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CHEN Hong

Phone: 021-62696677-6005
 

 

 

Visiting Professor of Operations Management

 

PhD, Stanford University

 

Research Areas: Risk management and quantitative finance, Modeling, optimization and empirical analysis of supply chain management, economic and financial systems, Business analytics with applications in demand management and risk management, Best practices of supply chain management in China

 

 


 

Introduction

Dr. Chen Hong is Visiting Professor of Operations Management at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Professor of Management Science, Deputy Dean and Founding Director of DBA Program at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF). He received his PhD in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University. Dr. Chen formerly was Alumni Professor in Supply Chain Management and Chair of the Division of Operations and Logistics, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC). He was Dean of School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University. Dr. Chen was also Professor of Operations Management and Academic Associate Dean at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business from 2003 to 2005. He had held visiting positions at China Europe International Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was a Special-Term Professor at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University.

 

Dr. Chen has published extensively in leading operation management journals, including Operations Research, Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Mathematics of Operations Management. He has developed cases on the best practices of the supply chain management in China and contributed articles for Harvard Business Review (China Edition). Dr. Chen was President of INFORMS Society on Applied Probability, and was associate editor for Management Science, Operations Research and Queuing Systems Theory and Application.

 

Achievements

  1. Recipient of National Thousand Talent Plan, China, 2012
  2. Outstanding Oversea Young Research Award (NSFC-China), China, 2000
  3. Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Commerce, UBC, 1993
  4. Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Faculty Research Fellowship, UBC, 1993
  5. Engineering Initiation Awards, NSF-USA, 1989
  6. George Nicholson Prize (honorable mention), The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), 1988
  7. The Li Foundation Fellowship, the Li Foundation, New York, 1982-1984

 

 

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Book

H. Chen and D.D. Yao, Fundamentals of Queuing Networks: Performance, Asymptotics and Optimization, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001.

 

Articles in Professional Journals

  1. H. Chen, C. Tong and L. Bai, “The Lenovo Duo Model” (in Chinese), Harvard Business Review (China Edition), 82-92, January 2009.
  2. Chen, H., Qin, L., Shi, X.H, “Towards an Agility Supply Chain” (in Chinese), Harvard Business Review (China Edition), June 2009.

