NAME : Chan Chi Kin 
ROOM : FJ611
TELEPHONE : 27666928
E-MAIL : machanck@polyu.edu.hk
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:   
       Ph.D., Lancaster University, UK
         MBA, University of Aston in Birmingham, UK
         BA (Hons), University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:   
       Fellow, Royal Statisitcal Society, U.K.
         Life Member, Hong Kong Statistical Society, H.K.
         Member, Operational Research Society, U.K.
 
    International Workshop on Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management

    Call for Papers: International Journal of Production Economics, Special Issue on Advanced Modeling and Innovative Design of Supply Chains

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS TAUGHT
 
Subject Name of Course
Project Supervision  MSc in Applied Maths. for Science And Technology
 
Operational Research  MSc in Applied Maths. for Science and Technology
  HD in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing
Investment Science MSc in Applied Maths. for Science and Technology
Simulation MSc in Applied Maths. for Science and Technology
  BSc (Hons) in Statistics and Computing
  BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science
Financial Modelling MSc in Applied Maths. For Science and Technology
  BSc (Hons) in Statistics and Computing
  BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science
Case Study BSc (Hons) in Statistics and Computing
Statistics/Quantitative Methods BBA (Hons) in Accountancy 
  BBA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  BBA (Hons) in Financial Services 
  BBA (Hons) in Marketing 
AMA2101 and AMA210
 
