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Tao Yao

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

349 Leonhard Building

tyy1@psu.edu

814-865-8040

Research Areas:

Operations Research, Production, Supply Chain, and Service Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Mengyao Gao, Bo Zhang, Vicki M Bier and Tao Yao, 2015, A Heuristic Method for Identifying Near-Optimal Defending Strategies for a Road Network Subject to Traffic Congestion, Springer International Publishing, pp. 143–158

Journal Articles

  • Hongcheng Liu, Tao Yao, Runze Li and Yinyu Ye, 2016, "Folded Concave Penalized Sparse Linear Regression: Complexity, Sparsity, Statistical Property, and Algorithmic Theory", Mathematical Programming
  • Yiou Wang, Hongcheng Liu, Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2016, "Day-to-day congestion pricing and network resilience", Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 11, (9), pp. 873–895
  • Andreas Thorsen and Tao Yao, 2016, "Robust inventory control under demand and lead time uncertainty", Annals of Operations Research, pp. 1–30
  • Hongcheng Liu, Tao Yao and Runze Li, 2016, "Global solutions to folded concave penalized nonconvex learning", The Annals of Statistics, 44, (2), pp. 629–659
  • Hongcheng Liu, G Du, L Zhang, M Lewis, X Wang, Tao Yao, Runze Li and Xuemei Huang, 2016, "Folded concave penalized learning in identifying multimodal MRI marker for parkinson’s disease", Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • Ke Han, Hongcheng Liu, Vikash V Gayah, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2016, "A robust optimization approach for dynamic traffic signal control with emission considerations", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
  • Bo Zhang, Tao Yao, Terry L Friesz and Yuqi Sun, 2015, "A tractable two-stage robust winner determination model for truckload service procurement via combinatorial auctions", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 78, pp. 16–31
  • Hongcheng Liu, Ke Han, Vikash V Gayah, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2015, "Data-driven linear decision rule approach for distributionally robust optimization of on-line signal control", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 59, pp. 260–277
  • Ke Han, Yuqi Sun, Hongcheng Liu, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2015, "A bi-level model of dynamic traffic signal control with continuum approximation", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 55, pp. 409–431
  • Benedetto Piccoli, Ke Han, Terry L Friesz, Tao Yao and Junqing Tang, 2015, "Second-order models and traffic data from mobile sensors", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 52, pp. 32–56
  • Bo Zhang, Hongwei Ding, Hongbo Li, Wei Wang and Tao Yao, 2014, "A Sampling-Based Stochastic Winner Determination Model for Truckload Service Procurement", Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, (2), pp. 159-181
  • Byung Do Chung, Hsun-Jung Cho, Terry Friesz, Henh Huang and Tao Yao, 2014, "Sensitivity Analysis of User Equilibrium Flows Revisited", Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, (2), pp. 183-207
  • Ke Han, J. Argote, V. V. Gayah, J. B. Griswold, K. Carnarius, T. R. Ehrick and E. Sheeran, 2014, "A variational approach for continuous supply chain networks", SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 52, (1), pp. 663-686
  • Qing Yang, B. Piccoli, V. V. Gayah, T. Friez and T. Yao, 2014, "An Overlapping-based Design Structure Matrix for Measuring Interaction Strength and Clustering Analysis in Product Development Project", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 61, (1), pp. 159-170
  • Baichun Feng and X. Gao, 2014, "How to Motivate Vendor?s RFID Adoption beyond Mandate? A Retailer?s Perspective", International Journal of Production Research, 52, (7), pp. 2173-2193
  • Bo Zhang, Tao Yao, Terry Friesz and Yuqi Sun, 2014, "A Data-Driven Two-Stage Robust Winner Determination Model for Truckload Service Procurement via Combinatorial Auction", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological
  • Benedetto Piccoli, Ke Han, Terry Friesz and Tao Yao, 2014, "Second Order Models and Traffic Data from Mobile Phones", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 52, pp. 32-56
