Department of Management Sciences
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Funded Projects

Year 2016

Investigators Project Title
Dr William Chung Approximate Dantzig-Wolfe decomposition for solving a class of variational inequality problems
Prof Jeff Hong Combining stylized models and simulation models for metamodeling and simulation optimization with applications in queueing systems
Dr Guangwu Liu Joint Chance Constrained Programming: A Gradient Perspective
Dr Ye Lu Robust Price-setting Newsvendor Problem
Dr Biying Shou Social Network Effects in Retail Supply Chain Management
Dr Stephen Shum Inventory Management with Scarcity Effect and Lost-Sales

Year 2015 (upto July)

Investigators Project Title
Dr David Li Blood Platelet Inventory Control for a Blood Center with Limited Supply (GRF)
Dr Ye Lu K-approximate Convexity and Its Applications (GRF)
Dr Yixuan Xiao Multiproduct Price Optimization and Competition under Nested Logit Model with Consumer Surplus Concerns (Start-up Grant)
Dr Yimin Yu Managing Capacitated Multi-Echelon Supply Chains (GRF)

Year 2014

Investiators Project Title
Prof Kin-keung Lai Copula Based Multivariable Risk Measurement of RMB Exchange Rates under the Process of Internationalization (SRG-Fd)
Dr Stephen Leung Sustainable Optimization Network: Models and Solution Methods (SRG-Fd)
Dr David Li Robust Planning of Integrated Targeted Display Advertising (SRG-Fd)
Prof Frank Chen Delivering 21st Century Healthcare in Hong Kong - Building a Quality-and-Efficiency Driven System (TBRS)
Prof Frank Chen On a Random Yield Problem with Non-zero Lead Times (GRF)
Prof Frank Chen 面向經濟、社會和環境協調發展的物流系統基礎理論(National Natural Science Foundation)
Prof Kevin Chiang Strategic Intertemporal Pricing with Heterogeneous Risk Attitudes for Efficient Product Evaluation, Learning and Adoption (GRF)
Dr Qiaohai Hu Strategic Horizontal Outsourcing (GRF)
Dr Qiaohai Hu Buy-Now, Reserve, or Wait-And-See (Start-up Grant)
Dr Xiaoying Liang 基於動態博弈的電子閱讀器市場產品兼容、價格演化及市場結構均衡研究-城大配套 (National Natural Science Foundation)
Prof Andrew Lim Transportation Service Procurement with Total Quantity Discounts (GRF)
Dr Guangwu Liu An Optimal Stopping Approach to Portfolio Risk Measurement (GRF)
Dr Stephen Shum Just-in-Time, Cost Uncertainty and Strategic Customers (GRF)
Prof Alan Wan Quantile Regression Analysis with Missing and Length-biased Data (GRF)
Prof Houmin Yan 基於顧客選擇行為的團購商業運作模式與庫存優化研究 (National Natural Science Foundation)
Dr Yimin Yu Managing Perishable Food Processing Supply Chains (GRF)

Year 2013

Investigators Project Title
Prof Frank Chen Distribution Requirement Planning and Inventory Policies for a Distribution Supply Chain with a Minimum Order Quantity (GRF)
Prof Frank Chen Delivering 21st Century Healthcare in Hong Kong - Building a Quality-and-Efficiency Driven System (Infrastructure Support from Central)
Dr Kevin Chiang The Impact of Imitative Entry on New Product Innovation and Dynamic Pricing in the Presence of Strategic Customers (GRF)
Dr William Chung Development of Benchmarking Models for the Electricity Consumption Performance of Office Tenants (Donation)
Dr Simai He Extend S-Lemma and Nonnegative Polynomials (SRG Funded)
Prof Kin-keung Lai Wavelet Based Multiscale Risk Measurement in Commodities Markets (SRG Funded)
Dr Francis Leung Vehicle Routing Problem with Toll-by-weight Scheme (SRG Funded)
Dr Stephen Leung Developing Local Cases for Transportation Logistics to Enhance DEC (CityU Teaching Development Grant)
Dr Stephen Leung Sustainable Road Freight Transportation: Models and Solution Methods (SRG Funded)
Dr David Li Robust Planning of Guaranteed Targeted Display Advertising (SRG Funded)
Prof Andrew Lim Mining Social Media to Predict China Stock Market (Donation)
Prof Andrew Lim Optimization Methods to Solve Bin Packing Problems with Courier Cost Structure (SRG Funded)
Dr Carrie Lin Multi-objective Resource Allocation and Appointment Scheduling for Outpatient Clinics (SRG Funded)
Dr Guangwu Liu A Change-of-Variable Approach to Conditional Monte Carlo (GRF)
Dr Ye Lu An Operations Management Approach to Mitigating the Labor Shortage Problem (GRF)
Dr Biying Shou Game Theoretical Study of Trend Diffusion and Community Formation in Social Networks (CityU Seed Grant)
Dr Biying Shou A Graphical Congestion Game Approach to Wireless Network Resource Sharing (SRG Funded)
Dr Stephen Shum Production Planning in the Presence of Production Learning and Strategic Customers (Start-up Grant)
Prof Houmin Yan The Role of Customer Screening and Waiting in Inventory Models with Dynamic Pricing (GRF)
Dr Yimin Yu Managing Supply Chains with Perishable Products under the Last-In First-Out Issuing Policy (SRG Funded)

