e-VRO’s Nicholas Kullman will present his research titled “Electric Vehicle Routing with Uncertain Charging Station Availability & Dynamic Decision Making” at the coming 2017 TSL conference in Chicago. You can find and abstract of the presentation here.
e-VRO sponsors a Ph.D. summer school on transportation and logistics that will take place on May 23 and 24 in Gardanne (southern France). The school will bring together Ph.D. students from all over the country who will attend lectures on topics ranging from network design to vehicle routing. The second day will be entirely devoted to sustainable logistics. Find out more about the program and register to the school here.
We just released the 0.1 version of our electric vehicle energy consumption calculator. The application builds the energy consumption matrix for electric vehicle routing problems using actual road-network information (distances, speeds, slopes, etc.). The calculator was developed by Timothy Nibeaudeau, Théo Menard, Théo Gilbert, and Mathieu Archat (computer science students at Polytech Tours). You can download the project from our git.
Laura Catalina Echeverri joins e-VRO as a Ph.D. Student. Laura holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Economics from Universidad EAFIT (Medellín, Colombia). Laura’s dissertation will focus on multiperiod electric vehicle routing problems. She will work under the supervision of e-VRO’s Emmanuel Néron and Jorge E. Mendoza. Welcome aboard Laura!
Aurélien Froger joints e-VRO as a post-doctoral fellow. Aurélien recently finished his Ph.D. at the Institute of Applied Mathematics (Angers, France) and CIRRELT (Montréal, Canada). His dissertation topic focused on a maintenance scheduling problem raising in the onshore wind industry. Now in e-VRO he will continue working on operations research applications for sustainable development. Aurélien will be looking into electric vehicle routing problems with capacitated charging stations and charging station scheduling problems.
A new version of Alejandro Montoya’s et al. paper on the electric vehicle routing problem with nonlinear charging function is available here.