Buyang Cao

Professor @ Software Engineering Tech & Management

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Brief Intro

  •  Many-year professional experiences in the application of operations research and optimization techniques in various areas, especially in logistics/transportation and supply chain areas
  • Management skills including managing projects, building and leading project teams, overseeing team activities 
  • Specialized in analyzing real world problems, establishing the proper mathematical models, developing efficient algorithms using state-of-the-art techniques, and implementing algorithms 
  • Solid computer and software engineering skills including object-oriented system design, analysis and implementation, coding and debugging programs. In-depth knowledge of various system architectures (desktop, client/server and web-based applications)
  • Special and sound experience in applying geographic information system (GIS) together with operations research techniques to solve large-scale optimization problems 
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Good team player, and be able to work independently and be self motivated
  •  Willing to work on challenging problems and take responsibilities


  1. Cao, B. (2012), "Solving Vehicle Routing Problems Using an Enhanced
  2. Clarke-Wright Algorithm: A Case Study", Computational Logistics, Third International Conference, ICCL 2012 Proceedings. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  3. Fang, Z., Cao, B. and Jiang X. (2012), "A Research on Multi-Resource Allocation Solution in Cloud Computing Systems", The 2012 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing, Las Vegas, US.
  4. Fang, Z., Cao, B. and Jiang X. (2012), "A Research on Resource Allocation Solution with Cost Optimization in Cloud Computing System". 2012 2nd International Conference on Electric Information and Control Engineering, Lushan, China.
  5. Wang, X., Cao, B., and Xu, C. (2012), "A resource allocation strategy based on 
  6. Parallel mechanism for multi-core servers", 2012 2nd International Conference on Electric Information and Control Engineering, Lushan, China.
  7. Cao, B., and Bozkaya, B. (2012), "Vehicle routing in service industry using decision support systems", in Decision Making in Service Industry: A Practical Approach. A book edited by J. Faulin, A.A. Juan, S.E. Gransman, , and M.J. Fry. Taylor & Francis.
  8. Huang, X., and Cao, B. (2012), "Research on Contract Logistics Mathematical Model and System Based on Lindo and Baidu Map", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 452-453., pp. 894 – 899.
  9. 尹禹薇, 曹布阳 (2012), "基于遗传算法求解带有容量限制的选址问题之探讨", Application of Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1 – 8.
  10.  Yin, Y., and Cao, B. (2011), "A Genetic Algorithm based Approach for Capacitated Location/Allocation Problems", The International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Control (ICECC2011).
  11. Cao, B., and Glover, F. (2010), "Creating Balanced and Connected Clusters for Improved Service Delivery Routes in Logistics Planning", Journal of System Sciences and System Engineering Vol. 19, pp. 453 – 480.
  12.  Bozkaya, B., Cao, B., and Akolug, K. (2011), "Routing Solutions for the Service Industry", in Hybrid Algorithms for Service, Computing and Manufacturing Systems: Routing, Scheduling and Availability Solutions. A book edited by J.R. Montoya-Torres, A.A. Juan, L. Huaccho, J. Faulin, G. Rodriguez-Verjan.
  13.  Cao, B., and Fan, Q. (2010), "The Infrastructure and Security management of Mobile Banking System", IEEE (The International Conference on E-Product, E-Service and E-Entertainment (ICEEE2010)).
  14. Cao, B., and Shi, Y. (2010), "Urban and Rural Development Monitoring System", IEEE (International Conference on Information Security and Artificial Intelligence (ISAI 2010)).
  15. Blakeley, F., Bozkaya, B., Cao, B., Hall, W. (2003), "Optimizing Periodic Maintenance Operations for Schindler Elevator Corporation", Interfaces Vol. 33, pp. 67 – 79.
  16. Cao, B., Sun, M., Macleod, C. (1999), "Applying GIS and Combinatorial Optimization to Fiber Deployment Plans", Journal of Heuristics Vol. 5, pp. 385 – 402.
  17. Weigel, D. and Cao, B. (1999), "Applying GIS and OR Techniques to Solve Sears Technician Dispatching and Home Delivery Problems", Interfaces Vol. 30, pp. 112 – 130.
  18. Cao, B. and Glover, F. (1997), "Tabu Search and Ejection Chains – Application to a Node Weighted Version of the Cardinality-Constrained TSP", Management Science Vol. 43, pp. 908 – 921.
  19. Cao, B. (1995), "Search-hide games on trees", European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 80, pp. 175 – 183.
  20. Cao, B. and Uebe, G. (1995), "Solving Transportation Problems with Nonlinear Side Constraints with Tabu Search", Computers and Operations Research Vol. 22, pp. 593 – 603.
  21.  Cao, B. and Uebe, G. (1993), "An Algorithm for Solving Capacitated Multicommodity p-median Transportation Problems", Journal of Operational Society Vol. 44, pp. 259 – 269.
  22.  Cao, B. (1992), "Transportation Problem with Nonlinear Constraints – a Branch and Bound Approach", Zeitschrift fuer Operations Research Vol. 36, pp. 185 – 197.

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