Year 2012

Investigators Project Title
Prof Frank Chen On Inventory-Pricing Problems with Batch Ordering or Trading Credit (Start-up Fund)
Prof Frank Chen Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Control in a Continuous Review System with Batch Ordering and Random Leadtimes (GRF)
Prof Frank Chen Models for Production Operations and Emissions Permits Purchasing Decisions in the Presence of Emissions Trading Market (GRF)
Prof Frank Chen On the Structural Analysis of Inventory-dependent Demand Problems (GRF)
Dr Kevin Chiang The Impact of Imitative Entry on New Product Innovation and Dynamic Pricing in the Presence Of Strategic Customers (SRG)
Dr William Chung Dantzig-Wolfe Decomposition of General Transportation Problems with Side-Constraints (GRF)
Dr William Chung A Study of Electricity Market Reform Analysis (Contract Research)
Dr Stephen Leung The Development of Efficient Cooperative Search Algorithms for NP-hard Combinatorial Optimization Problems (SRG)
Dr David Li Joint Pricing, Space Allocation and Assortment Planning: An Iterative Improvement Approach (GRF)
Prof Andrew Lim What is the right amount to outsource?  Optimizing Vehicle Routing and Combinatorial Auction (SRG)
Prof Andrew Lim Mobile Platform for Radio Frequency Identification (Donation)
Prof Andrew Lim Use-IT-Easy: Item Level Tagging Platform in Supply Chain Industry Using Mobile RFID Reader (ITF & CityU Match Grant)
Dr Guangwu Liu A Kernel Method for Pricing and Hedging American Path-Dependent Options (GRF)
Dr Guangwu Liu Fast Simulation of American Option Pricing (Start-up Fund)
Dr Ye Lu Optimal Pricing and Inventory Control Policy with Quantity-Based Price Differentiation (SRG)
Dr Ye Lu Optimal Policy for an Inventory System with Convex Ordering Cost and a Fixed Cost (Matching for PRC Grants)
Dr Karthik Balkrishnan Natarajan Models for Ambiguity in Decision-making under Uncertainty (GRF)
Dr Biying Shou Consumer Stockpiling and Retailer Mitigation Strategies under Supply Disruption (GRF)
Dr Biying Shou Multi-criteria Performance Comparison of Supply-chain Contract Schemes, with Special Emphasis on Controversial and New Schemes (GRF)
Dr Biying Shou Secondary Spectrum Trading in Spot and Future Markets (SRG)
Dr Geoffrey Tso Hong Kong Consumer Satisfaction Index (SDG)
Prof Alan Wan Research on Penalised Regression Methods in Econometrics and Statistics (SRG)
Prof Houmin Yan

基於顧客選擇行為的團購商業運作模式與庫存優化研究 (National Natural Science Foundation)

Prof Houmin Yan Upgrade and Advance Selling for Inventory Systems with Delivery Time Options (Start-up Fund)
Prof Houmin Yan 3PL Supply Chain Finance: Competition and Risk Analysis (GRF)
Dr Yimin Yu Inventory Control in the Presence of Long Term Contracts and Spot Markets with Emission Regulations (SRG)
Dr Sherry Zhefang Zhou Inverse Probability Weighted Estimating Equations with Right Censored Data (SRG)

