Assistant Professor

School of Information Systems

Singapore Management University

haiwang@smu.edu.sg


Visiting Assistant Professor

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

Carnegie Mellon University

haiwang@cmu.edu


Education

Ph.D., Operations Research, MIT

   Co-advisors: Professor Amedeo Odoni, Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart

M.S., Operations Research, MIT

M.S., Transportation, MIT

B.S., Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University


We are actively looking for Ph.D. applicants and Research Assistants (including RA working remotely). Please contact us through email if interested.

Methodologies

•   Data-driven Optimization

•   Large-scale Data Analytics

•   Advanced Computing Methods

•   Machine Learning

Applications

•   Smart Cities and Urban Systems

•   Innovative Transportation and Mobility

•   Shared Services and Sharing Economy

•   Logistics and Healthcare

Selected Journal Publication

•   Ke, J., Yang, H., Li, X., Wang*, H. and Ye, J., 2020. Pricing and Equilibrium in On-Demand Ride-Pooling Markets. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 139, 411-431. [link]

•   Ho, K., Wang, H., DeTrempe, P., Sarton, T. and Tomita, K., 2020. Semi-Analytical Model for Design and Analysis of On-Orbit Servicing Architecture. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (in press). [link]

•   Yang, H., Shao, C., Wang*, H. and Ye, J., 2020. Integrated Reward Scheme and Surge Pricing in a Ride-Sourcing Market. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 134, 126-142. [link]

•   Wang, H. and Yang, H., 2019. Ride-Sourcing Systems: A Framework and Review. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 129, 122-155. [link]

•   Bai, J., So, K., Tang, C., Chen, X. and Wang, H., 2019. Coordinating Supply and Demand on an On-Demand Service Platform with Impatient Customers. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 21(3), 556-570. [link]

•   Sun, H., Wang*, H. and Wan, Z., 2019. Model and Analysis of Labor Supply for Ride-Sharing Platforms in the Presence of Sample Self-Selection and Endogeneity. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 125, 76-93. [link]

•   Chen, Y. and Wang*, H., 2018. Pricing for a Last-Mile Transportation System. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 107, 57-69. [link]

•   Luo, Y. and Wang#, H., 2017. Core Determining Class and Inequality Selection. American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 107(5), 274-277. [link]

•   Wang*, H., 2017. Routing and Scheduling for a Last-Mile Transportation System. Transportation Science, 53(1), 131-147. [link]

•   Wang*, H. and Odoni, A., 2014. Approximating the Performance of a Last-Mile Transportation System. Transportation Science, 50(2), 659-675. [link]

Book Chapters

•   Bai, J., So, K., Tang, C., Chen, X. and Wang, H. Time-Based Payout Ratio for Coordinating Supply and Demand on an On-Demand Service Platform. Sharing Economy: Making Supply Meet Demand, M. Hu (Ed.), in Springer Series in Supply Chain Management, C. Tang (Series Ed.), 2019.

•   Sun, H., Wang, H. and Wan, Z. Model and Analysis of Service Labor Supply for Shared Transportation. Business Management with Big Data, J. Chen (Ed.) (in press), 2020.

Conference and Other Publication

•   Wang, H. and Wang, Z., 2020. Short-Term Repositioning for Empty Vehicles on Ride-Sourcing Platforms. Proceedings of the INFORMS TSL Second Triennial Conference.

•   Zheng, Y., Wang, H., Zheng, Z., Luo, H. and Ooi, O., 2020. Validation of Prognostic Accuracy of the SOFA Score, SIRS Criteria, and qSOFA Score for In-Hospital Mortality among Cardiac-, Thoracic-, and Vascular-Surgery Patients Admitted to a Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 35(1), 118–127.

•   Lyu, G., Cheung, W., Teo, C. and Wang*, H., 2019. Matching Passengers and Drivers with Multiple Objectives in Ride Sharing Markets. Proceedings of the Tenth Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN X).

•   Kulkarni, K., Lau, H., Wang, H., Sivabalasingam, S. and Tran, K., 2018. Design and Implementation of Decision Support for Traffic Management at Multipurpose Port Gates. Proceedings of the 2018 Winter Simulation Conference.

•   Wang*, H., Jin, J. and Yang, J., 2018. Optimization of a Cyclic Express Subway Service. Proceedings of the 6th Intl. Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management.

•   Kulkarni, K., Tran, K., Wang, H. and Lau, H., 2017. Efficient Gate System Operations for a Multi-Purpose Port using Simulation Optimization. Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference.

