Débora P. Ronconi
Associate Professor
Department of Production Engineering, EP-USP
 

Prof. Ronconi holds Electrical Engineering degree (Faculty of Electrical Engineering,  Federal University of Espírito Santo, Vitória - ES, Brazil, 1990). She is a M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Operational Research from the Department of System Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering School, State University of Campinas - UNICAMP (Brazil, 1993 and 1997). Currently, she is an associate professor at the Department of Production Engineering, Politecnical School, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. Her research interests include combinatorial optimization and scheduling of manufacturing systems. 

 


MAIN INTERESTS:

Combinatorial optimization and scheduling of manufacturing systems


RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

 Damm R.B., Resende M.G.C. & Ronconi D.P., 2016, “A Biased Random Key Genetic Algorithm for the Field Technician Scheduling Problem”, Computers & Operations Research, to appear. [Prob/Resul]

 Morales S.G. & Ronconi D.P., “Mathematical models and resolution strategies for the classical job shop problem”, Production, to appear.

 Lemos R.F. & Ronconi D.P., 2015, “Heuristics for the stochastic single-machine problem with E/T costs”, International Journal of Production Economics, 168, pp. 131-142. [Prob/Resul]

 Birgin E.G., Ferreira, J.E. & Ronconi D.P., 2015, “List scheduling and beam search methods for the flexible job shop scheduling problem with sequencing flexibility”, European Journal of Operational Research , 247, pp. 421-440.

 Melo E. & Ronconi D.P., 2015, “Regras de prioridade eficientes que exploram características do job shop flexível para a minimização do atraso total”, Revista Produção , 25, pp. 79-91.

 Sakuraba C.S., Ronconi D.P., Birgin E.G. & Yagiura M., 2015, “Metaheuristics for large-scale instances of the linear ordering problem ”, Expert Systems with Applications , 42, pp. 4432-4442.

 Andrade R., Birgin E.G., Morábito R. & Ronconi D.P., 2014, “ MIP models for two-dimensional non-guillotine cutting problems with usable leftovers ”, Journal of the Operational Research Society , 65, pp. 1649-1663.

 Birgin E.G., Feofiloff P., Fernandes C.G., Melo E.L., Oshiro M.T.I. & Ronconi D.P., 2014, “ A MILP model for an extended version of the Flexible Job Shop Problem ”, Optimization Letters , 8, pp. 1417-1431. [Data]

 Mainieri, G. & Ronconi D.P., 2013,“ New Heuristics for Total Tardiness Minimization in a Flexible Flowshop ”, Optimization Letters , 7, pp. 665-684. [Prob/Resul]

Ronconi D.P. & Birgin E.G., 2012, "Mixed-Integer Programming Models for Flowshop Scheduling Problems Minimizing the Total Earliness and Tardiness", in Just-in-Time Systems, Y.A. Ríos-Solís and R.Z. Ríos-Mercado (Eds.), Springer Series on Optimization and Its Applications, P.M. Pardalos and Ding-Zhu Du (Series eds.). [Data]

Birgin E.G. & Ronconi D.P., 2012, "Heuristic Methods for the Single Machine Scheduling Problem with Different Ready Times and a Common Due Date", Engineering Optimization, 44, pp. 1197-1208. [Data]

 Santoro, M.C. & Ronconi D.P., 2011, “Modeling the Transportation and Warehousing of Potassium Chloride in the Fertilizer Industry”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 8, pp. 298-312.  

Ronconi D.P. & Powell W.B., 2010, "Minimizing Total Tardiness in a Stochastic Single Machine Scheduling Problem using Approximate Dynamic Programming", Journal of Scheduling, 13, pp. 597-607. [Data]

 Mainieri, G. & Ronconi D.P., 2010, “Regras de Despacho para a Minimização do Atraso Total no Ambiente Flowshop Flexível ”, Gestão & Produção , 17, pp. 683-692.    

Ronconi D.P. & Kawamura M.S., 2010, "The Single Machine Earliness and Tardiness Scheduling Problem: Lower Bounds and a Branch-and-Bound Algorithm", Computational & Applied Mathematics, 29, pp. 107-124. [Prob/Resul]

 Ronconi D.P. & Henriques L.S., 2009, “Some Heuristic Algorithms for Total Tardiness Minimization in a Flowshop with Blocking”, Omega, 37, pp. 272-281. [Prob/Resul]   

Sakuraba C.S., Ronconi D.P. & Sourd F., 2009, "Scheduling in a Two-Machine Flowshop for the Minimization of the Mean Absolute Deviation from a Common Due Date", Computers & Operations Research, 36, pp. 60-72. [Prob/Resul]

 Birgin, E.G., Martínez, J.M., Nishihara F.H. & Ronconi, D.P., 2006, "Orthogonal Packing of Rectangular Items within Arbitrary Convex Regions by Nonlinear Optimization", Computers & Operations Research, 33, pp. 3535-3548.

