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Research Assistant in Logistics Systems
American University of Sharjah


Date Posted Jun. 10, 2018
Title Research Assistant in Logistics Systems
University American University of Sharjah
Department Industrial Engineering Department
Application Deadline Jul. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2018
 
  • Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
 
 

Project: Modeling Truck Drone Delivery Systems
Organization: American University of Sharjah
Salary (inclusive): AED 6,500 per month
Duration: 8 months

The recent development of E-commerce through the online shopping has increased the importance of home deliveries. Companies need to come up with creative ways to avoid late deliveries, unmet expectations and broken promises through timely and cost effective deliveries. Today, technologies such as autonomous vehicles, drones, tracking systems and the internet of things are being developed to provide the logistics industry with more effective and efficient delivery solutions. The overall objectives of this project are to develop a mathematical framework for studying a truck-drone delivery system and propose heuristics solutions to solve such logistics distribution problems efficiently.

Person specification:
¥ Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
¥ Proven competence in developing heuristics algorithm using C++;
¥ Demonstrated proficiency in writing technical research papers;
¥ Ability to work independently.
¥ Desired: Doctoral degree in industrial engineering or related discipline.

Application submission details:
Candidates should email the following information, as a single .pdf, to mndiaye@aus.edu :
¥ CV, including a summary of educational background and grades.
¥ Names and email addresses of at least two references.
¥ A soft copy‎ of one or two recent publications if applicable.

The successful candidate will have access to state of the art computational facilities.
Closing date: July 1st, 2018
The successful candidate is required to start by September 2018


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dr. Malick Ndiaye
    College of Engineering
    Industrial Engineering Department
    American University of Sharjah
    Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
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  • mndiaye@aus.edu

 

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