•   Wang*, H., Jin, J. and Lin, M., 2013. Solving the Railway Yard Operation Problem: Greedy Heuristics, Integer Programming Models, and Waiting Time Approximations. Technical Report for 2013 INFORMS RAS Problem Solving Competition (First Prize Winner).

•   Wang*, H. and Odoni, A., 2013. Approximate Design Parameters for a Last-Mile Transportation System. Proceedings of the Eighth Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN VIII).

Working Papers

•   Lyu, G., Cheung, W., Teo, C. and Wang*, H. "Multi-Objective Online Ride-Matching." [link]

•   Jin, J., Meng, Q. and Wang#, H. "Feeder Vessel Routing and Synchronization at a Congested Transshipment Port." [link]

•   Luo, Y. and Wang#, H. "Identifying and Computing the Exact Core-Determining Class." [link]

•   Chen, Y. and Wang*, H. "Why Are Fairness Concerns So Important? Lessons from a Shared Last-Mile Transportation System." [link]

•   Cheung, W., Lyu, G., Teo, C. and Wang#, H. "Online Planning with Offline Forecasting."

•   He, Y., Luo, Q., Wang#, H. and Zheng, Z. "Estimating Patient Health Transition From Data Censored By Treatment-Effect-Based Policy."

•   Sun, H., Wang*, H. and Wan, Z. "Flexible Labor Supply Behaviour on Ride-Sharing Platforms."

•   Luo, Y. and Wang#, H. "Improving Adaptivity Using Multiple Models in a Dynamic Environment."

•   Shehadeh, K., Wang#, H. and Zhang, P.Y. "Stochastic and Robust Fleet Allocation for Last-Mile Transportation Systems."

•   Zhu, Z., Ke, J. and Wang, H. "Optimizing Spatial-Temporal Subsidies for Ride-Sourcing Drivers with Self-Relocation Using a Mean-Field Markov Decision Process Model."

•   Zhou, Y., Yang, H., Ke, J., Wang, H. and Li, X. "Competition and Platform-Integration in Ride-Sourcing Markets."

Conference Presentations

•   INFORMS 2020 Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, USA. Nov. 2020

•   The 11th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China. Jan. 2020

•   INFORMS 2019 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA. Oct. 2019

•   The 12th International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE), Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Jul. 2019

•   The 10th Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN X), Hamilton Island, Australia. Jun. 2019

•   Chan Wui & Yunyin Rising Star Workshop in Transportation, Bellagio, Italy. Jun. 2019

•   The 10th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China. Jan. 2019

•   The 5th Young Scholar Workshop on Management Science, Xiamen, Fujian, China. Jan. 2019

•   INFORMS 2018 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Nov. 2018

•   The 16th Annual Meeting of the Society of Management Science and Engineering of China, Kunming, Yunan, China. Oct. 2018

•   The 10th International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science (CTS), Beijing, China. Jul. 2018

•   The 11th International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE), Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. Jul. 2018

•   Tsinghua-JD-POMS International Workshop, Qingdao, Shandong, China. Jun. 2018

•   The 6th INFORMS TSL Workshop, Hong Kong, China. Jan. 2018

•   The 9th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China. Jan. 2018

•   INFORMS TSL First Triennial Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jul. 2017

•   AEA 2017 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jan. 2017

•   TRB 2017 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA. Jan. 2017

•   INFORMS 2016 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Nov. 2016

•   INFORMS 2015 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Nov. 2015

•   Future Urban Mobility Symposium 2015, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore. Jul. 2015

•   INFORMS 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA. Oct. 2014

•   Future Urban Mobility Symposium 2014, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore. Jan. 2014

•   INFORMS 2013 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Oct. 2013

•   The 8th Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN VIII), San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Jun. 2013

Invited Seminars

•   New York University, Center for Connected Cities with Smart Transportation. Mar. 2020

•   Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Jan. 2020

•   Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Jan. 2020

•   Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management. Dec. 2019

•   University of California, Berkeley, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Nov. 2019

•   Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. Nov. 2019

•   MIT, Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Oct. 2019

•   Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Computer Science. Sep. 2019

•   Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. Sep. 2019

•   Singapore Management University, LKC School of Business. Aug. 2019

•   University of Science and Technology of China, School of Management. Jul. 2019

•   Tongji University, School of Economics and Management. Jul. 2019

•   Southeast University, School of Transportation. Jul. 2019

•   Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre (SMART), Future Urban Mobility Group. Jul. 2019

