Snezana Mitrovic Minic



PhD, School of Computing Science,

          Simon Fraser University

MSc, Applied Mathematics Program,

          Faculty of Electrical Engineering,

          University of Belgrade

BSc, Faculty of Mathematics,

          University of Belgrade

Adjunct Professor

Department of Mathematics

Simon Fraser University, Surrey





Research Interests


§         Operations research

§         Discrete optimization, Graph theory

§         Vehicle routing, Health care, Scheduling

§         Algorithm design



Research Projects


·        Integer programming, CORDS

– in collaboration with Prof. Abraham Punnen


·        Modeling in health care, IRMACS Modeling Group

– in collaboration with Prof. Peter Borwein


·        Variations of the pickup and delivery problem with time windows

      – in collaboration with Prof. Gilbert Laporte


·        Efficient insertions for the time constrained vehicle routing

– in collaboration with Prof. Binay Bhattacharya


·        Heuristics for zoning in forestry

– in collaboration with Dr. Emina Krcmar










PhD Thesis

The dynamic pickup and delivery problem with time windows



Prof. Gilbert Laporte, Université de Montréal

Prof. Ramesh Krishnamurti, Simon Fraser University


MSc Thesis

Improvements of search strategies in branch and bound algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems



Prof. Dragos Cvetkovic, University of Belgrade


Problem instances - Benchmark PDPTW instances


The dynamic Pickup and Delivery Problem with Time Windows (PDPTW)  


Operations Research Seminar Series,

Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University


Operations Research and Health Care - presentation




MATH 343

MATH 157

MATH 100

CMPT 307

CMPT 201

CMPT 120

ITEC 325/6/7

ITEC 251/2

ITEC 240/1/2

Applied Discrete Mathematics (Spring 2006)

Calculus for Social Sciences I (Fall 2005)

Pre-Calculus (Fall 2006, Spring 2007)

Data Structures and Algorithms (Fall 2002)

Data and Program Abstraction with Java (Spring 2002)

Introduction to Computing Science and Programming I (Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Spring 2007)

Object-oriented Analysis and Design (Summer 2005)

Managing the Personal Software Process; Software Engineering (Summer 2005)

Data Structures and Applied Algorithms (Spring 2005, Summer, 2005)


Professional Experience


Ten years of experience as a software engineer and software analyst

involved in design and development of real-time control systems.




         SFU Library Electronic Journals

          CORS (Canadian Operational Research Society)
          EUROEWG Transportation


Mailing Address

    Department of Mathematics

    Simon Fraser University, Surrey

    13450 – 102nd Avenue
    Surrey, BC, V3T 5X3



    phone (off-campus): 604-231-2399
    fax: 778-782-7488