Year 2011

Investigators Project Title
Dr William Chung Analysis of Hong Kong Energy Intensity and Performance (Contract Research RO)
Dr William Chung Policy Analysis on the Electricity Consumption in Hong Kong's Buildings (Contract Research RO)
Dr Simai He Submodularity of Joint Replenishment Games (GRF)
Prof Andrew Lim Investigating New Methodologies in Transportation Service Procurement between Shippers and Carriers (NSFC)
Dr Guangwu Liu Fast Simulation of Capital Allocation for Credit Portfolios (GRF)
Dr Ye Lu Optimal Pricing and Inventory Control for Green Manufacturing (GRF)
Dr Karthik Natarajan Best-worst Discrete Choice Methods with Convex Optimization (GRF)
Dr Biying Shou Quantitative Analysis of Consumer Panic Buying under Supply Disruption (SRG)
Prof Alan Wan Research on Quantile Regression and Related Methods in Statistics (SRG)
Prof Houmin Yan Transforming Hong Kong's Ocean Container Transport Logistics Network (RGC - Theme-based Research Scheme)
Prof Houmin Yan Robustness of Supply Chain Coordination Contracts: Structural Result and Taxonomy (GRF)

Year 2010

Investigators Project Title
Dr Kevin Chiang Word of Mouth-and-Mouse: Optimal Design of New Product Diffusion with Electronic Referral Technologies for Viral Marketing (SRG)
Dr Kevin Chiang Inter-Firm Relationships in Supply Chain Collaboration Initiatives (SRG)
Dr Simai He The Routing Games with a Finite Number of Players - a Quest for the Price of Anarchy (Start-up Fund)
Prof Y V Hui Two-stage Shipment Planning with Uncertainties: A Stochastic Programming Approach (GRF)
Prof K K Lai The Pricing and Operational Policies in a Consignment Stock System (SRG)
Dr Stephen Leung Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts and Discount Programs in Different Channel Leadership Structures (SRG)
Dr David Li Addressing Carbon Emissions through Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Coordination (GRF)
Dr David Li Robust Combinatorial Auctions for Transportation Service Procurement with Uncertain Demand (SRG)
Prof Andrew Lim Shipper-carrier Cooperation Contract and Contract Execution (SRG)
Dr Carrie Lin Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problems with Pickup and Delivery Time Windows — Territory Planning and Scheduling (SRG)
Dr Guangwu Liu A Conditional Monte Carlo Method for Simulating Conditional Expectations (GRF)
Dr Ye Lu Joint Pricing and Inventory Coordination for Substitutable Products (SRG)
Dr Biying Shou Managing Supply Uncertainty under Chain Competition, Cognitive Networks, and Quick Response Systems (SRG)
Dr Yimin Yu Capacity Sharing and Cost Allocation among Independent Firms (SRG)

Year 2009

Investigators Project Title
Dr William Chung Fuzzy Benchmarking Model with Application to the Energy Efficiency of Commercial Buildings (SRG)
Dr Gang Hao The Spot Exchange of Real Options and Its Impact on the Supply Chain (GRF)
Prof K K Lai Dynamic Behavior Scoring for Consumer Credits (SRG)
Prof K K Lai Risk Analysis and Business Intelligence for Financial Institutions (RABI) (Donation)
Prof H S Lau Multi-criteria Performance Comparison of Supply-chain Contract Schemes, with Special Emphasis on Controversial and New Schemes (GRF)
Dr Stephen Leung Development and Analysis of Dynamic Pricing Models under Uncertain and Fluctuating Costs (SRG)
Dr David Li Addressing Carbon Emissions through Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Coordination (SRG)
Prof Andrew Lim The General Service Provider Allocation Problem (Start-up Fund)
Prof Andrew Lim Container Ship Stowage Planning and Optimization (GRF)
Prof Andrew Lim Use-IT-Easy: A Low Cost, High Performance Mobile RFID Platform (ITF)
Dr Guangwu Liu Fast Simulation of American Option Pricing (Start-up Fund)
Dr Ye Lu Joint Pricing and Inventory Coordination for Substitutable Products (Start-up Fund)
Dr Karthik Natarajan Models for Ambiguity in Decision-making under Uncertainty (Start-up Fund)
Dr Biying Shou Managing Supply Chain Disruption and Competition (SRG)
Dr Alan Wan Some Aspects of Frequentist Model Averaging in Statistics (GRF & SRG)
Dr Yimin Yu Resource Sharing and Cost Allocation Among Independent Entities (Start-up Fund)
Dr Sherry Zhou Data Quality Control and Assurance in Workflow Management (GRF & SRG)