•   Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, School of Business Administration. Jul. 2019

•   Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST-DiDi Joint Research Laboratory. May 2019

•   Sichuan University, School of Business. May 2019

•   Zhejiang University, Institute of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Apr. 2019

•   Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), School of Economics and Management. Apr. 2019

•   Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management. Dec. 2018

•   Beijing Jiaotong University, State Key Lab of Rail Traffic Control and Safety. Dec. 2018

•   Chongqing University, School of Economics and Business Administration. Dec. 2018

•   Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, School of Civil Aviation. Dec. 2018

•   Southwest Jiaotong University, School of Transportation and Logistics. Dec. 2018

•   Tsinghua University, Department of Civil Engineering. Dec. 2018

•   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai School of Economics and Management. Jul. 2018

•   Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK Business School. Mar. 2018

•   City University of Hong Kong, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. Jan. 2018

•   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Department of Transportation Engineering. Dec. 2017

•   University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, School of Management and Economics. Nov. 2017

•   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Jul. 2017

•   Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, School of Business Administration. Jul. 2017

•   Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, School of Urban and Regional Science. Jun. 2017

•   Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Business School. May 2017

•   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Department of Transportation Engineering. May 2017

•   Zhejiang University, School of Public Affairs. Apr. 2016

•   Zhejiang University, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Mar. 2016

•   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Department of Transportation Engineering. Aug. 2015

•   Singapore University of Technology and Design, Engineering Systems and Design Pillar. Mar. 2015

•   Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai School of Economics and Management. Mar. 2015

•   Tsinghua University, Department of Industrial Engineering. Mar. 2015

•   Singapore Management University, School of Information Systems. Feb. 2015

•   National University of Singapore, NUS Business School. Feb. 2015

Industry Talks

•   LalaMove Corp. (Huolala), Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Jan. 2020

•   Uber Inc., San Francisco, California, USA. Nov. 2019

•   Lyft Inc., San Francisco, California, USA. Nov. 2019

•   Upwork Inc., Santa Clara, California, USA. Nov. 2019

•   Didi Chuxing Corp., Mountain View, California, USA. Nov. 2019

•   Douban Inc., Beijing, China. Apr. 2019

•   Didi Chuxing Corp., Team of Supply Incentives, Beijing, China. Jun. 2018

•   Didi Chuxing Corp., Team of Pricing, Beijing, China. Jun. 2018

•   Jingdong Corp. (JD.com), Beijing, China. Jun. 2018

•   Didi Chuxing Corp., Operations Innovation Center, Beijing, China. May 2018

•   Didi Chuxing Corp., DiDi Research Lab, Beijing, China. May 2017

Honors and Awards

•   Fellow, Chan Wui & Yunyin Rising Star Workshop in Mobility and Transportation, 2019

•   Singapore Management University Lee Kong Chian Fellowship for Research Excellence, 2018, 2019

•   Best Paper Award, The 10th International Workshop on Computational Transportation Science (CTS), 2018

•   Singapore Management University Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2017

•   Short-list Nominee for Goodwin Medal of MIT Best Teaching Assistant, 2014

•   Semifinalist in MIT 100K Entrepreneurship Competition (Project: Shared Logistics), 2014

•   First Prize Winner in INFORMS RAS Problem Solving Competition, 2013

•   MIT Chyn Duog Shish Memorial Fellowship for Excellent Ph.D. Student, 2009

•   Graduation with Highest Honors (Top 1%), Tsinghua University, 2009

•   Ranked 1st in Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2009

•   National Award for Excellent Graduate, China Civil Engineering Society, 2009

•   Jiang Nanxiang Presidential Fellowship, Tsinghua University, 2008

•   National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, China, 2008

•   First Class Honors Fellowship, Tsinghua University, 2005 – 2008

•   Ranked 1st in NCEE Subject of Comprehensive Science, Sichuan, China, 2005

Research Grants

•   Mobility21 (A National University Transportation Center of Department of Transportation, USA). Co-Principal Investigator. Project Title: Joint Optimization of School Bus Routes and Last-Mile Services. 2020 – 2021. Award Amount: US$93,379.

•   Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre (SMART), Future Urban Mobility Group. Principal Investigator. Project Title: Matching in On-demand Shared Transportation. 2019 – 2020. Award Amount: SG$50,040.

•   Singapore MOE Tier 2 Academic Research Fund, Co-Principal Investigator. Project Title: Optimal Control of Medical Treatment using Predictive Information in ICUs. 2019 – 2022. Award Amount: SG$620,532.

