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Tel: +82-54-279-5917

Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

77 Cheongam-ro,

Namgu Pohang Gyeongbuk

37673, Korea

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Director

Dr. Kangbok Lee

Associate Professor

Research Area

  • Management Science

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Combinatorial Optimization

 

Tel  +82-54-279-2374

Email  kblee@postech.ac.kr

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (Operations Research), February 2004
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
     

  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering (Operations Research), February 2000
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
     

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, February 1998
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

        Kellogg School of Management

        Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, US 

 

 

 

 

PROFICIENCY AND SKILLS

  • Software: MS-office(skillful), Arena(Simulation), Cplex(Optimization), Gurobi(Optimization)

  • Programming: C, C++ (skillful), Python, Excel-Macro

  • Operating Systems: Unix, Mac OS (9 & X), and Windows

  • Foreign Languages: English(fluent)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The 16th prize for outstanding thesis from KOFST (Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies), 2006.  
    Hark-Chin Hwang, Kangbok Lee and Soo Y. Chang, 
    The effect of machine availability on the worst-case performance of LPT, 
    Discrete Applied Mathematics 148 (1), 2005, 49-61

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching Assistant at Industrial Engineering Department, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea

    • Operations Research I (undergraduate), Spring 1998

    • Advanced Linear Programming (graduate), Spring 1999

    • Advanced Linear Programming (graduate), Fall 2000
       

  • Teaching at Rutgers Business School

    • Demand Planning & Fulfillment (undergraduate), Spring 2013
       

  • Teaching at School of Business and Information Systems, The City University of New York (CUNY)

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 3 Sections Fall 2013

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 1 Section Winter 2014

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 3 Sections Spring 2014

    • Materials and Inventory Production Control (undergraduate), 1 Section Spring 2014

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 2 Sections Fall 2014

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 1 Section Winter 2015

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 2 Sections Spring 2015

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 1 Section Summer 2015

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 2 Sections Fall 2015

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate), 2 Sections Spring 2016
       

  • Teaching at Industrial and Management Engineering Department, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea

    • Mathematical Programming (undergraduate) Fall 2016

    • Product, Production, Process, and Design (undergraduate) Spring 2017

    • Production Planning & Control (undergraduate) Spring 2017

    • Scheduling Systems (graduate) Fall 2017

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate) Spring 2018

    • Operations Research I (undergraduate) Spring 2018

    • Introduction to IME (undergraduate) Fall 2018

    • Network Flows (graduate) Fall 2018

    • Production Operations Management (undergraduate) Spring 2019

    • Operations Research I (undergraduate) Spring 2019

    • Scheduling Systems (graduate) Fall 2019

 

PH.D. STUDENT ADVISING

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

  • Associate Editor, IJPR (International Journal of Production Research), 2016 – present

 

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Scheduling, 2012 – present

 

  • Proceedings Editor, NBEA (Northeast Business & Economics Association) 2015 Conference, Jamaica, NY, November 5-7, 2015
     

  • Member, Nicholson Prize Committee, INFORMS, 2011 – 2012
     

  • Reviewer for:

    • Advances in Operations Research, Hindawi Publishing Corporation 

    • Annals of Operations Research, Springer

    • Computers and Operations Research, Elsevier

    • Decision Sciences, Decision Sciences Institute

    • IIE Transactions, Taylor & Francis

    • International Journal of Production Research, Taylor & Francis

    • Journal of Manufacturing Systems, SME

    • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), INFORMS

    • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) 2010 Conference, INFORMS

    • Naval Research Logistics, Wiley

    • Operations Research, INFORMS

    • OR Spectrum, Springer

    • Production and Operations Management, POMS

    • Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier

    • Transportation Science, INFORMS

 

INVITED TALKS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • INFORMS 1999 Philadelphia, PA,          
    “A Vector Sequencing Approach for the Steel Manufacturing Process Scheduling”.
    November 7-10, 1999
     

  • INFORMS-KORMS 2000, Seoul Korea,        
     “Packing Problems for Scheduling Steel Manufacturing Processes” 
    June 18-21, 2000
     

  • INFORMS Spring 2000 Salt Lake City, Utah,
    “The Use of Interval Graphs for the Steel-Mill Scheduling Problem” 
    May 7-10, 2000
     

  • APIEMS 2002 Taipei Taiwan, 
    “Parallel Machine Scheduling with General Machine Shutdowns” 
    November 18, 2002
     

  • Seminar at Watson IBM Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
    “Online scheduling with machine eligibility”
    February 15, 2008
     

  • Seminar at Operations Management group, Department of Information, Operations & Management Sciences, 
    Stern school of business, New York University.        
    “Combinatorial optimization problems in LCD panel manufacturing system”.
    March 24, 2008
     

