Management Science and Engineering



Department of Management Science and Engineering    Associate Professor


Office:218 Weilun Building

Office Hours:Tue. 15:00-16:00

Educational Background

2010   Ph.D. in Decision Sciences, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

2004   M.S. in High Performance Computation Engineered Systems, Singapore-MIT-Alliance

2003   B.S. in Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University


Work Experience

  • 2018-present    Associate Professor with Tenure, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua Univeristy

  • 2018-present    Adjunct Associate Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • 2014-2018        Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua Unviersity

  • 2010-2014        Assistant Professor of Management Science and Engineering, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua Unviersity



Tsinghua University

  • Advanced Applied Statistics (Graduate level) 

  • Stochastic Models and Optimization (PhD level)

  • Game Theory, Decision Theory and Queueing Theory (Undergraduate level) 

  • PhD seminar in Operations Management

Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Quantitative Tools for Managers (DBA) Excellence in Teaching Award 2019

Duke University

  • Decision Making in Business (Undergraduate level)


Research Areas

Information acquisition and learning issues, incentive issues, and behavior issues in decision-making problems under uncertainty, with applications in service systems and healthcare operations management.



Journal Articles

  • Wu, Banggang, Yang, Liu and Chen, Yubo, "An Empirical Study of Purchase Rate and Dropout Rate Between Mobile and PC Customers", Journal of Systems and Management, 2020, 29(5), pp. 924-933.(In Chinese)

  • Yang, Liu, Guo, Pengfei, Wang, Yulan, "Service Pricing with Loss Averse Customers", Operations Research, 2018, Vol.66, No.3, pp.761-777

  • Yang, Liu, de Vericourt, Francis, Sun, Peng, "Time-Based Competition with Benchmark Effects", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2014, 16(1):119-132

  • Sun, Peng, Yang, Liu, de Vericourt, Francis, "Selfish Drug Allocation for Containing an International Influenza Pandemic at the Onset", Operations Research, 2009, 57(6):1320-1332

Working papers

  • Yang, Liu, Shang, Weixin and Liu, Liming (2021) "Follow the Crowd with Unknown Service Capacity," second round review at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.


  • Chen, Jian, Wu, Junjie, Liu, Dengpan, Wu, Xiaole, Li, Bo, Yang, Liu, "Research on Optimization and Coordination of Operational Strategies in Big Data Environment", Science Press, 2020.



2019            Excellence in Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University

2013            Employee of the Year, Tsinghua SEM

2004-2009  Graduate School Fellowship, Duke University

2003-2004  Singapore Government Fellowship, Singapore-MIT-Alliance