Curriculum Vitae


I am a Ph.D. candidate in Operations Management in Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. I am advised by Wedad J. Elmaghraby and Kostas Bimpikis. I am interested in empirical and theoretical research in of online marketplace design. I currently work on supply-side market thickness management in online merchandise markets and design of informational policy revealing provider quality in online service platforms.  

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Ph.D., Operations Management, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Exp. 2019

M.A., Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2013

B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2012


  • Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship ($15,000), 2018 
  • Finalist, POMS SC College Student Paper Competition, 2018
  • 1st Place, IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Award, 2017
  • Graduate School’s Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award – Top 2%, 2017
  • Travel Grant ($4000), Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2015-2016
  • Dean’s Fellowship, Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2013-2017
  • Teaching Assistantship, University of California, Berkeley, 2013
  • Thesis Excellence Award, Tsinghua University, 2012
  • Beijing Outstanding Graduates, 2012
  • Tsinghua Outstanding Graduates, 2012
  • National Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2011
  • Third Prize, National Physics Contest for College Students, 2010
  • Sanjiang Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2009


  • Reviewer for CIST 2017 


  • Data Scientist Intern, B-Stock, Redwood City, CA (2015, 2016)
  • Marketing Research Intern, PNC, Pittsburgh, PA (2014, 2015)
  • Data Scientist Intern, BD Biosciences, San Jose, CA (2013)