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Recent Publications


  • "Optimal Stackelberg strategies for financing a supply chain through online peer-to-peer lending",  Guan-Zin Gao, Zhi-Ping Fang, Xin Fang, Yun Fong LIM, European Journal of Operational Research, 267(2), 2017.


  • "An extension of the Christofides heuristic for the generalized multiple depot multiple traveling salesmen problem",  Z. Xu, Brian RODRIGUESEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 257(3), 2017.
  • "Capacity Management in Agricultural Commodity Processing and Its Application in the Palm Industry", Onur BOYABATLI, Q. D. Nguyen, T. Wang, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 19(4), 2017.
  • "Closed-form Approximations for Optimal (r,q) and (S,T) Policies in a Parallel Processing Environment", Marcus ANG, Sigman K, Song J.S and Zhang H., accepted in Operations Research, 2017.
  • "Constrained Dual Representation of Coherent Risk Measures", Marcus ANG, Sun J. and Yao Q., accepted in Annals of Operations Research, 2017.
  • "Encouraging Help across Projects", Pascale CRAMA, Sting F., Wu Y., Management Science, forthcoming, 2017
  • "Licensing Contracts: Control Rights, Options and Timing", B. De Reyck, N. Taneri, Pascale CRAMAManagement Science, 63(4), 2017.
  • "Managing Production-Inventory Systems with Scarce Resources", Rowan WANG, S. Benjaafar, D. Chen, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 19(2), 2017.
  • "Quadratic Two-Stage Stochastic Optimization with Coherent Measures of Risk", Sun J., Liao L., Brian RODRIGUESMathematical Programming, forthcoming, 2017.
  • "On MX/G(M/H)/1 Retrial System with Vacation: Service Helpline Performance Measurement", Yeo W. M., Yuan X. M., Joyce LOWAnnals of Operations Research, 248(1), 2017.
  • "On the Design of Sparse but Efficient Structures in Operations", Yan Z., GAO Yini, Teo C.P., Management Science, forthcoming, 2017.
  • "Optimizing (s,S) Policies for Multi-period Inventory Models with Demand Distribution Uncertainty: Robust Dynamic Programming Approaches", R. Qiu, M.Sun, Yun Fong LIMEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 261(3), 2017.
  • "Performance of Cellular Bucket Brigades with Hand-off Times", Yun Fong LIMProduction and Operations Management, forthcoming, 2017.
  • "Resource Pooling and Allocation Policies to Deliver Differentiated Services," Zhichao ZHENG, Y.Zhong, M.C.Chou and C.P. Teo, Management Science, forthcoming, 2017
  • "Rewards Deferred, Not Denied: How Experienced Intermediaries Create and Signal Shared Value in Technology Licensing", Kotha R., Pascale CRAMA, Kim, P. Academy of Management Journal, forthcoming, 2017
  • "Single Sourcing versus Multisourcing: The Role of Effort Interdependence, Metric-Outcome Misalignment, and Incentive Design", Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, Alok Gupta and S. Hasija, Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), forthcoming, 2017.


  • "A Semi-in nite Programming Approach to Two-stage Stochastic Linear Programs with High-order Moment Constraints", GAO Yini, Sun J. and Wu S.Y., Optimization Letters, pp.1-11, 2016.
  • "Ad Revenue Optimization in Live Broadcasting", D. Popescu, Pascale CRAMAManagement Science, 62(4), 2016.
  • "Electricity Trading and Negative Prices: Storage vs. Disposal", Yangfang ZHOU, A. Scheller-Wolf, N. Secomandi, S. Smith. Management Science, 62(3), 2016.
  • "Entry of Copycats of Luxury Brands", GAO Yini, Lim W.S. and Tang C., Marketing Science36(2), 2016.
  • "Inventory Management Based on Target-Oriented Robust Optimization", Yun Fong LIM, Wang C. Management Science, forthcoming, 2016.
  • "The Impact of Budget Constraints on Flexible versus Dedicated Technology Choice", Onur BOYABATLI, T. Leng, L. B. Toktay. Management Science, 62(1), 2016.
  • "The Impact of the Potential Entry of Copycats: Entry Conditions, Consumer Welfare, and Social Welfare.", GAO Yini, Lim W.S. and Tang C., Decision Sciences, 2016.


