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. (2016) 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 between risk-averse parties. 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]
  24. Hanukov G., Avinadav T., Chernonog T., Spiegel U., Yechiali U. (2018) Improving efficiency in service systems by performing and storing “preliminary services”. International Journal of Production Economics, 197, 174-185.

 

Papers presented at scientific conferences

  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 lead time". 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. Kogan K., Chernonog T., Avinadav T. “Delivery deviations: The effect on the choice of a supplier and on the supply chain equilibrium”. Under 2nd reviewing round in Applied Mathematical Modelling.
  2. 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 2018 - Jul 2018:

  • 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 and 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.