Dr. Zhang's current primary research interest is revenue management and pricing. In the last few years, he worked on approximate dynamic programming methods for large-scale dynamic optimization problems and on consumer behavior models with applications to revenue management and pricing. His research has been published in journals including Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Transportation Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, and Journal of Pricing and Revenue Management. Dr. Zhang served as a reviewer for several academic journals, and regularly presents at international conferences. Dr. Zhang received research grants from NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada), SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada), and FQRSC (Fonds de recherché Societe et Culture Quebec).
revenue management and pricing, supply chain management, healthcare operations, dynamic programming and optimization, stochastic modeling, game theoretical models, consumer behavior models