  • “A 3/2 Approximation algorithm for the multiple TSP with a fixed number of depots”,  Z. Xu, Brian RODRIGUESINFORMS Journal on Computing, 27(4), 2015.
  • "A Quay Crane System that Self-Recovers from Random Shocks", Yun Fong LIM, Zhang Y., Wang C., Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 27(4), 2015.
  • "A Two-Item Two-Warehouse Periodic Review Inventory Model with Transshipment", Ramakrishna K.S., Sharafali MOOSA, Yun Fong LIMAnnals of Operations Research, 233(1) 1, 2015.
  • "Combating Strategic Counterfeiters in Licit and Illicit Supply Chains", S.H. Cho, Xin FANG, S. Tayur. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(3), 2015.
  • "Comparative Evaluation of Resource Cycle Strategies on Operating and Environmental Impact in Container Terminals", Lee B. K; Joyce LOW; Kim H. K., Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 41, 2015.
  • "Consignment Contracts with Revenue Sharing for a Capacitated Retailer and Multiple Manufacturers", Yun Fong LIM, Y. Wang, Y. Wu. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(4), 2015.
  • "Cost-reducing Innovation and the Role of Patent Intermediaries", Shantanu BHATTACHARYAS. Hasija, A. Agarwal, Production and Operations Management, 25(2), 2015.
  • "Electric Vehicles with a Battery Switching Station: Adoption and Environmental Impact", Buket AVCI, K. Girotra, S. Netessine. Management Science, 61(4), 2015.
  • "Pricing Information Goods: A Strategic Analysis of the Selling and Pay-per-use Mechanisms", Balasubramaniam S., Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, V. Krishnan, Marketing Science, 34(2), 2015
  • "Supply Management in Multi Product Firms with Fixed Proportions Technology", Onur BOYABATLIManagement Science, 61(12), 2015.


  • "A Comparison of Milestone-Based and Buyout Options Contracts for Coordinating R&D partnerships",  Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, V. Gaba, S. Hasija. Management Science, 61(5), 2014.
  • "A Universal Appointment Rule with Patient Classification for Service Times, No-Shows and Walk-Ins", T. Cayirli, Kum Khiong YANG, INFORMS Service Science, 6(4), 2014.
  • "Cellular bucket brigades on U-lines with discrete work stations", Yun Fong LIM, Y. Wu. Production and Operations Management, 23(7), 2014.
  • "Comparison as Incentive: Newsvendor Decisions in Social Context", Buket AVCI, Z. Loutfi, J. Mihm, E. Belavina, S. Keck. Production and Operations Management, 23(2), 2014.
  • "Designing Efficient Infrastructural Investment and Asset Transfer Mechanisms in Humanitarian Supply Chains", Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, S. Hasija, L. N. Van Wassenhove. Production and Operations Management, 23(9), 2014.
  • "Distributionally robust mixed integer linear programs: Persistency models with applications", X. Li, K. Natarajan, C. P. Teo, Zhichao ZHENGEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 233(3), 2014.
  • "Effects of Firm Resources on Airline Competitiveness", Joyce LOW, Lee B. K. Journal of Air Transport Management, 36(1), 2014.
  • "Joint Product Improvement by Client and Customer Support Center: The Role of Gain-Share Contracts in Coordination", Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, A. Gupta, S. Hasija, Informations Systems Research, 25(1), 2014.
  • "New Bounds for the Price of Anarchy under Nonlinear and Asymmetric Cost", Han D., Sun J., Marcus ANGOptimization, 63(2), 2014.
  • "Optimal Design of Multi-server Markovian Queues with Polynomial Waiting and Service Costs", by M. Parlar, Sharafali MOOSA, Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 30(4), 2014.
  • "Robust Two-stage Stochastic Linear Programs with Moment Constraints.", GAO Yini, Kong L. and Sun J., Optimization63(6), 2014.
  • "Service Systems with Finite and Heterogeneous Customer Arrivals", Rowan WANG, O. Jouini, S. Benjaafar. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management16(3), 2014.
  • "Stability and Endogenous Formation of Inventory Transshipment Networks", Xin FANG and S. H. Cho. Operations Research, 62(6), 2014.
  • "The Role of Operations Executives in Strategy Making", Lieven DEMEESTER, A. De Meyer, J. Grahovac. Journal Of Operations Management, 32, 2014.


  • "A Petri net model for process platform-based production configuration", L. Zhang, Brian RODRIGUESJournal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 24(6), 2013. 
  • "Decision Support of Lead Time and Demand Variability Reduction", Xin FANG, Zhang C., Robb D.J., Blackburn J.D., Omega41(2), 2013.
  • "Evaluations of Port Performances from a Seaborne Cargo Supply Chain Perspective", Joyce LOW, Lam S. W., Tang L. C., Lan Z., Polish Maritime Research, 20(SI), 2013.
  • "New meta-heuristics for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem", Brian RODRIGUES, A. Lim, H. Ma, F. Xiao, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 25(1-2), 2013.
  • "On Properties of Discrete (r; q) and (s; T) Inventory Systems", Marcus ANG, Song J.S., Wang M., and Zhang H., European Journal of Operational Research, 229(1), 2013.
  • "On the Allocation of Exclusive-use Counters for Airport Check-in Queues: Static vs. Dynamic Policies", by M. Parlar, Brian RODRIGUES, Sharafali MOOSA, OPSEARCH, 50(3), 2013.
  • "Plant Networks for Processing Recyclable Materials", Lieven DEMEESTER, M. Qi, L. N. Van Wassenhove. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management15(4), 2013.
  • "Scheduling Arrivals to a Stochastic Service Delivery System Using Copositive Cones", Q. Kong, C. Y. Lee, C. P. Teo, Zhichao ZHENGOperations Research61(3), 2013. 
  • "Step By Step. The Benefits of Stage-based R&D Licensing Contracts", Pascale CRAMA, B. De Reyck, Z. Degraeve. European Journal of Operational Research, 224(3), 2013.