PUBLICATIONS / RESEARCH / SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

    PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Chan, Chi Kin, Lee, H.W.J. and Wong, K.H., "Optimal Feedback Production for a Two-level Supply Chain", International Journal of Production Economics. In Press.
  2. Chan, Chi Kin, "Combination of Forecasts in Data Mining", Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. In Press.
  3. Leung, T.W., Chan, Chi Kin and Troutt, M.D., "A Mixed Simulated Annealing-Genetic Algorithm Approach to the Multi-buyer Multi-item Joint Replenishment Problem: Advantages of Meta-heuristics", Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization,Vol. 4,   (2008)  pp. 53-66.
  4. Choy, K.L., Chow, H.K.H., Tan, K.H., Chan, Chi Kin, Mok, E.C.M. and Wang Q., " Leveraging the supply chain flexibility of third party logistics-Hybrid knowledge-based system approach", Expert Systems with Applications. In Press.
  5. Chan, Chi-kin and Kingsman, B.G., "Co-ordination in a Single-vendor Multi-buyer Supply Chain by Synchronizing Delivery and Production Cycles", Transportation Research, Part E, Vol. 43,   (2007)  pp. 90-111.
  6. Ye, Y, Chan, Chi Kin, Leung, B.P.K. and Chen, Q., "Bilateral Obstacle Optimal Control for a Quasilinear Elliptic Variational Inequality with a Source Term", Nonlinear Analysis, Series A: Theory, Methods and Applications, Vol. 66,   (2007) , pp.1170 - 1184.
  7. Wong, K.H., Chan, Chi-kin and Lee, H.W.J., "Optimal Feedback Production for a Single-Echelon Supply Chain", Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, Vol. 6,   (2006)  pp. 1431-1444.
  8. Chan, Chi-kin,Li, Y.O., Ng, C.T., Cheung, K.S. and Langevin, A.,"Scheduling of Multi-buyer Joint Replenishments", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 102,   (2006)  pp. 132-142.
  9. Chow, S.K.Y., Lai, C.K.Y., Wong, T.K.S., Suen, L.K.P., Kong, S.K.F., Chan, Chi Kin and Wong, I.Y.C., "Evaluation of the Morse Fall Scale: Applicability in Chinese Hospital Populations", International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol. 44,   (2007)  pp. 556-565.
  10. Chang, S.S., Tan, K.K., Lee, H.W.J. and Chan, Chi-kin, "On the Convergence of Implicit Iteration Process with Error for a Finite Family of Asymptotically Nonexpansive Mappings", Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 313,  (2006)  pp. 273-283.
  11. Chan, Chi-kin and Kingsman, B.G., "A Co-ordinated Single-vendor Multi-buyer Supply Chain Model: Synchronization of Ordering and Production Cycles", Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2005)  pp. 1-27.
  12. Chan, Chi-kin (with Troutt, M.D. and Ambrose, P.J., "Multi-stage Efficiency Tools for Goal Setting and Monitoring in Supply Chains", Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2005)  pp. 28-49.
  13. Wong, K.H., Lee, H.W.J. and Chan, Chi-kin, "Optimal Feedback Production for A Supply Chain", Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2005)  pp. 50-67.
  14. Chan, Chi-kin (with Bartholomew P.K. Leung and H.W.J. Lee), "Discussion of J.F. Carriere's "Martingale Valuation of Cash Flows for Insurance", North American Actuarial Journal,Vol. 8,  (2004)  pp. 150-152.
  15. Chan, Chi-kin, "Data Mining for Combining Forecasts in Inventory Management", Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Vol. 2,  (2005)  pp. 703-707.
  16. Chan, Chi-kin and H.W.J. Lee, Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2005), pp.1-258.
  17. Chan, Chi-kin, Kingsman, B.G. and Wong, H., "Determining When to Update the Weights in Combined Forecasts for Product Demand - an Application of the CUSUM Techniques", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 153,  (2004)  pp.757-768
  18. Chan, Chi-kin, (Cheung, B. K.-S.) and (Langevin, A.), "Solving the Multi-Buyer Joint Replenishment Problem with a Modified Genetic Algorithm", Transportation Research, Part B, Vol. 37,  (2003)  pp.291-299
  19. Chan, Chi-kin (with T.W. Leung & M.D. Troutt), "Application of a Mixed Simulated Annealing-Genetic Algorithm Heuristic to the Two-dimensional Orthogonal Packing Problem", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 145,  (2003)  pp.530-542
  20. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong, H., "A Comparison of Unconstrained and Constrained OLS for the Combination of Demand Forecasts: A Case Study of the Ordering and Stocking of Bank Printed Forms", Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 87,  (1999)  pp. 129-140.
  21. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong, H., "The Value of Combining Forecasts in Inventory Management - A Case Study in Banking", European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 117,   (1999)  pp 199-210
  22. Chan, Chi-kin (with Troutt, M.D. and Ambrose, P.J.), "Optimal Throughput for Multi-stage Input-Output Process", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Issue 1, Vol. 21,   (2001)  pp. 148-158
  23. Chan, Chi-kin (with T.W. Leung, P.K. Leung & L.H.M. Ng), "A Path towards the Adaptation of Quality Function Deployment in SMEs - A Case Study", International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 3, Nos. 4/5,   (2001)   pp 407-415
  24. Chan, Chi-kin (with Leung, P.K., Ng, L., Leung, T.W., and Fung, V.), "Applications of Statistical Techniques to the Quality Improvement of a 15A Circuit Breaker", Journal of Logistic Information Management, Volume 13,   (2000)   pp 243-247
