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Researcher: Du, Y (Dr Bill Du)

Fields of Research

Maritime transportation and freight services
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Supply chains
Transport economics
Banking, finance and investment
Disaster and emergency management
Operations research
Cloud computing
Natural language processing

Research Objectives

International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Port infrastructure and management
Logistics
Economic growth
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
International passenger water transport (e.g. passenger ships)
Technological and organisational innovation
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Artificial intelligence
Management and productivity

Career Best Publications

An operational risk analysis model for container shipping systems considering uncertainty quantification; Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Berth allocation and quay crane assignment for the trade-off between service efficiency and operating cost considering carbon emission taxation; Transportation Science
Berth allocation considering fuel consumption and vessel emissions; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Combining mixed integer programming and constraint programming to solve the integrated scheduling problem of container handling operations of a single vessel; European Journal of Operational Research
Liner container seasonal shipping revenue management; Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological
Modeling the impacts of tides and the virtual arrival policy in berth allocation; Transportation Science
Risk identification and modeling for blockchain-enabled container shipping systems; International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management
Shipping log data based container ship fuel efficiency modeling; Transportation Research Part B: Methodological
Two-phase optimal solutions for ship speed and trim optimization over a voyage using voyage report data; Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

Research Publications

A feedback procedure for robust berth allocation with stochastic vessel delays; 8th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA 2010)
A quantitative risk analysis model with integrated deliberative Delphi platform for container shipping operational risks; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
An operational risk analysis model for container shipping systems considering uncertainty quantification; Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Berth allocation and quay crane assignment for the trade-off between service efficiency and operating cost considering carbon emission taxation; Transportation Science
Berth allocation considering fuel consumption and vessel emissions; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Berth and quay-crane allocation problem considering fuel consumption and emissions from vessels; Computers & Industrial Engineering
Berth scheduling problem considering traffic limitations in the navigation channel; Sustainability
Budgeting fuel consumption of container ship over round-trip voyage through robust optimization; Transportation Research Record
Bunker procurement planning for container liner shipping companies: Multistage stochastic programming approach; Transportation Research Record
Collaborative emergency berth scheduling based on decentralized decision and price mechanism; Annals of Operations Research
Combining mixed integer programming and constraint programming to solve the integrated scheduling problem of container handling operations of a single vessel; European Journal of Operational Research
Container shipping operational risks: an overview of assessment and analysis; Maritime Policy & Management
Contracting in ocean transportation with empty container repositioning under asymmetric information; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Development of a two-stage ship fuel consumption prediction and reduction model for a dry bulk ship; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Dynamics and interdependencies among different shipping freight markets; Maritime Policy and Management
Evaluating the solution performance of IP and CP for berth allocation with time-varying water depth; Transportation Review. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
Impact analysis of the traffic convoy system and toll pricing policy of the Suez Canal on the operations of a liner containership over a long-haul voyage; International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
Liner container seasonal shipping revenue management; Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological
Maritime transport network analysis: a critical review of analytical methods and applications; Journal of International Logistics and Trade
Mathematically calculating the transit time of cargo through a liner shipping network with various trans-shipment policies; Maritime Policy and Management
Modeling the impacts of tides and the virtual arrival policy in berth allocation; Transportation Science
Risk identification and modeling for blockchain-enabled container shipping systems; International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management
Service-oriented berth allocation and quay crane assignment; Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Shipping log data based container ship fuel efficiency modeling; Transportation Research Part B: Methodological
Spatial heterogeneity and economic driving factors of SO2 emissions in China: Evidence from an eigenvector based spatial filtering approach; Ecological Indicators
Supply chain cost minimization by collaboration between liner shipping companies and port operators; Transportation Journal
Two-phase optimal solutions for ship speed and trim optimization over a voyage using voyage report data; Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

Research Projects

Analysis of operational risks in container shipping under the impact of blockchain application; iMOVE Australia (iMOVE)
Data fusion and machine learning for ship fuel efficiency analysis: a small but essential step towards green shipping through data analytics; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Model impacts of extreme disruptions on production and profitability of small and emerging industries; AgriFutures (AgFut)

Research Candidate Supervision