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Title: Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe
Funding Body: European Commission H2020 (EU 693989)
Amount Awarded: GBP392k at CS UoN, GBP1.6m at the Consortium
Investigators: Rong Qu, Robert John, Jason Atkin
Duration: Oct 2016 - Sept 2019

Title: Logistics Service Network Optimisation and Multi-mode Intelligent Container Transportation Scheduling
Funding Body: Ningbo Science & Technology Bureau (2014A35006)
Amount Awarded: RMB1.5m
Investigators: Ruibin Bai, Kulwant Pawar, Rong Qu, Graham Kendall, Nachiappan Subramanian, Yibing Wang, Kune-Muh Tsai
Duration: June 2015 - May 2018

Title: Energy Efficient Freight Transport Scheduling in Supply Chain Logistics
Funding Body: Royal Society - International Exchanges Scheme
Amount Awarded: GBP11,830
UK PI: R. Qu
UK Co-I: J. Atkin, D. Landa-Silva
Exchange PI: R. Bai
Duration: 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2015

Title: Routing and Rostering in Healthcare Workforce Management (KTP 8992)
Funding Body: TSB-KTP
Amount Awarded: GBP122,159
Knowledge Base Supervisor: R. Qu
Lead Academic: J.D. Landa-Silva
Award Date: 26 September 2012

Title: Towards More Effective Computational Search (EP/H000968/1)
Funding Body: EPSRC
Amount Awarded: GBP1,011,159
Principal Investigator: E.K.Burke
Co-Investigators: G Kendall, N Krasnogor, JD Landa-Silva, A Parkes, S Petrovic, R Qu
Duration: 1st September 2009 - 31st August 2014

Title: Multi-Objective Optimisation of the QoS Routing in PCE-based Multi-Layer Multi-Domain Optical Network
Funding Body: National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Ref: 61202289
Amount: Awarded: 220K RMB (GBP22k)
Principal Investigator: Y. Xu
Co-Investigator(s): R. Qu
Duration: January 2013 - December 2015

Title: Optimisation of Large Scale Logistics Service Network Design and Fleet Scheduling: Novel Models and Optimisation Approaches Based on Hyper-heuristics
Funding Body: National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Ref: 71001055
Amount: Awarded: 177K RMB (GBP17.7K)
Principal Investigator: R. Bai
Co-Investigator(s): R. Qu, G. Kendall, A. Farjudian
Duration: January 2011 - December 2013

Title: Modelling of Real World Workforce Rostering and Routing
Funding Body: EPSRC KTS at UoN
Amount: Awarded: GBP9.8K
Principal Investigators: D. Landa-Silva, R. Qu
Duration: July 2012 - September 2012

Title: Towards Advanced Real World Portfolio Optimization
Funding Body: EPSRC Research Development Fund at UoN
Amount: Awarded: GBP11K
Principal Investigator: R. Qu
Duration: January 2012 - June 2012

Title: Hybrid Algorithms to Large Scale Portfolio Optimisation. project infor
Funding body: Industrial Mathematics Internship (Industrial Mathematics KTP)
Academic supervisor: R. Qu
Industrial supervisor: M. Pont
Amount Awarded: GBP8130
Duration: January 2010 - May 2010

Title: Dynamic Scheduling and Hyper-heuristic Approaches for Logistics Service Network Design and Fleet Scheduling
Funding Body: Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation (ZJNSF) Ref: Y1100132
Amount: Awarded: 100K RMB
Principal Investigator: R. Bai
Co-Investigator(s): L. Miao, G. Kendall, R. Qu
Duration: June 2010 - June 2013

Title: Next Generation Decision Support: Automating the Heuristic Design Process (EP/D061571/1)
Funding Body: EPSRC
Amount Awarded: GBP2,663,528
Principal Investigator: E.K.Burke
Co-Investigators: R.Qu, S.Petrovic, G.Kendall, J.Garibaldi, N.Krasnogor and J.D. Landa Silva
Duration: 1st October 2006 - 30th September 2011

Title: Handling Uncertainties in Transportation and Logistics Using Granular Computing and Hyper-heuristics
Funding Body: Ningbo Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, China
Amount: Awarded: GBP10,000
Principal Investigator: R. Bai
Co-Investigator(s): R. Qu, E. Burke, A. Bargiela
Duration: September 2008 - December 2011

Title: Developing Next Generation Rostering Software Using Advanced Scheduling Techniques.
Funding body: KTP Scheme (KTP007074).
Principal Investigator: D. Landa-Silva
Co-Investigators: E.K. Burke, R. Qu.
Commercial Partner: Midland Software Ltd.
Amount Awarded: GBP56k
Duration: September 2008 - August 2010

Title: Exploring the Interface between Human Factors Research and Operational Research in Engineering
Funding body: Interdisciplinary Research Internships 2009
Collaborators: R. Qu, Brendan Ryan, Tony Parry
Amount Awarded: GBP2500
Duration: June 2009 - December 2009

Title: Prioritising ways to reduce the impact of maintenance on journey times
Funding Body: Scott Wilson (Highway Agency)
Amount: Awarded: GBP50,000
Principal Investigator: T. Parry
Co-Investigator(s): S. Cobb, R. Qu, B. Ryan
Duration: Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

Last updated date: 28/Jan/2016