•   Didi Chuxing, Principal Investigator. Project Title: Optimizing Driver Incentives through Understanding Driver Behavior. 2017 – 2018. Award Amount: SG$10,000.

•   Didi Chuxing, Co-Principal Investigator. Project Title: Deep Learning Dynamic Demand Estimation and Pricing for Two-Sided Platform. 2017 – 2018. Award Amount: US$15,000.

•   Singapore MOE Tier 1 Academic Research Fund, Co-Principal Investigator. Project Title: Predictive Data Analytics and Real-time Risk Monitoring for Intensive Care Units. 2017 – 2019. Award Amount: SG$149,710.

•   Singapore MOE Tier 1 Academic Research Fund, Principal Investigator. Project Title: Pricing and Design of a Last-Mile Transportation System with Multi-Type Users. 2016 – 2019. Award Amount: SG$130,923.

Professional Service

•  Editorial Service for Academic Journals

    Guest Editor. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

    Special Issue on Innovative Shared Transportation, 2018 – 2020

•  Referee for Academic Journals and Peer-reviewed Conferences (in alphabetical order)

    AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

    Computers and Industrial Engineering

    Electronic Commerce Research and Applications

    EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics

    IEEE Access

    IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

    IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

    IISE Transactions

    Information Systems Research

    INFORMS Journal on Optimization

    INFORMS TSL Triennial Conference

    International Journal of Industrial Organization

    International Journal of Sustainable Transportation

    ISTTT Conference

    Journal of Economics and Management Strategy

    Journal of Transport and Land Use

    Management Science

    Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

    Mathematical Problems in Engineering

    Naval Research Logistics

    Networks and Spatial Economics

    Omega: The International Journal of Management Science

    Production and Operations Management

    Public Transport

    Service Science

    Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

    Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

    Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

    Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

    Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

    Transportation Research Record

    Transport Reviews

    Transportation Science

    Transportmetrica A: Transport Science

•  Scientific Committee Member for Conferences

    The 8th INFORMS TSL Workshop, Ahmedabad, India

    INFORMS TSL Second Triennial Conference, Arlington, Virginia, USA

    The 11th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China

    The 10th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China

•  Referee for Academic and Professional Organizations

    Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

    Hong Kong Research Grants Council

    POMS-China Best Student Paper Competition

    POMS-HK Best Student Paper Competition

•  Chair of Invited Session for Conferences

    INFORMS 2020 Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, USA

    IFORS 2020 Conference, Seoul, Korea

    The 11th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China

    INFORMS 2019 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA

    The 10th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, China

    INFORMS 2018 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

    The 6th INFORMS TSL Workshop, Hong Kong, China

    INFORMS 2016 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

    INFORMS 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA

•  Member of Academic and Professional Organizations

    INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)

    TRB (Transportation Research Board)

    AEA (American Economic Association)

    TSL (Transportation Science and Logistics Society)

Other Service

•   Co-founder and Chair, MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum. 2011 – 2017

•   Vice President, Boston Tsinghua Alumni Association. 2012 – 2015

•   Director, Harvard SEED Community on Citizenship and Social Innovation. 2012 – 2013

•   Co-president, MIT Chinese Students and Scholars Association. 2011 – 2012

Teaching Awards

•  Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Singapore Management University

•  Short-list Nominee for Goodwin Medal of Best Teaching Assistant, MIT

Courses

•   Instructor, Carnegie Mellon University

    Decision Making Under Uncertainty, 2019 – 2020

    Last student evaluation: 4.67/5.0

•   Instructor, Singapore Management University

    Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics, Fall 2020

    Computer as an Analysis Tool, 2015 – 2019

    Big Data and Entrepreneurship: Methodology and Case Studies, 2016 – 2019

    Last student evaluation: 6.78/7.0

•   Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Deep Learning for Urban Mobility, Oct. 2019

•   Guest Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon University

    Innovative and Sustainable Operations, Apr. 2020

    Decision Analytics for Business and Policy, Mar. 2020

•   Guest Lecture, Singapore Management University

    Case Study in Translational Artificial Intelligence, Oct. 2018

    Coaching for a Business Plan Competition, Jul. 2016

•   Guest Lecturer, Tsinghua University

    Urban Operations Research, May 2017

•   Guest Lecturer, Singapore University of Technology and Design

    Optimization, Oct. 2017

•   Teaching Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods (Urban O.R.), Fall 2012, 2013

    Last student evaluation: 6.90/7.0








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