Fernando Oliveira
Professor, Operation Management Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities

Ph.D in Decision Sciences, London Business School, UK

Msc. in Artificial Intelligence and Computing, University of Porto, Portugal

Licenciatura in Economics, University of Porto, Portugal

Research Areas

Energy markets

Real Options

Revenue Management

Risk Analysis

Sustainable operations management

Electricity – Oil - Telecommunications

Academic Publications
  "Dynamic Pricing Policies for Interdependent Perishable Products or Services using Reinforcement Learning" (R. Rana, F. Oliveira ), Expert Systems with Applications, Jan 2015, Vol. 42, Issue 1, p. 426‑436
  "Analysis of the Relationship between Forward and Spot Markets in Oligopolies under Demand and Cost Uncertainty" (N. Gulpinar, F. Oliveira ), Computational Management Science, Sep 2014, Vol. 11, p. 267‑283
  "A Risk Management System for Sustainable Fleet Replacement" (A. Ansaripoor, F. Oliveira , A. Liret), European Journal of Operational Research, May 2014, Vol. 237, Issue 2, p. 701‑712
  "Real-time Dynamic Pricing in a Non-Stationary Environment using Model-free Reinforcement Learning" (R. Rana, F. Oliveira ), Omega, Nov 2013
  "Pricing Option Contracts on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve" (F. Murphy, F. Oliveira ), Energy Economics, Aug 2013, Vol. 40, p. 242‑250
  "Contract Design and Supply Chain Coordination in the Electricity Industry" (F. Oliveira , C. Mora, A. Conejo), European Journal of Operational Research, Issue 3
  "Robust Trading in Spot and Forward Oligopolistic Markets" (N. Gulpinar, F. Oliveira ), International Journal of Production Economics, Jan 2012, Vol. 138, Issue 1
  "Developing a Market-Based Approach to Managing the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve" (F. Murphy, F. Oliveira , ), European Journal of Operational Research, Oct 2010, Vol. 206, Issue 2, p. 488‑495
  "Bottom-up Design of Strategic Options as Finite Automata" (F. Oliveira ), Computational Management Science, Sep 2010, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p. 355‑375
  "Limitations of Learning in Automata-Based Systems" (F. Oliveira ), European Journal of Operational Research, Jun 2010, Vol. 203, Issue 3, p. 684‑691
  "Analysing industry profitability. A "complexity as cause" perspective" (A. Caldart, F. Oliveira ), European Management Journal, Apr 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 2, p. 95‑107
  "'A Social Welfare Analysis of the Iberian Electricity Market Accounting for Carbon Emission Prices'" (A. Moreira, F. Oliveira , J. Pereira), IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Feb 2010, Vol. 4, Issue 2, p. 231‑243
  "Modeling Emotions and Reason in Agent-Based Systems" (F. Oliveira ), Computational Economics, Jan 2010, Vol. 35, p. 155‑164
  "Modeling the Impact of Market Interventions on the Strategic Evolution of Electricity Markets" (D. Bunn, F. Oliveira ), Operations Research, Oct 2008, Vol. 56, Issue 5, p. 1116‑1130
  "The Value of Information in Electricity Investment Games" (F. Oliveira ), Energy Policy, Jul 2008, Vol. 36, p. 2364‑2375
  "A Constraint Logic Programming Algorithm for Modeling Dynamic Pricing" (F. Oliveira ), Informs Journal on Computing, Jan 2008, Issue 20 (1)
  "Agent-Based Analysis of Technological Diversification and Specialisation in Electricity Markets" (F. Oliveira , D. W. Bunn), European Journal of Operational Research, Jan 2007, Issue 181 (3), p. 1265‑1278
  "Evaluationg Individual Market Power in Electricity Markets via Agent-Based Simulation" (F. Oliveira , D. W. Bunn), Annals of Operations Research, Jul 2003, Issue 121 (1-4), p. 57‑77
  "Agent-Based Simulation: An Application to the New Electricity Trading Arrangements of England and Wales" (F. Oliveira , D. Bunn), IEEE - Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Oct 2001

  De-risking Fleet Replacement Decisions. In: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXXI (with A. Liret, A. Ansaripoor). : Springer, Max Bramer, Miltos Petridis. 2014, p. 171-177
  Robust Supply Chain Risk Management. In: Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (with A. Ansaripoor). Hershey (USA) : Business Science Reference , J Wang. 2014, p. 2093-2103
  Reinforcement Learning for Business Modeling. In: Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization. Hershey (PA) : Business Science Reference, J. Wang. 2014, p. 2010-2019
  Finite Automata Games - Basic Concepts. In: Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization. Hershey (USA) : Business Science Reference , J. Wang. 2014, p. 951-959
  The Asset Replacement Problem - State of the Art. In: Transforming Field and Service Operations (with A. Ansaripoor, A. Liret). : Springer, G. Owusu, P. O?Brien, J. McCall, and N. Doherty. 2013, p. 213-233
  Analysing the Effect of Demand Uncertainty in Dynamic Pricing with EAS. . In: Research and Development in Intelligent Systems, XXV (with S. Shakya, G. Owusu). : Springer, 2009, p. 77-90
  Business to Business Online Revenue Management. In: Service Chain Management-Technology Innovation for the Service Industry (with R. Rana). : C. Vodouris, G. Owuso, R. Dorne and D. Lesaint (Ed.), 2007
  Flexibility, Robustness and Real Options. In: Supporting Strategy: Frameworks, Methods and Models (with R. Dyson). Wiley, Chichester : Frances O' Brien and Robert Dyson (Ed.), 2007, p. 343-366
  The Impact of Organisational Complexity in the Strategy Development Process. In: Supporting Strategy: Frameworks, Methods and Models (with A. Cadart). Wiley, Chichester : Frances O' Brien and Robert Dyson (Ed.), 2007, p. 191-210

Other Publications
Press articles
  "Controlling Risks". Logistics Insight Asia, 22 Nov 2012

Teaching at ESSEC

Operations Management (Global MBA, Executive Education)

Revenue Management and Pricing (MS. Management of Technological Projects, MS SMIB, PhD)

Sustainable Operations Management (MS. Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Executive Education)

Risk Management (Ph.D.)

Awards and Distinctions

Prix Académique SYNTEC Conseil en Management 2010, in the category “Opérations, Gestion, Contrôle/Système d’information et Technologies”

Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  International Journal of Business Analytics, Information Resources Management Association
  Energy Systems, Springer

Useful Links
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Personal Links
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