Dr. Zhi CHEN and Dr. Gavin FENG are the current seminar co-organizers.

Ms. Wen BAI and Mr. Yizhi SONG are the current seminar student helpers.

For website updates, please email Ms. Wen BAI and Mr. Yizhi SONG.

Semester A 2020/21

26 Nov 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

19 Nov 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

12 Nov 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

05 Nov 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

29 Oct 2020, Thu, 10:00-11:30 (Joint Seminar, with EF)

22 Oct 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

15 Oct 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

08 Oct 2020, Thu, 10:00-11:30

24 Sep 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30 (Joint Seminar, with EF)

23 Sep 2020, Wed, 11:00-12:30

17 Sep 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

10 Sep 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

Semester B 2019/20

  • 26 Mar 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

      • Ruoxuan XIONG

      • Large Dimensional Latent Factor Modeling with Missing Observations and Applications to Causal Inference

  • 12 Mar 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

      • Peggy LI, The University of Edinburgh

      • Big Data Analytics in Multiple Market Segments: Modelling Consumer Behavior in China

  • 10 Mar 2020, Tue, 11:00-12:30

      • Jingyu HE, University of Chicago

      • Stochastic tree ensembles for regularized nonlinear regression

  • 05 Mar 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30

      • Simon TRIMORN, National University of Singapore

      • TriSNAR: A 3-layer Sparse Estimator for Large-Scale Network AutoRegressive Models

Semester A 2019/20

  • 16 Jan 2020, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Yi Ding, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

      • Factor Modeling for Volatility

  • 6 Jan 2020, Tue, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Xi Chen, New York University

      • Robust Machine Learning for Operations

  • 10 Dec 2019, Tue, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Sergei Savin, University of Pennsylvania

      • Investing in Performance: Information and Merit-Based Incentives in K-12 Education

  • 5 Dec 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Gad ALLON, University of Pennsylvania

      • Topic TBA

  • 31 Oct 2019, Thu 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Hanlin Li, CityU MS

      • An ELDP method for polynomial integer programs

  • 17 Oct 2019, Thu 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-207

      • Hanlin Li, CityU MS

      • A logarithmic method for nonlinear integer programs

  • 5 Sep 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Local Ph.D. student seminar session One

      • Speaker 1: Linggang QI

        • Managing Quality of Care in Competitive Healthcare Markets: A Rational Expectations Equilibrium Approach

      • 2 slots vacant

  • 30 Aug 2019, Fri, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Ye LU, University of Science and Technology of China

      • Robust Price-setting Newsvendor Problem

  • 19 Aug 2019, Mon, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Yan LIU, Tianjin University

      • An Analysis of ''Buy X, Get One Free'' Reward Programs

Semester B 2018/19

  • 19Jun 2019, Wed, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Ruomeng CUI, Emory University

      • Value of High-Quality Logistics: Evidence from a Clash Between SF Express and Alibaba

  • 14 Jun 2019, Fri, 14:30-15:15, LAU 7-207

  • 6 Jun 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 14-211

      • Yunchuan LIU, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      • Return Policies in Distribution Channels

  • 16 May 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:00, LAU 6-207

      • Local Ph.D. student seminar session

      • Speaker: Yang YANG

        • Infertility Patients Scheduling Redesigning Problem

  • 02 May 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Local Ph.D. student seminar session

      • Speaker 1: Wenhao LI

        • Who is Next: Dynamic Patient Prioritization in an Emergency Department

      • Speaker 2: Xin HE

        • Robust Measures of Earnings Surprises

  • 18 Apr 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Zhenzhen ZHANG, National University of Singapore

      • Robust Data-Driven Vehicle Routing with Time Windows

  • 02 Apr 2019, Tue, 11:00-12:30, LAU 6-207

      • Jianfu WANG, Nanyang Technological University

      • Line-Sitting Service in a Queue

  • 28 Mar 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Hui ZHAO, Pennsylvania State University

      • Inducing Compliance with Post-Market Studies for Drugs under FDA’s Accelerated Approval Pathway

