Awards

Research Awards:

  • Finalist for the INFORMS 2021 Franz Edelman Award (recognized for the work with JD.com on unmanned warehouse technology). [Link-1] [Link-2]
  • Finalist in the INFORMS 2020 Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition.
  • 2020 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems Best Paper Award. [Link]
  • INFORMS 2019 Applied Probability Society (APS) Best Publication Award. [Link]
  • First Place in the 2017 Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award sponsored by Columbia Business School's China Business Initiative. [Link]
  • Third Place in the 2017 Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award sponsored by Columbia Business School's China Business Initiative. [Link]
  • First Place in the INFORMS 2015 George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition. [Link]
  • Second Place in the INFORMS 2015 Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition (as a student co-author). [Link]
  • Finalist in the INFORMS 2014 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Student Paper Competition. [Link]

Grants:

  • Alibaba Cainiao Research Grant "Building a flexible logistics network in the era of "New Retail"," joint with René Caldentey and Yuan Zhong, $60,000, January 2020 - January 2021.
  • NSF Award CMMI-1635160 "Matching supply and demand through dual-sourcing," Co-PI Xin Chen, $330,654, August 2016 - December 2020. [Link]

Teaching and Service Awards:

  • INFORMS 2019 Management Science Distinguished Service Award. [Link]
  • INFORMS 2018 Management Science Meritorious Service Award. [Link]
  • INFORMS 2017 Management Science Meritorious Service Award. [Link]
  • INFORMS 2017 MSOM Meritorious Service Award. [Link]
  • On the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students: Spring 2016, UIUC. [Link]