• Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution and Industrial & Systems Engineering,
  • Industrial Distribution
Yanling Chang

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology – 2015
  • M.S., Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology – 2014
  • B.S., Electronic and Information Science and Technology, Peking University

Research Interests

    • Partially observable stochastic systems estimation and optimization, partially observable Markov decision processes
    • Game theory
    • Dynamic discrete choice analysis

Awards & Honors

  • Best paper award in the 2022 IISE Transactions (Scheduling and Logistics)
  • Scialog MZT travel fellowship, 2021
  • Scialog Fellow: Mitigating Zoonotic Threats, 2021
  • A top cited article published in 2020 of the Internal Journal of Production Research
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Research, ETID, Texas A&M University, 2018
  • Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow, 2018

Selected Publications

  • Yanling Chang, Matthew F. Keblis, Ran Li, Eleftherios Iakovou, Chelsea C. White III (2022) Misinformation and Disinformation in Modern Warfare. Operations Research, in press, https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2021.2253
  • Zhide Wang*, Yanling Chang, Brandon Schmeichel, and Alfredo Garcia. The Effects of Mental Fatigue on Effort Allocation: Modeling and estimation. Psychological Review, in press, https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.00500, 2022 (* my doctoral student)
  • Yanling Chang and Chelsea C. White III (2022) Worst-Case Analysis for a Leader-follower Partially Observable Stochastic Game. IISE Transactions. 54(4), 376-389.
  • Yanling Chang, Lu Sun, Matthew F. Keblis, Jie Yang (2021) Auction in Staffing for Self-scheduling Services. IISE Transactions, 53(6), 719-734.
  • Yanling Chang, Eleftherios Iakovou, Weidong Shi (2020) Blockchain in Global Supply Chains and Cross Broder Trade: A Critical Synthesis of the State-of-the-Art, Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Production Research. 58(7), 2082-2099.