Michael Lim

Michael Lim

Visiting Professor of Business Administration

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4015 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-9396

mlim@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2009
  • MS, Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2006
  • BS, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Yonsei University, 2004

Positions Held

  • Visiting Professor of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016-2017
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2016
  • IT Consultant, IBM, 2004

Recent Publications

  • Wang, X., Lim, M., & Ouyang, Y. Forthcoming. Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Policy Impacts on Farmland Use and Biofuel Industry Development. Energy Economics.
  • Lim, M., Mak, H., & Shen, Z. (2017). Agility and proximity considerations in supply chain design. Management Science, 63 (4), 1026-1041.
  • Lim, M., Mak, H., & Shen, Z. (2017). Proximity and Agility Considerations in Supply Chain. Management Science, 63 (4), 1026-1041.
  • Wang, X., Lim, M., & Ouyang, Y. (2017). A Continuum Approximation Approach to the Dynamic Facility Location Problem in a Growing Market. Transportation Science, 51 (1), 343-357.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Karthik Murali, -., Lim, M., & Petruzzi, N. (2015). Municipal Groundwater Management: Optimal Allocation and Control of a Renewable Natural Resource. Production and Operations Management, 24 (9), 1453–1472.
  • Wang, X., Lim, M., & Ouyang, Y. (2015). Infrastructure Deployment under Uncertainties and Competition: The Biofuel Industry Case. Transportation Research Part B, 78 1-15.
  • Bhatti, S., Lim, M., & Mak, H. (2015). Alternative Fuel Station Location Model with Demand Learning. Annals of Operations Research, 230 (1), 105-127.
  • Kim, K., & Lim, M. (2015). R&D Outsourcing in an Innovation-driven Supply Chain. Operations Research Letters, 43 (1), 20-25.
  • Lim, M., Mak, H., & Rong, Y. (2015). Toward Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles: Impacts of the Range and Resale Anxieties. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 17 (1), 101-119.
  • Lim, M., Bassamboo, A., Chopra, S., & Daskin, M. (2013). Facility Location Decisions with Random Disruption and Imperfect Estimation. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 15 (2), 239-249.
  • Lim, M., Daskin, M., Bassamboo, A., & Chopra, S. (2010). A Facility Reliability Problem: Formulation, Properties and Algorithm. Naval Research Logistics, 57 (1), 58-70.
  • Sohn, S., & Lim, M. (2008). The Effect of Forecasting and Information Sharing in SCM for Multi-generation Products. European Journal of Operational Research, 186 (1), 276-287.
  • Sohn, S., & Lim, M. (2007). Hierarchical Forecasting based on AR-GARCH Model in a Coherent Structure. European Journal of Operational Research, 176 (2), 1033-1040.

Presentations

  • Lim, M. (2008). Flexibility and Fragility: Supply Chain Network Design with Disruption Risks. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Working Papers

  • Karthik Murali, -., Lim, M., & Petruzzi, N. The Effects of Ecolabels and Environmental Regulation on Green Product Development.
  • Ma, G., Lim, M., Mak, H., & Wan, Z. Promoting Clean Technology Products: To Subsidize Products or Service Infrastructure.
  • Lim, M., Bassamboo, A., Chopra, S., & Daskin, M. Flexibility and Fragility: Supply Chain Network Design with Disruption Risks.

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent University of Illinois, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • M&SOM Meritorious Service Award INFORMS, 2016
  • N/A Finalist, College of Business Alumni Association Award, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2015

Grants

  • , A New Approach to Producing Biomass Feedstocks from Marginal Land and Reclaiming Salt Impacted Soils in the North Central USA., USDA, 2013-2015
  • , Biofuel Supply Chain Network, Campus Research Board, 2011-2012
  • , Implementing Electric Vehicle Network: A Solution for Next Generation Sustainable Energy, Center for International Business Education and Research, 2011

Research Interests

Supply chain and logistics management, Network optimization, Operations flexibility; Sustainable operations management (green technology adoption, electric vehicles, ecolabels); Environmentally-responsible operations management (renewable energy, groundwater); Marketing-Operations interfaces

Contact

4015 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-9396

mlim@illinois.edu

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