Dr. Tal Avinadav

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Dr. Tal Avinadav
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CV

Education

1995: B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University.
 
2000: M.B.A. (Suma Cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University.
          Thesis subject: "Optimal policy of imperfect inspections in serial systems".

2006: Ph.D. in Management, Tel-Aviv University.
          Dissertation subject: "Analysis of low-probability high-impact risk-events".

Academic Appointments

2004: Instructor in the Depratment of Logistics, Bar-Ilan University.
 
2006: Doctor-Instructor in the Depratment of Logistics, Bar-Ilan University.
 
2010: Lecturer in the Depratment of Management, Bar-Ilan University.
 
2015: Senior Lecturer with tenure in the Depratment of Management, Bar-Ilan University.

Academic Roles

2010: Academic administrator of the B.A. program in Logistics Management, Bar-Ilan University.
 
2014-Present: Head of Research, Department of Management, Bar-Ilan University.
 
2014-Present: Member in committees of the Council for Higher Education (CHE) to evaluate the capability of academic institutes to give academic degree in Logistics Management.

Visiting

2014 (summer semester): Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA.

Teaching Expereince

2000-2007: Teaching Project Management, Quality Management, Operations Management, and Data Analysis in Industrial Engineering in the Facutly of Managment and the Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.
 
2004-Present: Teaching Inventory Management, Project Management, Production Management, Operations Research, Seminar fo M.A. students and Thesis Workshop in the Department of Managment, Bar-Ilan University.

Publications

Journal papers

  1. Avinadav T., Raz T. (2003) Economic optimization in a fixed sequence of unreliable inspections. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 54(6), 605-613.
  2. Avinadav T., Raz T. (2008) A new inverted U-shape hazard function. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 57(1), 32-40.
  3. Avinadav T., Arponen T. (2009) An EOQ model for items with a fixed shelf-life and a declining demand rate based on time-to-expiry. Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 26(6), 759-767.
  4. Avinadav T., Sarne D. (2012) Sequencing counts: a combined approach for sequencing and selecting costly unreliable off-line inspections. Computers & Operations Research, 39, 2488-2499.
  5. Avinadav T., Herbon A., Spiegel U. (2013) Optimal inventory policy for a perishable item with demand function sensitive to price and time. International Journal of Production Economics, 144, 497-506.
  6. Avinadav T., Perlman Y. (2013) Economic design of offline inspections for a batch production process. International Journal of Production Research, 51(11), 3372-3384.
  7. Chernonog T., Avinadav T. (2014) Profit criteria involving risk in price setting of virtual products. European Journal of Operational Research, 236, 351-360.
  8. Avinadav T., Herbon A., Spiegel U. (2014) Optimal ordering and pricing policy for demand functions that are separable into price and inventory age. International Journal of Production Economics, 155, 406-417.
  9. Avinadav T. (2014) On real-Time accounting of inventory costs in the newsvendor model and its effect on the service level. Journal of Service Science and Management, 7, 77-91.
  10. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Perlman Y. (2014) Analysis of protection and pricing strategies for digital products under uncertain demand. International Journal of Production Economics, 158, 54-64.
  11. Avinadav T. (2015) Continuous accounting of inventory costs with Brownian-Motion and Poisson demand processes. Annals of Operations Research, 229, 85-102. 
  12. Avinadav T., Perlman Y., Cheng T.C.E. (2015) Economic design of X-bar control charts for monitoring batch manufacturing processes. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 29, 212-221.         
  13. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Perlman Y. (2015) Consignment contract for mobile apps between a single retailer and competitive developers with different risk attitudes. European Journal of Operational Research, 246, 949-957.
  14. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Ben-Zvi T. (2015) Pricing and sales-effort investment under bi-criteria in a supply chain of virtual products involving risk. European Journal of Operational Research, 246, 471-475. 
  15. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Perlman Y. (2015) The effect of risk sensitivity on a supply chain of mobile applications under a consignment contract with revenue sharing and quality investment. International Journal of Production Economics, 168, 31-40.
  16. Avinadav T., Henig M. (2015) Exact accounting of inventory costs in stochastic periodic-review models. International Journal of Production Economics, 169, 89-98.
  17. Avinadav T. (2016) Stochastic periodic-review models with duration- and quantity-dependent inventory costs: Properties and approximations. Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 33(4) [Link].
  18. Ben-Zvi T., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. (2016) A two-state partially observed Markov decision process with three actions. European Journal of Operational Research, 254(3), 957-967.
  19. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Lahav Y., Spiegel U. (2017) Dynamic pricing and promotion expenditures in an EOQ model of perishable items. Annals of Operations Research, 248, 75-91.
  20. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Perlman Y. (2017) Mergers and acquisitions in a risk-averse supply chain of virtual products. European Journal of Operational Research,259, 926-934. 
  21. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. (2017) A Queueing System with Decomposed Service and Inventoried Preliminary Services. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 47, 276-293.
  22. Chernonog T., Avinadav T. (2017) Pricing and advertising in a supply chain of perishable products under asymmetric information. International Journal of Production Economics, published on line [link].
  23. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Ben-Zvi T. (2017) How to set price and sales effort in a supply chain of virtual products under bi-criteria and risk consideration. International Journal of Production Economics, published on line [link]

