Linwei Xin’s research focuses on supply chain, inventory, and revenue management; optimization under uncertainty; and data-driven decision-making. His work has been recognized with several paper competition awards, including the 2017 Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering Best Paper Award and first place in the 2015 George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition, sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORM). His work also received recognition in INFORM’s 2015 Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition and 2014 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Student Paper Competition.
His research has been published in Operations Research and Operations Research Letters, and has been accepted for publication in Management Science. He is currently a principal investigator for a project being funded by the National Science Foundation, “Matching Supply and Demand through Dual-Sourcing.”
Xin received a BS in mathematics with honors from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, and a PhD in operations research from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Most recently, he was an assistant professor of industrial and enterprise systems engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.