  • INFORMS 2008 Washington D.C.,            
    “Scheduling Jobs with Equal Processing Times Subject to Machine Eligibility Constraints” 
    October 12-15, 2008
     

  • INFORMS 2008 Washington D.C.,            
    “Approximation Algorithms for Multi-agent Scheduling to Minimize Total Completion Time” 
    October 12-15, 2008
     

  • MSOM 2009 Cambridge, MA,      
    “The Container Scheduling Problem”
    June 29-30, 2009
     

  • INFORMS 2009 San Diego, CA,    
    “Online Scheduling on Uniform Machines Subject to Eligibility Constraints” 
    October 11-14, 2009
     

  • INFORMS 2009 San Diego, CA,     
    “Container Scheduling Problem”
    October 11-14, 2009
     

  • Seminar at Operations Management group, Department of Information, Operations & Management Sciences, 
    Stern school of business, New York University.      
    “Combinatorial Optimization Problems in Production and Logistics”
    November 2, 2009
     

  • Seminar at Watson IBM Research Center, Hawthorne, NY 
    “Combinatorial Optimization Problems in Production and Logistics”
    November 6, 2009
     

  • Presentation at Sy Syms School of Business, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
    “Combinatorial Optimization Problems in Container Scheduling”
    March 18, 2010
     

  • INFORMS 2011 Charlotte, NC,    
    “Production Scheduling with History-dependent Setup Times”
    November 13-16, 2011
     

  • INFORMS 2011 Charlotte, NC,   
    “Coordination Mechanisms with Hybrid Local Policies”
    November 13-16, 2011
     

  • INFORMS 2012 Phoenix, AZ,      
    “Bi-Criteria Scheduling on Parallel Machines with Machine Costs”
    October 14-17, 2012
     

  • INFORMS 2012 Phoenix, AZ,     
    “Supply Chain Scheduling with Renewable and Non-renewable Resources”
    October 14-17, 2012
     

  • INFORMS 2012 Phoenix, AZ,       
    “A Solution Approach for Capacitated Multi-echelon Supply Chain Network Problem”
    October 14-17, 2012
     

  • Presentation at Decision Sciences Department, College of Business & Public Administration, 
    Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA              
    “Combinatorial Optimization in Container Transportation”
    April 12, 2013
     

  • Presentation at School of Management, Marketing and International Business, 
    Kean University, Union, NJ              
    “Emergency Operations in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Network”
    June 4, 2013
     

  • Presentation (online) at Industrial and Management Engineering Department, 
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
    “Combinatorial Optimization in Container Transportation”
    August 26, 2013
     

  • Faculty Research Seminar Series at School of Business and Information Systems (SBIS), 
    York College, City University of New York, Jamaica, NY
    "Combinatorial Optimization in Container Transportation"
    November 12, 2013
     

  • MOPTA 2014 (Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications) 
    Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA        
    "Two Dimensional Load balancing"
    August 13-15, 2014
     

  • INFORMS 2014 San Francisco, CA
    “Fast approximation algorithms for bi-criteria scheduling with machine assignment costs”
    November 9-12, 2014
     

  • INFORMS 2014 San Francisco, CA
    “Steiner tree inequalities for clustering problems”
    November 9-12, 2014
     

  • INFORMS COMPUTING SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2015 Richmond, VA 
    "Two Dimensional Load balancing"
    January 11-13, 2015
     

  • INFORMS COMPUTING SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2015 Richmond, VA
    "Integer Programming Approach for Tree Partitioning into Subtrees" (poster presentation)
    January 11-13, 2015
     

  • INFORMS 2015 Philadelphia, PA
    “Improved Algorithms for Single Machine Scheduling with Release Dates and Rejections”
    November 1-4, 2015
     

  • INFORMS 2015 Philadelphia, PA
    “Scheduling a Single Batching Machine with Makespan and Total Rejection Cost Objectives”
    November 1-4, 2015
     

  • POMS 2016 Orlando, FL
    “Ideal Schedules on Parallel Machines”
    May 6-9, 2016
     

  • Presentation at POSCO Family Technical Conference 2016, Pohang, Korea
    “Advanced Production Management by Optimization and Artificial Intelligence”
    Aug 25-26, 2016
     

  • INFORMS 2016 Nashville, TN
    "An Improved Algorithm On Two-stage Scheduling With An Outsourcing Option"
    November 13-16, 2016
     

  • INFORMS 2016 Nashville, TN
    "Ideal Schedules”
    November 13-16, 2016

 

  • KIIE 2017 joint annual meeting, Yeosu, Korea 
    “An Improved Algorithm on Two-stage Scheduling with an Outsourcing Option”
    April 26-29, 2017
     

  • POMS International 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel, 
    “An Improved Algorithm on Two-stage Scheduling with an Outsourcing Option”
    June 27-29, 2017
     