Year 2008

Investigators Project Title
Dr Kevin Chiang Turn Pirates into Distributors: Optimal Channel Strategy for Digital Content Distribution with Incentive-Based Diffusion (SRG)
Dr David Li Global Production Outsourcing with Transfer Pricing and Tariff Concessions (SRG)
Dr Kevin Chiang Channel Dynamics in Durable Product Pricing and Distribution (Start-up Fund)
Dr Alan Wan Wavelet Methods for Change-point Detection in Econometrics (GRF & SRG)
Dr William Chung Dantzig-Wolfe Decomposition of General Transportation Problems with Side-constraints (GRF & SRG)

Year 2007

Investigators Project Title
Dr Erick Li Use Computerized Simulators as Course Supplements to Teach Operations & Supply Chain Management (TDG)
Dr Gang Hao The Study on B2B Exchange of Real Options in the Secondary Market and Its Impact on the Supply Chain (SRG)
Dr Alan Wan Wavelet Methods for Change-point Detection in Econometrics (GRF & SRG)
Dr William Chung Dantzig-Wolfe Decomposition of General Transportation Problems with Side-constraints (GRF & SRG)
Prof K K Lai A Multi-objective Credit Risk Assessment System Based on Support Vector Machines Ensemble Model (SRG)
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Competitiveness Indices of Different Tiers of Supply Chains (SRG)
Dr Carrie Lin Resources Requirement and Routing in Courier Service with Cooperative Operations and Transfer Opportunity (SRG)
Dr Biying Shou Management of Retail Supply Chain with Short Life-cycle Products (Start-up Fund)
Prof K K Lai An Intelligent Agent Based Multi-Criteria Group Decision-Making Methodology and its Applications to Enterprise Risk Analysis in Hong Kong and Mainland China (NSFC)
Prof H S Lau Alternative Approaches for Handling Demand Curves and Production Costs in a Fundamental Supply-Chain Pricing Model (SRG)
Dr H P Lo Modelling Viewing Patterns of Television Audiences and Website Visitors (SRG)
Dr Alan Wan Missing Data and Estimating Equations (GRF & SRG)

Year 2006

Investigators Project Title
Prof H S Lau A Fast and Reliable Approach for Estimating the Expected Waiting Time of GI/G/1 Queues
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Planning and Analysis of Traveling Salesman Problem with Peddling under Partially Vendor-Managed Inventory (PVMI) System
Dr H P Lo Modelling Discretionary Activity-Travel Patterns of Non-Car Owners
Dr Sherry Zhou Dynamic Warranty and Reliability Analysis for Repairable Products: A Life-Cycle Approach
Dr Sherry Zhou Dynamic Pricing and Warranty Policies for Products with Fixed Lifetime
Dr Kevin Chiang Conflict Identification and Management within a Competitive Multi-channel Supply Chain in the e-Business Era
Dr David Li Effective Global Production Outsourci9ng with Tariff Concessions
Dr Kelvin Yau Some Robust Approaches for K-component GLMM Mixtures
Dr William Chung A Long Term Energy Policy Model for Hong Kong SAR
Prof K K Lai Dynamic Pricing Strategy for a Specified Type of Perishable Inventory Problem
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Modeling and Analysis of Inventory Procurement for Deteriorating Products with Buyer-Seller Collaboration

