Ying Xu

Engineering Systems and Design (ESD)

Ying Xu

ESD Faculty - Ying Xu
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Assistant Professor

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Pillar / Cluster: Engineering Systems and Design 8 Somapah Road Building 1 Level 7 Singapore 487372

Biography

Ying Xu received her Ph.D. in operations management at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research involves applying stochastic modelling and game theory to solve emerging problems in service operations management, socially responsible operations, and renewable energy demand-side management.

Research Interest

Her research involves applying stochastic modelling and game theory to solve emerging problems in service operations management, socially responsible operations, and renewable energy demand-side management.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA (2009-2015)
  • M.Phil. in Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong (2006-2008)
  • B.E. in Control Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China (2002-2006)

Selected Publications

  • The Benefit of Introducing Variability in Single-Server Queues with Application to Quality Based Service Domains (with Alan Scheller-Wolf and Katia Sycara). Operations Research, Vol 63(1), pp. 233-246, 2015
  • Demand Side Energy Management via Multi-agent Coordination in Consumer Cooperatives (with Andreas Veit, Ronghuo Zheng, Nilanjan Chakraborty and Katia Sycara). Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), Vol 50, pp. 885-922, 2014

Awards

  • Honorable Mention, 2015 Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) College of Supply Chain Management Best Student Paper Competition
  • Honorable Mention, 2015 Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) College of Sustainable Operations Best Student Paper Competition
  • William Larimer Mellon Fund Doctoral Fellowship, Tepper School of Business, 2009–2015
  • HKUST Postgraduate Studentship, 2006–2008
  • Honeywell Scholarship, 2006