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Emeritus Prof Theodor Stewart, BSc(Chem Eng) Cape Town MSc PhD UNISA FRSSAf
Office: PD Hahn 562
Tel: +27 21 650 +27 21 6503224
Curriculum vitae :
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Operations research; Decision analysis; Multiobjective optimization; Natural resources management
STA3043S – Decision Theory and Generalised Linear Models
STA2004F – Statistical Theory and Inference
Operations Research (Honours)
Professor Department of Statistical Sciences 1984-2008 (and Head of Dept 1994-1999).
Part-time Professor of Decision Science, Manchester Business School, University fo Manchester (2007-)
Previously Director and Head of Operations Research and Statistics in the National Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences of the CSIR, Pretoria
Application of multicriteria decision analysis (discrete choice and goal programming approaches) in energy, fisheries, water, land use planning, health
Integration of multicriteria decision analysis with scenario planning and data envelopment analysis
Development of genetic algorithms for multiobjective optimization
Application of operations research to developmental problems
Publications since 2007
Stewart, T. J., 2007. The essential multiobjectivity of linear programming. ORiON, volume 23, pages 1-15.
Janssen, R., van Herwijnen, M., Stewart, T. J., and Aerts, J. C. J. H., 2008. Multiobjective decision support for land use planning. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, volume 35, pages 740-756.
Joubert, A. R., Janssen, R., and Stewart, T. J., 2008. Allocating fishing rights in South Africa: A participatory approach. Fisheries Management and Ecology, volume 15, pages 27-37.
Stewart, T., Bandte, O., Braun, H., Chakraborti, N., Ehrgott, M., G÷belt, M., Jin, Y., Nakayama, H., Poles, S., and Di Stefano, D., 2008. Real-world applications of multiobjective optimization. In J. Branke, K. Deb, K. Miettinen, and R. S lowi#nski, editors, Multiobjective Optimization - Interactive and Evolutionary Approaches, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, chapter 11. Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Yang, J.-B., Wong, B. Y. H., Xu, D.-L., and Stewart, T. J., 2009. Integrating DEA-oriented performance assessment and target setting using interactive MOLP methods. European Journal of Operational Research, volume 195, pages 205-222.
Durbach, I. N. and Stewart, T. J., 2009. Using expected values to simplify decision making under uncertainty. OMEGA: International Journal of Management Science, volume 37, pages 312-330.
Stewart, T. J., Joubert, A., and Janssen, R., 2010. MCDA framework for fishing rights allocation in South Africa. Group Decision and Negotiation, volume 19, pages 247-265.
Belton, V. and Stewart, T. J., 2010. Problem structuring and MCDA. In M. Ehrgott, J. R. Figueira, and S. Greco, editors, Trends in Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis, chapter 8. Springer, pages 209-239
Stewart, T. J., 2010. Goal directed benchmarking for organizational efficiency. Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, volume 38, pages 534-539.
I. N. Durbach and T. J. Stewart. An experimental study of the effect of uncertainty representation on decision making. European Journal of Operational Research, 214:380-392, 2011.
I. N. Durbach and T. J. Stewart. A comparison of simplified value function approaches for treating uncertainty in multi-criteria decision analysis. Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, 40:456-464, 2012.
I. N. Durbach and T. J. Stewart. Modelling uncertainty in multi-criteria decision analysis. European Journal of Operational Research, 223:1-14, 2012. T. J. Stewart, S. French, and J. Rios. Integrating multicriteria decision analysis and scenario planning -review and extension. Omega, The International Journal of Management Science,41:679-688, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.omega.2012.09.003
R. Janssen, A. R. Joubert, and T. J. Stewart. A multicriteria approach to equitable fishing rights allocation in South Africa's Western Cape. In P. J. H. van Beukering, E. Papyrakis, J. Bouma, and R. Brouwer, editors, Nature's Wealth: The Economics of Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services in Africa and Asia, pages 157-173. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
In view of my emeritus position, it seems I cannot be primary supervisor, but will collaborate in any research areas related to operational research for development and/or to multicriteria decision support and multiobjective optimization.
Department of Statistical Sciences - University of Cape Town