Ana Barbosa-Póvoa

  • Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK (PhD 1994)

According to our database1, Ana Barbosa-Póvoa authored at least 75 papers between 1999 and 2021.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



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An efficient Lagrangian-based heuristic to solve a multi-objective sustainable supply chain problem.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2021

Fostering long-term care planning in practice: extending objectives and advancing stochastic treatment within location-allocation modelling.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2021

Building disaster preparedness and response capacity in humanitarian supply chains using the Social Vulnerability Index.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2021

A solution framework for the long-term scheduling and inventory management of straight pipeline systems with multiple-sources.
Comput. Oper. Res., 2021

Process systems engineering - <i>The generation next?</i>.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2021

Corrigendum to Designing and planning the downstream oil supply chain under uncertainty using a fuzzy programming approach'[Computers and Chemical Engineering 151 (2021) 107373].
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2021

Designing and planning the downstream oil supply chain under uncertainty using a fuzzy programming approach.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2021

Simulation-based decision support tool for in-house logistics: the basis for a digital twin.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2021

A new matheuristic approach for the multi-depot vehicle routing problem with inter-depot routes.
OR Spectr., 2020

Blood supply chain: a two-stage approach for tactical and operational planning.
OR Spectr., 2020

ForeSim-BI: A predictive analytics decision support tool for capacity planning.
Decis. Support Syst., 2020

Scheduling of a single-source multiproduct pipeline system by a matheuristic approach: Combining simulated annealing and MILP.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

Decision-support challenges in the chemical-pharmaceutical industry: Findings and future research directions.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

Process supply chains: Perspectives from academia and industry.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2020

Using Machine Learning for Enhancing the Understanding of Bullwhip Effect in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Mach. Learn. Knowl. Extr., 2019

Integrating harvesting decisions in the design of agro-food supply chains.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2019

From problem structuring to optimization: A multi-methodological framework to assist the planning of medical training.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2019

On risk management of a two-stage stochastic mixed 0-1 model for the closed-loop supply chain design problem.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2019

Decomposition approaches for the design and scheduling of multiproduct multistage batch plants with parallel lines.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2019

Mixed-integer linear programming approach for product design for life-cycle profit.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2019

A model-based decision support framework for the optimisation of production planning in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2019

A multi-objective matheuristic for designing and planning sustainable supply chains.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2019

Valuing data in aircraft maintenance through big data analytics: A probabilistic approach for capacity planning using Bayesian networks.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2019

Effective bullwhip metrics for multi-echelon distribution systems under order batching policies with cyclic demand.
Int. J. Prod. Res., 2018

Integrated staff scheduling at a medical emergency service: An optimisation approach.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2018

The smart waste collection routing problem: Alternative operational management approaches.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2018

A matheuristic decomposition approach for the scheduling of a single-source and multiple destinations pipeline system.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2018

An integrated approach for production lot sizing and raw material purchasing.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2018

Opportunities and challenges in sustainable supply chain: An operations research perspective.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2018

Integrating decisions of product and closed-loop supply chain design under uncertain return flows.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

Stochastic programming approach for the optimal tactical planning of the downstream oil supply chain.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

Multiproduct pipeline scheduling integrating for inbound and outbound inventory management.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2018

Supply Chain Resilience: Definitions and quantitative modelling approaches - A literature review.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2018

Simulation Of An Order Picking System In A Manufacturing Supermarket Using Collaborative Robots.
Proceedings of the European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, 2018

Production and maintenance planning optimisation in biopharmaceutical processes under performance decay using a continuous-time formulation: A multi-objective approach.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2017

Sustainable batch process retrofit design under uncertainty - An integrated methodology.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2017

A simulation-optimization approach to integrate process design and planning decisions under technical and market uncertainties: A case from the chemical-pharmaceutical industry.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2017

Order-up-to-level policy update procedure for a supply chain subject to market demand uncertainty.
Comput. Ind. Eng., 2017

A multi-objective meta-heuristic approach for the design and planning of green supply chains - MBSA.
Expert Syst. Appl., 2016

Supplier selection in the processed food industry under uncertainty.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2016

Optimal planning and campaign scheduling of biopharmaceutical processes using a continuous-time formulation.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2016

Downstream oil supply chain management: A critical review and future directions.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2016

Integrating financial risk measures into the design and planning of closed-loop supply chains.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2016

Designing closed-loop supply chains with nonlinear dimensioning factors using ant colony optimization.
Soft Comput., 2015

Location-allocation approaches for hospital network planning under uncertainty.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2015

An integrated approach for planning a long-term care network with uncertainty, strategic policy and equity considerations.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2015

The effect of Inventory Record Inaccuracy in Information Exchange Supply Chains.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2015

An IT-enabled supply chain model: a simulation study.
Int. J. Syst. Sci., 2014

Multi-period design and planning of closed-loop supply chains with uncertain supply and demand.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2014

Simultaneous regular and non-regular production scheduling of multipurpose batch plants: A real chemical-pharmaceutical case study.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2014

A MILP (Mixed Integer Linear Programming) decomposition solution to the scheduling of heavy oil derivatives in a real-world pipeline.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2014

Metrics for bullwhip effect analysis.
J. Oper. Res. Soc., 2013

Design and planning of supply chains with integration of reverse logistics activities under demand uncertainty.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2013

An application of a multi-agent auction-based protocol to the tactical planning of oil product transport in the Brazilian multimodal network.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2013

Comparing models for lot-sizing and scheduling of single-stage continuous processes: Operations research and process systems engineering approaches.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2013

Stochastic programming of vehicle to building interactions with uncertainty in PEVs driving for a medium office building.
Proceedings of the IECON 2013, 2013

Organizing hospitals into networks: a hierarchical and multiservice model to define location, supply and referrals in planned hospital systems.
OR Spectr., 2012

Addressing the uncertain quality and quantity of returns in closed-loop supply chains.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2012

An Agent-Based Collaborative Model For Supply Chain Management Simulation.
Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, 2012

SCant-design: Closed loop supply chain design using ant colony optimization.
Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2012

Bi-objective optimization approach to the design and planning of supply chains: Economic versus environmental performances.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2011

Simultaneous design and planning of supply chains with reverse flows: A generic modelling framework.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2010

A strategic and tactical model for closed-loop supply chains.
OR Spectr., 2009

Heuristic batch sequencing on a multiproduct oil distribution system.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2009

The effect of uncertainty on the optimal closed-loop supply chain planning under different partnerships structure.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2009

Planning and scheduling of industrial supply chains with reverse flows: A real pharmaceutical case study.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2008

An optimization model for the design of a capacitated multi-product reverse logistics network with uncertainty.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 2007

Synthesis and optimization of the recovery route for residual products under uncertain product demand.
Comput. Oper. Res., 2007

A critical review on the design and retrofit of batch plants.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2007

A warehouse-based design model for reverse logistics.
J. Oper. Res. Soc., 2006

Optimal design and retrofit of batch plants with a periodic mode of operation.
Comput. Chem. Eng., 2005

Comput. Chem. Eng., 2005

Optimal scheduling of batch industrial facilities.
J. Oper. Res. Soc., 2004

Optimal Design of Heat-Integrated Multipurpose Batch Facilities with Economic Savings in Utilities: A Mixed Integer Mathematical Formulation.
Ann. Oper. Res., 2003

Scheduling of industrial distribution manifolds with pre-conditions.
Eur. J. Oper. Res., 1999