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Assistant Professor

Telephone: 2859 7058
Room 8-12, Haking Wong Building

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Dr. Jonathan Ng is an assistant professor of Department of Industrial and Manufacturing System Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. His main research interests are logistics and supply chain management. Prior to joining The University of Hong Kong, he was the Operations Planning Manager of PSA Corporation in Singapore, one of the world's largest container terminals operators. His major duties included developing and managing productivity and quality improvement programs, and also the provision of consultancy service to PSA Logistics Divisions. Some of the major projects completed included AGV Deployment System, Integrated Logistics System for Sumitomo Chemical, Integrated Trucking and Port Logistics Operations, Terminal Capacity Simulator, Yard Crane Deployment Systems, Yard Planning System and Ship Planning Systems.


Recent publications:

  1. W.C. Ng and C.S. Wong, "Evaluating the Impact of Vessel-Traffic Interference on Container Terminal Capacity", accepted for publication in Journal of Waterway, Port, Costal and Ocean Engineering
  2. W.C. Ng and K.L. Mak, ¡§An Effective Heuristic for Scheduling a Yard Crane to Handle Jobs with Different Ready Times¡¨, accepted for publication in Engineering Optimization
  3. E.K. Bish, F.Y. Chen, Y.T. Leong, B.L. Nelson, J.W.C. Ng and D. Simchi-Levi, "Dispatching Vehicles in a Mega Container Terminal", OR Spectrum, Vol. 27, 491-506, 2005
  4. K.L. Mak, K.K. Lai, W.C. Ng and K.F.C. Yiu, ¡§Synthesis of Optimal Joint Replenishment Policies for Inventory Systems by using a (s, S) Model with a Maximum Issue Quantity Restriction¡¨, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 116, 385-405, 2005
  5. W.C. Ng and K.L. Mak, "Yard Crane Scheduling in Port Container Terminals", Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 29, 263-275, 2005
  6. W.C. Ng, "Crane Scheduling in Container Yards with Inter-Crane Interference", European Journal of Operational Research, , Vol. 164, 64-78, 2005
  7. W.C. Ng and K.L. Mak, ¡§Sequencing of Container Pickup Trucks in Container Yard Blocks¡¨, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 11, pp. 82-89, 2004
  8. R.L. Moorthy, H.G. Wee, W.C. Ng, C.P. Teo, ¡§Cyclic Deadlock Prediction and Avoidance for Zone-Controlled AGV System¡¨, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 83, pp. 309-324, 2003
  9. E.K. Bish, T.Y. Leong, C.L. Li, J.W.C. Ng, D. Simchi-Levi , ¡§Analysis of a New Vehicle Scheduling and Location Problem¡¨, Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 48, pp.363-385, 2001