 

Conference Presentations

  1. Avinadav T., Sarne D. “Sequencing costly unreliable off-line quality inspections”. ORSIS National Meeting, Herzeliya, Israel, May 10-11, 2009.
  2. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Henig M. “Price setting in a single selling period with various risk criteria”. ORSIS National Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, June  3-4, 2012.
  3. Henig M., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Profit criteria involving risk in price setting of virtual products”. International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Malaga, Spain, June 17-21, 2013.
  4. Perlman Y., Avinadav T., Chernonog T. “Software piracy: an analysis of pricing and protection strategies under uncertain demand”. ORSIS National Meeting, Tel-Aviv, Israel, April 22-23, 2014.
  5. Avinadav T., Herbon A., Spiegel U. “Optimal ordering and pricing policy for demand functions that are separable into price and inventory age”. ORSIS National Meeting, Tel-Aviv, Israel, April 22-23, 2014.
  6. Perlman Y., Avinadav T., Chernonog T. “Consignment contract for mobile apps between a single retailer and competitive developers with different risk attitudes”. ORSIS National Meeting, Haifa, Israel, May 10-11, 2015.
  7. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Perlman Y. “The effect of risk sensitivity on a supply chain of mobile applications under a consignment contract with revenue sharing and quality investment”. ORSIS National Meeting, Haifa, Israel, May 10-11, 2015.
  8. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. “Utilization of server’s idle time for greater efficiency in queueing systems”. ORSIS National Meeting, Haifa, Israel, May 10-11, 2015.
  9. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Lahav Y., Spiegel U. “Dynamic pricing & promotion in an EOQ model of perishable items”. ORSIS National Meeting, Haifa, Israel, May 10-11, 2015.
  10. Avinadav T. (invited speaker), Chernonog T., Ben-Zvi T. “Stochastic discrete time-cost problem (SDTCP) under the Target criterion”. IIE Annual, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, May 30 - June 2, 2015.
  11. Perlman Y., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Consignment contract for a supply chain of a single retailer and competitive manufacturers with different risk attitudes”. The 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK, July 12-15, 2015.
  12. Chernonog T, Perlman Y., Avinadav T. “Consignment contract in a supply chain of mobile applications under risk consideration”. The 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, UK, July 12-15, 2015.
  13. Chernonog T, Perlman Y., Avinadav T. “Coordination of a Supply Chain of Mobile Applications under Risk Consideration”. The International Conference on Operations Research, Vienna, Austria, September 1-4, 2015.
  14. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Ben-Zvi T. “Profit criteria involving risk in a supply chain of virtual products”. International symposium on Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, Life Sciences and Operations Management, Be′er-Sheva, Israel, February 15-18, 2016.
  15. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. “Queueing Systems with Preliminary Services”. ORSIS National Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, May 29-30, 2016.
  16. Perlman Y., Avinadav T., Chernonog T. “The effect of risk aversion on mergers and acquisitions”. ORSIS National Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, May 29-30, 2016.
  17. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Ben-Zvi T. “Supply chain of virtual products: making marketing decisions under bi-criteria”. The 28th European Conference on Operational Research, Poznan, Poland, July 3-6, 2016.
  18. Perlman Y., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Mergers and acquisitions between risk averse parties”. The 28th European Conference on Operational Research, Poznan, Poland, July 3-6, 2016.
  19. Avinadav T., Chernonog T. "Pricing and advertising in a supply chain of perishable products under asymmetric information". The 19th International Symposium on Inventories, Budapest, Hungary, August 22-26, 2016.
  20. Chernonog T., Avinadav T., Ben-Zvi T. "How to set price and sales effort in a supply chain of virtual products under bi-criteria and risk consideration". The 19th International Symposium on Inventories, Budapest, Hungary, August 22-26, 2016.
  21. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. "A queueing system with decomposed service and inventoried preliminary services". ORSIS National Meeting, Ramat-Gan, Israel, May 21-22, 2017.
  22. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. “Queues with inventoried service”. The POMS International Conference in Israel, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 27-29, 2017.
  23. Avinadav T., Chernonog T. "Pricing and advertising in a supply chain of perishable products under asymmetric information". The POMS International Conference in Israel, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 27-29, 2017. (co-chair of the Service Operations track)
  24. Kogan K., Avinadav T, Chernonog T. "Supply chain equilibrium under two types of uncertainty: customers demand and suppliers leadtime". ECCOMAS Conference of Computational Modelling of Multi-Uncertainty and Multi-Scale Problems, Porto, Portugal, September 12-14, 2017.
  25. Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Perlman Y. “Value of Information-Sharing in a Supply Chain under a Revenue-Sharing Contract”. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA, October 22-25, 2017.
  26. Ben-Zvi T., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Two-state partially observable Markov decision processes with imperfect information. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA, October 22-25, 2017.

