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NAIS Distinguished Lecture on July 31, 2012, Discussing Universities and Operations Research

The NAIS Special Lecture will be held on July 31st (Friday) at The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Kyoto Station Satellite as follows.Dr. Atsuo Suzuki, Professor, Department of Information Systems and Mathematics, Faculty of Information Science and Engineering, Nanzan University, will give a lecture on "Universities and OR (Operations Research)".We look forward to your participation.


Special Lecture of the National Association for Information Systems (NAIS)
<Date and Time> Friday, July 31, 2009 15:00-16:00
<Kyoto University of Information Science and Technology, Kyoto Station Satellite Main Hall
<Professor Atsuo Suzuki, Department of Information Systems and Mathematics, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Nanzan University
<Title: "Universities and OR (Operations Research)


<A case study of the application of OR (Operations Research) to business improvement at Nanzan University will be presented.At Nanzan University, faculty members specializing in OR and statistics and administrative staff are implementing a business improvement project called "Project N" (N is an acronym for "Nanzan").This project has greatly improved the efficiency of some of the university's operations.In carrying out the project, frontline administrative staff, faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students worked together to solve the problems, and the results of the project have been recognized by the entire university, including the university executive office.In this talk, we will introduce the case studies of the project including the process of implementation and the concrete results.

<After working as an assistant at the Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, he became a lecturer at the Faculty of Business Administration, Nanzan University in 1986, a professor in 1998, a professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science, Nanzan University in 2000, and a professor at the Faculty of Information Science and Technology in April 2009 due to a change in the name of the faculty.He specializes in operations research.In 2005, he joined Project N.He has been responsible for the project since 2007.

<Participation is free of charge.If you would like to participate, please apply to the following by Thursday, July 30.

NAIS Secretariat (in Kyoto Institute of Information Science)
TEL : 075-711-0161