Guoming Lai 来国明

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Associate Professor

Department of Information, Risk,
and Operations Management
McCombs School of Business
University of Texas at Austin

 
 

Education:

  • MS, PHD, Carnegie Mellon University, 2005, 2009
  • BS, MS, Tsinghua University, 2000, 2003

Employment:

McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Associate Professor (2015-)
  • Assistant Professor (2009-2015)

Research Interests:

  • Supply Chain Management, OM-Finance Interface, OM-Marketing Interface, Energy and Sustainable Operations

Research Papers:

Awards and Honors:

  • Second Place, Shanghai Open Data Applications Competition, 2016
  • Honorable Mention, CSAMSE Best Paper Competition, 2016
  • Supply Chain Department Outstanding Senior Editor, POM, 2016
  • Department Nominee for Research Excellence Award, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 2016
  • Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award, POMS, 2015
  • CBA Foundation Fellowship, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 2015-
  • Department Nominee for Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 2014,2015
  • CBA Foundation Research Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 2014
  • Distinguished Service Award, Management Science, 2014
  • Meritorious Service Award, MSOM, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Meritorious Service Award, Management Science, 2013
  • Department Nominee for the CBA Foundation Research Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, McCombs School of Business, UT Austin, 2013
  • INFORMS ENRE Section Best Publication Award, 2012
  • Finalist, INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition, 2011
  • Honorable Mention, CSAMSE Best Paper Competition, 2011
  • First Prize, CSAMSE Best Paper Competition, 2009
  • William Cooper Dissertation Award, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
  • Second Prize, MSOM Student Paper Competition, 2008
  • Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper Award, DSI, 2008
  • Supply Chain Track Best Paper Award, DSI, 2008
  • William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003-2009
  • First Place, University Entrance Examination, Zhejiang Province, China, 1996

Book Chapters:

  • Guoming Lai and Wenqiang Xiao. Contracting for Information Acquisition. In Handbook of Information Exchange in Supply Chain Management, Springer Publishing, 2016.
  • Guoming Lai and Wenqiang Xiao. Supply Chain Information Signaling and Capital Market. In Handbook of Information Exchange in Supply Chain Management, Springer Publishing, 2016.
  • Stephen Gilbert, Guoming Lai and Zhuoxin Li. Supplier Encroachment with Asymmetric Information. In Handbook of Research on Distribution Channels, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015.
  • Guoming Lai, Cuihong Li and Katia Sycara. A General Model for Pareto Optimal Multi-Attribute Negotiations. In Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2008.
  • Guoming Lai, Katia Sycara and Cuihong Li. A Decentralized Model for Multi-Attribute Negotiations with Incomplete Information and General Utility Functions. In Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2008.
  • Paul Scerri, Elizabeth Liao, Yang Xu, Guoming Lai, Katia Sycara and Mike Lewis. Coordinating Very Large Groups of Wide Area Search Munitions. In Theory and Algorithms for Cooperative Systems, World Scientific Publishing, 2005.

Invited Talks and Conference Presentations:

  • School of Business, Remin University of China, 2016.
  • School of Business, Sichuan University, 2016.
  • School of Business, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2016.
  • Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2016.
  • School of Business, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014
  • Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, 2014
  • Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, 2014
  • Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, 2013
  • School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013
  • Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, 2013
  • Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill, Junior Faculty Research Workshop, 2013
  • Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, 2011
  • School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011
  • School of Business, National University of Singapore, 2011
  • INSEAD, 2011
  • Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, 2009
  • McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 2009
  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2009
  • Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2009
  • Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, 2009
  • School of Business & Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008
  • INFORMS Annual Conference, 2009-2015
  • M&SOM Annual Conference, 2009, 2011
  • CSAMSE Annual Conference, 2009-2015
  • POMS Annual Conference, 2009-2015

Teaching Interests:

  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Topics in Operations/Finance Interface
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Data Analytics

Professional Services:

  • Senior editor for Production and Operations Management
  • Associate editor for Operations Research Letters
  • Track chair for POMS 2015, DSI 2016, INFORMS International 2016
  • Judge for 2010-2016 MSOM Student Paper Competition
  • Judge for 2012-2016 CSAMSE Best Paper Competition
  • Judge for 2014-2016 POMS Student Paper Competition
  • Invited session chair for INFORMS 2010-2016, POMS 2012-2015 and CSAMSE 2009-2015
  • Program chair for the 2008-2010 InternationalWorkshop on Agent-based Complex Automated Negotiations
  • Referee for MS, MSOM, POMS, ORL, EJOR, Decision Analysis, Decision Science, etc.

School Services:

  • IROM department executive committee member (2012-2015)
  • IROM department undergraduate curriculum committee member (2014-2015)
  • IROM faculty sixth year review committee member (2011, 2014)
  • IROM OM PhD coordinator (2015-)
  • IROM supply chain management center academic advisory board (2016-)
  • Dissertation co-chair/committee member: Seung-Jae Park (Ewha Womans Univeristy), Qi Wu (Case Western Reserve University), Zhuoxin Li (Boston College), Vivek Vasudeva, Hee Sung Jang, Chinmoy Mohapatra, Sebastian Souyris.