Academic Staff

Felix T. S. Chan

Associate Dean (Research), FENG and Professor

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Brief Biosketch

Prof. Felix Chan received his BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brighton Polytechnic (now University), UK, and obtained his MSc and PhD in Manufacturing Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK. Prior joining PolyU, Prof. Chan has many years of working experience in other universities including University of Hong Kong; University of South Australia; University of Strathclyde. His current research interests are Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Production Management, Distribution Coordination, Systems Modelling and Simulation, Supplier Selection, AI Optimisation. To date, Prof. Chan has published over 14 book chapters, over 250 refereed international journal papers and 220 peer reviewed international conference papers. He is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong.

 

Teaching and Research Specialties

Areas of Teaching: Engineering Project Management, Industrial Systems Modelling and Simulation, Workflow Management. Areas of Research: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Production Management, Distribution Coordination, Systems Modelling and Simulation, Supplier Selection, AI Optimisation, Aviation Management.

Editorialship of Journals

  1. Associate Editor, International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management.
  2. Associate Editor, International Journal of Network and Mobile Technologies.
  3. Associate Editor, The Open Economics and Management Journal.

Member of Editorial Board of Journals

  1. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Production Research.
  2. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
  3. Member, Editorial Board of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
  4. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  5. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.
  6. Member, Editorial Review Board of Journal of Computer Information Systems.
  7. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Online Information Review.
  8. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.
  9. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Technology and Management.
  10. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Business Performance Management.
  11. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology.
  12. Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Recent Patents on Engineering.
  13. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Agile Systems and Management.
  14. Member, Editorial Board of Wireless Engineering and Technology.
  15. Member, Editorial Board of International e-Journal of Business & Technology Leadership
  16. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Services, Economics and Management
  17. Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Applied Management Science
  18. Member, Editorial Board of Communications in Information Science and Management Engineering

Honours and Awards

  1. Chan, F.T.S., Tang, N.K.H., Lau, H.C.W. and Ip, R.W.L. (2002), A simulation approach in supply chain management, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management- Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 117-122. (This paper received the Highly Commended Paper Award in the 2002 volume (55 papers in total) by the Literati Club of Emerald)
  2. Chan, F.T.S. and Qi, H.J. (2003), Feasibility of performance measurement system for supply chain: A process-based Approach and measures, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management: Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 179-190. (This paper received the Highly Commended Paper Award in the 2003 volume (60 papers in total) by the Literati Club of Emerald)
  3. Chan, F.T.S. and Chan, H.K. (2004), Analysis of dynamic control strategies of an FMS under different scenarios, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 20,  Issue 5, pp. 423-437. (Recommended Article by ScienceDirect)  
  4. Chan, F.T.S. and Kumar, N. (2007), Global supplier development considering risk factors using fuzzy extended AHP-based approach, Omega-International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 417-431. (Cited more than 150 times (up to 2012) in ISI Web of Science)
  5. Chan, F.T.S. (2002), Comparative evaluation of supply chain management strategies: A simulation approach, Proceedings of The Seventh International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2002, 2-5 December 2002, Singapore, pp. 78-83.(Finalist for the Best Paper Award, out of 299 high quality accepted papers)
  6. Kumar, V.V., Chan, F.T.S., Mishra, N. and Kumar, V. (2010), Environmental integrated closed loop logistics model: An artificial bee colony approach, The 8th International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems (SCMIS 2010), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 6-8 October 2010, pp. 681-687.   (Highly Commended Award sponsored by Supply Chain Management-An International Journal)
  7. The Faculty Award for Achievement (2011-2012) in the category of Research and Scholarly Activities, awarded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

PhD students' project:

  1. Integrated Planning of Aircraft Maintenance Routing and Maintenance Workforce Problems
  2. An On-time Scheduling Model for Solving the Air Cargo Accumulated Demand

 

Edited Book

“Swarm Intelligence: Focus on Ant and Particla Swarm Optimization”, edited by Felix T. S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Advanced Robotics Systems (ARS) International, ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7.

 

Publications

Prof. Chan has published 14 book chapters, over 250 refereed international journal papers and 220 peer reviewed international conference papers.

Selected publications

  1. Chan, F.T.S. and Prakash, A. (2012), Inventory management in a lateral collaborative manufacturing supply chain: A simulation study, International Journal of Production Research , August, Vol. 50, No. 16, pp. 4670-4685.
  2. Chan, F.T.S., Chan, H.K. and Bhagwat, R. (2012), A Decision-Information-Synchronisation perspective on the performance of FMS, International Journal of Production Research, February, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 1203-1213.
  3. Chan, F.T.S. and Zhang T. (2011), The impact of collaborative transportation management on supply chain performance: A simulation approach, Expert Systems With Applications, March, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 2319-2329.
  4. Chan, H.K. and Chan, F.T.S. (2010), Comparative study of adaptability and flexibility in distributed manufacturing supply chains, Decision Support Systems, Jan., Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 331-341.
  5. Chan, F.T.S., Wang, Z., Zhang, J and Wadhwa, S. (2008), Two-level hedging point control of a manufacturing system with multiple product-types and uncertain demands, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 46, No.12, pp. 3259-3295.
  6. Chan, F.T.S., Bhagwat, R. and Wadhwa, S. (2007), Taguchi’s method analysis of an FMS under review-period based operational controls: Identification of control periodicity, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part A- Systems and Humans, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 212-225.
  7. Chan, F.T.S., Wang, Z. and Zhang, J. (2007), A two-level hedging point policy for controlling a manufacturing system with time-delay, demand uncertainty and extra capacity, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 176, Issue 3, pp. 1528-1558.
  8. Chan, H.K. and Chan, F.T.S. (2006), Early order completion contract approach to minimise the impact of demand uncertainty on supply chains, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 48-58.
  9. Chan, F.T.S. and Chan, H.K. (2006), A simulation study with quantity flexibility in a supply chain subjected to uncertainties, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 148-160.
  10. Chan, F.T.S., Chung, S.H. and Wadhwa, S. (2004), A heuristic methodology for order distribution in a demand driven collaborative supply chain, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 42, No.1, pp. 1-19.

Selected aviation-related publications

  1. Chan, F.T.S., Samvedi, A. and Chung, S.H. (2015), An Integrated Fuzzy Multi Criteria Approach for Robust Pairing Selection in Aviation Scheduling, The 4th International Conference on Mechanics and Industrial Engineering (ICMIE 2015), Spain, Barcelona, 20-21 July 2015, pp. 254(1)-254(7).
  2. Eltoukhy, A.E.E., Chan, F.T.S. and Chung, S.H. (2016), Ant colony optimization and simulated annealing for aircraft maintenance routing problem, The 26th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 27-30 June, 2016, Seoul, Korea.
  3. Eltoukhy, A.E.E., Chan, F.T.S., Chung, S.H. and Qu, T., Optimization Model and Solution Method for Operational Aircraft Maintenance Routing Problem, World Congress on Engineering 2017, London, 5-7 July 2017. (In press)
  4. Eltoukhy, A.E.E., Chan, F.T.S. and Chung, S.H., Airline schedule planning: A review and future directions, Industrial Management and Data Systems. (In press)
  5. Eltoukhy, A.E.E., Chan, F.T.S., Chung, S.H., Niu, B.* and Wang, X.P., Heuristic approaches for operational aircraft maintenance routing problem with maximum flying hours and man-power availability considerations, Industrial Management and Data Systems. (In press)
  6. Shaban, I.A., Chan, F.T.S. and Chung, S.H., Airlines extra-baggage pricing policy using newsvendor price based model, The 47th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, 11-13 October 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. (under preparation)