Rowan Wang

Associate Professor |School of Business, Division of Information Systems & Management Engineering

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Southern University of Science and Technology

Department of Information Systems and Management Engineering, College of Business

Associate Professor                                                                                                           2021 - Present

Singapore Management University

Operations Management Group, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Assistant Professor                                                                                                          2014 - 2020



University of Minnesota

Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering                                                                           2014

M.Sc. Industrial and Systems Engineering                                                                           2010

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

B.Eng. Electronic Engineering                                                                                                2008



Operational System Analysis and Control

Practice-Based Operational Design and Optimization

Data-Driven Research on Socially Responsible and China-Focused Operations

Business Operations Innovation and Development



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Third Place, CSAMSE Practice Award Competition 2021

学生优秀论文奖(指导学生), 中国运筹学会行为运筹与管理分会 2021

优胜奖(赛会最高奖项), 春晖杯中国留学人员创新创业大赛 2020

First Place IIE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award 2015

First Place INFORMS-ENRE Student Paper Competition 2013

Honorable Mention, POMS-HK Student Paper Competition 2013



Southern University of Science and Technology

Innovative and Entrepreneurial Thinking (Undergraduate)

Singapore Management University

Service Process (Undergraduate)

Game Theory (Undergraduate)

Probability (PhD)



Offering Free Upgrades Even before Stocks Run out: The Value of Proactive Upgrades.

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2022 Forthcoming.

(with David Chen & Christopher S Tang & Huihui Wang & Yimin Yu).

Divide and Conquer: A Hygienic, Efficient, and Reliable Assembly Line for Housekeeping.

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2022 Forthcoming.

(with Xiao Alison Chen & Jianghua Zhang).

Impact of Penalty Cost on Customers' Booking Decisions.

Production and Operations Management. 2021 30(6):1603-1614.

(with Daniel Zhuoyu Long & Chi Xie & Jianghua Zhang).

Flexibly Serving a Finite Number of Heterogeneous Jobs in a Tandem System.

Production and Operations Management. 2020 29(6):1431-1447.

(with Yun Fong Lim & Bingnan Lu & Wenjia Zhang).

Managing Production-Inventory Systems with Scarce Resources.

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2017 19(2):216-229.

(with Saif Benjaafar & David Chen).

Service Systems with Finite and Heterogeneous Customer Arrivals.

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2014 16(3):365-380.

(with Saif Benjaafar & Oualid Jouini).



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