Xinshang Wang

PhD Candidate


Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Columbia University


Email: xw2230 AT ieor DOT columbia DOT edu

Office: 345 Mudd


I am currently a PhD student in the department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University. My advisor is Van-Anh Truong. Previously, I received my B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University.



Research Interests

P        E-commerce Applications, Healthcare Operations, Supply-chain Management.

P        Approximation and Online Algorithms, Data-Driven Algorithms, Stochastic Modeling and Optimization.



Working Papers

P        Online Matching in a Two-Sided Market. Van-Anh Truong, Xinshang Wang.



Published and Submitted Papers

P        Dynamic Optimization of Mobile Push Advertising Campaigns. Xinshang Wang, Van-Anh Truong, Shenghuo Zhu, Qiong Zhang. Submitted (2016) [pdf]

P        Advance Service Reservations with Heterogeneous Customers. Clifford Stein, Van-Anh Truong, Xinshang Wang. Major revision at Management Science (2016).

P        Online Personalized Resource Allocation with Customer Choice. Guillermo Gallego, Anran Li, Van-Anh Truong, Xinshang Wang. R&R to Operations Research (2016).

P        Approximation Algorithms for Product Framing and Pricing. Guillermo Gallego, Anran Li, Van-Anh Truong, Xinshang Wang. Major revision at Operations Research (2016).

P        Online Advance Admission Scheduling for Services, with Customer Preferences. Xinshang Wang, Van-Anh Truong and David Bank. Major revision at Operations Research (2015).

P        Multi-priority Online Scheduling with Cancellations. Xinshang Wang and Van-Anh Truong. Third round review at Operations Research (2015).

P        Integrated Scheduling and Capacity Planning with Considerations for Patients Length-of-Stays. Van-Anh Truong, Xinshang Wang, Nan Liu and Brett Anderson. Major revision at MSOM (2016).

P        Provably Near-Optimal Balancing Policies for Multi-Echelon Stochastic Inventory Control Models. Retsef Levi, Robin Roundy, Van-Anh Truong and Xinshang Wang. To appear in Mathematics of Operations Research (2014).

P        Impurity-induced local modes in one-dimensional dusty plasma chains. Yongchao Ren, Xinshang Wang and Xiaogang Wang. Chin. Phys. B, 2012, 21(11): 115201.



Selected Awards

P        2nd place at ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest Greater New York Region, 10/2011

P        1st place at ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest Asia Regional, 10/2010

P        Gold Medal at National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI), 07/2006



Internship Experience

P        Windows Clustering team, Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, 2012 Summer

P        Institute of Data Science and Technology, Alibaba Group, Seattle, 2015 Summer

P        Supply Chain Optimization Technologies,, Seattle, 2016 Summer