Faculty & Research


Wan Guohua

Department of:  Management Science


Phone:  +86 (0)21 52301045

Email:  ghwan@sjtu.edu.cn



Guohua Wan is currently a Professor of Management Science in Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and his MSc and BS degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, respectively. Before joining Antai College of Economics and Management in 2007, he had been teaching and doing research at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Macau and New York University.

His teaching and research areas are Operations and Information Strategy, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Service Operations Management.

He currently serves as a Senoir Editor of Production and Operations Management (The flagship journal of POMS), and Associate Editor of Journal of Management Analytics (Taylor and Francis).

He has been a reviewer for Operatoins Research, Managemnt Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, IISE Transactions, Naval Research Logistics, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Scheduling, Decision Support Systems, among others.

Research Interests
Operations and Information Strategy

Operations and Supply Chain Management
Healthcare Service Operations Management

He has published more than thirty papers in such journals as Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Naval Research Logistics, IISE Transactions, and European Journal of Operational Research.

Selected publications

● Constant job-allowance policies for appointment scheduling: performance bounds and numerical analysis. Production and Operations Management2021, 30(7): 2211-2231. (with S. Zhou, Y. Ding and T. Huh)

● Managing appointment-based services in the presence of walk-in customers. Management Science, 2020, 66(2): 667-686. (with S. Wang and N. Liu)

 Integrated pricing and production scheduling of multiple customized products with a common base product. IISE Transactions, 2019, 51(12): 1383-1401. (with Q. Yue and Z-L. Chen) 

● Parallel machine scheduling with eligibility constraints: A composite dispatching rule to minimize total weighted tardiness. Naval Research Logistics, 2017, 64(3): 249-267. (with H. Su and M. Pinedo)

● A note on appointment scheduling with piecewise linear cost functions. Mathematics of Operations Research, 2014, 39(4): 1244-1251. (with D. Ge, Z. Wang and J. Zhang)

● A cluster-based context-tree model for multivariate data streams with applications to anomaly detection. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2011, 23(3): 364-376. (with P. Brice and W. Jiang)

● Scheduling two agents with controllable processing times. European Journal of Operational Research2010, 205(3): 528-539. (with  S. R. Vakati, J. Y.-T. Leung and M. Pinedo)

● Competitive two-agent scheduling and its applications. Operations Research, 2010, 58(2): 458-469. (with J. Y.-T. Leung and M. Pinedo)

● Scheduling with variable time slot costs. Naval Research Logistics, 2010, 57(2): 159-171. (with X. Qi)

● Tabu search for total weighted earliness and tardiness minimization on a single machine with distinct due windows. European Journal of Operational Research, 2002, 142 (2): 271-281. (with B. P.-C. Yen)