  • Qing Yang, Ting Lu, Tao Yao and Bo Zhang, 2014, "The Impact of Uncertainty and Ambiguity Related to Iteration and Overlapping on Schedule of Product Development Projects", International Journal of Project Management, 32, (5), pp. 827-837
  • Bo Zhang, Hongwei Ding, Hongbo Li, Wei Wang and Tao Yao, 2014, "A sampling-based stochastic winner determination model for truckload service procurement", Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, (2), pp. 159–181
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2014, "A variational approach for continuous supply chain networks", SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 52, (1), pp. 663–686
  • Qing Yang, Tao Yao, Ting Lu and Bo Zhang, 2014, "An overlapping-based design structure matrix for measuring interaction strength and clustering analysis in product development project", Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on, 61, (1), pp. 159–170
  • Baichun Feng, Tao Yao, Bin Jiang and Srinivas Talluri, 2014, "How to motivate vendor’s RFID adoption beyond mandate? A retailer’s perspective", International Journal of Production Research, 52, (7), pp. 2173–2193
  • Cigdem Ataseven, Daniel I Prajogo, Anand Nair, Yi-Chia Chiu, Natalie M Scala, Jayant Rajgopal, Kim LaScola Needy, Baofeng Huo, Xiande Zhao, Fujun Lai and others, 2014, "Name: Date: Address", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
  • Ke Han, Vikash V Gayah, Benedetto Piccoli, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2014, "On the continuum approximation of the on-and-off signal control on dynamic traffic networks", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 61, pp. 73–97
  • Byung Do Chung, Hsun-Jung Cho, Terry L Friesz, Henh Huang and Tao Yao, 2014, "Sensitivity analysis of user equilibrium flows revisited", Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, (2), pp. 183–207
  • Qing Yang, Ting Lu, Tao Yao and Bo Zhang, 2014, "The impact of uncertainty and ambiguity related to iteration and overlapping on schedule of product development projects", International Journal of Project Management, 32, (5), pp. 827–837
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "A partial differential equation formulation of Vickrey’s bottleneck model, part I: Methodology and theoretical analysis", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 49, pp. 55–74
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "An infinite-dimensional variational inequality formulation and existence result for dynamic user equilibrium with elastic demands", arXiv preprint arXiv:1305.1276
  • Baichun Feng, Tao Yao and Bin Jiang, 2013, "Analysis of the Market-Based Adjustable Outsourcing Contract under Uncertainties", Production and Operations Management, 22, (1), pp. 178–188
  • Terry L Friesz, Ke Han, Hongcheng Liu and Tao Yao, 2013, "Dynamic congestion and tolls with mobile source emission", Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 80, pp. 818–836
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz, WY Szeto and Hongcheng Liu, 2013, "Dynamic user equilibrium with elastic demand: Formulation, qualitative analysis and computation", arXiv preprint arXiv:1304.5286
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "Existence of simultaneous route and departure choice dynamic user equilibrium", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 53, pp. 17–30
  • Tao Yao, Bin Jiang and Hongcheng Liu, 2013, "Impact of economic and technical uncertainties on dynamic new product development", Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on, 60, (1), pp. 157–168
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2013, "Investment timing for a dual channel supply chain", European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 7, (2), pp. 148–174
  • Peerasit Patankul, Martin Lerch, Patrick Spieth, Xiao-Feng Shao, Yuandi Wang, Nadine Roijakkers, Wim Vanhaverbeke, Wenyu Derek Du, Shan Ling Pan, Liang-Hsuan Chen and others, 2013, "Name: Date: Address", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
  • Carsten Schultz, Jonas Schreyogg, Jorg Becker, Daniel Beverungen, Ralf Knackstedt, Martin Matzner, Oliver Muller, Jens Poppelbuß, Ricardo J Hernandez-Pardo, Tracy Bhamra and others, 2013, "Name: Date: Address", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
  • Mike Mingcheng Wei, Tao Yao, Bin Jiang and Scott T Young, 2013, "Profit seeking vs. survival seeking: an analytical study of supplier’s behavior and buyer’s subsidy strategy", Production and Operations Management, 22, (2), pp. 269–282
