARTUNALI, Kerem, JANS, Raf, LIANG, Zhe; « Progressive Selection Method for the Coupled Lot-Sizing and Cutting-Stock Problem », INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 29, no 3, 2017, p. 523-543.

FIOROTTO, Diego, JANS, Raf, DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre; « An analysis of formulations for the capacitated lot sizing problem with setup crossover », Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 106, 2017, p. 338-350.

MELEGA, Gislaine Mara, DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre, JANS, Raf; « Comparison of MIP models for the integrated lot-sizing and one-dimensional cutting stock problem », Pesquisa Operacional, Vol. 36, no 1, 2016, p. 167-196.

RETEL-HELMRICH, Mathijn J., JANS, Raf, VAN DEN HEUVEL, Wilco, WAGELMANS, Albert P.M.; « The economic lot-sizing problem with an emission capacity constraint », European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 241, no 1, 2015, p. 50-62.

DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre, DE REYCK, Bert, DEGRAEVE, Zeger, FRAGKOS, Ioannis, JANS, Raf; « Period Decompositions for the Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem with Setup Times », INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 27, no 3, 2015, p. 431-448.

ADULYASAK, Yossiri, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « Benders Decomposition for Production Routing Under Demand Uncertainty », Operations Research, vol. 63, no 4, 2015, p. 851-867.

FIOROTTO, Diego, DE ARAUJO, Silvio Alexandre, JANS, Raf; « Hybrid methods for lot sizing on parallel machines », Computers & Operations Research, vol. 63, 2015, p. 136-148.

ADULYASAK, Yossiri, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « The production routing problem: A review of formulations and solution algorithms », Computers & Operations Research, vol. 55, 2015, p. 141-152.

ADULYASAK, Yossiri, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « Optimization-Based Adaptive Large Neighborhood Search for the Production Routing Problem », Transportation Science, vol. 48, no 1, 2014, p. 20-45.

ADULYASAK, Yossiri, CORDEAU, Jean-François, JANS, Raf; « Formulations and Branch-and-Cut Algorithms for Multivehicle Production and Inventory Routing Problems », INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 26, no 1, 2014, p. 103-120.

RETEL-HELMRICH, Mathijn J., JANS, Raf, VAN DEN HEUVEL, Wilco, WAGELMANS, Albert P.M.; « Economic lot-sizing with remanufacturing: complexity and efficient formulations », IIE Transactions, vol. 46, no 1, 2014, p. 67-86.



This award and honor selection covers the last five years.


JANS, Raf
Prix de recherche Chenelière Éducation/Gaëtan Morin 2014, Ce prix souligne l'excellence en ce qui a trait aux publications scientifiques et professionnelles d'un professeur agrégé de HEC Montréal, au cours des trois dernières années., HEC Montréal, 2014


This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.

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Master's thesis direction – MSc in Management (10)

In codirection with : VAN ASSCHE, Ari
Real Options Analysis in Global Value Chains, by Syed Araj Raza
November 2018

Lot-Sizing Models with Simultaneous Backlogging and Lot Sales , by Matthew Arsenault
March 2018


In codirection with : REBOLLEDO, Claudia
Analysis of Inventory Levels of Canadian Companies, by Nitin Ravishankar Nitin Ravishankar
March 2017


In codirection with : ROY, Jacques
Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace Industry, by Gabriel Doré
September 2016


In codirection with : CORDEAU, Jean-François
Facility Location and Sizing in Network Design: A Case Study with Bulk and Packaged Products, by Julian Fernando Martinez Giraldo
October 2015



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Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (12)

Projet de consultation pour optimisation des opérations dans une pharmacie , by Elie El-Kareh
March 2019

In codirection with : ADULYASAK, Yossiri
Supply Chain Process Digital Transformation in Pratt & Whitney Canada , by Linghan Zhu
January 2019

In codirection with : ADULYASAK, Yossiri
Engine Component Should-Cost at Pratt & Whitney Canada , by Alex Delisle
September 2018

In codirection with : ADULYASAK, Yossiri
Life Cycle Cost Model for the Supply Chain of SGT-A65 TR (Industrial Trent) , by Shilpa Rawat
May 2018

In codirection with : ADULYASAK, Yossiri
Achieving Competitive Excellence at Pratt and Whitney Canada: Deployment at the NPI Department , by David Sanchez Fernandez
March 2018

In codirection with : PAQUETTE, Julie
Balancement des lignes de production chez un prestataire de services logistiques , by Qichen Zhou
October 2017

Keurig Canada , by Alexandre Ouellet
September 2017

Analyse de la gestion des stocks chez Les Emballages GAB-Induspac , by Simon Santerre
March 2017

In codirection with : LANDRY, Sylvain
Projet supervisé au sein de Pratt & Whitney Canada: développement d'un outil visuel de gestion et d'analyse de la capacité , by Victor Lheritier
March 2017

Audit de la variabilité dans les opérations import chantier de construction du deuxième pont sur le Wouri Douala - Cameroun , by Maximin Zengue Ebolo
June 2016

Implantation du système de gestion de la performance et étude d'impartition des activités d'approvisionnement chez Bombardier Aéronautique , by Oriane Philippe
March 2014

Elaborating a methodology and suggesting working tools to help answer the fleet allocation problem of LEASECO, the engine rental department at Pratt & Whitney Canada , by William Beverly
March 2014

Summer 2019

6-550-11A
Decision Support Tools for the Operations Manager

Winter 2019

57-192-16A
Supply Chain Management
6-512-18A
Design and Analysis of Operational Systems

Fall 2018

6-550-11A
Decision Support Tools for the Operations Manager

Winter 2018

6-512-93
Gestion de la conception et de l'amélioration des systèmes opérationnels

Fall 2017

6-550-11A
Decision Support Tools for the Operations Manager

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