Skip to main content

Awards

Research Awards:

  • Finalist for the INFORMS 2022 Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in the Practice of Advanced Analytics and Operations Research (recognized for the work with Alibaba on the innovation of its inventory replenishment system).
  • 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]