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Laoucine KERBACHE

Professor

Informations Systems and Operations Management

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Biography

Laoucine Kerbache holds a Ph.D., an M.Sc, and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA), an "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" from the University of Nantes (France), and a diploma of International Teacher Program (IMD-Lausanne, Switzerland).

Laoucine Kerbache is Dean and CEO of HEC Paris Qatar. He has been teaching (undergraduate, MBA, and executive programs), researching and consulting in the field of operations and supply chain management, logistics, and applied quantitative methods for more than twenty five years.

He has been supervising several Master and Ph.D. dissertations on optimization in operations and supply chain management.

He has published numerous papers in international journals such as: Marketing Science, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Transactions of Operational Research, Computers and Operations Research, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, IEEE Transactions, Material Flows, Interfaces, Gestion 2000, Santé et Systémique, etc. He is the co-author of Management Industriel et Logistique: Conception and Pilotage de la Supply Chain, 4th Edition (2005) and 5th Edition (2007), Economica, France.

He has been teaching in different countries and acted as consultant to various companies and to many international organizations in designing MBA programs and executive management development courses. He has also held various management positions in the academic environment. He is currently a Visiting Professor at ESADE (Spain).

Scientific articles

A generalized single product and single period problem with nonlinear parameters

International Transactions in Operational Research, May 2012, vol. 19, n° 3, pp 421-433, (in coll. with K. Luo, M. Menezes, C. VAN DELFT)

State Dependent Models of Material Handling Systems in Closed Queueing Networks

International Journal of Production Research, January 2012, vol. 50, n° 2, pp 461-484, (in coll. with J. MacGregor Smith)

Performance Evaluation and Dimensioning of GIX/M/c/N Systems Through Kernel Estimation

Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2011, vol. 2011, (in coll. with G. Atuncar, F. R. B. Cruz, G. Gontijo)

Reverse Logistics and Push-Pull Manufacturing Systems: The Case of Electronic Products

Supply Chain Forum, September 2011, vol. 12, n° 2, pp 92-103, (in coll. with S. Mazahir, M. Lassagne)

Reverse Logistics for Push/Pull Manufacturing Systems: The case of electronic products

Supply Chain Forum, 2011, vol. 12, n° 2, (in coll. with M. MAZAHIR, M. LASSAGNE)

Thoughts on kaizen and its evolution: Three different perspectives and guiding principles

International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 2011, vol. 2, n° 4, pp 288-308, (in coll. with M. Suárez-Barraza, J. Ramis-Pujol)

Upper Bounds on Performance Measures of Heterogeneous M/M/c Queues

Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2011, vol. 2011, n° ID 702834, (in coll. with L. A. C. Pedrosa, F. R. B. Cruz, H. Yehia, F. S. Q. Alves)

Buffer and Server Allocation in General Multi-Server Queueing Networks

International Transactions in Operational Research, March 2010, vol. 17, n° 2, pp 257-286, (in coll. with T. Van Woensel, R. Andriansyah, F. R. B. Cruz, J. MacGregor Smith)

Optimal Internet Media Selection

Marketing Science, March-April 2010, vol. 9, n° 2, pp 336-347, (in coll. with J. Lee, P. Danaher)

Vehicle routing with dynamic travel times: a queueing approach

European Journal of Operational Research, May 2008, vol. 186, n° 3, pp 990-1007, (in coll. with T. van Woensel, H. Peremans, N. Vandaele)

Books

Chapters edited in books

Proceedings

Ant Colony Optimization for a VRPTW under congested environment

Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Research in Supply Chain Management CEMS , 2006 , Reizlern (T. van Woensel)

Medical Decision Support System (DSS) for Oncology

2006 International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management , 2006 , Troyes , 1 (Y. Ziari, A. Benzaoui, O. Belmokhtar)

Elaboration et mise en oeuvre d'un système d'information hospitalier au sein du service d'oncologie médicale

