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., Tan, T., & Netessine, S. Forthcoming. The Impact of Workload on Operational Risk: Evidence from a Commercial Bank. Management Science.  link >
  • Xu, Y., Armony, M., & Ghose, A. Forthcoming. The Interplay between Online Reviews and Physician Demand: An Empirical Investigation. Management Science.  link >
  • Xu, Y., Zhu, L., & Pinedo, M. (2020). Operational Risk Management: A Stochastic Control Framework with Preventative and Corrective Controls. Operations Research, 68 (6).  link >

Other Publications

Articles

  • 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.

Book Chapters

  • Pinedo, M., & Xu, Y. (2017). Operations in Financial Services: Processes, Technologies, and Risks. Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information, and Operations Management.

Working Papers

  • Xu, Y., & Armony, M. The ZocDoc Effect: How Does Online Information Impact Appointment Availability in Outpatient Care.

Honors and Awards

  • R.C. Evans Data Analytics Fellow, University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics, 2018 to present
  • Finalist, Junior Scholar Competition, POM-CBOM, 2018
  • List of "Teachers Ranked as Excellent", UIUC, 2018
  • Finalist, Best Student Paper Award, POMS Healthcare, 2017
  • First Prize, CSAMSE Management Science Practice Award, CSAMSE, 2017
  • Herman E. Krooss Dissertation Award, NYU Stern School of Business, 2017
  • Third Prize, Best Student Paper Award, INFORMS Healthcare, 2017

Grants

  • Dynamic Resource Management in Response to Pandemics, c3.ai Digital Transformation Institute, 2020-2021

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) Students will learn how organizations can gain and sustain competitive advantage through their operations capabilities. The course content will cover manufacturing and service contexts across industries such as airline, consulting, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, information technology, and retail. Cases and examples will be used to explore technologies such as blockchain and internet of things (IOT), issues such as supply chain risk and social responsibility, and business models such as alliances and sharing economy.

  • 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.

Contact

487 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-6348

yuqian@illinois.edu

Website

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