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Shaohui Zheng

(PhD, Columbia University)

Chair Professor / Department Head
Dept. of Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations Management

 

School of Business and Management

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Email:  imzheng@ust.hk

Tel:  (852) 2358-7751
Fax:  (852) 2358-2421

Office:  LSK 4014

 

·         Biography

·         Research Interests

·         Professional Services

·         University Services

·         Major Research Grants

·         Publications

·         Doctoral Student Supervised

·         Teaching 


 

Biography

Shaohui Zheng is currently the Department Head and Chair Professor in the Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

Shaohui Zheng received the Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from Columbia University, New York in 1994, and the M.S. degree in Operations Research / Optimal Control from the Academy of Sciences of China, Beijing in 1987.

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Research Interests

·         Supply Chain Management

·         Interface of Marketing and Supply Chain

·         Operations of Manufacturing and Service Systems

·         Applied Probability Models   

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Professional Services

·         Editorship

-          Associate Editor, Operations Research (Jan. 2000 -- Dec. 2005, and Jan. 2009 -- Present).

-          Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research (Sept. 2005 -- Dec. 2007).

-          Guest Editor, Annals of Operations Research, Volume 87 (1999).

·         Other Major Professional Services

-          Committee Member, Wickham Skinner Award for Early-Career Research Accomplishments, Productions and Operations Management Society, 2015.

-          Cluster Chair, 26th Annual POMS Conference, Washington DC, May 2015.   

-          Panel Member, Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, since Jan. 2014.

-          Panel Member, General Projects (面上/青年项目), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2015.

-          Panel Member, Key International Cooperation Programs (重点国际合作项目), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2014.

-          Panel Member, Key Research Programs (重点研究项目), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2014.

-          Panel Member, National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (杰出青年基金), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013.

-          Panel Member, National Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars (优秀青年基金), National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013. 

-          Judge, Student Paper Competition, The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society, 2006-2012.

-          Judge, Best Papers Awards, Annual Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering, 2012-2015.

 

·         Forum / Workshop / Conference Organization

-          Co-Chair, International Workshop on Management Science and Operations Research, Hefei, China, July 21-22, 2013.

-          Co-Chair, International Workshop on Management Science and Operations Research, Xiamen, June 8-10, 2011.

-          Chair, Industrial Forum on Managing Supply Chains in A Flat World: Challenges and Opportunities, Hong Kong, June 3-4, 2011.

-          Chair, International Forum on the Interface of Marketing and Operations Management, Hong Kong, Dec. 15-16, 2009.  

-          Chair, International Forum on Management Science and Operations Research, Jinan, China, June 1-4, 2009.

-          Chair, International Symposium on Supply Chain Management: Theory and Application, Sanya, December 28-30, 2008.

-          Co-Chair, Forum on Best Practices of Supply Chain Management in China: Global Coordination and Optimization of Supply Chains, Beijing, June 14, 2008.

-          Program Committee Member, INFORMS (International), Beijing, 2012.

-          Program Committee Member, Annual Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholars Association in Management Science and Engineering (OCSAMSE), 2009-present.  

-          Procedure Committee Member, The 6th International Conference on Management, Wuhan, China, August 2007.

-          Organizing Committee Member, Summer Workshop on Frontiers of Research in Supply Chain Management, June 2007

-          Organizing Committee Member, Summer Workshop on Stochastic Models in Operations Research / Management Science, Beijing, August 2006.

-          Organizing Committee Member, Summer Workshop on Stochastic Models in Operations Research / Management Science, Beijing, July, 2005.

-          Program Committee Member, 12th INFORMS – Applied Probability Society CONFERENCE, Beijing, June 2004. 

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University Services

·         University Level

-          Chairman, Senate Standing Committee for Academic Review Procedure (Nov. 2014 – Oct. 2015)

-          Member, University Appointments and Substantiation Committee (Nov. 2011-Oct. 2013).

-          Member on Reserve, Senate Standing Committee for Academic Review Procedure (Nov. 2013-Oct. 2014). 

-          Member, University Senate (2003 – 2007, 2013-2016, and 2017 - present).

-          Member, Task Force for Theme-Based Research Scheme, HKUST (2009-2010).

-          Chairman (2003 - 2007) and member (2001 – 2003), University Student Disciplinary Committee.

-          Chairman, University Student Appeal Committee (ad hoc), HKUST (2008).

-          Chairman, University Student Appeal Committee (ad hoc), HKUST (2011).

·         School Level

-          Chairman, Task Force for TPG programs (December 2016 – August 2017).

-          Director, Center for Marketing and Supply Chain Management (April 2008 – July 2012).