Year 2005

Investigators Project Title
Dr Erick Li The Effects of Information Sharing on Managing Product Rollovers: Optimization and Coordination
Prof K K Lai
Prof Matthew Lee
Prof S Y Wang
Dr L A Yu
A Model Methodology and Technology Platform for Staple Commodity Pricing and Prediction: Applying State of the Art Forecasting Techniques
Dr Li Erick Zhaolin
Mr Gao Long
Dr Xu Susan H
Effective Strategies for Product Rollovers: Optimization and Coordination
Dr William Chung A Long Term Energy Policy Model for Hong Kong SAR
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Modeling and Analysis of Inventory Procurement for Deteriorating Products with Buyer-seller Collaboration
Prof K K Lai Dynamic Pricing Strategy for a Specified Type of Perishable Inventory Problem

Year 2004

Investigators Project Title
Dr Kelvin Yau On the Mixing of Failure Time Distributions for Non-standard Survival Data Analysis: Theory and Applications
Prof Y V Hui Selecting Logistics Service Agents: A Multi-attribute Approach to Analyze Inter-related Services with a Logistics Process
Dr William Chung A Decomposition Method for Multi-commodity Energy Models with Applications to Marketable Pollution Permits in Hong Kong
Prof Y V Hui
Prof Lawrence Leung
A Multi-attribute Approach to Analyze Inter-related Services within a Logistics Process
Prof K K Lai
Prof Shouyang Wang
An Integrated Framework of ANN-based Forex Rolling Forecasting and Web-based Forex Trading Decision Support System
Prof L K Chan A Quantitative Approach to Integrating Customer Satisfaction Modelling into Production Quality Improvement
Dr Alan Wan A Bayesian Econometric Study of Immigration and Earnings Inequality in Hong Kong
Dr H P Lo Enhancement of Statistical Procedures in Origin-Destination Matrix Estimation and Updating
Prof H S Lau Quality Discount and Handling-Charge Reduction Schemes for a Vendor Supplying Numerous Heterogeneous Buyers
Prof L K Chan A Linear Regression Approach for Customer Satisfaction Oriented Product Quality Improvement
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Network Design and Analysis for Reverse Logistics

Year 2003

Investigators Project Title
Dr Gang Hao Supply Chain Contracting and Coordination with Asymmetric Information
Prof Y V Hui Spectral Density Estimation with Amplitude Modulation
Dr Stephen Leung
Prof K K Lai
Modelling and Analysis of Integrated Production and Distribution Systems in Supply Chains Under an Uncertain Environment
Prof K K Lai Portfolio Selection Optimization Models with Fuzzy Decisions
Prof K K Lai Stochastic and Dynamic Models for Coordinating Inventory and Delivery Under Vendor Managed Inventory Contracts
Dr H P Lo East Asia Value Survey
Dr Alan Wan On Estimating Ultrastructural Models with Non-normal Measurement Errors
Dr Kelvin Yau Some Diagnostic Measures for Zero-Inflated Possion and Related Count Data Models
Dr Iris Yeung Forecasting Air Pollution Data with Multivariate Time Series Models and Neural Networks

Year 2002

Investigators Project Title
Prof K K Lai Competitive Bidding and Auctions: A MADM Framework and its Applications to Bidding and Auction Practice in Hong Kong and Mainland China
Prof K K Lai An Empirical Analysis of Sampling Inverval for Exchange Rate Forecasting with Neural Networks
Prof K K Lai No-arbitrage and Multi-period Portfolio Selection
Dr Alan Wan On Assessing the Precision of Shrinkage Estimators
Dr Stephen Leung On Planning and Design of Cross-border Logistics Systems for Uncertain Environment
Dr Carrie Lin Integrated Planning of Location, Routing and Assignment in Delivery Services with Cost and Workload Balancing Criteria
Prof K K Lai Internet Auctions: Decision Modeling Using Multiple Attributes Approaches
Dr Kelvin Yau Modeling Zero-inflated Serial Count Data with Correlated Random Effects
Dr Alan Wan On the Sensitivity of Econometric Estimators and Tests to Covariance Misspecification
Prof Y V Hui Economic Models for Airline Strategic Alliance: Passenger and Cargo Networks
Dr Kelvin Yau Assessing Health Care Management Outcomes: a Finite Mixture GLMM Modelling Approach
Dr H P Lo Modelling Competitive Fee Tendering in Construction
Prof H S Lau Improving Pricing/Ordering Decisions and Market Structure for Single-Period Products in a Two-Echelon Market Channel
Dr William Chung An Internet-based Integration System for Modelling and Solving Multi-regional Energy-Environmental Models with Applications on Policy Analyses

