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Assistant Professor

Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies

Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Emails: kai.pan [at] polyu.edu.hk; pankaichn [at] gmail.com.

(Old email kpan@ufl.edu is still alive.)


Kai Pan is currently an Assistant Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). His research interests include Stochastic Programming, Integer Programming, Robust Optimization, Dynamic Programming, and their applications in Power Systems, Energy Market, Supply Chain, and Transportation.


Education Background:

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, USA, 2016

    • Dissertation Title: Deterministic and Stochastic Unit Commitment Problems: Convex Hulls, Strong Formulations, and Case Studies (The IISE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award, the first place winner, 2017)
    • Advisor: Prof. Yongpei Guan

M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, USA, 2014

B.E., Industrial Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2010