Management Science and Engineering



Department of Management Science and Engineering    Associate Professor with Tenure


Office:B423 Lihua 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

  • Yang, Liu, Shang, Weixin and Liu, Liming,“Follow the Crowd with Uncertain Service Capacity,” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2023, Vol.25, No.1, pp.341-352.

  • 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


  • 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.

Working Papers

  • Gao, Ge, Liu, Hongyan, Wang, Chun, Yang, Liu, Zhao, Kang, (2023) "Proactively Considering Future Externality for Recommendations in Live-Streaming Platforms."

  • Wei, Xiao, Yang, Liu, Sun, Peng, Huang, Zheyuan, (2024) "Information Design and Communication in Cournot Competition."



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


Other Information

Associate Editor, Management Science