Year 2001

Investigators Project Title
Prof H S Lau
Prof H L Lau
Improving Pricing/Ordering Decisions and Market Structure for Single-Period Products in a Two-Echelon Market Channel
Prof K K Lai, Prof Shouyang Wang A Class of Linear Programming Problems with Interval Numbers
Dr Kelvin yau, Prof L K Chan, Mrs Josephine
Lam, Dr S K Tse, Dr Alan Wan, Dr Iris Yeung
A Resource Library for Introductory Statistics
Dr John Leung, Prof K K Lai Stochastic Models for Hotel Revenue Management Problems
Prof K K Lai Modelling using Meta-heuristic Approaches for Mexed Warehouse Layout Problems under Uncertain Environment
Prof Y V Hui, Prof J C Zhang Assessing Performance Results and Its Determinants of Service Companies: Evidence from the Banking Industry in China
Prof K K Lai, Dr. Stephen Leung Allocation and Routing Model for the Gobal Containerization Yield Management Problems under an Uncertain Environment
Dr William Chung An Internet-based Integration System for Modelling and Solving Multiregional Energy-environment Models with Applications on Policy Analyses
Dr Kelvin Yau Finite Mixture Generalized Linear Mixed Models: Applications to Medical and Health Studies
Dr William Chung An Interactive Internet-based Interface of Energy Models for Energy and Environment Policy Analysis

Year 2000

Investigators Project Title
Dr. Kelvin Yau Finite Mixture Survival Models with Random Effects: A GLMM Approach
Dr. H.P.Lo Statistical Procedures for the Simultaneous Estimation of An Origin-destination Matrix and Link Flows
Prof. K.K. Lai, Mr Francis Leung &
Prof. Wang Shouyang
Optimal Preventive Maintenance and Replacement Policies for a Two-unit Series Utility System
Dr. Gang Hao & Prof. K.K. Lai Study of Manpower Resource Planning for on-call Services
Dr. Alan Wan Bayesian Inference on Unit Roots in Models with Non-normal Disturbances
Prof. L.K. Chan Improving Competitiveness Through Integrating Productivity Customer Statisfaction Measurements
Dr. Kelvin Yau Zero-Inflated-Poisson Regression Model with Random Effects
Dr. John Leung & Dr Xiande Zhao
(CUHK)
An Empirical Investigation of Service Quality and Profitability among Retailers in Hong Kong and Mainland China
Dr. Bruce Lam Ranking of Membership Likelihood in Discriminant Analysis
Dr. Kelvin Yau & Dr. John Leung Investigating the Determinants and Characteristics of Loyal Customers in E-business Using the CLMM Methodology
Prof. Y.V. Hui L1 Linear Interpolation of Missing Values in Time Series
Dr. Zhao Xiande and Dr. Kokin Lam The Impact of Waiting on Customer Statistfaction and Profitability of Hong Kong Service Firms
Prof. K.K. Lai Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Routing Problems: Intelligent Algorithms Approach

Year 1999

Investigators Project Title
Dr. Alan Wan A Study of the Local Property Market
Prof. K.K. Lai Optimization Problems in Manpower Planning
Mr. Francis Leung &
Prof K K Lai
A Process Model Method for Maintenance and Replacement
Dr. Kokin Lam &
Dr. Zhao Xiande
The Impact of the Service Profit Chain in Hong Kong : A Study of Service Industries
Dr. Alan Wan Biased Estimation in Regression Models with Non-spherical Disturbances
Dr. Kokin Lam Intelligent Online Control of Printed Circuit Board Production Line
Dr. Kelvin Yau &
Dr. Y.C. Kuk
(U. New South Wales)
Finite Mixture Survival Models with Random Effects: a GLMM Approach
Prof. K.K. Lai &
Prof. Shouyang Wang
Competitive Bidding Analysis and Modeling : A Multiple Criteria Decision Making Approach
Dr. Bruce Lam Solving the Multiple-group Classification Problem in Discriminant Analysis via Linear Programming Methods
Dr. Kelvin Yau Robust Procedures for Estimation in Generalised Linear Mixed Model
Dr. John Leung &
Prof. K.K. Lai &
Mr. Francis Leung
Simulation and Analytical Modelling of Facility Maintenance Problems
Dr. Zhao Xiande &
Dr. Kokin Lam
The Impact of Waiting on Customer Statistfaction and Profitability of Hong Kong Service Firms
Prof. K.K. Lai Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Routing Problems: Intelligent Algorithms Approach

