Jiawei Zhang

Jiawei Zhang (张家伟)
Affiliated Professor of Operations Management, NYU Shanghai; Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, NYU
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595117

Jiawei Zhang is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and Robert Stansky Research Faculty Fellow at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He joined NYU Stern's Operations Management Group in September 2004. 

Professor Zhang's primary research interests include business analytics and optimization, supply chain and inventory management, pricing and revenue management, and health care operations. His publications have appeared in Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, Manufacturing and Service Operations, Operations Research, SIAM Journal on Computing, etc. Professor Zhang was a recipient of the INFORMS Optimization Prize for Young Researchers in 2004. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Operations Research (2006-), Mathematics of Operations Research (2009-), and Management Science (2014-).

Select Publications

  • Desir, Antoine and Goyal, Vineet and Wei, Yehua and Zhang, Jiawei, Sparse Process Flexibility Designs: Is Long Chain Really Optimal? Operations Research, 64(2), pp. 416-431, 2016.
  • Lobel, Ilan and Patel, Jigar and Vulcano, Gustavo and Zhang, Jiawei, Optimizing Product Launches in the Presence of Strategic Consumers. Management Science, 62(6), pp. 1778-1799, 2016.
  • Chen, Xi and Zhang, Jiawei and Zhou, Yuan, Optimal Sparse Designs for Process Flexibility via Probabilistic Expanders. Operations Research, 63(5), pp. 1159-1176, 2015.
  • Wang, Xuan and Wang, Xuan. Process Flexibility: A Distribution-Free Bound on the Performance of K-Chain. Operations Research, 63(3), pp. 555-571, 2015.
  • Mak, Ho-Yin and Rong, Ying and Zhang, Jiawei, Appointment Scheduling with Limited Distributional Information. Management Science, 61(2), pp. 316-334, 2015.



  • PhD, Management Science and Engineering
    Stanford University
  • MS, Operations Research
    Tsinghua University

Courses Taught

  • Business Analytics
  • Business and Economics Honors Seminar