Management Science and Engineering



Department of Management Science and Engineering    Associate Professor


Office:451 Weilun Building

Educational Background

He received a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University in 2005, an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University in 2008. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of California, Berkeley, in 2013. 


Work Experience

2013-2014           Google                            Quantitative Analyst

2014-2018           Tsinghua University        Assistant Professor

2018-present       Tsinghua University        Associate Professor



Tsinghua University:
1. Undergrads: Operations Management
2. Grads: Advanced Operations Research

Univ. of California, Berkeley:
1. Undergrads: Service Operations Design and Analysis


Research Areas

  1. Optimization theory and applications in Operations Management

  2. Supply Chain Management

  3. Dynamic Contract Design



10.             Offline-Channel Planning in Omnichannel Retailing (with Jian Chen, Hao Shen, Max Shen, and Mengying Xue), Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, accepted, 2021, (winner prize, originally titled "An Analytics Approach to Integrated Location, Inventory and Assorment Planning in Omni-Channel Retail", data-driven paper competition, 2019 POMS annual Conference, 2019)

9. Data Center Network Design for Internet-Related Services and Cloud Computing (with Mengshi Lu, Max Shen, and Runyu Tang), 2020, Production and Operations Management, accepted.

8. Reliable Hub Location Air Transportation Network Design under Random Disruptions (with Hao Shen and Max Shen), 2019, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, accepted.

7. Demand Side Energy Management under Time-Varying Pricing (with Tianhu Deng and Max Shen), IISE Transactions 51.4 (2019): 422-436.

6. Reliable Flexibility Design of Supply Chains via Extended Graph Expanders (with Hao Shen, Chung-Piaw Teo and Max Shen), Production and Operations Management 28.3 (2019): 700-720.

5. A Dynamic Programming Approach to Power Consumption Minimization in Gubbarrel Natural Gas Networks with Non-identical Compressor Unites (with T. Deng, S. Zhang, J. Ren, and S. Zheng), INFORMS Journal on Computing 31.3 (2019): 593-611.

4. Joint Planning of Energy Storage and Transmission for Wind Energy Generation (with W. Qi, and Z-J M. Shen). Operations Research 63.6 (2015): 1280-1293.

3. A harmony search-based memetic optimization model for integrated production and transportation scheduling in MTO manufacturing (with Z. Guo, L. Shi, and L. Chen). Omega 66 (2017): 327-343.

2. Stochastic Control for Smart Grid Users with Flexible Demand (with L. He, Z-J M. Shen, and X. Cao). IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, 4(4), 2013.

1. Thermostats for SmartGrid: Models, Benchmarks and Insights (with Z-J M. Shen, and D. Levine). the Energy Journal, 33(4), 2012


Industry Experience

  1. Google   Lead Projects optimizing the data center network planning and operations across Google;

  2.   Lead assortment optimization project for's autonomous offline stores; autonomous warehouse planning, etc.