Alyaa Abdelhalim

Alyaa Abdelhalim

  • Management Science
  • PhD Program
  • Student
  • Tags:
  • phd

Contact Information

Email: abdela21@mcmaster.ca

Alyaa joined Management Science PhD program at the DeGroote School of Business in September 2018. Her primary research interest focused on developing innovative optimization techniques attempting supply chain network design and analytics for industrial and humanitarian applications and problems.

SupervisorManish Verma

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology, Egypt, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
  • M.Sc. Production Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt.
  • B.Sc. Production Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt.
  • Assistant Professor in Production Engineering Department, Alexandria University.
  • Visiting Scholar in Operations Management department at McMaster University, Canada.
  • Adjunct Faculty Member at the Department of Industrial & Management Engineering “IME” – College of Engineering & Technology – Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport “AAST”, Alexandria – Egypt
  • Adjunct Faculty Member at Industrial Engineering and Systems Management Department, Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Alexandria, Egypt
  • Research Assistant, Industrial Engineering and Systems Management Department, Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST).
  • Research and Teaching Assistant – Production Engineering Department, Alexandria University.

Reviewer

  • Soft Computing Journal
  • Alexandria Engineering Journal (AEJ)
  • International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM)
  • IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEE IEEM)

Industrial Research Projects:

  • Cargill® 2017: Warehouse Design Optimization: A Complete Renovation of the Old Design into Optimized One, Supervisor.
  • Toshiba El-Araby® 2017: Assembly Line Balancing using Discrete Event Simulation and Design of Experiments – A Case Study in A Home Appliances Production Line, Supervisor.
  • Golden State Foods GSF® 2009: Egypt   A Proposed Model for the Integrated Production-distribution Planning in the Bakery Products, Researcher.
  • Unilever Mashreq® 2006: Production-scheduling Problem for the Batch Food Processing Plant at the Culinary Factory, Team member.
  • Engineering Innovation Club competition grant, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt.
  • Postgraduate Research full scholarship award from the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, 2011.
  • Postgraduate research assistantship from Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan, in the Industrial Engineering & Systems Management Department, Egypt Japan University of Science & Technology (E-JUST), 2010.
  • Ranked 4th in the Production Engineering Academic Class 2006.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. Eltawil, K. Nakata, M. El-Alem, “Guided Particle Swarm Optimization Method to Solve General Nonlinear Optimization Problems,” Engineering Optimization, pages 1-16; DOI: 10.1080/0305215X.2017.1340945.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. Eltawil, K. Nakata, M. El-Alem, “A Hybrid Evolutionary-Simplex Search Method to Solve Nonlinear Constrained Optimization Problems,” Soft Computing, Forthcoming.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. B. Eltawil, “Recent Heuristics and Algorithms for Solving the Vehicle Routing Problems”, 19th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (IEMI2012) Proceedings, Ershi Qi, Jiang Shen, Runliang Dou (editors), Springer Verlang Berlin Heidelberg, pp 1103-1112, 2013.
  • A. Moustafa, A. Abdelhalim, A. B. Eltawil, N. Fors, “Waste Collection Vehicle Routing Problem: Case Study in Alexandria, Egypt”,19th International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation (IEMI2012) Proceedings, Ershi Qi, Jiang Shen, Runliang Dou (editors), Springer Verlang Berlin Heidelberg, pp 935 – 954, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-37270-4_89.
  • S. Salama, A. Abdelhalim, A.B. Eltawil, “Assembly Line Balancing Using Discrete Event Simulation and Design of Experiments: A Case Study in a Home Appliances Production Line,” Proceedings of the 47th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE47), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • S. Salama, F. Mnale, J. Park, A. Abdelhalim, A.B. Eltawil, “Mobi-Manager: A Collaboration Platform for Production Management: the case of the Egyptian Furniture Industry,” Proceedings of The 21st Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2017), Langkawi, Malaysia, July 2017.
  • S. Salama, A. Abdelhalim, A.B. Eltawil, “Mathematical Modeling Approaches to Solve the Line Balancing Problem,” Proceedings of the 6th  International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2017), Porto, Portugal, February 2017.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. B. Eltawil, M Nashat Fors, “The Multiple Vehicle Inventory Routing Problem for Perishable Products,” Proceedings of the IEEE Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEE IEEM) International Conference, Singapore, 2015.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. B. Eltawil, Nakata, K., Elalem, M., “A Guided Particle Swarm Optimization Technique to Solve Optimization Problems,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial and Management Engineering, Tokyo, Japan 2013.
  • A. Abdelhalim, A. B. Eltawil, ” A classification and review of recent models for solving the vehicle routing problem and a proposed new problem framework “, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management, Hong Kong, December 2012.