Dr Michael Forbes

MForbesDr Michael Forbes is a mathematician with extensive experience in industry and entrepreneurship. Dr Forbes specialises in Operations Research with industrial applications. He was a partner at Opcom, a successful Brisbane based software company for several years, and has worked closely with Biarri, a group of companies offering optimisation technologies to help businesses improve efficiency and profitability. One of his major research interests lies in solving integer programming problems using lazy constraints, and the application of these methods to industrial problems in a number of sectors, including transport, energy and postal.