Personal details

Name
Adjunct Professor Erhan Kozan
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Mathematical Sciences
Discipline *
Applied Mathematics
Phone
+61 7 3138 2308
Fax
+61 7 3138 2310
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (Hacettepe University), MSc (Middle East Technical University), BSc (Middle East Technical University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Australian Society for Operations Research

Keywords

Operations Research, Scheduling, Transportation, Mining, Health

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research theme: Health, Security
Research discipline: Mathematical Sciences
Research program: Operations research
Research area

  • Health: Designing Robust Reactive Scheduling System for Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Health Services; Mathematical Modeling to Improve Health Care Outcomes in Hospitals
  • Mining: Mathematical models for ore mining industry; open pit block sequencing and scheduling; decision support systems for coal transportation
  • Railways: Dynamic Train Scheduling; Techniques for Capacity Determination in Railways.
  • Seaports: An Integrated System to Optimise Container Transfers at Multimodal Terminals.

Areas of expertise

  • Scheduling
  • Planning
  • Optimisation.

Current grants

  • 2017-2020: ARC Discovery. Cloud scheduling and management of energy systems with real-time support.
  • 2014-218: ARC Linkage. An integrated mathematical approach to synchronise and optimise hospital operations.

Selected research projects

  • 2018-2021 : NSCF – China. Advanced scheduling methodologies to optimise mining operations.
  • 2017-2020 : ARC Discovery  Cloud scheduling and management of energy systems with real-time support.
  • 2014-2017 : Arc Linkage An integrated mathematical approach to synchronise and optimise hospital operations
  • 2012-2015: CRC ORE Optimisation of Resource Extraction with Newcrest Mining.  Integrated Mining Project Evaluation in a Risk Framework: Faster and Robust Decision-Making.
  • 2012-2015: ARC Linkage with QLD, WA and NSW main roads, John Holland.  Greening procurement of infrastructure construction: Optimising mass-haul operations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Erhan Kozan.

Teaching

Teaching discipline: Mathematical Sciences
Teaching area

  • Operations Research.
  • Scheduling
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Erhan Kozan.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
An integrated mathematical approach to synchronise and optimise hospital operations
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP140100394
Start year
2014
Keywords
Scheduling; Operations Research; Operations Management
Title
Greening Procurement of Infrastructure Construction: Optimising Mass-haul Operations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP110200314
Start year
2011
Keywords
Road/Rail Construction; Greenhouse Emissions from Construction; Mass-haul Optimisation; Linear Infrastructure Construction; Sustainability in Construction
Title
Emergency Health Services: Demand and Service Delivery Models
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0882650
Start year
2008
Keywords
Emergency Medicine; Ambulance; Prehospital Care; Emergency Medical Systems; Emergency Services
Title
Reducing Transport Costs Through the Automation of Schedule Generation (3651)
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
QUT024
Start year
2007
Keywords
Transport; Scheduling; Sugarcane; Logistics; IT
Title
Designing Robust Reactive Scheduling System for Emergency Medical Services
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0669156
Start year
2006
Keywords
Emergency Department; Health Management; Scheduling; Metaheuristics; IT; Job Shops;
Title
Hybrid Job Shop Techniques for Dynamic Train Scheduling
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0668273
Start year
2006
Keywords
Scheduling; Metaheuristics; Railways; Jobshops; IT; Transportation;
Title
Statistical and Mathematical Modelling to Improve Health Care Outcomes in Hospitals.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0347112
Start year
2003
Keywords
Mathematical Modelling; Statistical Modelling; Biomathematics; Operations Research; Scheduling; Statistical Process Control
Title
Optimisation of Rail Network Infrastructure Capacity under Dynamic Train Planning.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0219595
Start year
2002
Keywords
Title
Job scheduling in a grey iron foundry.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
C69804460
Start year
1998
Keywords
scheduling; foundry; optimisation; production planning; heuristic techniques
Title
Optimum scheduling of trains and short-term infrastructure maintenance.
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
C49804434
Start year
1998
Keywords
Train scheduling; Track maintenance; Railway operations; Railway planning; Railway optimisation; Information technology in railways

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