The OPL Lab studies the application of advanced computational methods to the solution of logistic problems in industry.

About us

The OPL - Operational Research in Production and Logistics - is a research group and laboratory affiliated with the Industrial Engineering Department at Federal University of Ceará - UFC led by principal investigators Anselmo R. Pitombeira Neto and Bruno A. Prata.

The laboratory carries out research projects with an emphasis on mathematical modeling and computational analysis of production, logistics and transportation problems, using mathematical optimization, stochastic simulation, machine learning and data science.

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Research areas

Mathematical optimization

Stochastic simulation

Machine learning and data science

People

Principal Investigators

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Bruno A. Prata

Associate Professor

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Anselmo R. Pitombeira Neto

Associate Professor

Graduate Students

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Éden M. Santos

Optimization in Construction

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Paulo R.G. Sucupira Jr

Machine learning

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Massimo P. Antonioli

Combinatorial Optimization

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Vitória I.T. Mendonça

Approximate dynamic programming

Undergraduate Students

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J. Candido Brito Neto

Industrial Engineering

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Helano P. Santos

Industrial Mathematics

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Ícaro S. Rodrigues

Industrial Mathematics

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Michael B. Chaves

Industrial Engineering

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Rodrigo F. Meneses

Industrial Mathematics

Collaborators

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Jose M. Framinan

Industrial Management Research Group, University of Seville

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Luis E. Carvalho

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University

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Tibérius O. Bonates

Applied Math/UFC

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Jorge M. Pinho de Sousa

Department of Industrial Engineering, Universidade do Porto

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Marcelo S. Nagano

Operations Research, University of São Paulo

Alumni

Levi R. Abreu

Industrial Engineering

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Claudemir Woche V. C.

Industrial Mathematics

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Arthur H. F. Murta

Reinforcement learning

Gustavo A. Rolim

Industrial Engineering

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F.C.C. Moraes Júnior

Industrial Mathematics

Contact

  • opl.depro@gmail.com
  • Bloco 724, Centro de Tecnologia, Campus do Pici, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE Brasil 60.440-900