Dr. SUN Zhankun (孫占坤博士)

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

Associate Professor

Dr. SUN Zhankun (孫占坤博士)

Contact Information

Address: 7-266, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34428650
Fax: +852 34420189
E-mail:
zhanksun@cityu.edu.hk
Personal Web:
https://zhanksun.github.io/

Research Areas

  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Optimal Control
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Behaviors in Decision Making

I received my bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University and my Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research from UNC Chapel Hill. My research interests are within the area of modeling, analysis, and control of stochastic systems with applications arising from healthcare operations and smart-city operations.

You can find more about my research here: https://zhanksun.github.io/

 

Awards

Award Title Institution
Best Student Paper Competition POMS-Hong Kong International Conference
Best Service Science Student Paper Award INFORMS Conference on Service Science
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: "Investigation of Fast-Track Routing Decisions and Its Impact in Hospital Emergency Departments ", General Research Fund - The Hong Kong Research Grants Council , Amount: 555,933 (2022-2024) , Yuqian Xu
  • co-PI: "Hong Kong RECAP: A Systematic Response Strategy for Novel Infectious Disease Pandemic", Collaborative Research Fund - The Hong Kong Research Grants Council , Amount: 3,952,247 (2021-2023) , Huiyin Ouyang, Eric Park, Haipeng Shen, Dan Yang
  • PI: "Investigation of Patient Prioritization Behaviors in Hospital Emergency Departments ", General Research Fund - The Hong Kong Research Grants Council , Amount: 651,380 (2020-2022) , Zhankun Sun
  • PI: "Prediction and Optimal Control of Triage Nurse Ordering: A Data-Driven Approach to Improve Patient Flow in Hospital Emergency Departments", General Research Fund (ECS) - 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

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews