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Assistant Professor Guangwen (Crystal) Kong

Crystal Kong

Ph.D., 2013, Operations Management, University of Southern California
M.S., 2008, Operations Research, Fudan University
B.S., 2005, Mathematics, Shandong University

Office: Lind Hall 352
Phone: 612-624-6610
Email: gkong@umn.edu
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Research

Supply chain management, service operations and e-Commerce, information asymmetry and incentives, behavioral decision making, game theory and optimization with applications in operations management.

Selected Publications

G. Kong, S. Rajagopalan and H. Zhang. Revenue Sharing and Information Leakage in a Supply Chain. Management Science 59 (3), 556-572,  2013

 

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News

Fan Jia received honorable mention, 2016 SOLA Dissertation Award... Read More...

Professor Benjaafar - named Director of the Initiative on the Sharing Economy... Read More...

Symposium on the Sharing Economy held last May... Read More...

Sherwin Doroudi - joined the Department as an Assistant Professor... Read More...

Mehdi Behroozi, a recent ISyE PhD grad, offered position as Asst. Professor at Northeastern... Read More...

ISyE Undergrad student Christopher Kuehn - co-founder of AdrenaCard, an epi-pen alternative. Read More...

Dr. Leder awarded the NSF CAREER Award: Rare Events in Cancer Evolution with a grant in the amount of $500,000. Read More...

A paper by ISyE doctoral student Xiang Li was a finalist for the 2016 POMS-HK Best Student Paper Award. Read More...

Professor Benjaafar - keynote speaker at the Big Data and Connected Business Conference held in Taipei, Taiwan. Read More...

Mehdi Behroozi - Second Place Award in theĀ IIE Doctoral Colloquium Poster Presentations Competition. Read More...

Dr. Zhang's paper "Semidefinite Relaxation of Quadratic Optimization Problems" - 2015 SPS Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award.

ISyE professors Cooper and Wang awarded NSF grant of $269,000 for August 2015-2018 - "Revenue Management with Network Effects." Read More...

Dr. Zhang - awarded $299,999 NSF grant for his project "Gradient Methods for Solving Big Data (Tensor) Optimization Problems". Read More...