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Zhengping Wu

Zhengping Wu

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

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BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Ph D, Purdue University (Operations Management)

Zhengping Wu is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Prior to his current position, he was on the faculty of Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (SMU). Dr. Wu received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Industrial Management Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and his PhD degree in operations management from Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University.

Dr. Wu's research interests include supply chain coordination and contracting, operations and marketing interfaces, pricing and inventory management. His research work has been published in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research Letters, European Journal of Operational Research, etc.

Dr. Wu has received Dean's Teaching Honor recognition in every semester he taught at SMU. He was also nominated for the prestigious SMU Excellent Teacher award in 2013.

Dr. Wu teaches the following courses at Whitman:

Undergraduate core in Supply Chain Management: SCM 265
MBA Supply Chain Management & Logistics: SCM 701
Ph.D. Seminar in Supply Chain Management: SCM 960

Selected Publications
  • "Price Discount and Capacity Planning under Demand Postponement with Opaque Selling", Decision Support Systems, 76, 24-34, 2015 (with Wu, J.)
  • "The inventory billboard effect on the lead-time decision", International Journal of Production Economics, 170, 45-53, 2015
  • "The stochastic ordering of mean-preserving transformations and its applications", European Journal of Operational Research, 239(3), 802-809, 2014 (with Zhu, W.)
  • "Ordering, pricing, and lead-time quotation under lead-time and demand uncertainty", Production and Operations Management, 21(3), 576-589, 2012 (with Kazaz, B., Webster, S., Yang, K.)
  • "The newsvendor’s optimal incentive contracts for multiple advertisers", European Journal of Operational Research, 220(1), 171-181, 2012 (with Crama, P., Zhu, W.)
  • "The newsvendor problem with advertising revenue", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 13(3), 281-296, 2011 (with Zhu , W., Crama, P.)
  • "Contingency management under asymmetric information", Operations Research Letters, 33(6), 572-580, 2005 (with Iyer , A., Deshpande, V.)
  • "A postponement model for demand management", Management Science, 49(8), 983-1002, 2003 (with Iyer , A., Deshpande, V.)

Awards and Honors

  • Marshall for LOGTECH students (2017)
  • Course coordinator - Singapore Management University (2013)
  • Dean’s teaching honor list - Singapore Management University (2013)
  • Excellent Teacher award - Singapore Management University (2013)
  • Percentile of Student Evaluation - Singapore Management University (2013)
  • The Most Promising Teacher - Singapore Management University (2005)
  • Lee Foundation Fellowship for Research Excellence - Singapore Management University (2004)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Teaching Excellence - Purdue University (2002)
  • INFORMS 2001 Doctoral Colloquium Fellow - Miami (2001)
  • Johnson & Johnson Scholarship - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1995)
  • Bao Yugang Scholarship - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1994)