Year 1998

Investigators Project Title
Prof. K.K. Lai Multiple Criteria Fuzzy Decision Modeling for Diversified Project Selection
Prof. K.K. Lai Optimization Problems in Manpower Planning
Dr. Kokin Lam &
Dr. Xiande Zhao
The impact of the Service Profit Chain in Hong Kong : Study of Service Industries
Mr. Francis Leung &
Prof. K.K. Lai
A Process Model Method for Maintenance and Replacement
Prof. Celik Parkan Customer Satisfaction and Operational Efficiency of Service Industries: A Systematic Approach to Performance Measurement and Improvement
Dr. Alan Wan &
Dr. A.H. Lee
Shrinkage Estimation in Generalized Linear Model
Dr. Quanshui Zhao Quantile Regression for Linear GARCH Models with Applications to Portfolio Management Based on Value at Risk
Dr. Xiande Zhao &
Prof. T.S. Lee
The Impact of Forecasting Errors on the Performance of Supply Chains

Year 1997

Investigators Project Title
Prof Y V Hui
Prof Lawrence Leung
Mr Raymond Ho
A Multi-Attribute Risk Assessment Model for Infrastructure Projects
Prof Y V Hui
Dr Quanshui Zhao
A Study on the L1 Residual Autocorrelations in Time Series Modelling
Prof K K Lai Multiple Criteria Fuzzy Decision Modeling for Diversified Project Selection
Dr Bruce Lam Improving Market Segmentation and Predictive Power of Discrete Choice Models
Dr Kokin Lam Real-Time Knowledge-Based Scheduling for Computer Integrated Manufacturing Cells
Dr Janny Leung Global Logistics Management: Combinatorial Optimisation Methods for Supply/Distribution Network Planning
Prof Celik Parkan A Unified System of Productivity/ Quality Measurement and Policy Formulation
Dr S K Tse Efficient Statistical Tools for the Assessment of Product's Reliability
Dr Alan Wan
Dr A H Lee
Shrinkage Estimation in Generalized Linear Model
Dr Jue Xue A Multi-commodity Cross Boarder Vehicle Scheduling & Inventory Management Model
Dr Kelvin Yau Competing Risk Frailty Model for the Analysis of Survival Data with Correlated Failure Events
Dr Quanshui Zhao Quantile Regression for Linear GARCH Models with Applications to Portfolio Management Based on Value at Risk
Dr Xiande Zhao
Prof T S Lee
The Impact of Forecasting Errors on the Performance of Supply Chains

Year 1996

Investigators Project Title
Prof L K Chan New Approaches for Quality Function Deployment
Dr Gang Hao
Prof L F Wang
A Convex Cone Study of Preference Structures in the Analytic Hierarchy Process with Interval Judgements
Dr Gang Hao
Dr M L Wong
Resource Constrained Project Scheduling - Steady State and Dynamic Models
Prof K K Lai
Dr Jue Xue
Heuristics for Three-dimensional Cargo Loading Problems
Dr Kokin Lam
Dr Lei Lei
Optimal Zone Partitioning in Multiple-Hoist Scheduling for Electroplating Processes
Dr Janny Leung Global Supply Chain Management and Design : Mixed Integer Programming Models and Methods
Dr Janny Leung Polyhedral Combinatorial Methods for Design and Planning Problems with Interaction Costs
Dr John Leung Scheduling of Programmable Electroplating Lines
Dr Alan Wan A Study on the Distribution Functions of Preliminary Test Estimators in Econometrics
Dr Alan Wan Preliminary Test Estimation with Inequality Restrictions in Econometric Modelling
Dr Jue Xue Facility Layout with Side Constraints
Dr Jue Xue Finding Optimal Solution to the Minimum Weighted Integer Coloring Problem
Dr Kelvin Yau
Dr M T Cheung
Application of Cox Regression Model to Identify Risk Variables for Post-operative Cancer Patients
Dr Kelvin Yau
Mr M T Cheung
Analysis of Survival Data for Cancer Patients after Surgery
Dr Quanshui Zhao Adaptive Forecasting of Dynamic GARCH Time Series Models and Its Applications to Business
Dr Quanshui Zhao Interval Forecasting of GARCH Time Series Models and Its Applications to Business
Dr Xiande Zhao A Comprehensive Evaluation of Forecasting Models in Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) System Settings