  • "A Network Prototype for Integrated Production-Distribution Planning with Non-Multifunctional Plants", Yuan X. M., Joyce LOW, Yeo W. M., International Journal of Production Research, 50(4), 2012.
  • "A Universal Appointment Rule In the Presence of No-Shows and Walk-Ins", T. Cayirli, Kum Khiong YANG, S. A. Quek. Production and Operations Management21(4), 2012.
  • "Aspirations, innovation, and corporate venture capital: A behavioral perspective", Gaba V., Shantanu BHATTACHARYAStrategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 6(2), 2012.
  • "Impact of Storage Assignment Decisions on a Bucket Brigade Order Picking Line", S Webster, R A Ruben, Kum Khiong YANGProduction and Operations Management21(2), 2012.
  • "Lifecycle Pricing for Installed Base Management with Constrained Capacity and Remanufacturing", A. Robotis, Shantanu BHATTACHARYA, L.N. Van Wassenhove. Production and Operations Management, 21(2), 2012.
  • "Network Effects in the East Asia Container Ports Industry", Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., Maritime Policy and Management, 39(4), 2012.
  • "Ordering, Pricing, and Lead-time Quotation Under Lead-time and Demand Uncertainty", Z. Wu, B. Kazaz, S. Webster, Kum Khiong YANGProduction and Operations Management21(3), 2012.
  • "Robust Storage Assignment in Unit-load Warehouses", Marcus ANGYun Fong LIM , M. Sim. Management Science, 58(11), 2012.
  • "The Newsvendor's Optimal Incentive Contracts for Multiple Advertisers", Z. Wu, Pascale CRAMA, W. Zhu. European Journal of Operational Research, 220, 2012.


  • "An analysis of the extended Christofides heuristic for the k-depot Travelling Salesman Problem", Z. Xu, L. Xu, Brian RODRIGUESOperations Research Letters, 39(3), 2011. 
  • "Analysis of Intermodal Freight from China to Indian Ocean: A Goal Programming Approach", Yang X., Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., Journal of Transport Geography, 19(4), 2011.
  • "Cellular Bucket Brigades", Yun Fong LIM. Operations Research, 59(6), 2011.
  • "Consolidating or Non-consolidating Queues: A Game Theoretic Queuing Model with Holding Costs", Kwan Eng WEE, A. Iyer. Operations Research Letters, 39(1), 2011.
  • "Crossdocking distribution networks with setup cost and time window constraint", H. Ma, Z. Miao, A. Lim, Brian RODRIGUESOmega, 39(1), 2011. 
  • "Integrating Long-term and Short-term Contracting in Beef Supply Chains", Onur BOYABATLI, P. R. Kleindorfer, S. R. Koontz. Management Science, INFORMS, 57(10), 2011.
  • "Mixed 0-1 Linear Programs Under Objective Uncertainty: A Completely Positive Representation", K. Natarajan, C. P. Teo, Zhichao ZHENGOperations Research59(3), 2011. 
  • "New concepts for activity float in resource-constrained project management", A. Lim, H. Ma, Brian RODRIGUES, F. Xiao, Computers & Operations Research, 38(6), 2011. 
  • "Stochastic Capacity Investment and Flexible versus Dedicated Technology Choice in Imperfect Capital Markets", Onur BOYABATLI, L. B. Toktay. Management Science, 57(12), 2011.
  • "The Newsvendor Problem with Advertising Revenue", Z. Wu, W. Zhu, Pascale CRAMAManufacturing and Service Operations Management, 13(3), 2011.
  • "Understanding Port Choice Behaviour: A Network Perspective", Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., Lam S. W., Networks and Spatial Economics, 11(1), 2011.


