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Fujitsu-SMU urban Computing & Engineering Corporate Lab
SMU Labs, Singapore Management University

71 Stamford Road, Singapore 178895
Email: aldygunawan@smu.edu.sg

Current Appointment

I am currently a Senior Research Scientist at the UNiCEN. The Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing and Engineering (UNiCEN) Corp. Lab is part of the Urban Computing & Engineering Centre of Excellence (CoE) - a Public-Private Partnership between Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) and Singapore Management University (SMU) established on 15 Oct 2014. I am also a part-time lecturer at Nanyang Business School (Nanyang Technological University) since August 2017.

Research Interests

  • Orienteering Problem
  • Metaheuristics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Automated Parameter Tuning
  • Scheduling and Timetabling
  • Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D, Industrial and Systems Engineering (National University of Singapore, Singapore), 2009
  • M.Eng, Industrial and Systems Engineering (National University of Singapore, Singapore), 2004
  • M.Sc, Industrial and Systems Engineering (National University of Singapore, Singapore), 2002
  • B.Eng, Industrial Engineering (University of Surabaya, Indonesia), 1998

Position(s) held

  • Senior Research Scientist, Fujitsu - SMU Urban Computing & Engineering Corporate Lab, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore (2016 - present)
  • Part-time Lecturer, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2017 - present)
  • Research Scientist, Living Analytics Research Centre, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore (2013 - 2016)
  • Lecturer, School of Informatics & IT, Temasek Polytechnic (2012 - 2013)
  • Research Fellow, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore (2009 - 2012)
  • Research Fellow, The Logistics Institute Asia Pacific, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2008 - 2009)
  • Research Assistant, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2007 - 2008)
  • Teaching Assistant, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2006 - 2007)
  • Lecturer, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Surabaya, Indonesia (2004 - 2005)
  • Lecturer, Institute of Business Management and Technology, Indonesia (2004)
  • Lecturer, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Surabaya, Indonesia (1998 - 2000)
  • Teaching Assistant, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Surabaya, Indonesia (1996 - 1998)

Awards, Recognition and Honors

  • Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore (2005 - 2008)
  • Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore (2002 - 2004)
  • SAS Prize for the Best Performer in IE5202, Applied Forecasting Methods Course, National University of Singapore (2003)
  • VICOM Prize for the Best Performer in IE5123, Reliability and Maintenance Engineering Course, National University of Singapore (2002)
  • ASEAN Graduate Scholarship (AGS), National University of Singapore (2001 - 2002)
  • Certificate of Honors with the predicate of Summa Cum Laude, University of Surabaya (1998)
  • Honor Scholarship, University of Surabaya (1994 - 1998)

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • Member, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 2015 - present
  • Committee Member, ORSS (Operational Research Society of Singapore), 2015 - present
  • Member, INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences), 2014 - 2015
  • Member, IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineer), 2011 - 2012
  • Member, IACSIT (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology), 2010 - 2011

Professional Activities

  • Conference Technical/Programme Committee:
    • The 32th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), 2 - 7 February 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    • The 8th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference (MISTA 2017), 5 - 8 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Co-Chair)
    • The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2017), 10 - 13 December 2017, Singapore
    • The 16th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-17), 8 - 12 May 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • The 31th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 4 - 10 February 2017, San Francisco, California, USA
    • The 17th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2016), 7 - 10 December 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
    • The 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2016), 5 - 7 December 2016, Denpasar, Indonesia
    • The 2016 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI 2016), 25 - 27 November 2016, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    • The 11th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2016), 23 - 26 Aug 2016, Udine, Italy
    • IRC Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (IRC-SET 2016), 16 May 2016, Singapore
    • The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2015), 6 - 9 Dec 2015, Singapore
    • The 4th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Computing (ICIIC 2015), 21 - 22 Dec 2015, Tokyo, Japan
    • The 10th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS 2015), 2 - 6 August 2015, Kuching, Malaysia
    • IRC Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (IRC-SET 2015), 13 May 2015, Singapore
    • Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 6 - 8 December 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
    • International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 22 - 23 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
    • The 2nd ScienceOne International Conference on Information Technology, 21-23 January 2014, Dubai, UAE
    • International Conference on Information and Intelligent Computing ICIIC 2013, 29-30 December 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • International Conference on Information and Intelligent Computing ICIIC 2012, Chengdu, China
  • Reviewers for journals:
    • Swarm and Evolutionary Computation
    • Applied Soft Computing
    • European Journal of Operational Research
    • Annals of Operations Research
    • Algorithms
    • Computers and Operations Research
    • Interfaces
    • International Journal of Production Research
    • Journal of Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research
    • Journal of the Operational Research Society
    • Journal of Scheduling
    • Journal of Heuristics
    • Plos One
    • SpringerPlus
  • Reviewers for conferences:
    • The 32th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18), 2 - 7 February 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    • The 8th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference (MISTA 2017), 5 - 8 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2017), 10 - 13 December 2017, Singapore
    • The 16th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS-17), 8 - 12 May 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • The 31th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), 4 - 9 February 2017, San Francisco, California, USA
    • The 17th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2016), 7 - 10 Dec 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
    • The 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2016), 5 - 7 Dec 2016, Denpasar, Indonesia
    • The 2016 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI 2016), 25 - 27 November 2016, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    • The 11th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2016), 23 - 26 Aug 2016, Udine, Italy
    • IRC Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (IRC-SET 2016), 16 May 2016, Singapore
    • The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2015), 6 - 9 Dec 2015, Singapore
    • IRC Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (IRC-SET 2015), 13 May 2015, Singapore
    • The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2014), 9 - 12 December 2014, Selangor, Malaysia
    • 2013 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (TAAI 2013), 6 - 8 December 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
    • 2013 International Computer Science and Engineering Conference, 4 - 6 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
    • The 7th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2011
    • The International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology 2011 (ICASEIT 2011)
    • The 6th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2010
    • The 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology
    • The 8th Metaheuristic International Conference 2009
    • The 5th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2009

