Research & Publications


  • "Competition and Coordination in a Three-Tier Supply Chain with Differentiated Channels" (Y. Lan, Y. Li, F. Papier), European Journal of Operational Research, Sep 2018, Vol. 269, Issue 3, p. 870-882 
  • "Outer approximation and submodular cuts for maximum capture facility location problems with random utilities" (I. Ljubic, E. Moreno), European Journal of Operational Research 266(1): 46-56, 2018  
  • "Decomposition methods for the two-stage stochastic Steiner tree problem" (M. Leitner, I. Ljubic, M. Luipersbeck, M. Sinnl), Computational Optimization and Applications 69(3):713–752, 2018  
  • "The Connected Facility Location Polytope" (M. Leitner, I. Ljubic, J.J. Salazar-Gonzalez, M. Sinnl), Discrete Applied Mathematics 234: 151-167, 2018


  • "Tighter MIP formulations for Barge Container Ship Routing" (L. Alfandari, D. Tatjana, F. Fabio, L. Ivana, M. Vladislav, M. Sébastien), OMEGA (to appear)
  • "Optimizing Healthcare Network Design Under Reference Pricing and Parameter Uncertainty" (V. Denoyel, L. Alfandari, A. Thiele), European Journal of Operational Research (2017) 263:3, p. 996‑1006
  • "A New General-Purpose Algorithm for Mixed-Integer Bilevel Linear Programs" (M. Fischetti, I. Ljubic, M. Monaci, M. Sinnl), Operations Research 65(6): 1615-1637, 2017  
  • "An Effective Dynamic Programming Algorithm for the Minimum-Cost Maximal Knapsack Packing Problem" (F. Furini, I. Ljubic and M. Sinnl), European Journal of Operational Research 262(2): 438-448, 2017   
  • "Feature Cluster: Recent Advances in Exact Methods for Multi-Objective Optimisation" (M. Ehrgott, I. Ljubic, and S.N. Parragh), European Journal of Operational Research Volume 260(3): 805-806, 2017 
  • "Redesigning Benders Decomposition for Large Scale Facility Location" (M. Fischetti, I. Ljubic, M. Sinnl), Management Science 63(7): 2146-2162, 2017
  • "An Algorithmic Framework for the Exact Solution of Tree-Star Problems" (M. Leitner, I. Ljubic, J.J. Salazar-Gonzalez, and M. Sinnl),  European Journal of Operational Research 261(1): 54-66, 2017 
  • "A Node-Based ILP Formulation for the Node-Weighted Dominating Steiner Problem" (A. Bley, I. Ljubic, O. Maurer), Networks 69(1): 33-51, 2017 
  • "Solving Minimum-Cost Shared Arborescence Problems" (E. Alvarez-Miranda, I. Ljubic, M. Luipersbeck, M. Sinnl), European Journal of Operational Research 258(3): 887-901, 2017
  • "Thinning Out Steiner Trees: A Node Based Model for Uniform Edge Costs" (M. Fischetti, M. Leitner, I. Ljubic, M. Luipersbeck, M. Monaci, M. Resch, D, Salvagnin, M. Sinnl),  Mathematical Programming Computation 9(2): 203-229, 2017. 
  • "Stochastic Survivable Network Design Problems: Theory and Practice" (I. Ljubic, P. Mutzel, B. Zey), European Journal of Operational Research, 256 (2): 333-348, 2017 