 Kawamura, M.S., Ronconi D.P. & Yoshizaki H., 2006, "Optimizing Transportation and Storage of Final Products in the Sugar and Ethanol Industry: a case study", International Transactions in Operational Research, 13, pp. 425-439.

 Birgin E.G., Martínez J.M. , MascarenhasW.F. & Ronconi D.P., 2006, "Method of Sentinels for Packing Objects whitin Arbitrary Regions", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57, pp. 735-746.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2005, "A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm to Minimize the Makespan in a Flowshop with Blocking", 2005, Annals of Operations Research, 138(1), pp. 53-65.

 Hino, C.M., Ronconi, D.P. & Mendes, A.B., 2005, "Minimizing Earliness and Tardiness Penalties in a Single-Machine Problem with a Common Due Date", European Journal of Operational Research, 160, pp. 190-201.

 Birgin, E.G., Martínez, J.M. & Ronconi, D.P., 2005, "Optimizing the Packing of Cylinders into a Rectangular Container: A Nonlinear Approach", European Journal of Operational Research, 160, pp. 19-33.

 Furlan, C.F. & Ronconi, D.P., 2005, Programação de Ordens de Produção com Diferentes Instantes de Liberação para uma Data Única de Entrega, GEPROS – Gestão da Produção e Sistemas, 1, pp. 19-28.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2004, "A Note on Constructive Heuristics for the Flowshop Problem with Blocking In-Process", International Journal of Production Economics, 87(1), pp. 39-48.

 Birgin, E.G., Martínez, J.M. & Ronconi, D.P., 2003, "Minimization Subproblems and Heuristics for a Robust Applied  Clustering Problem",  European Journal of Operational Research, 146, pp. 19-34.

 Kiyuzato L., Ronconi D.P., Salamoni R., Tsai C.K. & Yoshizaki H., 2002, "Minimizing Total Tardiness: A Case Study in an Autoparts Factory", International Transactions in Operational Research, 9, pp. 371-379.

 Ronconi, D.P. & Armentano, V.A., 2001, "Lower Bounding Schemes for Flowshops with Blocking In-Process", Journal of the Operational Research Society, 52 (11), pp. 1289-1297.

 Armentano, V.A. & Ronconi, D.P., 2000, "Minimização do Tempo Total de Atraso no Problema de Flowshop com Buffer Zero Utilizando Busca Tabu", Gestão & Produção,7 (3), pp. 353-363.

 Armentano, V.A. & Ronconi, D.P., 1999, "Tabu Search for Total Tardiness Minimization in Flowshop Scheduling Problems", Computers & Operations Research, 26 (3), pp. 219-235.

 Ronconi, D.P. & Armentano, V.A., 1995 (published in 1997), "Busca Tabu para a Minimização do Tempo Total de Atraso no Problema de Flowshop", Pesquisa Operacional, 15, pp. 23-34.

 Ronconi, D.P. & Armentano, V.A., 1993, "Um Método Heurístico Baseado em Grafos para Formação de Células de Manufatura", Caderno de Engenharia de Produção - DEP, 21,  pp. 24-48.


SOME EXTENDED ABSTRACTS:

 Ronconi, D.P. & Powell, W.B., 2008, "Approximate Dynamic Programming for the Single Machine Scheduling Problem", Anais do 4th International Conference on Production Research, São Paulo/SP.

 Ronconi, D.P., Sakuraba, C.S. & Sourd, F., 2007, "Minimization of the Mean Absolute Deviation from a Common Due Date in a Two-machine Flowshop", Anais do XXXIX Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, Fortaleza/CE.

 Kawamura, M.S. & Ronconi D.P., 2006, "Aplicação do Método Branch-and-Bound na Programação de tarefas em uma Única Máquina com Data de Entrega Comum sob Penalidades de Adiantamente e Atraso", XXVI ENEGEP - Encontro Nacional de Engenharia de Produção, Fortaleza, CE.

 Birgin, E.G., Martínez, J.M. & Ronconi, D.P., 2004, "Optimizing the Packing of Cylinders into a Rectangular Container: a Nonlinear Approach",  XII Congreso Latinoiberoamericano de Informática e Investigación OperativaI,  Havana, Cuba.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2003, "A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm to Minimize the Makespan in a Flowshop with Blocking", 2003, Anais do XXXV Simpósio Brasileiros de Pesquisa Operacional- Natal - RN.

 Ronconi, D.P., Martínez J. M. & Birgin E. G., 2002, "Otimização do Carregamento de Cilindros em um Container”, VI Oficina Nacional de Problemas de Corte e Empacotamento, Campinas/SP, pp. 161-180.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2001, "Heurísiticas Construtivas para o Problema de Flowshop com Buffer Zero", V Oficina Nacional de Problemas de Corte e Empacotamento,  São José dos Campos, São Paulo - SP.

