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Dr. Yang joined C.W. Post in 2004 after
graduating from the Tepper business school in Carnegie Mellon. He is
interested in the modeling and analysis of supply chain and revenue management using financial and economic fundamentals, as well as providing useful,
industrial strength decision support tools using operations research
models and algorithms.
Before joining C.W. Post, Dr. Yang
spent one year visiting the Weatherhead School of Management in Case
Western Reserve University. He received Master degree in Electrical
Engineering from Tsinghua University, and Bachelor in Automation
from HuaZhong University of Science and Technology in China.
|Current Research :
Management for Sponsored Search Advertising and Online Retailing
1. Supply Chain Management (MBA/Undergraduate)
Teaching evaluations are 4.64/4.20 and 4.76/4.55 (over 5.00) for the course and the instructor.
2. Operations Management (MBA)
Teaching evaluations are 4.07 and 4.31 (over 5.00) for the course and the instructor.
3. Business Statistics (MBA/Undergraduate)
Teaching evaluations are 4.12/3.91 and 4.34/4.15 (over 5.00) for the course and the instructor.
4. International Business Seminar (MBA), Paris, France
1. Y. Feng, B. Xiao and W. Yang (2011), “Dynamic Analysis of the Reserve Price in Sponsored Search Auction”, working paper.
2. Y. Feng, B. Xiao and W. Yang (2010), “Optimal Reserve Price in Sponsored Search Advertising”, under review.
3. W. Yang, I. Karaesman and P. Keskinocak, (2010), “Managing Uncertainty in On-demand Air Travel”, “Transportation Research, Part E” 46 (6): 1169-1179.
4. B. Xiao and W. Yang (2010), “A Revenue Management Model for Products with Two Capacity Dimensions”, “European Journal of Operational Research” 205 (2): 412-421.
5. B. Xiao, W. Yang and J. Li, (2009), “Optimal Reserve Price for the Generalized Second-Price Auction in Sponsored Search Advertising”, “Journal of Electronic Commerce Research” 10 (3): 114-129.
6. V. Tilson, Y. Wang and W. Yang (2009), “Channel Strategies for Durable Goods: Coexistence of Selling and Leasing to Individual and Corporate Consumers”, “Production and Operations Management” 18 (4): 402-410.
7. W. Yang, X. Shi, B. Xiao and Y. Feng, (2009), “Revenue Management in China: an industry and research overview”, “Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management.” 8 (4): 357-372, August.
8. W. Yang, I. Karaesman, P. Keskinocak and S. Tayur. (2008), “Aircraft and Crew Scheduling for Fractional Ownership Programs”, “Annals of Operations Research” 159 (1): 415-431.
9. I. Karaesman, W. Yang, and P. Keskinocak, (1/2007), “Optimization vs. Persistence in Scheduling: Heuristics to Manage Uncertainty in On-Demand Air Travel”,Proceedings of The 3rd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications. p242-251, Paris, France, summer 2007.
10. I. Karaesman, P. Keskinocak, S. Tayur and W. Yang (7/2005), “Scheduling Multiple Types of Time Shared Aircraft: Models and Methods for Practice”, Proceedings of The 2nd Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications, p19-38, Stern School of Business, New York University, USA.
presentation and visit:
- Zaragoza Logistics Center, University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2011.
- Dept of Management Science, the City University of Hong Kong, June 2009.
- Dept of System Engineering and Information Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Jul 2008.
- The Inaugural Conference of the Overseas Chinese Scholar Association of Management Science and Engineering (OCSAMSE), Shanghai, July 4-5, 2008
- INFORMS Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA Nov 2006
- "Revenue Management with Multiple Capacity
Features", INFORMS international, Hong Kong, June 2006.
- “Scheduling Multiple Types of Time Shared Aircraft: Models and
Methods for Practice”, Proceedings of The 2nd Multidisciplinary
International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications,
Stern School of Business, New York University, 2005
- "Supply Chain Management – Overview and Trends", invited corporate
presentation by Purolator (www.purolator.com) at W Hotel, Time
Square, NYC, Feb 2005
- “Channel Strategies for Durable
Goods: Coexistence of Selling and Leasing to Individual and
Corporate Consumers”, INFORMS, Denver, 2004
School of Management, Case Western Reserve Univ, May, Nov 2003
- Graduate Business School, University of Chicago, Feb 2003
- Wharton Business School, Feb 2003
Business School, University of Michigan, Jan 2003
- Graduate Business School, University of Miami, Jan 2003
- Johnson Business School, Cornell University, Summer 2002
Professional and Consulting Experiences
- Nassau County Girl Scouts Program Long Island, USA
Provide free consulting service to improve the efficiency of cookie selling operation, inventory management and customer relationship management. 2008-now
- Sichuan Airline China
Key member in developing a revenue management package for a Chinese domestic airline. (www.scal.com.cn/en/index.asp) 2006 - 2007
- RCL Singapore
Key member in consulting project on optimal routing of container shipping vessels, scheduling laden containers and repositioning empty containers. (www.rclgroup.com) 2006 - 2008
- Arrow Technology Long Island, USA
Member in the Supply Chain Center and consultant for Arrow. (www.arrow.com) Fall, 2004
- FlightOptions Cleveland, USA
Key member in consulting / IT projects for Flight Options Inc. (www.flightoptions.com). Developed a scheduling optimization package, FlightOptimizer, for the second largest fractional ownership business jet company which has been put into production successfully since Jan. 2002. Winter 2001
1. 2001-02 Best Student Teacher Award for
Teaching in the Undergraduate Business Administration Program, voted
by students and faculty members, presented by Department of Business
Administration, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University, May 2002
2. Doctoral Fellowship, William Larimer Mellon Foundation,
3. GE China Scholarship, 1997
|(Last updated: Mar 2011)