- Methodologies: stochastic dynamic programming, financial engineering
Applications: energy, especially renewable energy
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.
Ph.D. (Expected) in Operations Management, 2009-2012
M.S. in Operations Management, 2007-2009
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
M.E. in Industrial Engineering, 2005-2007
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, 2001-2005 (with the highest honor, ranked No. 1 among 280 students)
- Yangfang Zhou, Alan Scheller-Wolf, Nicola Secomandi, and Stephen Smith. Managing Wind-based Electricity Generation with Storage and Transmission Capacity. Under second round review at the MSOM Special Issue on the Environment.
- Yangfang Zhou, Alan Scheller-Wolf, Nicola Secomandi, and Stephen Smith. Is it more Valuable to Store or Destroy Electricity Surpluses? Revision at Management Science.
- Yangfang Zhou. Wind Farms, not So Many So Fast!
- Yangfang Zhou, Liang LV. Auction Mechanism Design for Intermittent Generators in a Deregulated Electricity Market
Conference Presentations (With Alan Scheller-Wolf, Nicola Secomandi, Stephen Smith)
“Managing Wind-Based Electricity Production with Storage"
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, 2011 (Invited): SC30, Sunday Nov 13, 13:30-15:00, 30-Room 216B-CC
MSOM Special Interest Group on Sustainability, Ann Arbor, 2011 (Invited)
- “Should Electricity Surpluses Be Stored or Destroyed?”
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, 2011 (Invited): WC14, Wednesday Nov 16, 12:45-14:15, 14-Room 208A-CC
“The Value of Storage for Intermittent Generators in a Deregulated Electricity Market”
Smart Grid Conference, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
- I read extensively.