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Dr Yuri Laio Silva

Operations Research

University Centre of Joao Pessoa

Yuri Laio T. V. Silva is currently Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Industrial Engineering and Logistics at the College of Business and Economics of the University Centre of Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Prior to that, he was a faculty member in the Industrial Engineering Departament at the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil.

He holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations Management and Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Paraiba. He has also participated in the research groups of several important universities, including the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil, the University of Georgia, USA, Columbia University, USA, and others.

His research focus is on operations research, working mainly with the following problems: scheduling, vehicle routing problems, portfolio optimization, investiment analysis, bin-packing, and supply chain planning. He has published a number of papers in international journals and conferences, such as Computers & Operations Research and the Edge Supply Chain Global Conference.