Work in progress

Papers submitted to refereed journals

  1. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. “Improving efficiency in service systems by performing and storing preliminary services”. 
  2. Kogan K., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Delivery deviations: The effect on the choice of a supplier and on the supply chain equilibrium”.
  3. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Yechiali U. “Performance Improvement of a Queueing-Inventory System in the Fast Food Industry”. 

Courses

Courses for Semester A, Oct 2017 - Feb 2018:

  • Inventory Management (55-026-01-02): Monday 11:00-14:00, Building 605, Room 102
  • Research Colloquium (55-921-01): Tuesday 12:00-14:00, Building 605, Conference Room
  • Inventory Management (55-026-03-04): Wednesday 14:00-17:00, Building 604, Room 62

Courses for Semester B, Mar 2017 - Jul 2017:

  • Research Colloquium (55-921-01): Tuesday 12:00-14:00, Building 605, Conference Room
  • Project Management (55-026-01): Monday 14:00-17:00, Building 605, Room 102

Courses for summer Semester, Jul 2018 - Oct 2018:

  • Project Management (55-222-03): to be announced

Research

Research Areas

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Operations Management
  • Inventory Theory

 

Grants

ISF 1448/17 (with Tatyana Chernonog, Uri Yechiali), "A Novel Approach for Efficiency Improvement of Service Systems by Performing and Storing Preliminary Services", 2017-2020 (101,000 NIS per year).

 

Participation in Workshops

  • Queueing Theory in Operations Research (YEQT), EURANDOM, Eindhoven, Netherlands, November 7-9, 2016.