Year 1995

Investigators Project Title
Prof L K Chan Control Charts for Short Runs
Prof K K Lai Artificial Intelligence Approaches for Cutting Stock Problems
Dr Kokin Lam
Mrs Josephine Lam
State Dependent Approach to the Vehicle Routing Problem
Dr Carrie Lin Hybrids & Adaptive Approaches of Local Search Heuristics in Scheduling Problems with Benchmarks
Dr H P Lo Decision Analysis of Competitive Bidding in Construction in HK
Dr May Tang Modelling and Forecasting Mortality and Incidence Rates for Lung Cancer Based on the Effect of Trends in Tobacco Consumption in HK

Year 1994

Investigators Project Title
Prof L K Chan Innovative Techniques and Strategies for Facilitating the Application of Quality Function Deployment
Dr Y C Chan
Dr Gang Hao
A Study of Neural Network Approaches for Stock Prices Pattern Recognition
Dr Gang Hao
Prof K K Lai
Using Neural Networks for On-line Decisions of Materials Handling Systems - A New Methodology to Real-time FMS Control
Prof Y V Hui
Dr L C Leung
Dynamic Tool-life Economic Models for Computerized Manufacturing Systems
Dr Bruce Lam Improving Predictive Power of Conjoint Analysis by Benefit Segmentation
Dr John Leung
Prof K K Lai
Optimization of Buffer Allocation in Automatic Assembly Systems
Dr John Leung
Prof K K Lai
Performance Optimization of Asynchronous Assembly System
Dr H W Mui A Forecasting and Monitoring System of Leading Economic Indicators for the PRC Economy
Dr Jonathan Ng
Dr John Leung
Scheduling of Programmable Electroplating Lines
Prof Celik Parkan An Integrative Procedure to Measure Productivity & Quality
Dr Geoffrey Tso
Dr S K Tse
Statistical Inference for Reliability Estimation Under the Gamma Distribution
Dr Iris Yeung
Dr James Lam
A Comparative Study of Various Identification Procedure for Continuous Time Models

Year 1993

Investigators Project Title
Dr Bruce Feiring Production Planning for the Paper Industry
Prof Y V Hui Accelerated Testing in Quality Inspection
Dr Patrick Koh Policies on Cross-type Packed Cell Transfusions
Dr Patrick Koh
Dr K P Lam
Error Control of Analog Implementations of a Binary Relation Inference Network for Shortest Path Problems
Dr Bruce Lam A Comparison of Mathematical Programming and Parametric Approaches to the Discriminant Problem
Dr H P Lo
Dr Bruce Feiring
Dr C K Li
Decision Analysis of Competitive Bidding in Construction in Hong Kong
Dr H P Lo
Mrs Mary P P Ho
Dr Sydney Chu
Multi-Criteria Manpower Planning for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services in Hong Kong: A New Approach of Data and Optimization Modelling
Prof Celik Parkan
Dr Kokin Lam
Development and Enhancement of A Procedure to Rate the Operational Competitiveness of Production Units and Assess the Effects of New Technology on Productivity
Prof Celik Parkan
Prof K K Lai
Prof B Y Chang
Managing Productivity for Improved Competitiveness in Hong Kong and PRC
Dr S K Tse Experimental Design for Sensitivity Testing with Several Variables
Dr Geoffrey Tso Shrinkage Estimator in Forecasting the Values of Hong Kong Equity
Dr Geoffrey Tso
Dr S K Tse
Statistical Inference for Reliability Estimation Under the Gamma Distribution
Prof C S Wong Moments of Multivariate Elliptically Contoured Distributions and Its Applications
Dr Iris Yeung Simulation of Dynamic Systems