Prof. Albert Y. HA

Prof. Albert Y. HA

Chair Professor, Operations Management,
Wei Lun Foundation Professor of Business


  • Ph.D. 1992 Stanford University, Business (Operations Management)
  • M.B.A. 1988 The Chinese Universtiy of Hong Kong
  • B.Sc. 1984 University of Hong Kong, Civil Engineering


  • Senior Associate Dean, School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2016 - present
  • Head, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2005 - 2011
  • Chair Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2009 - present
  • Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004 -2009
  • Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2001 - 2004
  • Associate Professor, School of Management, Yale University, 1997 - 2001
  • Assistant Professor, School of Management, Yale University, 1992 - 1997


  • Ha, A. Y. W. Shang and Y. Wang, “Manufacturer Rebate Competition in a Supply Chain with a Common Retailer,” Production and Operations Management, 26, 11 2017, 2122-2136
  • Ha, A. Y. J. Tian and S. Tong, “Sharing Demand Information in Competing Supply Chains with Cost Reduction Efforts,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 19, 2, 2017, 246-262
  • Ha, A. Y., X. Long, and J. Nasiry, "Quality in Supply Chain Encroachment", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 18, 2, 2016, 280-298
  • Shang, W., Ha, A. Y., and Tong, S., "Information Sharing in a Supply Chain with a Common Retailer", Management Science, 62, 1, 2016, 245-263
  • Ha, A. Y., Tong, S., and Zhang, H., "Sharing Demand Information in Competing Supply Chains with Production Diseconomies", Management Science, 57, 3, 2011, 566-581
  • Li, Q., and Ha, A. Y., “Reactive capacity and inventory competition under demand substitution”, IIE Transactions, 40, 8, 2008, 707-717
  • Ha, A. Y., and Tong, S., "Contracting and Information Sharing under Supply Chain Competition", Management Science, 54, 4, 2008, 701-715
  • Ha, A. Y., and Tong, S., “Revenue-Sharing Contracts in a Supply Chain with Unobservable Actions,” Naval Research Logistics, 55, 2008, 419-431
  • Corbett, C. J., DeCroix, G. A., and Ha, A. Y., “Optimal shared-savings contracts in supply chains: Linear contracts and double moral hazard”, European Journal of Operational Research, 163, 3, 2005, 653-667
  • Ha, A. Y., Li, L., and Ng, S., “Price and delivery logistics competition in a supply chain”, Management Science, 49, 9, 2003, 1139-1153
  • Ha, A. Y., “Optimal pricing that coordinates queues with customer-chosen service requirements”, Management Science, 47, 7, 2001, 915-930
  • Ha, A. Y."Supplier-Buyer Contracting: Asymmetric Cost Information and the Cut-off Level Policy for Buyer Participation", Naval Research Logistics, 48, 1, 2001, 41-64
  • Ha, A. Y."Stock Rationing in an M/Ek/1 Make-to-Stock Queue", Management Science, 46, 7, 2000, 77-87
  • Ha, A. Y."Incentive-Compatible Pricing for a Service Facility with Joint Production and Congestion Externalities", Management Science, 44, 12, 1998, 1623-1636
  • Ha, A. Y."Inventory Rationing in a Make-to-Stock Production System with Several Demand Classes and Lost Sales", Management Science, 43, 8, 1997, 1093-1103
  • Ha, A. Y.“Optimal Inventory Rationing Policy in a Make-to-Stock Production System with Backordering,” Naval Research Logistics, 44, 1997, 457-472
  • Ha, A. Y."Optimal Dynamic Scheduling Policy for a Make-to-Stock Production System", Operations Research, 45, 1, 1997, 42-53
  • Ha, A. Y., and Porteus, E. L., “Optimal timing of reviews in concurrent design for manufacturability”, Management Science, 41, 9, 1995, 1431-1447


Taught courses on operations management and supply chain management for:

  • HKUST EMBA program, St. Petersburg University EMBA program and TRIUM EMBA program
  • Frankfurt School of Finanace and Management International Healthcare MBA program and Skolkovo MBA program
  • General Management Development Program of Wrigley Confectionery


  • Department Editor, Supply Chain Management Department, Production and Operations Management (2012-present)
  • Senior Editor, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management(2003-2005), Production and Operations Management (2007-2012)
  • Associate Editor, Management Science (2000-present), Operations Research (2000-present), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (2006-present)
  • Chairperson, Supply Chain Management SIG, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (2011-2013)
  • Member, Hong Kong Research Grants Council (2010-2012)
  • Member, Business Studies Panel of the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (2007-2013)


  • Member, University Council (2009-2011)
  • Member, University Senate (2005-2011)
  • Chairperson, School Appointment and Substantiation Committee (2010-2011)
  • Chairperson, MBA Committee (2003-2005)
  • Members of various committees at department, school and university levels


  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences, Manufacturing and Service Operations Society


  • Coordination of product and process development
  • Stochastic models for production and inventory control
  • Incentive in operations
  • Supply chain management


  • Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, HKUST (2012-present)
  • Associate Editor Distinguished Service Award, Management Science, 2009
  • The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, HKUST Business School, 2002, 2007