Publications

JOURNAL PAPERS

  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau, P. Vansteenwegen, and K. Lu, "Well-Tuned Algorithms for the Team Orienteering Problem with Time Windows", Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 68 (8), pp. 861 - 876, 2017
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau, and K. Lu, "DOE-ADOPT: Combining Parameter Tuning and Adaptive Operator Ordering for solving a Class of Orienteering Problems" (under review)
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng, G. Kendall and J. Lai, "An ILS Algorithm for the Team Orienteering Problem with Variable Profit" (under review)
  • V.F. Yu, Z.-Y Yang, P. Jewpanya, A. Gunawan, "Simulated Annealing for Multi-Objective Orienteering Problem" (under review)
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and P. Vansteenwegen, "Orienteering problem: a survey of recent variants, solution approaches and applications", European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 255, pp. 315 - 332, 2016
  • H.C. Lau, Z. Yuan and A. Gunawan, "Patrol Scheduling in an Urban Rail Network", Annals of Operations Research, pp. 1 - 26, June 2014
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "Master physician scheduling problem", Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol. 64, pp. 410 - 425, 2013
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "A hybridized lagrangian relaxation and simulated annealing for the course timetabling problem", Computers and Operations Research, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 3074 - 3088, 2012
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "Solving the quadratic assignment problem by a hybrid algorithm", International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 1, no. 1, 2011
  • A. Gunawan, H.L. Ong and K.M. Ng, "Applying two metaheuristics for the teacher assignment problem", International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 73 - 86, 2011
  • A. Gunawan, H.L. Ong and K.M. Ng, "A genetic algorithm for the teacher assignment problem", International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, vol. 19, no. 1, March 2008
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "An improvement heuristic for the timetabling problem", International Journal Computational Science, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 162 - 178, 2007
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "Solving the teacher assignment-course scheduling problem by a hybrid algorithm", International Journal of Computer, Information and Systems Science and Engineering, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 136 - 141, 2007

