new (working papers/submitted)
  1. Chocron, E., Cohen, I., & Feigin, P. (2021). Queueing Theory or Queue Mining for Delay Prediction in Multi-class Service Systems.  video file Simulator Code
  2. Cohen, I., Cohen, I., & Zaks, I. (2021). A theoretical and empirical study of the weighted completion time minimization problem with capacitated parallel machines. link file
  3. Cohen, I., Postek, K., & Shtern, S. (2021). An adjustable robust optimization model for parallel machine scheduling. link video
  4. Solan, D., Cohen, I., Gómez-Baquero, F., Shtub, A., Srivannaboon, S. (2021). Exploring the differences in early-stage incubator and accelerator startups across developed and developing countries: Evidence from U.S., Israel, and Thailand. link file
in refereed journals
  1. Balouka, N., & Cohen, I. (2021). A robust optimization approach for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem. European Journal of Operational Research, 291(2), 457-470. link file
  2. Zychlinski, N., Mandelbaum, A., Momčilović, P., & Cohen, I. (2020). Bed blocking in hospitals due to scarce capacity in geriatric institutions—cost minimization via fluid models. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management22(2), 396-411. link file
  3. Singer, G., & Cohen, I. (2020). An Objective-Based Entropy Approach for Interpretable Decision Tree Models in Support of Human Resource Management: The Case of Absenteeism at Work. Entropy22(8), 821. open access
  4. Bitton, S., Cohen, I., & Cohen, M. (2019). Joint repair sourcing and stocking policies for repairables using Erlang-A and Erlang-B queueing models. IISE Transactions51(10), 1151-1166. Best 2019-20 IISE paper. Winner  link ‏ file  video
  5. Cohen, I., & Balouka, N. (2018, June). Robust Project Planning under Resource Constraints. In 2018 IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON) (pp. 1-5). IEEE. link
  6. Cohen, I., Epstein, C., & Shima, T. (2017). On the discretized Dubins traveling salesman problem. IISE Transactions49(2), 238-254. link
  7. Cohen, I., Cohen, M. A., & Landau, E. (2017). On sourcing and stocking policies in a two-echelon, multiple location, repairable parts supply chain. Journal of the Operational Research Society68(6), 617-629. link
  8. Cohen, I., Epstein, C., Isaiah, P., Kuzi, S., & Shima, T. (2016). Discretization-based and look-ahead algorithms for the Dubins traveling salesperson problem. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering14(1), 383-390. link file
  9. Globerson, S., Vardi, S., & Cohen, I. (2016). Identifying the Criteria Used for Establishing Work Package Size for Project WBS. The Journal of Modern Project Management4(1). link file
  10. Balouka, N., Cohen, I., & Shtub, A. (2016). Extending the multimode resource-constrained project scheduling problem by including value considerations. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management63(1), 4-15. link
  11. Cohen, I., & Iluz, M. (2015). When cost–effective design strategies are not enough: Evidence from an experimental study on the role of redundant goals. Omega56, 99-111. link
  12. Cohen, I. (2015). Integrating traditional and innovative value-focused models in project management teaching. The Journal of Modern Project Management2(3). link file
  13. Cohen, I., & Globerson, S. (2015). The Impact of Debriefing on Future Performance of Projects. Management4(3), 177-192. link file
  14. Cohen, I., Mandelbaum, A., & Zychlinski, N. (2014). Minimizing mortality in a mass casualty event: fluid networks in support of modeling and staffing. IIE Transactions46(7), 728-741. link
  15. Cohen, I., Iluz, M., & Shtub, A. (2014). A simulation‐based approach in support of project management training for systems engineers. Systems Engineering17(1), 26-36. link
  16. Tzimerman, A., Dery, L., Balouka, N. S., Cohen, I., Herer, Y. T., & Shtub, A. (2014). Simulation-based education in supply chain and project management. In Bridging Data and Decisions (pp. 138-160). INFORMS. link file
  17. Kroese, D. P., Rubinstein, R. Y., Cohen, I., Porotsky, S., & Taimre, T. (2013). Cross-entropy method. Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 326-333. link file‏‏
  18. Cohen, I. (2010). Kaizen and stochastic networks support the investigation of aircraft failures. Interfaces40(3), 208-221. link file