  • 15 Mar 2019, Fri, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Anqi ZHAO, McKinsey & Company

      • Randomization-based finite population inference from split-plot design

  • 12 Mar 2019, Tue, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Tomohiro ANDO , Melborne Business School

      • Large scale panel logistic regressions with unobserved heterogeneity

  • 28 Feb 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Emre Demikaya, University of Southern California

      • RANK: Large-Scale Inference with Graphical Nonlinear Knockoffs

  • 22 Feb 2019, Fri, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-207

      • Zhixin ZHOU, Baidu

      • Non-Asymptotic Cherno Lower Bound and Its Application to Community Detection in Stochastic Block Model

  • 31 Jan 2019, Thu, 11:00-12:30, LAU 6-208

      • Long FENG, Yale University

      • Sorted Concave Penalized Regression

  • 28 Jan 2019, Mon, 14:30-16:00, LAU 7-207

      • Oscar Hernan MADRID PADILLA, U.C. Berkeley

      • Sequential nonparametric tests for a change in distribution: an application to detecting radiological anomalies

  • 23 Jan 2019, Wed, 11:00-12:30, LAU 6-208

      • Zhi CHEN, Imperial College London

      • Data-Driven Robust Decision-Making

  • 09 Jan 2019, Wed, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Zhe Jeffrey LIU, Columbia University

      • Generalized Single and Dual Sourcing Models in Inventory Management

  • 08 Jan 2019, Tue, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-208

      • Venus Hiu Ling LO, Cornell University

      • Omnichannel Assortment Optimization under the Multinomial Logit Model with a Features Tree

  • 07 Jan 2019, Mon, 11:00-12:30, LAU 7-207

      • Chengzhang LI, Purdue University

      • Implementing Environmental and Social Responsibility Programs in Supply Networks through Multi-Unit Bilateral Negotiation

Semester A 2018/19

  • 4 Dec, Volodymyr Babich, Georgetown University

      • Distributed Ledgers and Operations: What Operations Management Researchers Should Know about Blockchain Technology

  • 3 Dec, Javad Nasiry, HKUST

      • Inventory Management Under Financial Constraints

  • 30 Nov, David Chen, CUHK, SZ

      • Adoption of Electric Vehicles in Car Sharing Market

  • 29 Nov, Ziang WANG, CityU MS

      • The Endemic Population-Trust and Supply Chain Networks

  • 26 Nov, Guihua WANG, Univ. of Michigan

      • Driving Precision Health Care through Heterogeneous Outcome Analysis

  • 22 Nov, Jialiang Li, NUS

      • Factor Models for Asset Returns Based on Transformed Factors

  • 15 Nov, Cuneyt Akcora, UT Dallas

      • Blockchain Data Analytics: Building Predictive Machine Learning Models with Topological Data Features

  • 8 Nov, Junye Li, ESSEC Business School

      • Real-Time Bayesian Learning and Bond Return Predictability

  • 30 Oct, Chenguang WU , HKUST

      • Managing Services with Dependent Service Valuations and Service Times

  • 25 Oct, Cheng Zhu, McGill

      • Specialist Response Policies to Reduce Waiting Times in Emergency Departments

  • 22 Oct, Eric Li, University of Sydney

      • Robust Moral Hazard and Information Availability

  • 18 Oct, Qiuya LI, CityU MS

      • Penalized multiple inflated values selection method with application to SAFER data

  • 11 Oct, Jing WU, CityU MS

      • The Bullwhip Effect in Supply Networks

  • 4 Oct, Jianfu Wang, NTU

      • Information Inaccuracy: User-Generated Information Sharing in a Queue

  • 24 Sept, Dacheng XIU, Chicago Booth

      • Empirical Asset Pricing via Machine Learning

  • 20 Sept, Ningyuan Chen, HKUST

      • Nonparametric Learning and Optimization with Covariates

  • 13 Sept, Alex Zhang, CityU Accounting

      • Internal Governance and Workplace Safety