 Togashi, S.T. & Ronconi, D.P., 2001, "Estudo de Formulações Inteiras Mistas para Problemas de Programação no Ambiente Flowshop com Datas de Entrega", Anais do XXXII Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional – Campos de Jordão – São Paulo - SP.

 Hino, C.M., Mendes, A.B. & Ronconi, D.P., 2001, "Algoritmos para Resolução do Problema de Sequenciação em uma Máquina com Penalização de Antecipação e Atraso", Anais do XXII Congresso Ibero-Latino Americano de Métodos Computacionais em Engenharia – Campinas – São Paulo - SP.

 Ronconi, D.P. & Armentano, V.A., 2000, "Lower Bounds for Flowshops with Blocking In-Process", X CLAIO – Congreso Latinoiberoamericano de Informática e Investigación Operativa – Cidade de México – México.

 Birgin E. G., Martínez J. M., & Ronconi D.P., 2000, "A Robust Fixed Point Algorithm for Classsification", X CLAIO – Congreso Latinoiberoamericano de Informática e Investigación Operativa – Cidade de México – México.

 Kiyuzato L., Ronconi D.P., Salamoni R., Tsai C.K. & Yoshizaki H., 2000, "O Problema de Programação de Tarefas para Minimizar a Soma dos Atrasos: Um Estudo de Caso", XX ENEGEP – Encontro Nacional de Engenharia de Produção – São Paulo - SP.

 Ronconi, D.P., & Armentano, V.A.,1999, "Minimising Total Tardiness on a Flowshop with Blocking In Process", Anais XIX ENEGEP Encontro Nacional de Engenharia de Produção - Rio de Janeiro - RJ.

 Ronconi, D.P., & Armentano, V.A.,1998, "Special Strategies for Tabu Search to Minimize Total Tardiness for the Permutation Flowshop", IX CLAIO - Congreso Latinoiberoamericano de Informática e Investigación Operativa, (Sociedad Argentina de Informática e Investigación Operativa (SADIO), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1998), pp. 415-422.


CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS:
 

 Ronconi D.P. & Powell W.B., 2010, “Dynamic Programming Approximations for a Stochastic Machine Scheduling Problem”, 24th European Conference on Operational Research,  Lisboa, Portugual.

 Ronconi D.P. & Mainieri, G., 2009, “A Dispatching rule-based approach for total tardiness minimization in a flexible flowshop”, International Symposium on Mathematical Programming,  Chicago, USA.

 Ronconi D.P., Sakuraba, C.S. &, Sourd F., 2007, “Scheduling in a Two-machine Flowshop for the Minimization of the Mean Absolute Deviation from a Common Due Date”, EURO XXII - European Conference on Operational Research, Praga, República Tcheca.

 Ronconi D.P. & Henriques L.S., 2006, “Heuristic Approaches for Total Tardiness Minimization in A Flowshop with Blocking”, ISMP- International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

   Ronconi, D.P., 2004, "A Lower Bound on the Makespan for the Flowshop with Blocking",   Optimization 2004, Lisboa, Portugal.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2003, "A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm to Minimize the Makespan in a Flowshop with Blocking", ISMP- International Symposium on Mathematical Programming,  Copenhagem, Dinamarca.

 Ronconi, D.P., Hino, C.M. & Mendes, A.B., 2002, "Minimizing Earliness and Tardiness Penalties in a Single machine Problem with a Common Due Date", IFORS - International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Edimburgo, Escócia.

 Ronconi, D.P., 2001, "A Constructive Heuristic for the Flowshop Problem with Blocking in Process", INFORMS - Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Miami, USA.

 Ronconi, D.P., & Armentano, V.A.,1999, "A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Minimising Total Tardiness in a Flowshop with Blocking In-Process", INFORMS - Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Filadélfia, USA.

 Armentano, V.A, & Ronconi, D.P., 1996, "Tabu Search for the flowshop problem with total tardiness", IFORS - The International Federation of Operational Research Society, Vancouver, Canadá.

 Ronconi, D.P., 1996, "Uma Aplicação de Busca Tabu para o Problema de Flowshop com Atraso", III Escola Latino-Americana de Verão de Pesquisa Operacional, Bariloche, Argentina.

 Ronconi, D.P., 1995, "Um Problema de Flowshop Scheduling  para Minimizar a Soma dos Atrasos", II Escola Latino-Americana de Verão de Pesquisa Operacional, Mendes - RJ, Brazil.

 Ronconi, D.P., & Armentano, V.A.,1995, "Uma Heurística para o Problema de Flowshop com Atraso", XXVII SBPO - Simpósio Brasileiro de Pesquisa Operacional, (Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional (SOBRAPO), Vitória - ES, Brazil).


 

 

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