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Applications:
Energy Research, Manufacturing, Service Systems, Supply Chain Management
Methodologies:
Data-driven Optimization, Game Theory, Machine Learning, Queuing Theory, Stochastic Optimal Control, Stochastic Processes
Relevant Projects:

NSF project on Data-driven Learning Algorithms for Inventory, and Supply Chain Management Problems


Xiuli Chao

Professor

Industrial & Operations Engineering
College of Engineering

Xiuli Chao’s research interests include queueing, scheduling, financial engineering, inventory control, and supply chain management. He is the co-developer of Lekin Scheduling System. He is the co-author of two books, Operations Scheduling with Applications in Manufacturing and Services (Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 1998), and Queueing Networks: Customers, Signals, and Product Form Solutions (John Wiley & Sons, 1999). Chao received the 1998 Erlang Prize from the Applied Probability Society of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), and received the 2005 David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). He also received the Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Teaching Excellence  from the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan. Chao is a fellow of both IISE and INFORMS.