Jin QI (戚瑾)
Jin QI (戚瑾)
PhD, National University of Singapore, 2014
Assistant Professor
Tel 2358 8238
Office Room 5559B
Research Interests

Robust optimization, Healthcare operations, Transportation, Project management, Target-based decision making under uncertainty

Contact Info
Tel 2358 8238
Office Room 5559B
Research Interests

Robust optimization, Healthcare operations, Transportation, Project management, Target-based decision making under uncertainty

Profile

Jin QI has been appointed as Assistant Professor to the IEDA Department from the Fall Term 2015. Prior to this position, she was a visiting assistant professor at the Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, after receiving her PhD from The NUS Business School at The National University of Singapore in 2014. Her broad range of research includes robust optimization, healthcare operations and transportation. She has collaborated with several hospitals in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Honors and Awards
  • Second prize in POMS-HK Best Student Paper Competition, 2014
  • President's Graduate Fellowship, National University of Singapore, 2012
Teaching Activities
  • IEDA 3010 Prescriptive Analytics, Fall 2018
  • IELM 3901 Transportation System, Spring 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • IELM 2410 Logistics and Freight Transportation Operations, Fall 2017
Research
Current Research Projects
  • RGC General Research Fund, Dynamic appointment scheduling with waiting time targets, 2019-2021 (PI)
  • RGC General Research Fund, Distributionally robust and risk-averse inventory routing under demand uncertainty, 2018-2020 (PI)
  • RGC Early Career Scheme, Data-driven operating room scheduling in public hospitals, 2017-2019 (PI)
  • HKUST Initiation Grant, Can Fairness survive in competition in supply chain? 2016-2019 (PI)

 

Student Recruitment

I am looking for self-motivated PhD students, research associates and postdoc research fellows. If you are interested, please drop me an email with your resume.

Selected Publications
  1. X. Chen, D. Long, J. Qi, Preservation of supermodularity in parametric optimization: Necessary and sufficient conditions on constraint structures, under minor revision at Operations Research.

  2. J. Qi (2017), Mitigating delays and unfairness in appointment systems, Management Science, 63 (2), pp. 566-583.

  3. J. Qi, M. Sim, D. Sun, X. Yuan, (2016), Preferences for travel time under risk and ambiguity: Implications in path selection and network equilibrium, Transportation Research Part B,  94, pp. 264-284.

  4. P. Jaillet, J. Qi, M. Sim (2016), Routing Optimization Under Uncertainty, Operations Research, 64 (1), pp. 186-200.

  5. F. Meng, J. Qi, M. Zhang, J. Ang, S. Chu, M. Sim (2015) A robust optimization model for managing elective admission in hospital, Operations Research, 63 (6), pp. 1452-1467.

  6. N.G. Hall, D. Long, J. Qi, M. Sim (2015), Managing under-performance risk in project portfolio selection, Operations Research, 63 (3), pp. 660-675.

  7. D. Long, J. Qi (2014), Distributionally robust discrete optimization with Entropic Value-at-Risk, Operations Research Letters, 42 (8), pp. 532-538. 
     

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