Zhan Pang is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of Management Science at Lancaster University Management School. He is also adjunct associate professor in Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He holds BS and MS degrees in Mathematics from Nanjing University, and a PhD degree in Operations Research from Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining Lancaster University in 2010, he had been working at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of University of Calgary, Judge Business School of University of Cambridge, and Rotman School of Management of University of Toronto as postdoctoral research fellow.
Zhan Pang has published in pricing and revenue management, inventory and production operations management, risk management and supply chain management. His research has appeared in several leading international journals, including Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, etc. His current research interests include big data and business analytics in marketing, operations and risk management, and corporate operational and risk strategy. He has consulted in the online retailing, pharmaceutical, health service, energy and financial service industries.
- Ph.D., Operations Research, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
- B.S., M.S., Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
- Dynamic Decision Making under Uncertainty
- Pricing Strategy and Revenue Management
- Supply Chain Operations and Risk Management
- Mechanism Design and Game Theory
- Energy Economics and Energy Systems Modeling
- MSCI502 Introduction to Operations Research and Management Science, Fall 2013 (Msc)
- MSCI381 Demand Forecasting and Revenue Management, Fall 2013 (Undergraduate)
- MSCI583 Pricing Analytics and Revenue Management, Spring 2014 (Msc)
- MSCI573 Supply and Operations Excellence, Spring 2014 (Msc)
- MSCI569 Management Science in Supply Chains and Marketing Contexts, Fall 2010.
- MSCI100/110 Introduction to Business Analytics (Statistics), Fall/Spring 2010, 2011 (Undergraduate)
- MSCI101 Statistics and Computing for Management, Fall 2010, 2011 (Undergraduate)
- BUS429 Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management, Fall 2013 (Msc, NHH)
- MS6712 Comtemporary Topics in Quantitative Analysis for Businesses, Spring 2015 (Msc, City University of Hong Kong)
- Up then Down: The Bid Price Trends in Revenue Management (with Oded Berman and Ming Hu), accepted, Production and Operations Management, 2014.
- Optimal Control of Assemble-to-Order Systems with Multiple Demand Classes and Backordering. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 60(2), 2015, 480-484.
- Coordinating Inventory Control and Pricing Strategies for Perishable Products (with Xin Chen and Limeng Pan). Operations Research, 62(2), 2014, 284-300.
- Inventory Rationing in a Make-to-Stock System with Batch Production and Multiple Demand Classes (with Houcai Shen and T.C. Edwin Cheng). Production and Operations Management, 23(7), 2014, 1243 -1257.
- Coordinated Pricing and Inventory Control with Batch Production and Erlang Leadtimes (with Frank Y. Chen). Probability in Engineering and Information Science, forthcoming, 2014.
- Performance-Based Contracts for Outpatient Medical Services (with Houyuan Jiang and Sergei Savin). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 14 (4), 2012, 654-660.
- A Note on the Structure of Joint Inventory-Pricing Control with Lead Times (with Youhua Chen and Youyi Feng). Operations Research, 60 (3) 2012, 581-587.
- The Value of Energy Storage in Domestic Homes: A Smart Grid Perspective (with Pedro Crespo Del Granado and Stein W. Wallace), Energy Systems, 5, 2014, 211-232.
- Optimal Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control with Stock Deterioration and Partial Backordering. Operations Research Letters 39 (5), 2011, 357-379.
- The Component Procurement Problem for the Loss-Averse Manufacturer with Spot Purchase (with Houcai Shen and T.C. Edwin Cheng). Int. J. of Production Economics 132 (1) 2011, 146-153.
- Hedging Against Uncertainty: A Tale of Internet Data Center Operations under Smart Grid Environment (with Lei Rao, Xue Liu and Le Xie). IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2 (3) 2011, 555-563.
- Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control in a Make-to-Stock Queue with Information on the Production Status (with Liuxin Chen and Frank Y. Chen). IEEE Trans. on Auto. Sci. and Engineering, 8 (2) 2011, 361-373.
- Network Capacity Management under Competition (with Houyuan Jiang). Computational Optimization and Applications, 50 (2), 2011, 287-326.
- Coordination of Production and Sales Admission Control in the Presence of a Spot Market (with Youyi Feng). Naval Research Logistics 57(4), 2010, 309-329.
- Optimal Control of Price and Production in an Assemble-to-Order System (with Youyi Feng and Jihong Ou). Operations Research Letters 36(4) 2008, 506-512.
- Biases in Online Consumer Review Valence: Implications for Pricing and Social Interaction Strategies (with Xuying Zhao), submitted, 2014.
- Advance Selling to Consumers: A Supply Chain Perspective (with Xuying Zhao and Kathryn Stecke), submitted, 2013.
- Advance Selling with Price Guarantee: Profiting from Demand Uncertainty (with Xuying Zhao), submitted, 2013.
- Dynamic Financial Hedging Strategies for a Stochastic Commodity with Demand Uncertainty (with Panos Kouvelis and Qing Ding), submitted, 2013.
- Capacity Management of Medical Services under Competition and Performance-Based Incentives (with Houyuan Jiang and Sergei Savin).
- Dual Sourcing with Random Supply Capacity (with Xin Chen).
- The Value of Electricity Storage for Distributed Energy Systems with Wind Power: A Stochastic Programming Approach (with Pedro Crespo Del Granado and Stein W. Wallace), submitted, 2014.
- Dynamic Booking Control for Car Rental Revenue Management: A Decomposition Approach(with Dong Li).
- Does a Product Recall Matter to All Consumers After a Product Harm Crisis? (with Didier Soopramanien and Yong Cao)
REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS
- Smart Data Pricing: To share or not to share? (with Yue Jin, Bell Lab), workshop on Smart Data Pricing at INFOCOM 2014, Toronto.
- Value, Trading Strategies and Financial Investment of Natural Gas Storage Assets (with Y. Feng). Northern Finance Association Conference 2008, Kananaskis.
- Supply Chain Coordination via Capacity Options with Uncertain Demand and Supply (with H. Shen). IEEE: Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE International Conference on Volume 7, 10-13 Oct. 5997 - 6002, 2004.
My curriculum vitae is available here.
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