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Akio Imai

Title
Professor
Degree
PhD in Engineering (Kyoto University, 1990)
Educational Contents
Undergraduate Course: Terminal Planning
Graduate Course: Advanced Logistics System
Research Interests
Facility planning and operation scheduling for marine container logistics
Message for Students
My research mainly focuses on planning and scheduling of container logistics. While this research topic is not popular in Japan, it is intensively investigated in foreign countries, especially those with modern and efficient container terminals. The outcome of my research works accelerates a progress of marine container terminal innovation in Japan to make terminals competitive against modern terminals in neighboring countries.
Speciality
Logistics
Affiliations
INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences), Japan Society of Civil Engineering, Japan Institute of Navigation, etc.
Academic Journals
Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part-B & Part-E, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Advanced Transportation, Maritime Policy & Management, Maritime Economics & Logistics
International Conferences
IFORS, IAME, T-LOG, MTEC
Publications
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