Ph.D. Students

Current Ph.D. Students

  • Aysenur Arslan (co-advising with Dr. Jean Philippe Richard)
  • Lai Wei
  • Lei Fan
  • Kai Pan
  • Jianqiu Huang
  • Kezhuo Zhou

Graduated Ph.D. Students

  • Chaoyue Zhao, Ph.D., Summer 2014.
    • Dissertation Title: “Data-Driven Risk-Averse Stochastic Program and Renewable Energy Integration.”
    • First Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University.
    • Remark: Her research work is awarded the best student paper award from the Computer and Information Systems Division of the Institute of Industrial Engineers at the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
  • Jing Ma, Ph.D., Summer 2014. (co-advised with Dr. Joseph Geunes)
    • Dissertation Title: “Coordination Schemes for Two-Echelon Supply Chain and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles.”
    • Remark: His research work is awarded the best paper award in the Production Planning and Scheduling Track at the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
  • Qianfan Wang, Ph.D., Spring 2013.
    • Dissertation Title: “Two-Stage Chance and Expected Value Constrained Stochastic Unit Commitment: Formulations, Algorithms and Case Studies.”
    • First Position: SAC Capital, New York City.
    • Remark: His Ph.D. dissertation is awarded the third place for the 2014 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from the IIE society.
  • Zhili Zhou, Ph.D., Summer 2010.
    • Dissertation Title: “Multi-Stage Discrete Optimization Under Uncertainty and Lot-Sizing.”
    • First position: IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York.
    • Remark: Her Ph.D. dissertation is awarded the second place for the 2011 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from the IIE society.
  • Kayode Badiru, Ph.D., Summer 2009.  (co-advised with Dr. Simin Pulat).
    • Dissertation Title: “Knapsack Problems: Methods, Models and Applications.”
  • Kang-hung Yang, Ph.D., Fall 2008.
    • Dissertation Title: “A Hybrid Approach for Container Terminal Operations.”
    • First position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian  University.
    • Remark: His dissertation is awarded the best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, School of Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma.