Research

My research and teaching interests are in the areas of Integer Programming, Stochastic Programming, and Computational Optimization with applications in Supply Chain Management, Power System Operations and Energy Policy Analysis.

Research Funding

Thanks a lot to federal agencies (including NSF, DOD, DOE, and DOT) and industrial companies for supporting my research.

Selected grants are listed as follows:

  • National Science Foundation 1436749: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Electricity Markets, PI: Y. Guan, $236K. (August 2014 to July 2017)
  • National Science Foundation 1434256: Collaborative Research: Travel Support for Student to Attend ISERC 2014 in Montreal, PI: Y. Guan, $5K. (April 2014 to January 2015)
  • National Science Foundation 1202264: Chance-Constrained and Robust Optimization for Power Systems with Intermittent Renewable Generation, PI: Y. Guan, $234K. (August 2012 to August 2015)
  • Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Award, N000141010749: Multi-Stage Formulations and Solution Methods for Mixed Integer Programming Under Uncertainty, PI: Y. Guan, $493,952. (May 2010 to July 2015)
  • National Science Foundation, CAREER Award, Operations Research Program, CMMI-0942156: CAREER: A Study of Stochastic and Robust Integer Programming: Algorithms, Computations and Applications, PI: Y. Guan, $400,000. (July 2009 to July 2014)
  • National Science Foundation, Operations Research Program, CMMI-0942154: Polyhedral Combinatorics and Algorithms for Stochastic Integer Programming, PI: Y. Guan, $142,516. (August 2007 to July 2010)
  • National Science Foundation, Industrial Innovation and Partnerships Program, IIP-0725843: Collaborative Research: Revenue Management in Logistics and Distribution, PI: Y. Guan (90% credit), co-PI: S. Pulat, $70K. (August 2007 to July 2010)
  • Department of Defense SBIR-AF06-330-Phase I: Advanced MRO Multi-Echelon Planning and Scheduling, PI: Y. Guan, $10K. (August 2006 to July 2007)
  • Department of Defense SBIR-AF06-330-Phase II: Advanced MRO Multi-Echelon Planning and Scheduling, PI: Y. Guan, $25K. (September 2008 to August 2010)
  • Department of Transportation: Inter-Modal Containerized Freight Security-Phase I, co-PI: Y. Guan (3% credit), PI: T. Landers, $1.5M. (June 2006 to May 2007)
  • Department of Transportation: Inter-Modal Containerized Freight Security-Phase II, co-PI: Y. Guan (6% credit), PI: T. Landers, $5.0M. (May 2007 to December 2008)
  • Center for Engineering Logistics and Distribution (CELDi): Improve Inventory Accuracy through Optimal Cycle Counting, PI: Y. Guan, $26K. (August 2006 to July 2007)