Dr. SUN Zhankun

PhD - Statistics and Operations Research (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
BE - Industrial Engineering (Tsinghua University)

Assistant Professor

Dr. SUN Zhankun

Contact Information

Address: 7-268, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34428650
Fax: +852 34420189
E-mail:
zhanksun@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Areas

  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Optimal Control
  • Healthcare Operations

Dr. Zhankun (Kevin) Sun is an Assistant Professor of Management Sciences in the College of Business, City University of Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Tsinghua University, an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He was an Eyes High postdoctoral fellow in the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Sun's research interests are within the area of modeling, analysis, and control of stochastic systems. He is particularly interested in applications that arise from healthcare operations, such as emergency response management in the aftermath of mass-casualty events and patient flow management in hospital emergency departments.

Awards

Award Title Institution
Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellowship Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
Excellence in Teaching Award University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Graduate Fellowship Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute
George E. Nicholson Award University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Research Grant

  • PI: "Prediction and Optimal Control of Triage Nurse Ordering: A Data-Driven Approach to Improve Patient Flow in Hospital Emergency Departments", Early Career Scheme - The Hong Kong Research Grants Council , Amount: 483,340 (2018-2020) , Zhankun Sun
  • PI: "Promoting Practice-Based Learning in Gateway Education Class", Teaching Start-Up Grant - City University of Hong Kong , (2017-2018) , Zhankun Sun
  • PI: "Predicting Triage Standing Orders in Hospital Emergency Departments", Start-Up Grant - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: 300,000 (2016-2018) , Zhankun Sun
  • co-PI: "Process Improvements at Hospital Emergency Departments", Research Catalyst Funds - O’Brien Institute for Public Health , (2016-2017) , Marco Bijvank, Diane Bischak, Eddy Lang, Zhankun Sun

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews