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Biography

Name: Kai Huang

Title: Associate Professor

Affiliation: DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada

Email: khuang@mcmaster.ca


Research fields:

Discrete Optimization

Inventory

Location

Logistics, Transportation Warehousing and Maintenance

Supply Chain Management

Operations Research in Nonprofit Organization


Qualifications:

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, United States

Ph.D. in Systems and Industrial Engineering, School of Systems and Industrial Engineering, August 2005.

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

M.Sc. in Automatic Control Engineering, Department of Automation, June 2000.

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

B.Sc. in Automatic Control Engineering, Department of Automatic Control Engineering, July 1997.


Publications:

1. Shouyao Xiong, Yuanyuan Feng, Kai Huang. “Optimal MTS and MTO hybrid production system for a single product under the cap-and-trade environment”. Sustainability, 12(6), 2426, 2020.

2. Jie Chu, Kai Huang*, “Integrating decisions with advance supply information in an Assemble-To-Order system”, Naval Research Logistics, 67(1): 34-44, 2020.

3. Majid Taghavi, Kai Huang*, “A Lagrangian relaxation approach for stochastic network capacity expansion with budget constraints”, Annals of Operations Research, 284(2): 605-621, 2020.

4. Jie Chu, Kai Huang*, Aurelie Thiele, “A robust optimization approach to model supply and demand uncertainties in inventory systems”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 70(11): 1885-1899, 2019.

5. Kai Huang, Rezvan Rafiei*, “Equitable last mile distribution in emergency response”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 127: 887-900, 2019.

6. Bailin Wang*, Kai Huang, Tieke Li, “Two-stage hybrid flowshop scheduling with simultaneous processing machines”, Journal of Scheduling, 21(4): 387-411, 2018.

7. Jun Zhang*, Xuping Wang, Kai Huang, “On-line scheduling of order picking and delivery with multiple zones limited vehicle capacity”, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, 79: 104-115, 2018.

8. Antoine Deza, Kai Huang*, Hongfeng Liang, Xiao Jiao Wang, “On component commonality for a periodic review Assemble-To-Order system”, Annals of Operations Research, 265(1): 29-46, 2018.

9. Bailin Wang*, Kai Huang, Tieke Li, “Permutation flowshop scheduling with time lag constraints and makespan criterion”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 120: 1-14, 2018.

10. Antoine Deza, Kai Huang, Michael Metel*, “Managing losses in exotic horse race wagering”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 69(3): 1-7, 2018.

11. Ming Zhao, Kai Huang, Bo Zeng*, “A polyhedral study on chance constrained program with random right-hand side”, Mathematical Programming, 166(1-2): 19-64, 2017.

12. Majid Taghavi, Kai Huang*, “A multi-stage stochastic programming approach for network capacity expansion with multiple sources of capacity”, Naval Research Logistics, 63(8): 600-614, 2016.

13. Kai Huang*, Pavlos Kanaroglou, Xiaozhou Zhang, “The design of electric vehicle charging network”, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 49: 1-17, 2016.

14. Dan Li, Kai Huang*, “Truck Loading with Weight Balancing Considerations”, International Journal of Operational Research, 26(4): 383-397, 2016.

15. Jun Zhang, Xuping Wang*, Kai Huang, “Integrated on-line scheduling of order batching and delivery under B2C e-commerce”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 94: 280-289, 2016.

16. Kai Huang*, Ton de Kok, “Optimal FCFS allocation rules for periodic-review Assemble-To-Order systems”, Naval Research Logistics, 62(2): 158-169, 2015.

17. Antoine Deza, Kai Huang*, Michael Metel, “Chance-constrained optimization for targeted Internet advertising”, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, 53: 90-96, 2015.

18. Kai Huang*, Yiping Jiang, Yufei Yuan, Lindu Zhao, “Modeling the objectives of humanitarian logistics in response to large-scale disasters”, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 75: 1-17, 2015.

19. Kai Huang*, “Benchmarking Non-First-Come-First-Served component allocation in an Assemble-To-Order system”, Annals of Operations Research, 223(1): 217-237, 2014.

20. Majid Taghavi, Kai Huang*, “Stochastic capacity expansion with multiple sources of capacity”, Operations Research Letters, 42(4): 263-267, 2014.