Professor of Business Administration,
Director, Institute for Financial Services Analytics,
Faculty Director, Financial Services Analytics PhD Program
358 Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
- Optimization, game theory, and applications.
- Supply chain and service operations management.
- Productivity analysis and performance evaluation.
- Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania, Decision Science, 1990
- M.S. - University of Pennsylvania, Systems Engineering, 1987
- B.S. - Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Electrical Engineering&Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, 1985
- Curriculum Vitae
J. Yue, Y. Xia, H. Tran, and B. Chen, "Using frontier portfolio to improve make-to-order operations", Production and Operations Management 18, (2009), 226-240.
- Y. Xia, B. Chen, and P. Kouvelis, "Market-based supply chain coordination by matching suppliers' cost structures with buyers' order profiles", Management Science 54, (2008), 1861-1875.
- J. Yue, B. Chen, and M. Wang, "Expected value of distribution information for the newsvendor problem", Operations Research 54, (2006), 1128-1136.
- B. Chen, X. Chen, and C. Kanzow, “A penalized Fischer-Burmeister NCP-function", Mathematical Programming 88, (2000), 211-216.
- B. Chen and N. Xiu, “A global linear and local quadratic non-interior continuation method for nonlinear complementarity problems based on Chen-Mangasarian smoothing function", SIAM Journal of Optimization 9, (1999), 605-623.
- B. Chen and C.S. Lin, “Robust min-max regret one-median location problem on tree", Networks 31, (1998), 93-103.
- B. Chen and P.T. Harker, “Smooth approximations to nonlinear complementarity problems", SIAM Journal of Optimization 7, (1997), 403-420.
- B. Chen and P.T. Harker, “A non-interior continuation method for linear complementarity problems", SIAM Journal of Matrix Analysis and Applications 14, (1993), 1168-1190.
- D. Kraay, P.T. Harker and B. Chen, “Optimal pacing of trains in freight railroads: model formulation and solution", Operations Research 39, (1991), 82-99.
- K.W. Ross and B. Chen, “Optimal scheduling of interactive and noninteractive traffic in telecommunication systems", IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control 33, (1988), 261-267.
Awards & Honors
- MBA Teaching Award, Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, 2012-2013.
- “Thousand Expert Plan” of China, 2010.
- “Chang Jiang Scholar”, Chinese Education Ministry, 2008.
- The Don and Mary Ann Parachini Faculty Fellowship, College of Business, Washington State University, 2006–2009.
- Outstanding Advisor Award, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Washington State University, 2007.
- College of Business Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Washington State University, 2004, 2007.
- College of Business Dean’s Excellence Fellow, Washington State University, 2004, 2006, 2007.
- Listed in “Who’s Who Among American Teachers”, 2005.
- The finalist of Marian E. Smith Faculty Achievement Award, Washington State University, 2003.
- College of Business Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award, Washington State University, 1998.
- University of Pennsylvania Fellowship, 1987–1988.
- Named “Extraordinary Student”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 1982–1985
- Production and Operations Management (undergrade and MBA levels).
- Advanced Operations Management (undergraduate level).
- Principles of Optimization (undergraduate level).
- Business Modeling by Spreadsheet (undergraduate and MBA levels).
- Discrete Event Simulation and Modeling (undergraduate level).
- Quantitative Analysis for Management (MBA level).
- Production and Service Operations Management (MBA level).
- Seminar on Operations Research/Management (Ph.D. level).
- Seminar on Optimization Techniques (Ph.D. level).