Yunan Liu

Associate Professor

 
Yunan Liu joined the department as an Assistant Professor in 2011. His research is focused on queuing theory, applied probability and stochastic modeling, with applications to service systems, especially call centers, healthcare systems, and manufacturing systems.
 

Research Interests

Yunan Liu’s research interests include methodology area: applied probability, stochastic modeling, queueing theory, fluid approximations
 

Education

DegreeProgramSchoolYear
Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial EngineeringColumbia University2011
MSMaster of ScienceColumbia University2008
BEBachelor of EngineeringTsinghua University2002
 

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Publications

Pay to activate service in vacation queues
Wang, Z., Liu, Y., & Fang, L. (2022, March 31), PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. https://doi.org/10.1111/poms.13705
A discrete-event simulation model for the Bitcoin blockchain network with strategic miners and mining pool managers
Li, K., Liu, Y., Wan, H., & Huang, Y. (2021), COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2021.105365
A little bit flexibility on headway distribution is enough: Data-driven optimization of subway regenerative energy
Li, X., Zhang, B., & Liu, Y. (2021), INFORMATION SCIENCES, 554, 276–296. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2020.12.030
Mind your own customers and ignore the others: Asymptotic optimality of a local policy in multi-class queueing systems with customer feedback
Yang, J., Huang, J., & Liu, Y. (2021, July 25), IISE TRANSACTIONS. https://doi.org/10.1080/24725854.2021.1952358
Scheduling to Differentiate Service in a Multiclass Service System
Liu, Y., Sun, X., & Hovey, K. (2021, March 8), OPERATIONS RESEARCH. https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2020.2075
CAPTURING MINER AND MINING POOL DECISIONS IN A BITCOIN BLOCKCHAIN NETWORK: A TWO-LAYER SIMULATION MODEL
Li, K., Liu, Y., Wan, H., & Zhang, L. (2020), 2020 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE (WSC). https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC48552.2020.9383980
Reducing Delay in Retrial Queues by Simultaneously Differentiating Service and Retrial Rates
Wang, J., Wang, Z., & Liu, Y. (2020), OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 68(6), 1648–1667. https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2019.1933
Staffing many-server queues with autoregressive inputs
Sun, X., & Liu, Y. (2020), NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS. https://doi.org/10.1002/nav.21960
To Pool or Not to Pool: Queueing Design for Large-Scale Service Systems
Cao, P., He, S., Huang, J., & Liu, Y. (2020, December 3), OPERATIONS RESEARCH. https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2019.1976
Modeling and Simulation of Nonstationary Non-Poisson Arrival Processes
Liu, R., Kuhl, M. E., Liu, Y., & Wilson, J. R. (2019), INFORMS JOURNAL ON COMPUTING, 31(2), 347–366. https://doi.org/10.1287/ijoc.2018.0828

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Yunan Liu