Jiawei Zhang

Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences

Email: jzhang@stern.nyu.edu


Jiawei Zhang is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and Robert Stansky Research Faculty Fellow at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He joined NYU Stern's Operations Management Group in September 2004. He currently holds a joint position at NYU Shanghai.

Professor Zhang's primary research interests include business analytics and optimization, supply chain and inventory management, pricing and revenue management, and health care operations. His publications have appeared in Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, Manufacturing and Service Operations, Operations Research, SIAM Journal on Computing, etc. Professor Zhang was a recipient of the INFORMS Optimization Prize for Young Researchers in 2004. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Operations Research (2006-), Mathematics of Operations Research (2009-), and Management Science (2014-).

Professor Zhang received his Master of Science degree in Operations Research from Tsinghua University, China, and his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

For more information on Prof. Zhang, please visit http://www.stern.nyu.edu/faculty/bio/jiawei-zhang


Courses Taught

  • Business Analytics
  • Decision Models
  • Business Honors Seminar


Recent Publications

He, Simai and Sethuraman, Jay and Wang, Xuan and Zhang, Jiawei, A Non-Cooperative Approach to Cost Allocation in Joint Replenishment. Operations Research. Forthcoming.

Desir, Antoine and Goyal, Vineet and Wei, Yehua and Zhang, Jiawei, Sparse Process Flexibility Designs: Is Long Chain Really Optimal? Operations Research, 64(2), pp. 416-431, 2016.

Lobel, Ilan and Patel, Jigar and Vulcano, Gustavo and Zhang, Jiawei, Optimizing Product Launches in the Presence of Strategic Consumers. Management Science, 62(6), pp. 1778-1799, 2016.

Chen, Xin and Zhang, Jiawei, Duality Approaches to Economic Lot-Sizing Games. Production and Operations Management, 25, pp.1203-1215, 2016.

Chen, Xi and Zhang, Jiawei and Zhou, Yuan, Optimal Sparse Designs for Process Flexibility via Probabilistic Expanders. Operations Research, 63(5), pp. 1159-1176, 2015.

Wang, Xuan and Wang, Xuan. Process Flexibility: A Distribution-Free Bound on the Performance of K-Chain. Operations Research, 63(3), pp. 555-571, 2015.

Mak, Ho-Yin and Rong, Ying and Zhang, Jiawei, Appointment Scheduling with Limited Distributional Information. Management Science, 61(2), pp. 316-334, 2015.

Ge, Dongdong and Wan, Guohua and Wang Zizhuo and Zhang, Jiawei, A Note on Appointment Scheduling with Piecewise Linear Cost Function. Mathematics of Operations Research, 39(4), pp. 1244-1251, 2014.

Mak, Ho-Yin and Rong, Ying and Zhang, Jiawei, Sequencing Appointments for Service Systems Using Inventory Approximations. Manufacturing and Service Operations Manage-ment, 16 (2), pp. 251-262, 2014.



Ph.D., Management Science and Engineering
Stanford University, 2004

M.Sc., Operations Research
Tsinghua University, 1999

B.Sc., Applied Mathematics
Tsinghua University, 1996


Languages: English, Chinese