ד"ר אילנה בן-דוד

ד"ר אילנה בן-דוד

Dr. Illana Bendavid

ד"ר אילנה בן-דוד
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Department
Industrial Engineering and Management
Research Interests
Supply chain and inventory management, Project management, Plant location and layout
Courses
ניהול מערכות ייצור, תכנון פרוייקטים וניהולם, תכן מערך העבודה
Current Position
Lecturer, Industrial Engineering and Management and Systems Engineering programs.
Contact Information
Email
illana@braude.ac.il
Telephone
972-722463678
Office
Caravan 2
Office Hours
Wednesday 11:30-12:30
Education
Post-Doctorate
2010-2011, INSEAD, France. Technology and Operations Management Area (TOM), INSEAD, France
Ph.D.
2005-2010, Industrial Engineering. Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
M.Sc.
2002-2004, Industrial Engineering, Cum Laude. Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
B.Sc.
1997-2002, Industrial Engineering, Cum Laude. Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Research Areas
• Supply chain and inventory management• Project scheduling and management
- Scheduling
- Plant location and layout
Academic Appointments
2011-Present Ort Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Lecturer
2009-Present Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Adjunct Lecturer.
2002-2009 Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Adjunct Assistant Teacher.
Teaching Experience
The Ort Braude College:
  • Undergraduate Courses: Production systems Control and Management, Project Planning and Management, Layout and Facility Design, Seminar in Industrial Engineering
  • Graduate Courses: Project Planning and Management
Technion – Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management:
  • Undergraduate Courses: Facilities Location and Layout (Lecturer)Supply Chain Management and Logistic Systems (Teaching Assistant and Lecturer)Projects in Industrial Engineering (Coordinator)Design and Management of Projects (Teaching Assistant and Lecturer)
  • Graduate Courses:Design and Production Control (Teaching Assistant)Advanced Supply Chain Management (Teaching Assistant)Seminar in Industrial Engineering (Teaching Assistant)Seminar in Industrial Engineering (Coordinator)
  • MBA Courses: Operations Management (Teaching Assistant)Supply Chain Management (Teaching Assistant)Quantitative Methods (Teaching Assistant)
Academic and Professional Awards and Grants
2010-2011 INSEAD post-doctoral fellowship
2009 Best Paper Award in the 14th Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting Conference (IIERM 2009).
2008 Second Best Paper Award in the 15th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2008).
2006 Best Paper Award in the 14th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2006).
2005,2007 Technion Teaching Assistantship Excellence Award.
2002-2009 Technion Graduate Scholarship
Professional Activities
• Coordinator of I.E. seminars of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, 2007.• Coordinator of projects in I.E. at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, 2002-2005.• Ad-hoc reviewer of papers for publication in: Mathematics of Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics, EJOR, OMEGA, MSO&M conference.
Publications
Refereed Papers
  1. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, "Predetermined intervals for start times of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem", Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 186, Issue 1, 429-442, 2011.
  2. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, "Setting gates for activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem through the cross entropy methodology", Annals of Operations Research, Vol.172, Issue 1, 259–276, 2009.
  3. I. Bendavid and Y.T. Herer, "Economic optimization of off-line inspection in a process that produces also non-conforming units when in-control and also conforming units when out-of-control", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 195, Issue 1, 139-155, 2009.

In preparation

  1. I. Bendavid, Y.T. Herer and E. Yücesan, "Inventory Management under Working Capital Constraints".
  2. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, "A folding horizon approach for setting gates of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem.
Conference Proceedings and Abstracts
Proceedings of International Conferences
  1. 1. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “A folding horizon approach for setting gates of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem”, The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference (MSOM), Haifa, Israel, 2010.
  2. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Setting gates for activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem through the Cross Entropy method for continuous optimization”, The Eleventh International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS 2008), Istanbul, Turkey, 2008.
Proceedings of National Conferences
  1. I. Bendavid, Y. T. Herer and E.Yücesan, “Inventory Management under Working Capital Constraints”, The 17th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2012.
  2. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “A folding horizon approach for setting gates of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem”, The Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), Nir Etsion, Israel, 2010.
  3. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “A folding horizon approach for setting gates of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem”, The 16th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2010.
  4. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Predetermined intervals for start times of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem”, The 4th Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting (IIERM), Maalot, Israel, 2009.
  5. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Predetermined intervals for start times of activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem”, The Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), Herzliya, Israel, 2009.
  6. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Setting gates for activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem through the Cross Entropy method for continuous optimization”, The 15th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2008.
  7. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Setting gates for activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem through the Cross Entropy method for continuous optimization”, The Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), Shefayim, Israel, 2008.
  8. I. Bendavid and B. Golany, “Setting gates for activities in the stochastic project scheduling problem through the Cross Entropy methodology”, The 3rd Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting (IIERM), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2007.
  9. I. Bendavid and Y.T. Herer, “Computational Study of Off-line Inspection in a Process that produces also Non-conforming Units when In-control and also Conforming Units when Out-of-control”, The 14th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2006.
  10. I. Bendavid and Y.T. Herer, “Computational Study of Off-line Inspection in a Process that produces also Non-conforming Units when In-control and also Conforming Units when Out-of-control”, The Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), Naharya, Israel, 2006.
  11. I. Bendavid and Y.T. Herer, “Economic Optimization of Off-line Inspection in a Process that produces also Non-conforming Units when In-control and also Conforming Units when Out-of-control”, The 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2004.
Other Publications
Professional Reports:
  1. Bendavid, I. Setting release gates for activities in projects with stochastic activity durations. Ph.D. Dissertation. Advisor: Professor Boaz Golany, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, May, 2010.
  2. Bendavid, I. Economic optimization of off-line inspection in a process that produces also non-conforming units when in-control and also conforming units when out-of-control. M.Sc. Thesis. Advisor: Professor Yale T. Herer, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, July, 2004.