  • "Benders Decomposition Without Separability: A computational Study for Capacitated Facility Location Problems" (M. Fischetti, I. Ljubic, M. Sinnl), European Journal of Operational Research 253(3): 557-569, 2016.
  • "A Node-Based Layered Graph Approach for the Steiner Tree Problem with Revenues, Budget and Hop-Constraints" (M. Sinnl, I. Ljubic), Mathematical Programming Computation 8(4): 461-490, 2016. 
  • "Intersection Cuts for Bilevel Optimization" (M. Fischetti, I. Ljubic, M. Monaci, M. Sinnl), IPCO 2016, Springer, Volume 9682 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 77-88, 2016. 
  • "ILP Heuristics and a New Exact Method for Bi-Objective 0/1 ILPs: Application to FTTx-Network Design" (M. Leitner, I. Ljubic, M. Sinnl, A. Werner), Computers and Operations Research, Volume 72, 128-146, 2016.
  • "The Multicommodity-Ring Location Routing Problem" (P. Gianessi, L. Alfandari), Transportation Science, (2016) 50:2, p. 541‑558 
  • "Fast Machine Reassignment" (F. Butelle, L. Alfandari, C. Coti, L. Finta, L. Létocart, G. Plateau, A. Rozenknop, R. Wolfer‑Calvo, F. Roupin), Annals of Operations Research (2016) 242:1, p. 133‑160 
  • "Supply Allocation Under Sequential Advance Demand Information" (F. Papier), Operations Research, Feb 2016, Vol. 64, Issue 2, p. 341‑361 
  • "Managing Electricity Peak Loads in Make-to-stock Manufacturing Lines" (F. Papier), Production & Operations Management, Oct 2016, Vol. 25, Issue 10, p. 1709‑1726


  • "Syngenta Uses a Cover Optimizer to Determine Production Volumes for Its European Seed Supply Chain" (P. Comhaire, F. Papier), Interfaces, Nov 2015, Vol. 45, Issue 6, p. 501‑513  
  • "Optimal Carrer Strategies and Brain Drain in Academia" (F. El Ouardighi, A. Seidl, S. Wrzaczek, G. Feichtinger), Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2015, Issue DOI:10.1007/s10957-015-0747-3
  • "State - and Control - Dependent Incentives in a Closed-Loop Supply Chain with Dynamic returns (P. De Giovanni), Dynamic Games and Applications, 2015, Vol.1, Issue 4, pp. 1-35
  • "A Branch-and-Price-and-Cut Approach for Sustainable Crop ratoation Planning" (L. Alfandari, A. Plateau, X. Schepler)European Journal of Operational Research, 2015, Vol. 241, Issue 3, pp. 872-879
  • "Global Supply Chain Operations: A region-by-Region- Assessment of Readiness" (P-P. Dornier, T. Stank, K. J. Peterson, M. M. Srinivasan), Supply Chain Review, 2015, Vol. 1, Issue January/February, pp. 10-18
  • "Design Thinking au service de l'innovation Responsable" (X. Pavie, D. Carthy, C. Jouanny, F. Verez), Maxima, 2015
  • "Le Digital est un moyen, pas une fin en soi" (X. Pavie), Harvard Business Review, 2015, Vol. Avril-mai, numéro 1, pp. 1-3
  • "Dynamic Pricing Policies for Independent Perishable Products or Sevices using Reinforcement Learning" (F. Oliveira, R. Rana), Expert Systems with Applications, 2015, Vol. 42, Issue 1, pp. 426-436
  • Book Chapter: "Optimal Growth with Polluting Waste and Recycling" (F. El Ouardighi, R. Boucekkine), Springer Edited Book, (to appear)

