Soo-Haeng  Cho

Associate Professor of Operations Management

PHONE

412-268-5744

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 370

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Operations Management

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles - Ph D - 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MS - 2001
Seoul National University - BS - 1999

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Supply chain management, global operations strategy, healthcare operations, innovation management

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contracting for on-time delivery in the U.S. influenza vaccine supply chain

    (author(s): Tinglong Dai, Soo-Haeng Cho, Fuqiang Zhang) Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

  • Newsvendor mergers

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Xin Wang) Management Science

  • Combating strategic counterfeiters in licit and illicit supply chains

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Xin Fang, Sridhar Tayur) Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 17(3), 2015; 273-289

  • Simultaneous location of trauma centers and helicopters for emergency medical service planning

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Hoon Jang, Taesik Lee, John Turner) Operations Research 62(4), 2014; 751-771

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WORKING PAPERS

  • Incentives in Contests with Heterogeneous Solvers

    (author(s): Ersin Korpeoglu, Soo-Haeng Cho)

  • Combating child labor: incentives and information transparency in global supply chains

    (author(s): Ying Xu, Soo-Haeng Cho, Sridhar Tayur)

  • Innovation tournaments with multiple contributors

    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Soo-Haeng Cho, Ersin Korpeoglu)

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Carnegie Mellon University - Research Grant from the Carnegie Bosch Institute (2015)
  • Production & Operations Management Society - The Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award, Runner-Up Prize (2015)
  • INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Journal - Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2014)
  • INFORMS Health Applications Society - The William Pierskalla Best Paper Award from INFORMS Health Applications Society (2014)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Member of Masters Educational Affairs Committee , Committee Member, (2012 - )
  • Operations Management Seminar Series, Workshop Organizer, (2014 - 2015)
  • Judge, 17th International Operations Case Competition , (2012 - 2012)
  • Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee , Committee Member, (2012 - 2012)
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PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Arthur D. Little, (2001 - 2003)
  • Ford Motor Company, (2000 - 2000)
  • U. S. Army, (1996 - 1998)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Production & Operations Management (April 2015 -)
  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (January 2015 -)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, Operations Research (December 2010 -)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, Management Science (February 2009 -)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Operations Strategy (45864)
    2015 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    2014 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A, E
  • Dynamic Programming (47840)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    2010 Mini 2 Section: A
    2008 Mini 2 Section: A
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (70371)
    2013 Section: A, B
  • Operations Strategy (45835)
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A, E
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Soo-Haeng Cho