Professor of Operations Management
Department of Information, Operations,
and Management Sciences
Stern School of Business
New York University
Analytics and Optimization
- Methodologies: Mathematical Programming, Combinatorial
Optimization, Stochastic Optimization, Robust Optimization
- Applications: Supply Chain Optimization, Inventory
Optimization, Health Care Operations, Process Flexibility, Revenue
- Business Analytics, Spring
2015, NYU Shanghai.
- Advanced Decision Models, (MBA/Undergraduate Course), Syllabus
- Decision Models, (MBA/Undergraduate Course), Syllabus
- Operations Management, (Undergraduate Course).
- Submodularity and Its Applications (PhD Course, also titled as
Supply Chain Optimization) Syllabus
- Convex Optimization, (PhD Course) Syllabus
- Associate Editor: Management
- Associate Editor: Mathematics
of Operations Research (2009--)
- Associate Editor: Operations
- Associate Editor: Surveys
in Operations Research and Management Science (2013--)
of a Simple Cost Allocation Rule for Joint Replenishment (with Simai He, Jay Sethuraman, and Xuan Wang), Operations Research, submitted, September 2014.
Process Flexibility Designs: Is Long Chain Really Optimal? (with Antoine
Desir, Vineet Goyal,
and Yehua Wei), Operations Research,
submitted, June 2014.
Sparse Designs for Process
Flexibility via Probabilistic Expanders (with Xi Chen and Yuan Zhou), Operations Research,
submitted, February 2014; under major revision, August 2014.
- Process Flexibility: A
Distribution-Free Bound on the Performance of K-Chain (with Xuan
Wang), Operations Research, submitted August 2013; first revision submitted
Product Launches in the Presence of Strategic Consumers (with Ilan Lobel, Jigar Patel, Gustavo Vulcano),
Management Science, accepted for publication, 2014.
Scheduling with Limited Distributional Information (with Ho-Yin Mak and Ying Rong), Management Science, forthcoming,
- Sequencing Appointments for
Service Systems Using Inventory Approximations (with Ho-Yin Mak and Ying Rong), M&SOM,
16(2), pp. 251-262, 2014.
- A Note
on Appointment Scheduling with Piecewise Linear Cost Function (with Dongdong Ge, Guohua Wan, Zizhuo Wang), Mathematics
of Operations Research, forthcoming, 2014.
Algorithms for Integrated Distribution Network Design Problems (with Y.Li, J. Shu, X. Wang, N. Xiu,
D. Xu), INFORMS Journal on
Computing, 25(3), pp. 572-584, 2013.
Optimization with Limited Distribution Information (with Zhisu Zhu and Yinyu Ye), Optimization Methods and Software,
28(3), pp. 640-667, 2013.
- Polymatroid Optimization, Submodularity,
and Joint Replenishment Games
(with Simai He and Shuzhong
Zhang), Operations Research, 60(1), pp. 128-137, 2012.
of Price Mechanisms for Network Resource Allocation via Price of Anarchy
(with Ying-Ju Chen), Mathematical Programming,
131(1-2), pp. 333-364, 2012.
Reliable Facility Location Problem: Formulations, Heuristics, and
Approximation Algorithms (with Zuo-Jun Shen
and Lezhou Zhan), INFORMS Journal on
Computing, 23(3), pp. 470-482, 2011.
- Geomtric Rounding: Dependent Randomized Rounding
Scheme (D. Ge, S. He, Y.Ye, J. Zhang), Journal
of Combinatorial Optimization, 22(4), pp. 699-725, 2011.
Probability of Small Deviation: a Fourth Moment Approach (with Simai He and Shuzhong Zhang), Mathematics
of Operations Research, Vol. 35, pp. 233-256, 2010.
Facility Location and Production Planning Decisions (E. Romeijn, T. Sharkey, and Z.-J. Shen), Networks,
Vol. 55, pp. 78-89, 2010.
- A Stochastic
Programming Duality Approach to Inventory Centralization Games (with Xin Chen), Operations
Research, Vol. 57, pp. 840-851, 2009.
Allocation for Joint Replenishment Models, Operations
Research, Vol 57, No. 1, pp. 146-156, 2009.
- Stochastic Combinatorial
Optimization with Controllable Risk Aversion Level (with Man-Cho So and Yinyu
Ye), Mathematics of Operations
Research, Vol. 34, pp. 522-537, 2009.
algorithms for general one-warehouse multi-retailer systems (Z.-J.