  • "A note on the Clustered Set Covering Problem" (L. Alfandari, J. Monnot), Discrete Applied Mathematics, 2014, Vol. 164, Issue 1, pp. 13‑19
  • "Global Sypply Chain, Evaluating Regions on an Epic Framework" (P-P. Dornier, M. Srinivasan, T. Stank, K. Peterson), McGraw-Hill Education, 2014
  • "Research and development with Stock-Dependant Spillovers and Price Competition in a Duoply" (F. El Ouardighi, M. Schnaiderman, F. Pasin), Journal of Optimization Theory, 2014, Vol.161, Issue 2, pp. 626-647.
  • "The Impact of Partial Information a Sharing in a Two-Echelon Supply Chain" (F. El Ouardighi, M. Schnaiderman), Operations Research Letters, 2014, Vol.42, issue 3, pp. 234-237
  • "Team Production with Punishment Option: Insights from a Real-Effort Experiment" (F. El Ouardighi, R. Vranceanu, D. Lebart), Managerial and Decision Economics2014
  • "Supply Chain Management with Optimal Wholesale Price and Revenue Sharing Contracts: A Two-Stage Game Approach" (F. El Ouardighi), 2014, International Journal of Production, Vol.156, issue 1, pp. 260-268
  • "Controlling Pollution and Environmental Absorption Capacity" (F. El Ouardighi, H. Benchekroun, D. Grass), Annals of Operations Research2014, Vol.220, Issue 1, pp. 111-133
  • "Production Capacity Buildup and double Marginalization Mitigation in a Dynamic Supply Chain" (F. El Ouardighi, G. Erickson), Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 65, Issue 11, pp. 1‑20 
  • "The Benefits of a Monitoring Strategy for Firms Subjects to the Emissions Trading" (P. De Giovanni, V. Esposito Vinzi), Transportation Research: Transport & Environment, 2014, Vol. 33, Issue 12, pp. 220-233
  • "Is Environmental Management an Economically Sustainable Business ?" (P. De Giovanni, A. Gotschol, V. Esposito Vinzi), Journal of Environmental Management, 2014, Vol. 144, Issue 1, pp. 73-82
  • "The benefits of the Emissions Trading Mechanism for Italians Firms: a Multi-Group Analysis" (P. De Giovanni, V. Esposito Vinzi), International Journal of Physical Distribustion & Logistics Management, 2014, Vol.44, Issue 4, pp. 305-324
  • "A Two-Period Game of a Closed-Loop Supply Chain" (P. De Giovanni, G. Zaccour), European Journal of Operations Research, 2014, Vol. 232, Issue 1, pp. 22-40
  • "Environmental Collaboration Through a Reverse Revenue Sharing Contract" (P. De Giovanni), Annals of Operations Research, 2014, Vol. 220, Issue 1, pp. 135-157
  • "L'innovation, l'élan du XXIème siecle", L'Harmattan, 2014
  • "Trois questions-clés pour innover de façon responsable", Harvard Business Review, 2014, Vol. Juin-Juillet, numéro 1
  • "Fosun vs Bonomi: Club Med's Customer Strategy at the Heart of Negociations?" (X. Pavie), ESSEC Knowledge, 2014
  • "Déconstruire l'enseignement de l'innovation"(X. Pavie), Journal des Grandes Ecoles, 2014, Vol. Octobre-Novembre, numéro 71
  • "The Importance of Responsible Innovation and the Necessity of Innovation-Care", Philosophy of Management, 2014
  • Book Chapter: "De-Rising Fleet Replacement Decisions" (F. Oliveira, A. Liret, A. Ansaripoor), Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXXI, Springer, 2014
  • "Analysis of the Relationship between Forward and Spot Markets in Oligopolies under Demand and Cost Uncertainties" (F. Oliveira, N. Gulpinar), Computational Management Science, 2014, Vol.11, Issue 3, pp. 267-283
  • "A Risk Management System for Sustainable Fleet Replacement" (F. Oliveira, A. Liret, A. Ansaripoor), European Journal of Operations Research, 2014, Vol. 237, Issue 2, pp. 701-712
  • Book Chapter: "Robust Supply Chain Risk Management" (F. Oliveira, A. Ansaripoor), Encyclopedia of Business Anbalytics and Optimization, Business Science Reference, 2014

  • "The Multicommodity-Ring Location Routing Problem" (P. Gianessi, L. Alfandari, L. Létocart, R. Wolfler‑Calvo), Transportation Science (to appear)
  • "Solving the Electricity Production Planning Problem by a Column Generation Based Heuristic" (A. Rozenknop, R. Wolfler‑Calvo, L. Alfandari, L. Létocart, D. Chemla), Journal of Scheduling, 2013, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 585‑60