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Y.-C. Liang, A. Gunawan, H.-C. Chen and R.C.J. Josue, "Solving Tourist Trip Design Problems Using a Virus Optimization Algorithm" (under review)
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and K. Lu, "Home Health Care Delivery Problem" (under review)
  • A. Gunawan, A.A.N. Perwira Redi, V.F. Yu, P. Jewpanya and H.C. Lau, "A Selective-Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Solving a Class of Orienteering Problems" (under review)
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng, G. Kendall and J. Lai, "An ILS Algorithm for the Team Orienteering Problem with Variable Profit", proceedings of the 17th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference (APIEMS 2016), 7 December - 10 December 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau, P. Varakantham and W. Wang, "An Intelligent System for Personalized Conference Event Recommendation and Scheduling", proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2016), 29 August - 2 September 2016, The Hague, Netherlands
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and K. Lu, "A fast algorithm for personalized travel planning recommendation", proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, 23 - 26 August 2016, Udine, Italy
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau, P. Varakantham and W. Wang, "PRESS: PeRsonalized Event Scheduling recommender System", proceedings of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems International Conference (AAMAS 2016 - DEMOs track), 9 - 13 May 2016, Singapore
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and K. Lu, "Enhancing local search with adaptive operator ordering and its application to the Time Dependent Orienteering Problem", proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2016), 23-26 August 2016, Udine, Italy
  • Lindawati and A. Gunawan, "Minimizing waiting time in last mile delivery for smart city", proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS 2016), 6 - 9 May 2016, Orlando, FL, USA
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and M. Misir, "Designing and comparing multiple portfolios of parameter configurations for online algorithm selection", proceedings of Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference (LION 10), 29 May - 1 June 2016, Ischia Island (Napoli), Italy
  • Lindawati and A. Gunawan, "Performance based contracting for the manufacturing industry by using integrated platform and dynamic pricing model", proceedings of the The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2015), 06 - 09 December 2015, Singapore
  • Lindawati and A. Gunawan, "Minimizing the waiting time in last-mile delivery with time windows", proceedings of the 10th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS 2015), 02 - 06 August 2015, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • E. Tay and A. Gunawan, "Exploring associative analysis and its role in property investment decision making", proceedings of the 10th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS 2015), 02 - 06 August 2015, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and K. Lu, "SAILS: Hybrid algorithm for the team orienteering problem with time windows", proceedings of the 7th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference (MISTA 2015), 25 - 28 August 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and K. Lu, "An iterated local search algorithm for the orienteering problem with time windows", proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation (EvoStar 2015), 8-10 April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9026, pp. 61-73, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2015
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and M. Misir, "Designing a Portfolio of Parameter Configurations for Online Algorithm Selection", in the AAAI-15 Workshop on Algorithm Configuration (AlgoConf 2015), 25-29 January 2015, Austin, Texas
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "Second Order-Response Surface Model for the Automated Parameter Tuning Problem", proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM-2014), 9-12 December 2014, Selangor, Malaysia
  • C. Chen, S.-F Cheng, A. Gunawan, A. Misra, D. Chander and K. Dasgupta, "TRACCS: Trajectory-Aware Coordinated Urban Crowd-Sourcing", proceedings of the 2nd AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-2014), 2-4 November 2014, Pittsburgh, USA
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng, K.L. Poh and H.C. Lau "Hybridizing Metaheuristics for Solving QAP and QSAP", proceedings of the 10th Annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 18-22 August 2014, Taipei, Taiwan
  • A. Gunawan, Z. Yuan, and H.C. Lau, "A Mathematical Model and Metaheuristics for Time Dependent Orienteering Problem", proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2014), 26-29 August 2014, York, United Kingdom
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "Automatic Algorithm Configuration Problem", proceedings of International Computer Science and Engineering Conference, 4-6 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "A Design of Experiments Approach for the Automated Parameter Tuning Problem", proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Operations Research, 1-4 July 2013, Rome, Italy
  • H.C. Lau and A. Gunawan, "The Patrol Scheduling Problem", proceedings of the 9th International Conference of Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2012), 28-31 August 2012, Son, Norway
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and E. Wong, "Real-World Parameter Tuning using Factorial Design with Parameter Decomposition", Post-proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristic International Conference (MIC 2011) in Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces series, Springer, Berlin, Germany
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and E. Wong, "Real-World Parameter Tuning using Factorial Design with Parameter Decomposition", proceedings of the 9th Metaheuristic International Conference (MIC 2011),25-28 July 2011, Udine, Italy
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and Lindawati, "Fine-Tuning Algorithm Parameters using the Design of Experiments Approach", proceedings of LION5, Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference 17-21 January 2011, Rome, Italy, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6683, pp. 278-292, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2011
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "A Solving the Quadratic Assignment Problem by a Hybrid Algorithm", proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology 2011 (ICASEIT 2011), 14-15 January 2011, Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "The Bi-Objective Master Physician Scheduling Problem", proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2010), 10-13 August 2010, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "Master Physician Scheduling Problem", proceedings of the 4th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference (MISTA 2009), 10-12 August 2009, Dublin, Ireland
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "The hybridization of simulated annealing and tabu search: a case study for the university timetabling problem", proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling (PATAT 2008), 19-22 August 2008, Montreal, Canada
  • K.M. Ng, A. Gunawan and K.L. Poh, "A hybrid algorithm for the quadratic assignment problem", proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Scientific Computing, 14-17 July 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "Solving the teacher assignment-course scheduling problem by a hybrid algorithm", proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer, Information and Systems Science and Engineering 2007, 27-29 July 2007, Prague, Czech Republic
  • A. Gunawan, K.L. Poh and K.M. Ng, "Design of educational timetabling systems", proceedings of Asia-Pacific Systems Engineering Conference 2007, 23-24 March 2007, Singapore
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "An improvement heuristic for the timetabling problem", proceedings of the 7th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference 2006 (APIEM 2006), 17-20 December 2006, Bangkok, Thailand
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and K.L. Poh, "A mathematical programming model for a timetabling problem", proceedings of the International Conference on Scientific Computing, 26-29 June 2006, Nevada, USA
  • A. Gunawan, H.L. Ong and K.M. Ng, "Applying metaheuristics for the course scheduling problem", proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference 2004 (APIEM 2004), 12-15 December 2004, Gold Coast, Australia

WORKING PAPERS

  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau, T.H. Teng and X. Li, "Analytics and Personalized Routing Recommendation System for visitors in large facilities using WiFi data"
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and G. Adiprasetyo, "Clustered and Capacitated Orienteering Problem"
  • A. Gunawan, K.M. Ng and A. Nataprawira, "Orienteering Problem with the application of the Tourist Trip Design Problem"
  • V.F. Yu, A.A.N. Perwira Redi, P. Jewpanya and A. Gunawan, "Selective Discrete Particle Swarm Optimization for the Team Orienteering Problem with Time Windows and Partial Scores"
  • T.H. Teng, M. Misir, A. Gunawan and H.C. Lau, "Adaptive Strategy for Selecting Adaptive Operator Selection methods"
  • A. Gunawan, H.C. Lau and P. Varakantham, "PRESS: An intelligent recommender system for personalized conference event recommendation and scheduling"