Yiwei Chen

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Yiwei Chen
Assistant Professor
Engineering Systems and Design
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Ph.D., Operations Management Group
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Advisor: Professor Vivek F. Farias

About Me

I am an Assistant Professor at the Engineering Systems and Design pillar, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). I received my Ph.D. in Operations Management from MIT Sloan School of Management. My Ph.D. advisor was Professor Vivek F. Farias. Prior to this, I received a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University.

Research Interests

My primary research interests are the following areas:

  1. Sharing economy and innovative marketplaces, with the focus on the car sharing industry.

  2. Revenue management and pricing, with the focus on the algorithmic approaches to revenue management and pricing with strategic (forward-looking) customers. My main research methodologies in this area are algorithmic mechanism design and model predictive control.


Emails: yiwei_chen “at” sutd.edu.sg, ywchen “at” mit.edu