-          Member, School Appointments and Substantiation Committee (2006 - 2008).

-          Chairman, Marketing Department head search committee (2007 – 2009).

-          Member, MGTO Salary Review Committee (2007 and 2008).

·         Department Level

-          Head, ISOM department (since August 2017).

-          Deputy Head, ISOM department (Aug. 2011 – July 2017).

-          Chairman, Department Salary Review Committee, ISOM department (2012-present).

-          Chairman, department (OM) recruiting committee, ISOM department (2008-2009).

-          Member, Department Executive committee (2007 - present).

-          Member, Department (OM) PhD committee (2007 - 2011).

-          Department PG coordinator, ISMT /OM (2000 - 2006). 

-          Department seminar coordinator, ISMT/OM (1996 - 1997).

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Major Research Grants

·         PI, General Research Fund Grant: “Managing Inventory Systems with Substitutable Products and Ordering Leadtimes”, HK$391,218, two years (Aug. 2014 – July 2016.)

·         PI, RGC General Research Fund: “Pricing and Source Diversification for Firms with Random Supply Disruption”, HK$668,850, three years (Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2015).

·         PI, RGC General Research Fund: “Managing Inventory Systems under Supply Uncertainty”, HK$348,175, two years (July 2011 – June 2013).

·         PI, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: “Managing Capacity Expansion for Service Firms with Uncertain Supplies”, HK$350,222, two years (September 2007 – August 2009).

·         PI, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: "Managing Inventory Replenishment, Product Substitution, and Pricing in Supply Chain", HK$538,836, three years (September 2005 – August 2008).

·         PI, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: "Pricing and replenishing management for supply chains with option-future contracts", HK$611,404, three years (September 2002 -- August 2005).

·         Co-Investigator, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: " Design and Control of Multi-Site Service Systems with Customer Balking", HK$821,817, three years (September 2000 -- August 2003).

·         PI, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: "Inventory Systems with Substitution and Unreliable Supply Sources", HK$914,817, three years (August 2000 - July 2003).

·         PI, RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant: "Dynamic Approaches to Quality Control in Batch Manufacturing", HK$200,000, two years (July 1997 - July 1999).

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Publications

 

BOOK

1.      Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng (2002): "Dynamic Quality Control in Production-Inventory Systems --- Coordination and Optimization", Springer-Verlag, New York.  

PATENT

2.       Yao, D.D., J. Chen and S. Zheng: “System and Method for Inspecting Products with Warranties”, U.S. Patent, No. 5,608,658, March 1997.  

PAPERS

3.      Feng, Y., Xu, J. and S. Zheng: “Optimizing Dynamic Inventory Replenishment and Substitution for Two Products with Positive Lead time”, Operations Research, to appear.

4.      Chao, X., Gong, X. and S. Zheng: “Optimal Pricing and Inventory Policies with One Reliable and One Unreliable Suppliers: Characterization and Comparison”, Annals of Operations Research, 241(2016), 35-51.

5.      Xu, H., Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: “Optimal Policies for a Two-Product Inventory System under a Flexible Substitution Scheme”, Production and Operations Management, 25(2016), 1088-1105.  

6.      Gong, X., Chao, X. and S. Zheng: “Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Management with Dual Suppliers of Different Leadtimes and Disruption Risks”, Production and Operations Management, 23(2014), 2058-2074.

7.      Xu, H., Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: “Optimal Control of Replenishment and Substitution in an Inventory System with Nonstationary Batch Demand”, Production and Operations Management, 20 (2011), 727-736.

8.      Chao, X., Chen, H. and S. Zheng: “Dynamic Capacity Expansion for a Service Firm with Capacity Deterioration and Supply Uncertainty”, Operations Research, 57(2009), 82-93.

9.      Li, Q., Xu, H. and S. Zheng: “Periodic Review Inventory Systems with Random Yield: Bounds and Heuristics”, IIE Transactions, 40(2008), 434-444.

10.  Chao, X., Chen, H. and S. Zheng: “Joint Replenishment and Pricing Decisions in Inventory Systems with Stochastically Dependent Supply Capacity”, Euro. J.  Oper. Res., 191(2008), 142-155.  

11.  Li, Q. and S. Zheng: “Joint Inventory Replacement and Pricing Control for Systems with Uncertain Yield and Demand”, Operations Research, 54(2006), 696-705.

12.  Xu, H., Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng, S., “Inventory with Flexible Substitution”, Proceedings of INFORMS/MSOM Conference. University of Maryland, June, 2008.

13.  Chao, X., Liu, L. and S. Zheng: “Resource Allocation in Multisite Service Systems with Intersite Customer Flows”, Management Science, 49(2003), 1739-1752.