  19. Cohen, I. (2008). Improving time-critical decision making in life-threatening situations: Observations and insights. Decision Analysis5(2), 100-110. link file
  20. Hershko, E., Mandelker, N., Gheorghiu, G., Sheinkopf, H., Cohen, I., & Levy, O. (2008). Assessment of fatigue striation counting accuracy using high resolution scanning electron microscope. Engineering Failure Analysis15(1-2), 20-27. link
  21. Kossoy, E., Khoptiar, Y., Cytermann, C., Shemesh, G., Katz, H., Sheinkopf, H., Cohen, I., & Eliaz, N. (2008). The use of SIMS in quality control and failure analysis of electrodeposited items inspected for hydrogen effects. Corrosion science50(5), 1481-1491. link
  22. Cohen, I., Golany, B., & Shtub, A. (2007). The stochastic time–cost tradeoff problem: a robust optimization approach. Networks: An International Journal49(2), 175-188. link
  23. Cohen, I., Golany, B., & Shtub, A. (2007). Resource allocation in stochastic, finite-capacity, multi-project systems through the cross entropy methodology. Journal of Scheduling10(3), 181-193. link
  24. Cohen, I., Golany, B., & Shtub, A. (2005). Managing stochastic, finite capacity, multi-project systems through the cross-entropy methodology. Annals of Operations Research134(1), 183-199. link
  25. Cohen, I., Mandelbaum, A., & Shtub, A. (2004). Multi-project scheduling and control: A process-based comparative study of the critical chain methodology and some alternatives. Project Management Journal35(2), 39-50. link file
  26. ‏Katsman, A., Ginzburg, A., Werber, T., Cohen, I., & Levin, L. (2000). Nickel–aluminide coating of TiAl by a two-stage process. Surface and coatings technology127(2-3), 219-222. link
in conferences
  1. Cohen, I., & Gal, A. (2021). Uncertain process data with probabilistic knowledge: Problem characterization and challenges. BPM Conference, Problems21 Workshop, Italy (forthcoming). link file
  2. Cohen, I., Cohen, I., & Zaks, I. (2021). Weighted completion time minimization for capacitated parallel machines, WAOA, virtual conference, acceptance rate: 1631 (51.5%) (forthcoming). link file
  3. Cohen, I., Cohen, I., & Zaks, I. (2021). Weighted completion time minimization for capacitated parallel machines, ORSIS Conference, Israel (forthcoming).
  4. Chocron E., Feigin P. and Cohen I. (2021). Queueing theory and machine learning for predicting waiting times, Canadian Operations Research (CORS) Conference, virtual conference. video Simulator Code
  5. Chocron E., Feigin P. and Cohen I. (2021). Predicting waiting time in queueing systems: comparison of queueing theory and machine learning models, The 22nd Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  6. Cohen I. (2021). Process modeling and mining, The 22nd Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  7. Bitton S., Cohen I. and Cohen M. (2021). Joint repair sourcing and stocking policies for repairables using Erlang-A and Erlang-B queueing models., IISE Annual Conference, virtual conference, Winner best IISE paper. Winner
  8. Cohen I., Postek K. and Shtern S. (2021). Adaptive robust parallel machine scheduling, PMS, virtual conference. video
  9. Balouka N. and Cohen I. (2019). The robust multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem, The 21st Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel, 1st prize for best research paper. Winner
  10. A robust optimization approach for the multi-mode resource constrained project scheduling problem, 2019, EURO 2019, Dublin, Ireland, Invited session chair.
  11. Robust resource constrained project scheduling, 2018, EURO 2018, Valencia, Spain, Invited session chair.
  12. Balouka N. and Cohen I. (2018). A robust optimization model for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem, PMS, Rome, Italy, 1st prize for best student paper. Winner
  13. Cohen I. (2018). Cutting-edge learning technologies for project risk management, 2018, POM, Houston, Texas, USA, Invited talk.
  14. Cohen I. (2018). Linking strategic, tactical and operational project decisions. MIT SDM Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  15. Cohen I. and Balouka N. (2018). Robust project planning under resource constraints. IEEE TEMSCON, pp. 1-5, Evanston, Illinois, USA.
  16. Joint repair sourcing and stocking policies for repairables using Erlang-A and Erlang-B queueing models, 2017, POM, Seattle, Washington, USA, Invited talk.
  17. On the multimode resource-constrained project scheduling problem with value considerations-from an abstract mathematical model to an intuitive project management planning and learning tool, 2016, PMS, Valencia, Spain, Semi plenary (https://congresos.adeituv.es/pms2016).
  18. Cohen I. (2016). Parallel innovation efforts: Policies and insights. POM, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  19. Joint exchange and stocking policies for repairables, 2015, POM, Washington D.C., USA, Invited talk.
  20. Iluz M. and Cohen I. (2015). On cost-effective design strategies. The 19th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  21. Balouka N. Cohen I. and Shtub, A. (2015). A mathematical model for Lean new product development. The 19th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  22. Epstein C., Cohen I. and Shima T. (2015). Look ahead algorithms for the Dubins traveling salesman problem. The 19th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  23. Repairables stocking and sourcing in multi-location environments: An analytical and experimental study, 2014, POM, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Invited talk.
  24. Cohen M. and Cohen I. (2014). Flexible stocking and repair sourcing policies in multi-echelon service support environments. M&SOM Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA
  25. Epstein C., Cohen I., and Shima T. (2014). On the discretized Dubins traveling salesman problem. The 54th IACAS Conference, Israel.
  26. Cohen I. (2014). Policies development for mortality minimization during mass casualty events. IPRED III, Israel.
  27. Cohen I. (2014). Management of mass casualty events. POM, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  28. Iluz M. and Cohen I. (2014). When cost-effective design strategies are not enough: Evidence from an experimental study on the role of redundant goal. The 18th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  29. Epstein C., Cohen I. and Shima T. (2014). On the discrete Dubins traveling salesman problem. The 18th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel, 3rd prize for best research paper. Winner
  30. Zychlinski N., Cohen I. and Mandelbaum, A. (2014). Mortality minimization policies for mass casualty events. The 18th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, Israel.
  31. Cohen I. (2014). Policies for mass casualty events management. Technion-Erasmus Workshop, Netherlands.
  32. The role of flexibility in joint stocking and sourcing policy for repairable parts, 2013, POM, Denver, Colorado, USA, Invited talk.
  33. Lessons learned from teaching design to cost and benefit to cost strategies by SBT, 2013, Euro/Informs 26th European Conference on Operational Research, 2013, Rome, Italy, Invited talk.
  34. Iluz M., Cohen I. and Shtub A. (2013). Integration management: Learning to see the big picture. INCOSE IL2013, Israel.
  35. Yaron N. and Cohen I. (2013). Parallel testing for new product development. The 6th Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, Israel.
  36. Cohen M. and Cohen I. (2013). Management policies for a supply chain with multiple bases and a central depot. M&SOM Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA.
  37. Cohen I. and Cohen M. (2012). Joint stocking and sourcing optimization for repairable parts. MSOM Conference, New York, USA.
  38. Kaplan N., Singer G. and Cohen I. (2008). Using business intelligence system for implementation of the predictive maintenance concept in the Israeli Air Force. 15th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference, pp. 5e, Israel.
  39. Halevi R., Bar Moshe S., Atzmoni A., Cohen I., Ben Nun M., Kaplan N., Ishbir C. and Zinger G. (2007). Using predictive maintenance concepts for structure integrity in the IAF, ASIP 2007, USA (http://www.asipcon.com/2008/pages/A-proceedings.html).
  40. Cohen I., Golany B., and Shtub A. (2004). Managing stochastic, finite-capacity, multi-project systems through the cross-entropy methodology. PMS 2004 – 9th International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling, pp. 335-338, Institute National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France.
  41. Cohen I. and Shtub A. (2003). Critical chain multi-project scheduling and control—a simulation study. The 1st Israeli Industrial Engineering Research Meeting, pp. 73-80, Israel.
  42. Kressel I., Ghilai G., Gali S., Hackman N., Leibovich H., Peled D., Brot A., Sol U., Grosu E., Cohen I., Ben-Noon M., Jiny S., Meir Y., Halevi R., Alon L. and Atzmoni A. (2003). Design substantiation and application of boron-epoxy patch repair on an F-16 fuselage skin. Proceedings of the 22nd ICAF Symposium (2 vol.), EMAS Publishing, Switzerland.
  43. Cohen I., Levin L., Ginzburg A. and Werber T. (1997). Phase formation in a TiAl-base intermetallic coated by Ni and Al. The 8th Israel Materials Engineering Conference IMEC VIII, pp. 76, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.