Yuqian Xu

Yuqian Xu

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and R.C. Evans Data Analytics Fellow

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487 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-6348

yuqian@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Honors, Operations Management, New York University, 2017
  • B.S., Statistics, Nanjing University, 2011

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2017 to present

Recent Publications

  • Xu, Y., Saunders, A., Xiao, B., & Li, X. Forthcoming. Bank Relationship Loss: The Moderating Effect of Information Opacity. Journal of Banking and Finance.  link >
  • Xu, Y., Zhu, L., & Pinedo, M. Forthcoming. Operational Risk Management: A Stochastic Control Framework with Preventative and Corrective Controls. Operations Research.  link >
  • Xu, Y., Zhang, J., & Pinedo, M. (2017). Budget Allocations in Operational Risk Management. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 1-26.
  • Xu, Y., Pinedo, M., & Xue, M. (2017). Operational Risk in Financial Services: A Review and New Research Opportunities. Production and Operations Management, 26 (3), 426-445.
  • Pinedo, M., & Xu, Y. (2017). Operations in Financial Services: Processes, Technologies, and Risks. Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information, and Operations Management.

Other Publications

Working Papers

  • Xu, Y., & Armony, M. The ZocDoc Effect: How Does Online Information Impact Appointment Availability in Outpatient Care.
  • Xu, Y., Armony, M., & Ghose, A. The Interplay between Online Reviews and Physician Demand: An Empirical Investigation.  link >
  • Xu, Y., Tan, T., & Netessine, S. When Is the Root of All Evil Not Money? The Impact of Load on Operational Risk at a Commercial Bank.  link >

Honors and Awards

  • R.C. Evans Data Analytics Fellow, University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics, 2018 to present
  • List of "Teachers Ranked as Excellent", UIUC, 2018
  • Finalist, Junior Scholar Competition, POM-CBOM, 2018
  • First Prize, CSAMSE Management Science Practice Award, CSAMSE, 2017
  • Herman E. Krooss Dissertation Award, NYU Stern School of Business, 2017
  • Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, POMS Healthcare, 2017
  • Third Prize, Best Student Paper Award, INFORMS Healthcare, 2017
  • Best Student Paper Award, Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE), 2016
  • W. Edward Deming Fellowship, NYU Stern School of Business, 2015-2016
  • Research Grant, NYU Center for Global Economy and Business, 2013-2016

Service

  • Editorial Board Member, Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 2017

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests: Operations Management, Risk Analysis, Data Analytics.

Research Interests

Research Interests: Operations in Financial Services, Healthcare Online Market, Applied Stochastic Models, Empirical OM.

Current Courses

  • Operations Management (BADM 275) Operations Management is about developing, producing, and delivering goods and services that meet and exceed customer expectations. In this course, students will be introduced to decision making frameworks and techniques for effectively and efficiently managing operations through coordinated efforts across different organizations in a supply chain and across multiple areas within an organization. These multiple areas could be consumer analytics, research and development, finance, engineering, marketing, human resource management, sourcing, information systems, logistics, and accounting.

  • Operations Management (BADM 375) Explores methods of design and management of manufacturing and service business processes; central concepts include managing process-speed, -capacity, -inventory, and -uncertainty; additional topics include simultaneous product and process design, and an introduction to quality management, process improvement and lean thinking.

  • Process Management (BADM 567) Introductory course in decision-making problems in production; includes the theoretical foundations for production management as well as the applications of decision-making techniques to production problems in the firm; and considers production processes, plant layout, maintenance, scheduling, quality control, and production control in particular.

  • Stochastic Models (BADM 569) Current and classical literature in the area of Operations Management. The topics covered may vary from year to year and may include performance measures, inventory management, planning, scheduling, location, layout, product design, process design, and forecasting.

  • Proseminar in Operations Mgmt (BADM 591) Lectures in topics of current interest not covered by regular course offerings. Subjects are announced in the Class Schedule.

  • Operations Management (MBA 502) Provides additional foundations in the form of principles, concepts, tools, and skills important both to the study of business and to the development of business acumen. Specific foundation topics include organizational theory and design, financial accounting and reporting, manufacturing and services processes, marketing management, business communications and computing.

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487 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-6348

yuqian@illinois.edu

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