Lei Lei

Publications with PhD Students and Alumni

Optimal Business Policies for a Supplier-Transporter-Buyer Channel with a Price-Sensitive Demand (L. Lei, Q. Wang, and X. Fan). Journal of the Operational Research Society. Vol. 21, No. 4, 2005, pp. 1-9)

On the Integrated Production, Inventory, and Distribution Routing Problem (L. Lei, A. Ruszczynski, S. Liu and S. Park). IIE Transactions (Under the second review. First revision completed: May 2005)

On the Integrated Production and Distribution Problem with Bi-directional Flows (L. Lei and H. Zhong). INFORMS Journal on Computing (Under the second review. First revision completed: September 2005)

Container Vessel Scheduling with Bi-directional Flows (L. Lei, Z. Chen, and H. Zhong). Operations Research Letters (Under the second review. First revision completed: September 2005)

Optimizing production, inventory, and distribution for General Chemical Group (D. Bloomquist, D. Graziosi, L. Lei, A. Ruszczynski, S. Liu and H. Zhong). Interfaces (Practice Abstract), Vol. 32, No. 4, 2002, pp. 67-68.

Effects of Errors in Production-Inventory Systems (J. Yang, L. Lei, and C. Fan). Proceedings of 2005 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting (Refereed, January, 2005).

On the Zero-Inventory Production and Distribution Problem (R. Armstrong, L. Lei*, and S. Gao). Proceedings of 2005 Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (Refereed, April, 2005. pp. 428-444).(*Corresponding author)

A Dynamic Scheduling Algorithm for the Integrated Production and Distribution Problem (M. Kumar, L. Lei, C. Fan, and J. Yang). Proceedings of 2005 Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (Refereed abstract, April, 2005. p. 701).

On the Single-Truck Capacitated Packing-Routing Problem with a Fixed Route (S. Liu, L. Lei, and S. Park). Proceedings of 2005 Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (Refereed abstract, April, 2005. p. 70).

Optimal cyclic scheduling of a robotic processing line with two-product and time-window constraints (L. Lei and Q. Liu). INFOR. Vol. 39, No. 2, May 2001.

An Efficient Algorithm for a Class of Two-resource Allocation Problems (R. Armstrong, S. Gu, and L. Lei). INFORMS Journal on Computing, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1998, pp. 114-120.

Solving a Class of Two-resource Allocation Problems by Equivalent Load Method (R. Armstrong, S. Gu, and L. Lei*). Journal of the Operational Research

Society, Vol. 48, 1997, pp. 818-825. (*Corresponding author)

Determining the Number of Transporters for a Cyclic Transportation Schedule(L. Lei, R. Armstrong, and S.H.Gu). Applications of Management Science: Engineering, Vol. 9, 1996, pp. 175-190.

A Greedy Algorithm to Determine the Number of Transporters in a Cyclic Electroplating Process (R. Armstrong, S.H. Gu, and L. Lei*). IIE Transactions.Vol. 28, No. 6, 1996, pp. 347-355. (* Corresponding Author)

An O(Nlog(1/e)) Algorithm for the Two-resource Allocation Problem with a Non- differentiable Convex Objective Function (R. Armstrong, S. Gu, and L. Lei).Journal of the Operational Research Society. Vol. 46, 1995, pp.116-122.

A Bounding Scheme for Deriving the Minimal Cycle Time of a Single-Transporter N-Stage Process with Time-Window Constraints (R. Armstrong, L. Lei*, and S. Gu). European Journal of Operations Research. Vol. 75, 1994. pp. 130-140. (*Corresponding author)

Minimizing the Fleet Size for a Cyclic Transportation Schedule with Dependent Time Windows and Single-Track Constraints. (L. Lei, R. Armstrong, and S.H. Gu). Operations Research Letters. Vol. 14, 1993, pp. 91-98.

Minimizing the Cycle Time of a Just-in-Time Manufacturing Process with a Single Transporter (R. Armstrong, L. Lei and S.H. Gu).  Manufacturing Research & Technology. Vol. 12, 1991, pp. 237-246. Dispatching Material Handling Robots in a Continuous Chemical Process with Time- window Constraints (R. Armstrong, T. Boucher, S. Gu, and L. Lei*).Proceedings of 1994 Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing,1994. pp. 89-100. (*Corresponding author)

Optimal Allocation of Two Non-Substitutable Resources among Competing Activities with Precedence Relationships(R. Armstrong, S.H. Gu, and L. Lei*). Proceedings of ORSA Technical Section on Manufacturing Management.1994. pp.85-90. (*Corresponding author)

Minimizing the Cycle Time of a Just-in-time Manufacturing Process with a SingleMaterial Handling Transporter (L. Lei, R. Armstrong and S. Gu). Proceedings of the 1991 International Conference on Just-in-Time Manufacturing Systems.1991

Dissertations Supervised:

Name: Wang, Zhengwei
Graduation Date: 2016/October
Thesis Title: Coordinated Supplier Selection and Project Scheduling in a Resource-Constrained Construction Supply Chains
(Co-Advisor with Weiwei Chen)

Name: Dong, Hui
Graduation Date: 2014/May
Thesis Title: Solving the Emergency Operations Scheduling Problem with Multi-staged Lead Times and Tardiness Penalties

Name: Wang, Shengbin
Graduation Date: 2014/January
Thesis Title: Operations Scheduling with Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Name: Wang, Gang
Graduation Date: 2012/October
Thesis Title: Operations Scheduling with Delivery Deadlines in Multi-Echelon Supply Chains

Name: Gao, Su
Graduation Date: 2011/October
Thesis Title: On the Integrated Production and Distribution Problems in Make-to-Order Businesses

Name: Fan, Chunxing
Graduation Date: 2007/October
Thesis Title: On the Collaborative Planning and Scheduling Problems

Name: Zhong, Hua
Graduation Date: 2006/May
Thesis Title: Models and Algorithms for Supply Chain Network with Bi-Directional Flows

Name: Liu, Shuguang
Graduation Date: 2003/October
Thesis Title: On the Integrated Production, Inventory, and Distribution Routing Problem

Name: Liu, Qing
Graduation Date: 1999/October
Thesis Title: On The Robotic Cyclic Scheduling Of M-Stage Flow Lines With Multiple-Part And Time Window Constraints

Name: Gu, Shanhong
Graduation Date: 1999/ May
Thesis Title: On The Single Hoist Cyclic Scheduling Problem