  • INFORMS 2017 Houston, TX 
    “Online Ordered Flow shop”
    October 22-25, 2017
     

  • KIIE 2017 Annual meeting, Daejeon, Korea 
    “Online Ordered Flow shop”
    November 4, 2017
     

  • PMS 2018 Rome, Italy 
    “A parallel machine scheduling problem with release dates, equal processing times, and eligibility constraints”
    April 17-20, 2018
     

  • INFORMS 2018 Phoenix, AZ 
    “A parallel machine scheduling problem with release dates, equal processing times, and eligibility constraints”
    November 4-7, 2018
     

  • MSOM 2019 Singapore
    "Strategic Location Problem for Synchronized Last-mile Delivery with Relaying Drones"
    June 30 - July 2. 2019
     

  • INFORMS 2019 Seattle, WA
    "Strategic Location Problem for Synchronized Last-mile Delivery with Relaying Drones"
    October 20-23. 2019
     

  • INFORMS 2019 Seattle, WA
    "Development of Scheduling Algorithms For a Crowdsourced Delivery Persons"
    October 20-23. 2019
     

  • INFORMS 2019 Seattle, WA
    "Process Innovation of Synchrotron Radiator Using Time Indexed Single-machine Scheduling"
    October 20-23. 2019
     

  • INFORMS 2019 Seattle, WA
    "Approximation Algorithms For Bi-criteria Scheduling Problems"
    October 20-23. 2019
     

  • INFORMS 2019 Seattle, WA
    "A Novel Methodology for Scheduling the Steelmaking - Continuous Casting Process"
    October 20-23. 2019

PROJECTS AT POSTECH (as a graduate student)

  • Synchronized Scheduling Algorithm Development for Stainless-Steel Production, 
    POSCO, Korea
    Jan. 1999 - Nov. 1999
     

  • Integrated Shipment and Distribution Scheduling Algorithm Development, 
    POSCO, Korea
    Jan. 2002 - Sep. 2002

 

PROJECTS AT LG ELECTRONICS

  • Optimal Matching Project, 
    LG.Philips LCD, Korea

    • Plant 4: Sep. 2004 - Aug. 2005

    • Plant 5: Oct. 2004 - Sep. 2005

    • Plant 3 (Project Leader): Jan. 2005 - Oct. 2005

    • Plant 7 (Project Leader): May 2005 - Jan. 2006

    • Plant 2 (Project Leader): Oct. 2006 - Aug. 2007
       

  • Standard Time Determination Project, 
    LG Siltron, Korea    
    Jul. 2004 - Oct. 2004
     

  • Conveyor Line Simulation Project, 
    LG.Philips LCD, Korea (Project Leader)     
    Mar. 2005 - Oct. 2005
     

  • Process Innovation Project, 
    LG.Philips LCD, Korea               

    • The 1st: Mar. 2004 - May 2004

    • The 2nd (Project Leader): Jul. 2005 - Jan. 2006

    • The 3rd (Project Leader): Mar. 2006 - Oct. 2006
       

  • Manufacturing Performance Indicators Standardization Project, 
    LG Electronics, Korea
    Jan. 2007 - Apr. 2007

 

PROJECTS AT RUTGERS BUSINESS SCHOOL

  • Optimal Preparedness and Response to Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Emergencies, 
    The Department of Homeland Security, USA
    Jul. 2011 - Jun. 2012
     

  • Integrated Production and Distribution Scheduling Project, 
    Benjamin Moore, NJ, USA (Project Leader)   
    Nov. 2011 - Feb. 2012
     

  • Bogen Material Forecast Improvement Project, 
    Bogen Communication, Inc., NJ, USA

    • The 1st (Project Leader): May 2012 - Aug. 2012

    • The 2nd (Project Leader): Mar. 2013 - July. 2013

PROJECTS AT POSTECH (as a professor)

  • Algorithm & system development for Steel Plate Production Planning
    POSCO, Korea

    • The 1st: Jan. 2017 - Nov. 2017

    • The 2nd: Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018
       

  • Process Innovation and Mathematical Model Development for Maximizing Utility of National User's Facility, Synchrotron Radiation Accelerator
    National Research Foundation of Korea – Mid-career Research Program

    • The 1st: Mar. 2017 - Feb. 2018

    • The 2nd: Mar. 2018 - Feb. 2019
       

  • Steelmaking Scheduling Considering Secondary Refinement Process,
    POSCO, Korea

    • Sep. 2017 - Jun. 2018
       

  • Width selection algorithm improvement for Steel Plate Production Design, 
    POSCO, Korea

    • Dec. 2018 - Dec. 2019
       

  • Development of Cooperative Scheduling Algorithms for a Crowdsourced Logistics Platform,
    National Research Foundation of Korea – Mid-career Research Program

    • The 1st: Mar. 2019 - Feb. 2020