Non-tenured Associate Professor
Department of Management Science
Discipline: Operations Management
Joined University of Science and Technology of China in 2022
Dr. Yifu Li is a Tenure-Track Associate Professor at the School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China. He obtained his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2018. His research interests are experience optimization and behavior interference in service design.
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018
Visiting Ph.D. Student in Operations Management, Johns Hopkins University, Feb - May 2018
B.Eng. in Computer Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, 2013
B.B.A. in Logistics Management, Dalian University of Technology, 2012
Applications: experiential service and video games, education, crowdsourcing contest, and supply chain management
Methodology: combinatorial optimization and game theory
Focus: experience optimization and behavior interference
1. Yifu Li, Christopher Thomas Ryan, Lifei Sheng. (2022). Optimal sequencing in single-player games. Accepted with Management Science.
2. Yifu Li, Tinglong Dai, Xiangtong Qi. (2022). A theory of interior peaks: Activity sequencing and selection for service design. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 24(2):993-1001.
3. Yifu Li*, Xiangtong Qi. (2022). A geometric branch and bound algorithm for the service-bundle design problem. European Journal of Operational Research. Online Available.