Dr. Yongpei Guan

Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies
Director of the Computational and Stochastic Optimization Lab 
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005
Yongpei Guan serves as Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Director of the Computational and Stochastic Optimization Lab, and co-Director of the Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering Center at the University of Florida. He served as the Interim Chair of the Department from May 2015 to August 2016. His research interests include stochastic and discrete optimization, supply chain management, and renewable energy integration and power system operations. His works in these areas have led to NSF Career Award 2008 and Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award 2010. These works have been published in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IIE Transactions, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, and Transportation Science. His awards also include as a faculty adviser for the Nicholson Best Student Paper Award (first place) from INFORMS and Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Awards (first, second and third places) from IIE. He is currently the Department Editor (Energy Systems) for IISE Transactions, Associate Editor for Journal of Global Optimization, Associate Editor for Computational Optimization and Applications, and (Guest) Associate Editor for Naval Research Logistics. He has also served as the Chair for the 2014 IIE Annual Research Conference. He is a member of INFORMS, a senior member of IEEE, and a fellow of IISE.