Shen, J. Shu, D. Simchi-Levi, C.-P. Teo), Naval
Research Logistics, Vol. 56, pp. 646-658, 2009.
Characterization for SOC-monotone and SOC-convex functions (J.S. Chen,
X. Chen, S. Pan, J. Zhang), Journal of Global Optimization, Vol.
45, pp. 259-279, 2009.
- A unified
theorem on SDP rank reduction (with
Man-Cho So and Yinyu Ye), Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp.
- A linear
decision-based approximation approach to stochastic programming (with Xin Chen, Melvyn Sim,
and Peng Sun), Operations Research, Vol.
56, No. 2, pp. 344-357, 2008.
Multiple Products on Parallel Machines with Setup Costs (V. Krasik, J. Leung, M. Pinedo,
J. Zhang), Naval
Research Logistics, Vol. 55. No. 7, pp. 654 -669, 2008.
Approximating Complex Quadratic Optimization Problems via Semidenite Programming Relaxations (A. M-C. So, J.
Zhang, Y. Ye), Mathematical
Programming, Vol. 110, No. 1, pp. 93-110, 2007.
the Radii of Point Sets (K. Vagradarajan, S.
Venkatesh, Y. Ye, J. Zhang), SIAM Journal on Computing, Vol 36, No. 6, pp. 1764-1776, 2007.
Total Weighted Completion Time when Scheduling Orders in a Flexible
Environment with Uniform Machines (J. Leung, H. Li, M. Pinedo, J. Zhang), Information Processing Letters,
Vol. 103, No. 3, pp. 119-129, 2007.
the Two-Level Facility Location Problem Via a Quasi-Greedy
Programming, Vol. 108, No.1, pp. 159-176, 2006.
Algorithms for Metric Facility Location Problems (M. Mahdian, Y.Ye, J. Zhang), SIAM Journal on Computing, Vol 36, No. 2, pp. 411-432, 2006.
of Testing Time: Theoretical Properties and Practical Implications (T.
Wang, J. Zhang), Psychometrika,
Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 105-120, 2006.
Scheduling with Batch Setup Times (B. Chen, Y. Ye, J. Zhang), Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 9, No.
3, pp. 299-310, 2006.
- Multiexchange Local Search Algorithm for the
Capacitated Facility Location Problem (J. Zhang, B. Chen, Y. Ye), Mathematics of Operations Research,
Vol 30, No. 2, pp. 389-403, 2005.
Combinatorial Approximation Algorithms for the k-Level Facility Location
Problem (A. Ageev, Y. Ye, J. Zhang), SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics,
Vol 18, No. 1, pp. 207-217, 2004.
- Improved Approximations for Max Set Splitting and Max
NAE SAT (J. Zhang, Y.Ye, Q. Han), Discrete Applied Mathematics, vol.
142, no 1-3, pp. 133-149, 2004.
- Approximate the 2-Catalog Segmentation Problem Using Semidenite Programming Relaxation (D. Xu, Y. Ye, J.
Zhang), Optimization Methods and
Software, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 705-719, 2003.
- An Approximation Algorithm for Scheduling Two Parallel
Machines with Capacity Constraints (H. Yang, Y. Ye, J. Zhang), Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol.
130, No. 3, pp. 449-467, 2003.
- Approximation of Dense-n/2-Subgraph and the Complement
of Min-Bisection (Y. Ye, J. Zhang), Journal
of Global Optimization, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 55-73, 2003.
Improved Rounding Method and Semidefinite
Programming Relaxation for Graph Partition (Q. Han, Y. Ye, J. Zhang), Mathematical Programming, Vol. 92,
No. 3, pp. 509-535, 2002.
- A Note on the Maximization Version of the Multi-level
Facility Location Problem (Y. Ye, J. Zhang), Operations Research Letters, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 333-335,
- On Approximation of Max-Vertex-Cover (Q. Han, Y. Ye, H.
Zhang, J. Zhang), European Journal
of Operational Research, Vol. 143, No. 2, pp. 207-220, 2002.
- Parallel Machine Scheduling with Splitting Jobs (W.
Xing, J. Zhang), Discrete Applied
Mathematics, Vol. 103, No. 1-3, pp. 259-269, 2000
Mailing Address: 44 West 4th St., Suite 8-66, New York, NY, 10012-1126
Email: jzhang (at) stern.nyu.edu