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Dr. LI Hanwei


Assistant Professor

7-240, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34428587
+852 34420189
Public CV

Research Areas

Empirical Operations Management
Pricing & Revenue Management
Machine Learning
Platform Operations


PhD - Social and Engineering Systems (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
BEng - Engineering Systems and Design (Singapore University of Technology and Design)


Hanwei receives his Ph.D. in Social and Engineering Systems from MIT Institute of Data, System, and Society (IDSS) Before attending MIT, he received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering Systems at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). His research explores the combination of econometrics and optimization, in empirical operations management, with applications in platform operations and revenue management.


Journal Publications and Reviews

Li, Hanwei; Simchi-Levi, David; Wu, Michelle Xiao; Zhu, Weiming / Estimating and Exploiting the Impact of Photo Layout: A Structural Approach. December 2022; In: Management Science.

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Li, Hanwei; Simchi-Levi, David; Sun, Rui; Wu, Michelle Xiao; Fux, Vladimir; Gellert, Torsten; Greiner, Thorsten; Taverna, Andrea / Large-Scale Price Optimization for an Online Fashion Retailer. 2022; Innovative Technology at the Interface of Finance and Operations. Vol. II, pp. 191-224