Première Conférence Francophone en Gestion et Ingénierie des Systèmes Hospitaliers , 2003 (Y. Ziari)

Buffer Space Allocation in General Closed Finite Queuing Networks

Proceedings of the Third Aegean International Conference on Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems , 2001 (J. MacGregor Smith)

Working papers

Scientific articles

Topological network design of closed finite capacity supply chain networks

Journal of Manufacturing Systems, October 2017, vol. 45, pp 70-81, (in coll. with J. MAC GREGOR SMITH)

Dynamic adaptation of supply chain collaboration to enhance demand controllability

International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 2015, vol. 29, n° 3/4, pp 139-160, (in coll. with M. NAGASHIMA, M. LASSAGNE, M. MORITA)

Impacts of adaptive collaboration on demand forecasting accuracy of different product categories throughout the product life cycle

Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2015, vol. 20, n° 4, pp 415-433, (in coll. with M. NAGASHIMA, F. WEHRLE, M. LASSAGNE)

Efficient purchaser incentive when dealing with suppliers implementing continuous improvement plans

International Transactions in Operational Research, July 2014, vol. 21, n° 4, pp 673-701, (in coll. with C. VAN DELFT)

Books

Management industriel et logistique

Economica

Management industriel et logistique

Economica

Proceedings

Ant Colony Optimization for a VRPTW under congested environment

Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Research in Supply Chain Management CEMS , 2006 , Reizlern (T. van Woensel)

Medical Decision Support System (DSS) for Oncology

2006 International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management , 2006 , Troyes , 1 (Y. Ziari, A. Benzaoui, O. Belmokhtar)

Elaboration et mise en oeuvre d'un système d'information hospitalier au sein du service d'oncologie médicale

Première Conférence Francophone en Gestion et Ingénierie des Systèmes Hospitaliers , 2003 (Y. Ziari)

Buffer Space Allocation in General Closed Finite Queuing Networks

Proceedings of the Third Aegean International Conference on Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems , 2001 (J. MacGregor Smith)

Working papers

Internet Media Planning: An Optimization Model

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 2004

Planning and Scheduling Transportation Vehicle fleet in a Congested Traffic Environment

Cahier de Recherche du Groupe HEC , 2004

An Optimization Algorithm for Virtual Memory Computer System

Mimeo , 2019

Education

  • Habilitation a diriger des recherches (Qualified Research Supervisor), Operations Management, Université de Nantes - France
  • Ph.D. in IEOR, Massachusetts University - USA
  • Master of Science in IEOR, Massachusetts University - USA
  • Engineer in IEOR, Massachusetts University - USA

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2013-2016 CEO and Academic Dean, HEC Paris in Qatar HEC Paris
  • 2008-2012 Associate Dean Director of the HEC PhD Program HEC Paris
  • 2009- Professor HEC Paris
  • 2000-2009 Associate Professor HEC Paris
  • 2007- Directeur académique du programme International Railways Strategic Management Institute (IRSMI) HEC Paris
  • 2004- Member of GREGHEC (CNRS) HEC Paris
  • Academic Director, MS HEC Management de la supply chain - Logistique globale et achats internationaux HEC Paris
  • In charge of HEC Academic Activities at the ESAA at Alger HEC Paris

External Academic Responsabilities

  • 1999-2000 Director of Pedagogy ESC Rennes

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Member, INFORMS
  • Research Committee Member, European Logistics Association (ELA), Brussels
  • Member, AIM
  • RDE CEMS
  • Institut Doctoral Paris Tech

Editorial activities

  • Referee for IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Interfaces, IEEE Transactions on Automation and Cybernetics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Management Mathematics, etc...

  • Conference organisation

  • 2001- Organizer of IFG Logistics seminar (CEMS) (in coll. with A. Garreau)
  • 1999 and 2000 - Organizer of International Annual Conference, Network of International Business Schools (NIBS), Rennes
  • Awards & honors

    • 1979 1979 Valedictorian (IEOR)
    • 1979 Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society)
    • 1979 Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)