At the 27th of April between 1PM and 3PM the MINI-CHIP consortium will conduct a seminar about the MINI-CHIP Project at the Piri Reis University in coordination with and Piri Reis University and GMO, the Turkish Chamber of Naval Architects which is open to public.

During the seminar the following topics will be passed in review:

  • General introduction on the MINI-CHIP Project;
  • Maritime shipping problems;
  • The significance of green maritime shipping;
  • Meta-heuristic route optimisation and simulation models;
  • Prototyping a decision support tool.
Speakers during the seminar:

BRUNEL University

Prof Habin Lee is a Reader at Brunel University Business School. He has extensive experience of managing European Union 7th Framework projects. His research interests include the application of agent-based simulation to supply chain networks and mobile task scheduling. He is the scientist-in-charge of the MINI-CHIP project and also works on the development of an agent based simulation model.

Dr Afshin Mansouri is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Brunel University Business School. He obtained his PhD in Industrial Engineering in January 2001. His research interests are: Applied Operations Research, Metaheuristic Search Techniques, Decision Science, Sustainable Operations Management, Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management. Within the MINI-CHIP project he is in command of the MINI-CHIP model development.


Mr Ahmet Bilici (MSc.) is Project Manager at PROMATECH and has a master degree in maritime transportation and management from Istanbul Technical University. He has profound experience in maritime technology and R&D project management. He has leadership over knowledge transfer, dissemination activities and is in charge of the development of the MINI-CHIP Decision Support System.

After the seminar there will be an opportunity to ask questions to the MINI-CHIP Consortium.

Visiting Address of the MINI-CHIP seminar at Piri Reis University:

P.R.U. Seminar Salon II

Postane Mah. Eğitim Sk. No:16, 34940 Tuzla/İstanbul

+90 (0)216 581 0050




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