  25. Chan, Chi-kin, Wong, H., Pang, W.K. & (Troutt, M.D.), "Data Mining for Optimal Combination Demand Forecasts", refereed book chapter, Managing Data Mining Technologies in Organizations: Techniques and Applications, research monograph edited by Parag C. Pendharker, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2003)  pp.106-122
  26. Pang, W.K., Wong, H., Chan, Chi-kin & (Troutt, M.D.), "Combined Forecasts Based on Markov Chain Monte Carlo Estimation of Mode", refereed book chapter, Managing Data Mining Technologies in Organizations: Techniques and Applications, research monograph edited by Parag C. Pendharker, Idea Group Publishing, U.S.A., (2003)  pp.219-238
  27. Chan, Chi-kin (with T.W. Leung & M.D. Troutt), "Comparison of Meta-heuristics for the Two-dimensional Orthogonal Packing Problems", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications, ICOTA 2001, Hong Kong, Vol. 4, pp. 1646-1653, December 2001
  28. Chan, Chi-kin & Hou, S.H., "Web-based Interactive Exercises in Fundamental Statistics", Proceedings of The International Symposium on Teaching and Applications of Engineering Mathematics, Hong Kong, pp. 9-12, January 2001
  29. Chan, Chi-kin & Leung, T.W., "Application of Meta-heuristics to the Nesting Problem", Proceedings of The First Sino-Japan Optimization Meeting, Hong Kong, pp. 61, October 2000
  30. Chan, Chi-kin (with Troutt, M.D. & Leung, B.P.K.), "Optimal Pricing, Demand Estimation and Revenue Control in Single Period Inventory Management", Proceedings of The First Sino-Japan Optimization Meeting, Hong Kong, pp. 84, October 2000
  31. Chan, Chi-kin et al, Quantitative Methods (Study guide for AMA210 Quantitative Methods for Business), Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,1998
  32. Chan, Chi-kin & Wong, H., "The Inventory Control of Bank Printed Forms - An Application of Combination of Forecasts", Proceedings of the International Conference on Management Science and the Economic Development of China, Hong Kong, Vol. I, pp. 188-193, July 1996
  33. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong, H., "The Combination of Forecasts Using Changing Weights and Fixed Weights: A Case Study of Inventory Management", 1997 International Symposium on Contemporary Multivariate Analysis and Its Application, pp. 142, Hong Kong (Abstract), May 1997
  34. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong, H., "A Hybrid Approach for the Combination of Demand Forecasts: A Case Study of Bank Forms Inventory", Annual Conference of Operational Research Society, OR39, pp. 75, Bath, U.K. (Abstract), September 1997
  35. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong, H., "Improving Forecast Performance in an Inventory Control System by Combination of Forecasts", The Fourth Conference of the Association of Asian-Pacific Operational Research Societies, within IFORS, APORS?7, HB10.2, Melbourne, Australia (Abstract), December 1997
  36. Chan, Chi-kin, Wong, H. & (Pu, X.L.), "The Use of Quality Techniques for the Control of Combined Forecasts of Product Demand", Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference of ISO9000 and Total Quality Management (Samuel K.M. Ho Edition), pp. 156-161, Hong Kong, April 1998
  37. Chan, Chi-kin (with Leung, P.K., Leung ,T.W. and Ng, L),"The Use of Statistical Analysis in TQM: A Case Study of Circuit Breaker Manufacturing", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of ISO9000 and Total Quality Management (Samuel K.M. Ho Edition), pp. 180-183, Hong Kong, April 1998
  38. Chan, Chi-kin (with Leung, T.W., Ng, L, Leung, P.K.) , "Tapping the Link between University and Industry Opportunity for Authentic Learning", Asia Pacific Conference on Co-operative Education 1998 (Proceedings in the form of a CD-ROM), Hong Kong, August 1998
  39. Chan, Chi-kin, (Cheung, B.K.-S) & (Langevin, A.), "A Modified Genetic Algorithm for the Joint Replenishment Problem of a Large Banking Corporation in Hong Kong", Proceedings of the 3rd International Industrial Engineering Conference, Vol. 2,  pp. 1281-1289, May 1999, Montreal, Canada
  40. Chan, Chi-kin (with T.W. Leung, P.K. Leung & L.H.M. Ng), "Applications of Statistical Techniques for Quality Improvement of a Circuit Breaker", Proceddings of the 3rd International Industrial Engineering Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 941-948, May 1999, Montreal, Canada
  41. Chan, Chi-kin, (Cheung, B.K.-S) & (Langevin, A.), "A Modified Genetic Algorithm for the Multi-buyer Multi-item Joint Replenishment Problem", IFORS ?9, 15th World Conference on Operational Research, pp. 41, August 1999, Beijing, China
  42. Chan, Chi-kin & (Troutt, M.D.), "An Improved Control System for Bank Forms Inventory in a Subsidiary Supplier Situation", Technical Report (Preprint No. 011196), Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 1996
  43. Chan, Chi-kin, (Kingsman, B.G.) & Wong H., "Evaluation of Combination of Forecasts used for Inventory Control", Technical Report (Preprint No. 021196), Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 1996
  44. Chan, Chi-kin, Leung, P.K., Leung T.W. & Ng Mak, H.M., "The Use of Statistics in the Implementation of Quality Function Deployment to a Small Manufacturing Setting in Hong Kong", Technical Report (Preprint No. 011197), Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, November 1997

    RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

  1. Chairman, Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, January 2006, Hong Kong
  2. Dynamic Programming Approach with Genetic Algorithm Approach to the Manpower Planning Problem (supported by the PolyU Internal Research Grant, HK$86,000), 2005
  3. Optimal Feedback Control for the Token Bucket Algorithm in Internet Traffic Management, (supported by the PolyU Internal Research Grant, HK$88,000), 2005
  4. Meta-heuristics for the One-dimensional Machine Location Problems, (supported by the Departmental General Research Fund, HK$45,000), 2002
  5. A Modified Genetic Algorithm for the Joint Replenishment Problem (supported by the Departmental Research Fund, HK$34,200), 2000
  6. Quantitative Methods on the Web (supported by OPD and Dean's Reserve, HK$200,000), 2005
  7. Co-ordinated single-vendor multi-buyer inventory models (supported by the PolyU Internal Research Grant, HK$142,199), 2003
  8. Evolutionary Methods in Heuristics Applied to Business and Industry (In collaboration with Professor A. Langevin and Professor B.K.S. Cheung of GERAD, Montreal, Canada), 1998-present
  9. Methods of Improving a Combination of Forecasts System (supported by the Departmental Research Fund, HK$43,000),1998
  10. Time Series Analysis and Simulation of Bank Data (supported by Departmental Research Fund - HK$43,000), 1996
  11. Quality Function Deployment (In collaboration with the Manufacturing Information Systems Unit, Department of Manufacturing Engineering. A project sponsored by the Government), 1996
  12. Organizing Committee of Workshop on Operational Research, Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1996
  13. Organizing Committee of Workshop on Production Planning and Quality Improvement, Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1996
  14. Organizing Committee of Workshop on Process Capability, Department of Applied Mathematics and Department of Manufacturing Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,1996
  15. Organizing Committee of Workshop on Matrix Analysis and Seven QC Tools, Department of Applied Mathematics and Department of Manufacturing Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1996
    SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES:
  1. Reviewer, Editorial Advisory Review Board, Idea Group Inc., U.S.A.
  2. Reviewer, Decision Sciences
  3. Reviewer, Annals of Operations Research
  4. Reviewer, International Journal of Production Economics
  5. Reviewer, Computers & Industrial Engineering
  6. Reviewer, International Transactions of Operational Research
  7. Reviewer, Optimization and Engineering

DEPARTMENTAL AND INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION

  1. Service Teaching Co-ordinator of AMA.
  2. Member of Departmental Research Committee, 2005 -2007.
  3. Chairman, Departmental Learning and Teaching Committee.
  4. Member of Selection Panel of "Best Teachers Award" of AMA,2004-2005.
  5. Course committee member of:
  1. M. Sc. in Applied Mathematics for Science and Technology
  2. B. Sc. (Hons) in Statistics and Computing
  3. B. Sc. (Hons) in Actuarial Science
  4. BBA (Hons) in Accountancy
  5. BBA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  6. BBA (Hons) in Financial Services
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY

    Consultant of the project "Classification of Grades in the Plan Do Check Act Cycle for ISO9004", Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency, 2003.

    Associate Consultant of the project "Adaptation of QFD in Rocom Electric Co., Ltd.", 1997 .