The Interface of Operations Management and Marketing
PhD - Industrial Engineering (University of Minnesota)
Yimin Yu received his Ph.D. degree from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His research focuses on supply chain management and service operations. This includes topics on optimal design of inventory-production systems and emerging supply chain and pricing strategies. His research work has been published in leading business journals including Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Marketing Science, Operations Research, and Production and Operations Management. His papers can be downloaded from this page: https://sites.google.com/site/yiminyu/research His current research projects explore how incomplete information affects business strategies, including the robustness of microeconomic models in the presence of model uncertainty, and data driven decision-making.
Finalist, INFORMS JFIG paper competition
IIE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award
PI: "Robust Salesforce Compensation with Inventory Considerations", GRF - Hong Kong Research Grants Council,, Amount: $ 385,200 (2018-2020), Yimin Yu
co-PI: "Safety, Reliability, and Disruption Management of High Speed Rail and Metro Systems", Theme-based Research Scheme - Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Amount: 40,845,000 HKD (2016-2020), Tsui et. al.
PI: "Managing Capacitated Multi-Echelon Supply Chains", GRF - Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Amount: 350,000 HKD (2015-2017), Yimin Yu and Saif Benjaafar
PI: "Managing Perishable Food Processing Supply Chains", GRF - Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Amount: 378,789 HKD (2014-2016), Yimin Yu
9/2018 - 6/2020
MSc. in Operations and Supply Chain Management (MSc. OSCM)