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Yehua Wei

Yehua Wei

assistant professor, operations management

Ph.D. in Operations Research, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Representative publications:
“Understanding the Performance of the Long Chain and Sparse Designs in Process Flexibility,” Operations Research, 60, 2012
“From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply-Chain Disruptions,” Harvard Business Review, 92, 2014

“I work on combining analytical modeling and techniques to derive insights into complex operational problems. My research spans theoretical and applied domains. On the theoretical side, I have developed simple, analytical insights in operational environments such as flexible manufacturing, service networks, and inventory systems. On the application side, I have collaborated with scientists and engineers in the automotive industry to build a model that is used to improve firms’ resiliency to disruption risks.”

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