The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Seminar Series 07-08 Semester 1



Date & Venue Title Speaker
January 2nd, 2008 (Wednesday)

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Excursion and Occupation Time of a Diffusion Process in Option Pricing Dr. Kwai-Sun Leung
December 28th, 2007 (Friday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Modeling Stochastic Demand and Supply Systems Prof. Zhe George Zhang
Dec. 20th, 2007 (Thursday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 602 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Coordinating Service Quality in Service Outsourcing Prof. Justin Ren
Dec. 17th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

A Preliminary Study of Optimization Algorithms for Sparse Solutions Prof. Wotao Yin
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December 14h, 2007 (Friday)

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Operations Research in the Airline Industry Dr. Ronald Chu
December 13th, 2007 (Thursday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Hybridizing Metaheuristics: The road to success in problem solving Prof. Dr. Stefan Voss
December 7th, 2007 (Friday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Optimizing Inventory-Location Decisions in the Presence of Time-Sensitive Consumer Demand Prof. Dmitry Krass
December 4th, 2007 (Tuesday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Incentives for Retailer Forecasting: Rebates versus Returns Prof. Terry Taylor
December 3rd, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Radar Waveform Design and Analysis Prof. Antonio De Maio
November 30th, 2007 (Friday)

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Inventory Control with Unobservable Lost Sales and Bayesian Updates Prof. Kaijie Zhu
November 29th, 2007 (Thursday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

A new method for global optimisation problems: the cross-entropy method Prof. Mike Maher
November 27th, 2007 (Tuesday)

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Timing and Sequencing Order Fulfillment of Capital Goods Prof. Qing Li
November 23rd, 2007 (Friday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Optimal Compensation and Pay-Performance Sensitivity in a Continuous-Time Principal-Agent Model Prof. Nengjiu Ju
November 19th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Managing Attribute Uncertainty in a Database System Prof. Reynold Cheng
November 2nd, 2007 (Friday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Thou Shalt Buy and Hold Prof. Xunyu Zhou
October 29th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Global Exact Penalty Functions Prof. Xiaoqi Yang
October 22th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Delegation, commitment and bargaining in a three-tier supply chain Prof. Pengfei Guo
October 15th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Pushing Quality Improvement Along Supply Chains Prof. Kaijie Zhu
October 8th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Optimal Design and Control of Agile Automated Production Systems Dr. Biying Shou
September 24th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Optimal policies for inventory systems with ordering postponement Prof. Qing Li
September 17th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

User-Centered Agents for Structured Information Location on the Web Prof. Xindong Wu
September 10th, 2007 (Monday)

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 513 William M. Mong Engineering Building (Engineering Building II) The Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Challenges in applying financial modeling to the supply chain Dr. Alan King