Dr Houyuan Jiang

Senior Lecturer in Management Science at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)

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Director of MPhil in Management Science & Operations Programme & Senior Lecturer in Management Science, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

In addition to his roles within the University of Cambridge, Dr Jiang is also a member of the Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) and the Mathematical Programming Society (MPS). He is an editorial board member of Computational Management Science, International Journal of Revenue Management, Operations Research Letters, and Production and Operations Management.

Prior to joining the University Dr Jiang was a Senior Research Scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organizations (CSIRO) in Australia, where he undertook research in combinatorial optimisation and consultancy in applied operations research and management science. Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne, and carried out research in continuous optimisation.

In 2000 Dr Jiang was awarded the CSIRO Chairman's Medal, and the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme of Australia in 1994.

His current research interests include

  • Combinatorial optimisation (network design, resource allocation and staff scheduling)
  • Mathematical programming (the development of theories and algorithms)
  • Applied operations research and management science (model building and implementations for real world problems such as network design, revenue management and resource allocation)