14.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: “Substitution Inventory: Single and Multi-period Models”, Optimality of Sequential Quality Control via Stochastic Orders".  In: Stochastic Modeling and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains, J.G. Shanthikumar, D.D. Yao and W.H.M. Zijm (eds.), Kluwer, 2003, 177-202 (Chapter 8).

15.  Chao, X., Liu L. and S. Zheng: "Stochastic Network Models and Optimization of a Hospital System",  In: Stochastic Modeling and Optimization, D.D. Yao, H. Zhang and X.Y. Zhou (eds.), Springer, 2003, 362-394 (Chapter 12). 

16.  Zheng, S: "Dynamic Release Policies for Software Systems with A Reliability Constraint", IIE Transactions, 34(2002), 253-262.

17.  Chen, J., D.D. Yao and S. Zheng: "Optimal Replenishment and Rework with Multiple Unreliable Supply Sources", Operations Research, 49(2001), 430-443.

18.  Zheng, S: "Dynamic Quality Control in An Assembling Line", IIE Transactions, 32(2000), 797-806.

19.  Chao, X. and S. Zheng: "Triggered Concurrent Batch Arrivals and Batch Departures in Queueing Networks", Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 10(2000), 115-129.

20.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Sequential Inspection Under Capacity Constraints", Operations Research, 47(1999) 410-421.

21.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Co-ordinated Quality Control in a Two-stage System", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 44(1999) 1166-1179.

22.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Sequential Quality Control in Batch Manufacturing", Annals of Operations Research, 87(1999) 3-30.

23.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Optimality of Sequential Quality Control via Stochastic Orders".  In: Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes, J.G. Shanthikumar and U. Sumita (eds.), Kluwer, 1999, 129-147 (Chapter 10).

24.  Chen, J., Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: “Optimal Control of a Multi-Product Inventory System with Substitution", Proc. IEEE 38th Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, Arizona, 1999, 468-473.

25.  Chao, X. and S. Zheng: "A Result on Networks of Queues with Customer Coalescence and State-Dependent Signaling", J. of Applied Probability, 35(1998) 151-164.    

26.  Chen, J., D.D. Yao and S. Zheng: "Quality Control for Products Supplied with Warranty", Operations Research, 46(1998) 107-115.

27.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Markov Decision Programming for Process Control in Batch Production", Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 12(1998) 351-371. 

28.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Coordinated Quality Control in a Two Stage System", Proceedings of IEEE 36th Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA, 1997, 4068-74.

29.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Coordinated Production and Inspection in a Tandem System", Queueing Systems: Theory and Application, 24(1996) 59-82.

30.  Yao, D.D. and S. Zheng: "Sequential Quality Control of A Machining Process", Proceedings of IEEE 34th Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, 1995, 3128-3133.   

31.  Zheng, S.: "Continuous Time Markov Decision Programming with Unbounded Reward Rate",  Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, Vol. 7 (1991) No. 1, 6-16.

32.  Zheng, S.: "A Class of Continuous Time Markov Decision Programming with Average Return Criterion--The Existence of Optimal Policies", Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica (C- Series), Vol. 12 (1989) No. 2, 250-256.

 

 

 

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Doctoral Student / Post-Doc Fellow Supervision

·         PhD thesis supervision: 

-          He Xu, OM / HKUST, 2005, “Managing the Interaction among Production, Inventory Replenishment, and Selling in Supply Chains”.

·         PhD/DBA thesis committee member:

-          Tian Li, ISOM / HKUST, 2010

-          Jun Shan, IELM / HKUST, 2009

-          Lijun Zhu, Logistics / HK PolyU, 2008

-          Carsten Paasch, ISMT / HKUST, 2007

-          Shilu Tong, ISMT / HKUST, 2007

-          Aihua Pei,  Logistics / HK PolyU, 2007

-          Ning Shi, IELM / HKUST, 2007

-          Xiang Zhu, IELM / HKUST, 2006

-          Jiejian Feng, IELM / HKUST, 2006

-          Siu Wa Ng, IELM / HKUST, 2001  

·         Post-Doc Fellow supervision:

-          Xiang Zhu, Aug. 2006 – Aug. 2007

-          Liuxin Chen, Sept. 2006 – Sept. 2007

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Teaching

·         Management Science (ISOM3710)

·         Business Modeling and Optimization (ISOM5810)

·         Business Statistics (ISMT 111)

·         Production and Operations Management (ISMT 161)

·         Simulation in Business and Management (ISMT 372)

·         Stochastic Management Science Model (ISMT 373)

·         Simulation Approaches (ISMT 679)

·         Advanced Stochastic Models (ISMT 669H)

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