Shitao Yang is a visiting associate professor in the Department of Operations at the Weatherhead School of Management. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from Kenan-Flagler Business School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught undergraduate students, MBA, and EMBA in several universities. Prior to joining the Weatherhead School of Management, he was a visiting associate professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, and in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Yang's publications have appeared in Management Science, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Service Industry Management, Teaching Statistics, and Molecular Biotechnology.
Yang's teaching and research interests include Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Managing Service Operations, Operations Research, Statistics, and Bioinformatics.Personal Website
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999
Initially Appointed: 2019
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- Yang, S., Black, K.
Using the Standard Wald Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion Hypothesis Test is a Common Mistake
(vol. 41, issue 2, pp. 65-68).
- Zhang, J., Yang, S.
On the Lexicographic Centre of Multiple-Objective Optimization
(vol. 168, issue 2, pp. 600-614).
Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications.
- Shan, J., Yang, S., Yang, S., Zhang, J.
An Empirical Study of the Bullwhip Effect in China
(vol. 23, issue 4, pp. 537-551).
Production and Operations Management.
- Yang, S.
(vol. I, pp. 808-820).
The Handbook of Technology Management, John Wiley & Sons:
- Yang, S., Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, L.
Sourcing with Random Yields and Stochastic Demand: A Newsvendor Approach
(vol. 34, issue 12, pp. 3682-3690).
Computers and Operations Research.
- Yang, J., Yang, S.
The Use of a Premium-payment Scheme in a Supply Chain Involving Capacity Acquisition
(vol. 181, issue 1, pp. 207-223).
European Journal of Operational Research.
- Yang, S., Liang, P.
Global analysis of gene expression by differential display: a mathematical model, in Methods in Molecular Biology
(vol. 317, pp. 3-22).
- Yang, S., Liang, P.
Global Analysis of Gene Expression by Differential Display: a Mathematical Model
(vol. 27, issue 3, pp. 197-208).
- Whybark, C. D., Yang, S.
Positioning Inventory in Distribution Systems
(vol. 45, issue 1-3, pp. 271-278).
International Journal of Production Economics.
- McLaughlin, C. P., Yang, S., van Dierdonk, R.
Professional Service Organizations and Focus
(vol. 41, issue 7, pp. 1185-1193).
- Yang, S., McLaughlin,, C. P., Vaughan, R. W., Aluise, J. J.
Factory Focus in Hospital-Owned Ambulatory Surgery
(vol. 3, issue 4, pp. 63-75).
International Journal of Service Industry Management.
- Committee Member, WSOM UGIS Committee, 2020 - 2022