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Prof. Qing LI

Prof. Qing LI

Professor, Operations Management

imqli@ust.hk

Academic qualification

  • PhD  University of British Columbia, Operations and Logistics
  • MS    Fudan University, Information Systems
  • BS    Tsinghua University, Automation

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), July, 2017-present
  • Associate Professor of ISOM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), July, 2008 - June 2017
  • Assistant Professor of ISMT, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), 2001 - June 2008

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • Li, Q., and Yu, P., 2021,  "The Secretary Problem with Multiple Job Vacancies and Batch Candidate Arrivals", Operations Research Letters49, 535-542.
  • Li, Q., Yu, P. and Du, L., 2021, "Separation of Perishable Inventories in Offline Retailing through Transshipment", Operations Research, forthcoming.
  • Chen, T., Gong, X., Li, Q., and Xu, H. 2021, "Multi-season production planning under export quotas". Naval Research Logistics, 68 (3), 279-294.
  • Li, Q., Tang, C. S. and Xu, H. 2020, "Mitigating the double-blind effect in opaque selling: Inventory and information". Production and Operations Management, 29 (1), 35-54..
  • Du, L. and Li,  Q., 2020, "A Data-driven Approach to High-volume Recruitment: Application to Student Admission", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 22 (5), 942-957.
  • Li, Q., Yu, P. and Wu, X. 2017, “Shelf Life Extending Packaging, Inventory Control and Grocery Retailing”, Production and Operations Management, 26 (7), 1369-1382.
  • Li, Q., Yu, P. and Wu, X. 2016, "Managing Perishable Inventories in Retailing: Replenishment, Clearance Sales, and Segregation"Operations Research64 (6), 1270-1284.
  • Li, Q., and Yu, P, 2014, “Multimodularity and Its Applications in Three Stochastic Dynamic Inventory Problems"Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 16 (3), 455-463.
  • Li, Q., He Q. M., and Wu X., 2016, "Timing Order Fulfillment of Capital Goods under a Constrained Capacity", Annals of Operations Research, 241 (1), 431-456.
  • Li, Q., and Yu, P. 2012, “On the Quasiconcavity of Lost-Sales Inventory Models with Fixed Costs”, Operations Research60 (2), 286-291.
  • Li, Q., Wu, X., and Cheung, K. L., 2009, “Optimal Policies for Inventory Systems with Separate Delivery-Request and Order-Quantity Decisions”, Operations Research, 57 (3), 626-636.
  • Li, Q., and Ha, A. Y., 2008, “Reactive Capacity and Inventory Competition under Demand Substitution”, IIE Transactions40 (8), 707-717.
  • Li, Q., Xu, H., and Zheng, S., 2008, “Periodic-Review Inventory Systems with Random Yield and Demand: Bounds and Heuristics”, IIE Transactions40 (4), 434-444.
  • Li, Q., 2007, "Risk, Risk Aversion and The Optimal Time to Produce", IIE Transactions, 39, 145-158.
  • Li, Q., and Zheng, S., 2006, “Joint Inventory Replenishment and Pricing Control for Systems with Uncertain Yield and Demand”, Operations Research54 (4), 696-705
  • Li, Q., and Atkins, D,  2005, “On The Effect of Demand Randomness on a Price/Quantity Setting Firm”,  IIE Transactions37 (12), 1143-1153.
  • Li, Q., and Atkins, D., 2002, “Coordinating Replenishment and Pricing in A Firm”, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management4 (4), 241-257.

    Cases

    • Li, Q., and Yiu, K, Temp staffing at Christie’s – an operations management approach.
    • Li, Q., and Hughes, R., Labor problems at 7-Eleven’s combined distribution centre.

      Working Papers


      SERVICE ACTIVITIES WITHIN COLLEGE AND PROFESSION

      • Guest senior editor for Production and Operations Management
      • Reviewer for Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
      • Member of INFORMS and MSOM

      RESEARCH INTERESTS

      • Intertemporal choice
      • Inventory management
      • Supply chain management
      • Behavioral operations management
      • Business Analytics

      HONORS

      • M&SOM  Meritorious Service Award (2014)
      • Finalist for Franklin Teaching Award (2011)