Prof. NG, Chi Kong 伍 志 剛 教授

Senior Lecturer
BSc, MSc, MPhil (Hong Kong Baptist University)
PhD (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)   

Research Interests :
 * Global Optimization
 * Nonlinear Integer Programming
 * Discrete-time Optimal Control
 * Inventory Control and Supply Chain Management  

Office :  Room 704, William M.W. Mong
             Engineering Building
Tel      :  (852) 3943-8305
Email  :  ckng@se.cuhk.edu.hk

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Biography

NG, Chi-Kong (Kevin) obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc., and M.Phil. degrees from the Hong Kong Baptist University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management in 2003 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and is currently a senior lecturer there. His Ph.D. Dissertation, entitled “High Performance Continuous/Discrete Global Optimization Methods,” has been awarded the CUHK Young Scholars Dissertation Awards 2003 by CUHK and the Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award 2003 by the Faculty of Engineering, CUHK.

Kevin’s research interests include theoretical, computational, and practical aspects of global optimization, nonlinear integer programming, discrete time optimal control, inventory control and supply chain management. He has published articles in SIAM Journal on Optimization, Journal of Global Optimization, Computational Optimization and Applications, etc. He is a member of IEEE,  INFORMS, POP, and SIAM.

 

Selected Publications

 
Chi-Kong Ng and Duan Li, “One-Parameter Discrete Global Descent Method for Discrete Global Optimization and Nonlinear Integer Programming,” submitted for publication.
 
Chi-Kong Ng and Duan Li, “Test Problem Generator for Unconstrained Global Optimization,” Computers & Operations Research, Vol. 51, pp. 338-349, 2014. (see http://www.se.cuhk.edu.hk/~ckng/generator).
 
Chi-Kong Ng, Duan Li and Lian-Sheng Zhang, “Global Descent Method for Global Optimization,” SIAM Journal on Optimization, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 3161-3184, 2010.
 
Chi-Kong Ng, Duan Li and Lian-Sheng Zhang, “Discrete Global Descent Method for Discrete Global Optimization and Nonlinear Integer Programming,” Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 357-379, 2007.
 
Chi-Kong Ng, Duan Li and Lian-Sheng Zhang, “Filled Function Approaches to Nonlinear Integer Programming: A Survey,” In S. H. Hou, X. M. Yang and G. Y. Chen (Editors), Frontiers in Optimization and Control, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 125-148, 2007.
 
Chi-Kong Ng, Lian-Sheng Zhang, Duan Li and Wei-Wen Tian, “Discrete Filled Function Method for Discrete Global Optimization,” Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 87-115, 2005.
 
Lian-Sheng Zhang, Chi-Kong Ng, Duan Li and Wei-Wen Tian, “A New Filled Function Method for Global Optimization,” Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 17-43, 2004.
 
Chi-Kong Ng, “High Performance Continuous/Discrete Global Optimization Methods,” Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2003.
 
Chi-Kong Ng, Li-Zhi Liao and Duan Li, “A Globally Convergent and Efficient Method for Unconstrained Discrete-Time Optimal Control,” Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 23, No. 3-4, pp.401-421, 2002.