  • “Hybrid Column Generation for Large-Size Covering Integer Programs: Application to Transportation Planning” (L. Alfandari, A. Nagih, A. Plateau, J. Sadki), Computers and Operations Research, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 8, pp. 1938‑1946
  • "Contract Design and Supply Chain Coordination in the Electricity Industry" (F. Oliveira , C. Mora, A. Conejo). European Journal of Operational Research, June 2013, Vol.227, Issue 3, pp. 527-537
  •  "Dynamic conformance and design quality in a supply chain: An assessment of contracts' coordinating power" (F. El Ouardighi, K. Kogan), Annals of Operations Research, December 2013, Vol. 211, Issue 1, pp. 137-166
  • "Publish or teach? Analysis of the professor's Optimal career path" (F. El Ouardighi, K. Kogan, R. Vranceanu),Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, October 2013, Vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 1995-2009

  • "Dynamics of Technology and Price in a Duopoly Market" (B. Kim, F. El Ouardighi, S. Park), Applied Economic Letters, July 2012, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 1017-1022
  • "A Dynamic Game with Monopolist Manufacturer and Price-Competing Duopolist retailers" (F. El Ouardighi, S. Jørgensen, F. Pasin), OR Spectrum, July 2012, p. 1-26
  • "Robust Trading in Spot and Forward Oligopolistic Markets" (N. Gulpinar, F. Oliveira), International Journal of Production Economics, June 2012, Vol. 138, Issue 1, pp. 35-45
  • "Procurement in Unsecure Times (Einkauf in unsicheren Zeiten)"(T. Makowski, F. Papier, F. Walter). Harvard Business Manager Germany, May 2012, pp. 8-12
  • "Le schéma directeur logistique "la" figure imposée de la pratique logistique" (P-P. Dornier), La Revue Française de Gestion Industrielle, Janvier 2012, Vol. Hors série 2012


  • "Controlling pollution and environmental absorption capacity" (F. El Ouardighi, H. Benchekroun, D. Grass), Annals of Operations Research, October 2011
  • "Capacity Rationing in Rental Systems with Two Customer Classes and Batch Arrivals" (F. Papier, U. Thonemann), Omega, Jan 2011, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 73‑85
  • "Supply quality management with wholesale price and revenue-sharing contract under horizontal competition" (F. El Ouardighi, B. Kim), European Journal of Operational Research, Oct. 2010, Vol. 206, pp. 329‑340
  • "Developing a Market-Based Approach to Managing the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve" (F. Murphy, F. Oliveira), European Journal of Operational Research, Oct 2010, Vol. 206, Issue 2, pp. 488‑495
  • "Bottom-up Design of Strategic Options as Finite Automata" (F. Oliveira), Computational Management Science, Sep. 2010, Vol. 7, pp. 355‑375
  • "Limitations of Learning in Automata-Based Systems" (F. Oliveira), European Journal of Operational Research, June 2010, Vol. 203, pp. 684‑691
  • "Capacity Rationing in Stochastic Rental Systems with Advance Demand Information" (F. Papier, U. Thonemann), Operations Research, March 2010, Vol. 58, pp. 274‑288
  • "Queuing Models for Sizing and Structuring Rental Fleets" (F. Papier, U. Thonemann), Transportation Science, August 2008, Vol. 42, pp. 302‑317
  • "Le MCO des matériels: la révolution du soutien" (PP. Dornier, T. Vassas), Défense Nationale, Apr 2008, Issue Avril 2008, pp. 117-127
  • "La logistique globale et le supply chain management." (avec M. Fender). 2ème édition. Paris (France): Eyrolles - Les éditions d’organisation, 2007
  • “Improved approximation of the Soft-Capacitated Facility Location Problem” (L. Alfandari) RAIRO Op. Research, 2007, Vol. 41, pp. 83-93.
  • "Pourquoi le supply chain management est-il devenu un enjeu si difficile à maîtriser?" (PP. Dornier), Réalités industrielles, May 2006, pp. 11‑15