The Integrated Disaster Medical Assistance Team Scheduling and Relief Supply Distribution Problem

Shengbin Wang

North Carolina A & T State University

Dr. Shengbin Wang is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management in the School of Business and Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management from Rutgers University. Dr. Wang’s primary teaching and research interests lie in supply chain operations modeling and algorithm design, humanitarian logistics, transportation and vehicle routing problem, SAP ERP, and instructional pedagogy in supply chain and operations management. He is the Principle Investigator of the project “Future State Value Stream Mapping - Applying Continuous Improvement Methods and Models” funded by Shell Oil Company from Year 2014-2015. He has published seven peer reviewed articles in high quality journals, top conference proceedings, and one book chapter. His publication has appeared in International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Information Systems, Annals of Operations Research, and Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing. Dr. Wang is a member of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), and Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). He is also a reviewer for International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, the International Journal of Management Science, Naval Research Logistics, Journal of Operations Research Society, Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, and Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research. He is a recipient of several faculty research awards from NCA&T State University and Rutgers University.

Abstract

In this paper, we study a post-disaster humanitarian logistic problem in which several disaster medical assistance teams or mobile clinics are dispatched to provide medical services to beneficiaries in affected areas. Such... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Shengbin Wang (North Carolina A & T State University)

Topic Area

Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, POM, & TQM

Session

SC5 » Relief Supply Dist./Security Provisions in Service/Micro-Manufacturers (10:15 - Friday, 24th February, Ashley)

Paper

Wang_The_Integrated_Disaster_Medical_Assistance_Team_Scheduling_and_Relief_Supply_Distribution_Problem.pdf

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