Dr. LI Hanwei
Assistant Professor
PhD - Social and Engineering Systems (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
BEng - Engineering Systems and Design (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

Research Areas

Empirical Operations Management
Pricing & Revenue Management
Machine Learning
Platform Operations


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.


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.
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