Refereed Publications

  1. H. Chen, J.M. Harrison, A. Mandelbaum, A.V. Ackere and L.M. Wein, "Empirical evaluation of a queueing network model for semiconductor wafer fabrication", Operations Research, 36, 2, 202-215 (1988).
  2. H. Chen, "Optimal intensity control of a multi-class queue", Queueing Systems - Theory and Applications, 5, 281-294 (1989).
  3. J.M. Harrison, R.J. Williams and H. Chen, "Brownian models of closed queueing networks with homogeneous customer populations", Stochastics and Stochastics Reports, 29, 37-74 (1990).
  4. H. Chen and D.D. Yao, "Optimal intensity control of a queueing system with state-dependent capacity limit", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 35, 4, 459-464 (1990).
  5. H. Chen and D.D. Yao, "Derivatives of the expected delay in the GI/G/1 queue", Journal of Applied Probability, 28, 899-907 (1990).
  6. H. Chen and A. Mandelbaum, "Discrete flow Networks: bottleneck analysis and fluid approximations", Mathematics of Operations Research, 16, 2, 408-446 (1991).
  7. H. Chen and A. Mandelbaum, "Stochastic discrete flow networks: diffusion approximations and bottlenecks'', Annals of Probability, 19, 4, 1463-1519 (1991).
  8. H. Chen and D.D. Yao, "A fluid model for systems with random disruptions", Operations Research, 40, S2, S239-247 (1992).
  9. H. Chen, P. Yang, D.D. Yao and X. Chao, "Optimal control of a simple assembly system'', Operations Research Letters, 14, 199-205 (1993).
  10. S.H. Xu and H. Chen, "On the asymptote of the optimal routing policy for two service stations'', IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 38, 187-189 (1993).
  11. H. Chen and D.D. Yao, "Dynamic scheduling of a multi-class fluid network", Operations Research, 41, 1104-1115 (1993).
  12. H. Chen and W. Whitt, "Diffusion approximations for open queueing networks with service interruptions", Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 13, 335-359 (1993).
  13. H. Chen and J.G. Shanthikumar, "Fluid limits and diffusion approximations for networks of multi-server queues in heavy traffic'', Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 4, 269-291 (1994).
  14. H. Chen, P. Yang and D.D. Yao, "Control and scheduling in a two-station queueing network: optimal policies and heuristics'', Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 18, 301-332 (1994).
  15. H. Chen, "Fluid approximations and stability of multiclass queueing networks: work-conserving disciplines'', Annals of Applied Probability, 5, 636-665 (1995).
  16. D. Atkins and H. Chen, "Performance evaluation of scheduling control of queueing networks: fluid model heuristics'', Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 21, 391-413 (1995).
  17. H. Chen, "Rate of convergence of the fluid approximation for generalized Jackson networks'', Journal of Applied Probability, 33, 3, 804-814 (1996).
  18. H. Chen, "A sufficient condition for the positive recurrence of a semimartingale reflecting Brownian motion in an orthant'', Annals of Applied Probability, 6, 3, 758-765 (1996).
  19. H. Chen and H. Zhang, "Diffusion approximations for multiclass re-entrant lines under a firstbuffer-first-served discipline'', Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 23, 177-195 (1996).
  20. T. Chi, J.J. Liu and H. Chen, "Optimal stopping rule for a project with uncertain completion time and salvageability'', IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 44, 1, 54-66 (1997).
  21. H. Chen and H. Zhang, "Stability of multiclass queueing networks under FIFO discipline'', Mathematics of Operations Research, 22, 3, 691-725 (1997).
  22. H. Chen, O. Kella and G. Weiss, "Fluid approximations for a processor-sharing queue'', Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 27, 99-125 (1997).
  23. H. Chen and H. Zhang, "Diffusion approximations for Kumar-Seidman network under a priority service discipline'', Operations Research Letters, 23, 171-181 (1998).
  24. H. Chen, "Basic Adjoint Relation for Transient and Stationary Analysis of Some Markov Processes'', Annals of Operations Research, 87, 273-303 (1999).
  25. J.J. Liu and H. Chen, "Optimal pacing in an assembly-based multistage production system'', Annals of Operations Research, 87, 87-101 (1999).
  26. H. Chen and H. Zhang, "Stability of multiclass queueing networks under priority service disciplines'', Operations Research, 48, 1, 26-37 (2000).
  27. H. Chen and H. Zhang, “A necessary condition and a sufficient condition for the diffusion approximations of multiclass queueing networks under priority service disciplines”, Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 34, 237-268 (2000).
  28. H. Chen and X. Shen, “Strong approximation for multiclass feedforward queueing networks”, Annals of Applied Probability, 10, 3, 822-876 (2000).
  29. H. Chen and H. Zhang, "Diffusion approximations for some multiclass queueing networks under FIFO service disciplines'', Mathematics of Operations Research, 25, 679-707 (2000).
  30. H. Chen and M. Frank, “State dependent pricing with a queue”, IIE Transactions, 33, 10, 847-860 (2001).
  31. H. Ye and H. Chen, “Lyapunov function as a necessary and sufficient condition for the stability of fluid networks”, Operations Research Letters, 28, 3, 125-136 (2001).
  32. H. Chen and H. Ye, “Existence condition for the diffusion approximations of multiclass priority queueing networks”, Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 38, 435-470 (2002).
  33. H. Chen, X. Shen and D.D. Yao, “Brownian approximations of multiclass open queueing networks”, Operations Research, 50, 6 (2002).
  34. H. Chen and H. Ye, “Piecewise linear Lyapunov function for the stability of multiclass queueing networks”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47, 4 (2002).
  35. X. Shen, H. Chen, J.G. Dai and W. Dai, “The finite element method for computing the stationary 12 distribution of an SRBM in a hypercube with applications to finite buffer queueing networks”, Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 42, 1, 33-62 (2002).
  36. H. Chen and Y.-W. Wan, “Price competition of make-to-order firms”, IIE Transactions, 35, 9 (2003).
  37. H. Chen and X. Shen, “The finite element method for computing the stationary distribution of an SRBM in an orthant with applications to open queueing networks”, Queueing Systems, Theory and Applications, 45, 1, 27-45 (2003).
  38. H. Chen and M. Frank, "Monopoly pricing when customer queues'', IIE Transactions, 36, 569-581 (2004).
  39. H. Chen and Y.-W. Wan, “Capacity competition of make-to-order Firms”, Operations Research Letters, 22, 3, 187-194 (2005).
  40. H. Chen, M. Frank and O. Wu, “What actually happened to the Inventories of American Companies between 1981-2000?”, Management Science, 51, 7, 1015-1031 (2005).
  41. H. Chen, O. Wu and M. Frank, “U.S. retail and wholesale inventory performance from 1981 to 2003“, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 9, 4, 430-456 (2007).
  42. X. Chao, H. Chen, and S. Zheng, “Joint replenishment and pricing decisions in inventory systems with stochastically dependent supply capacity”, European Journal of Operations Research, 191, 140-153 (2008).
  43. X. Chao, H. Chen and S. Zheng, “Dynamic capacity expansion for a service firm with capacity deterioration and supply uncertainty”, Operations Research, 57, 82-93 (2009).
  44. H. Chen, O. Wu and D.D. Yao, “On the benefit of inventory-based dynamic pricing strategies”, Production and Operations Management, 19, 3, 249-260 (2010).
  45. Wu, O., Chen, H. “Optimal control and equilibrium behavior of production-inventory systems”, Management Science, 56, 9, 1362-1379 (2010).
  46. Chen, H., and H. Ye, “Asymptotic optimality of balance routing”, Operations Research, 60, 163-179 (2012).
  47. H. Chen and Z. Zhang, “Technical note – Joint inventory and pricing control with general additive demand”, Operations Research, 62, 6, 1335-1343 (2014).
  48. H. Chen, Q. Qian and A. Zhang, “Would allowing privately funded health care reduce the public waiting time? Theory and empirical evidence from Canadian joint replacement surgery data”, Production and Operations Management, 24, 4, 605-618 (2015).
  49. H. Chen and M. Frank, "Are Direct Investments by the Federal Reserve a Good Idea? A Corporate Finance Perspective", Quarterly Journal of Finance (August 2015).
  50. Wu, O., and H. Chen, “Chain-to-chain competition under demand uncertainty”, Journal of the Operations Research Society of China, 4, 1, 49-75(2016).
  51. H. Chen and H. Ye, “An examination of some factory physics principles”, Journal of the Operations Research Society of China, 4, 2, 131-145 (2016).