CMS-GCOE 3rd Workshop on Transport Logistics, 2009


20 April 2009


CMS National University of Singapore


Dr Reza emphasizing
Discussion – Question and Answer

Fourteen delegates representing Kyoto University’s Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) arrived in National University of Singapore’s Centre for Maritime Studies (CMS) on April 20, 2009 to participate in the Third Workshop for Transport Logistics. They were joined by a number of representatives from NUS, thirty-three in all, coming from different departments of Civil Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Business School, and Centre for Maritime Studies. Composing the pool of participants were professors from related departments, research fellows, and doctoral students.

In this years’ Joint Workshop, nine research papers on pertinent topics like Traffic Safety, Automated Guided Vehicle Systems, Emergency Planning, and Micro-simulation models were presented by eminent experts from Kyoto University, University of Melbourne and National University of Singapore. These thought provoking presentations were followed by dynamic discussions and Q & A sessions.

Following is the list of presentations:

  1. Traffic Safety in Asian Megacities by Prof. Nobuhiro UNO
  2. A Robust Optimization Model for Distribution Network Design by Dr. Reza Zanjirani FARAHANI
  3. Evaluating City Logistics Measures Using a Multi-agent Model by Prof. Dai TAMAGAWA
  4. User Friendly Open Architecture Software for Transport Logistics Planning MicroCity: A Spatial Analysis and Simulation Framework by. Dr. SUN Zhuo
  5. ITS Applications in Emergency Situation by Prof. Takayoshi YOKOTA
  6. Flow-Path Determination in Conventional Automated Guided Vehicle Sytems: A New Branch-and-Bound Approach by Dr. Reza Zanjirani FARAHANI
  7. Evacuation Planning for Bushfires by Prof. Russell THOMPSON
  8. Framework for Risk Evaluation of Transport Logistics Operations in Road Tunnels by Prof. MENG Qiang and Mr. QU Xiaobo
  9. Micro-simulation as an Evaluation Tool for Emergency Logistics by Dr. Sideney SCHREINER
Dr Schreiner posing a question


NUS President Prof Shih (left) presenting
our Guest of Honour, Minister for Transport
Mr. Yeo (Right) with a token of appreciation