  • "A Comparison of Cross Training Policies in Different Job Shops", Kum Khiong YANG, International Journal of Production Research, 45(6), 2010.
  • "A Make-To-Stock Manufacturing System with Component Commonality: A Queuing Approach", Kwan Eng WEE, M. Dada. IIE Transactions42(6), 2010.
  • "An Evaluation of Flexible Workday Policies in Job Shops", Kum Khiong YANG, Webster, S.; Ruben, R A, Decision Sciences, 33(2), 2010.
  • "An Evaluation of Worker Cross Training and Flexible Workdays in Job Shops", Kum Khiong YANG, Webster, S; Ruben, R A, IIE Transactions, 39(7), 2010.
  • "An Exploratory Analysis of Flexible Workday Policies in a Job Shop", Kum Khiong YANG, Ruben, R A, Webster, S., International Journal of Production Research, 8(8), 2010.
  • "Analysis of Cargo Service Dynamics in East Asian Airports", Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., Yuan X. M., International Journal of Applied Logistics, 1(2), 2010.
  • "Capacity Investment and Efficiency Cost Estimations in Major East Asian Ports", Joyce LOW, Maritime Economics and Logistics, 12, 2010.
  • "Nested colored timed petri nets for production configuration of product families", L. Zhang, Brian RODRIGUES, International Journal of Production Research, 48(6), 2010. 
  • "Port Performance in Asia: Does Economic Efficiency imply Environmental Efficiency", Chin A. T. H., Joyce LOW, Yeo W. M., Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 15(8), 2010.
  • "Roles of the Airport and Logistics Services on the Economic Outcomes of an Air Cargo Supply Chain", Yuan X. M., Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., International Journal of Production Economics, 127(2), 2010.
  • "Self-organizing Logistics Systems", Bartholdi. J.J., Eisenstein D.D., Yun Fong LIM. Annual Reviews in Control, 34(1), 2010.


  • "A Newsvendor Model with Consumer Search Costs", Kwan Eng WEE, N. Petruzzi, M. Dada. Production and Operations Management18(6), 2009.
  • "A Note on Evaluating the Risk in Continuous Review Inventory Systems", Sharafali MOOSA, M. A. S. Hameed, V. S. S. Yadavalli, International Journal of Production Research, 47(19),2009.
  • "A Petri net-based approach to reconfigurable manufacturing systems modeling", L. Zhang, Brian RODRIGUESJournal on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 7(1), 2009.
  • "A tree unification approach to constructing generic processes", Brian RODRIGUES, L. Zhang, IIE Transactions, 41(10), 2009.  
  • "Assessment of Hub Status among Asian Ports from a Network Perspective", Joyce LOW, Lam S. W., Tang L. C., Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 43(6), 2009.
  • "Deterministic Chaos in a Model of Discrete Manufacturing", Bartholdi. J.J., Eisenstein D.D.; Yun Fong LIM, Naval Research Logistics, 56(4), 2009.
  • "Maximizing Throughput of Bucket Brigades on Discrete Work Stations", Yun Fong LIM, Kum Khiong YANG. Production and Operations Management, 18(1), 2009.
  • "Modelling reconfigurable manufacturing systems with colored timed petri nets", L. Zhang, Brian RODRIGUESInternational Journal of Production Research, 47(16), 2009.
  • "On the Staffing Policy and Technology Investment in a Specialty Hospital offering Telemedicine", by H. Tarakci, Z. Ozdemir, Sharafali MOOSA, Decision Support Systems, 46(2), 2009.
  • "Operational Efficiencies across Asia Pacific Airports", Lam S. W., Joyce LOW, Tang L. C., Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 45(4), 2009.
  • "Pricing and Inventory Control for a Perishable Product", Y. Li, A. Lim, Brian RODRIGUESManufacturing and Service Operations Management11(3), 2009.
  • "The Application of Single-Pass Heuristics for U-Lines", by B. Jaydeep, Cheng C. H., Ho K. C., Kum Khiong YANG, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 28(1), 2009.
  • "Transient Solution of an M/M/1 Queue with Balking", by B. K. Kumar, P. R. Parthasarathy, Sharafali MOOSA, Queueing Systems, 4(4) 2009.


  • "Dynamic Allocation of Airline Check-in Counters: A Queueing Optimisation Approach", M. Parlar, Sharafali MOOSAManagement Science, 54(8), 2008.
  • "Milestone Payments or Royalties? Contract Design for R&D Licensing", Pascale CRAMA, B. De Reyck, Z. Degraeve. Operations Research, 56(6), 2008.
  • "Tariff concessions in production sourcing", Y. Li, A. Lim, Brian RODRIGUESEuropean Journal of Operational Research, 187(2), 2008. 
  • "Transportation Procurement with Sseasonally-varying Shipper Demand and Volume Guarantees", A. Lim, Brian RODRIGUES, Z. Xu. Operations Research56(3), 2008.

Last updated on 08 Feb 2018 .