  • Andreas Thorsen, Hongcheng Liu and Tao Yao, 2013, "Robust Inventory Control Under Lead Time Uncertainty", IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, pp. 3869
  • Lifan Fan, Terry L Friesz, Tao Yao and Xu Chen, 2013, "Strategic pricing and production planning using a Stackelberg differential game with unknown demand parameters", Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on, 60, (3), pp. 581–591
  • Baichun Feng, Tao Yao and Bin Jiang, 2013, "Analysis of Market-Based Adjustable Outsourcing Contract under Uncertainties", Production and Operations Management, 22, (1), pp. 178-188
  • Mike Mingcheng Wei*, Tao Yao, Bin Jiang and Scott Young, 2013, "Profit Seeking vs. Survival Seeking: An Analytical Study of Supplier's Behavior and Buyer's Subsidy Strategy", Production and Operations Management, 22, (2), pp. 268-282
  • Yongma Moon* and Tao Yao, 2013, "Investment Timing for a Dual Channel Supply Chain", European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 7, (2), pp. 148-174
  • Tao Yao, Bin Jiang and Hongcheng Liu*, 2013, "Impact of Economic and Technical Uncertainties on Dynamic New Product Development", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60, (1), pp. 157-168
  • Lifan Fan, Tao Yao, Terry Friesz and Xu Chen, 2013, "Strategic Pricing and Production Planning Using a Stackelberg Differential Game with Unknown Demand Parameters", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60, (3), pp. 581-591
  • Ke Han, Terry L. Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "A Partial Differential Equation Formulation of Vickrey's Bottleneck Model, Part I: Methodology and Theoretical Analysis", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 49, pp. 55-74
  • Ke Han, Terry L. Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "A Partial Differential Equation Formulation of Vickrey's Bottleneck Model, Part II: Computation and Application", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 49, pp. 75-93
  • Terry L. Friesz, Ke Han, Amir Mimand, Pedro Neto and Tao Yao, 2013, "Dynamic user equilibrium based on a hydrodynamic model", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 47, (1), pp. 102-126
  • Ke Han, Terr L. Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "Existence of Simultaneous Route and Departure Choice Dynamic User Equilibrium", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 53, pp. 17-30
  • Terry L. Friesz, Ke Han, Hongchen Liu* and Tao Yao, 2013, "Dynamic Congestion Tolls with Mobile Source Emission", Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 80, (818-836)
  • Byung Do Chung, Jiahan Li, Tao Yao, Changhyun Kwon and Terry L. Friesz, 2012, "Demand Learning and Competition in a State-Space Framework", IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59, (2), pp. 240-249
  • Qing Yang, Xiaofeng Zhang and Tao Yao, 2012, "An Overlapping-Based Process Model for Managing Schedule and Cost Risk in Product Development", Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 20, (1), pp. 3-17
  • Byung Do Chung, Tao Yao and Bo Zhang, 2012, "Dynamic Traffic Assignment under Uncertainty: A Distributional Robust Chance-Constrained Approach", Networks and Spatial Economics, 12, (1), pp. 167-181
  • Tao Yao, Mike Mingcheng Wei, Bo Zhang and Terry L. Friesz, 2012, "Congestion Derivatives for Traffic Bottleneck with Heterogeneous Commuters", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 46, (10), pp. 1451-1473
  • Byung Do Chung, Tao Yao, Terry L. Friesz and Hongcheng Liu, 2012, "Dynamic congestion pricing with demand uncertainty: A robust optimization approach", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 46, (10), pp. 1504-1518
  • Supreet Reddy Mandala, Soundar Kumara and Tao Yao, 2012, "Detecting Alternative Graph Clustering", Physical Review E, 86, (1)
  • Ke Han, Benedetto Piccoli, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2012, "A continuous-time link-based kinematic wave model for dynamic traffic networks", arXiv preprint arXiv:1208.5141
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2012, "A link-based mixed integer LP approach for adaptive traffic signal control", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.4625
  • Ke Han, Hongcheng Liu, Vikash Gayah, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2012, "A robust optimization approach for dynamic traffic signal control with emission constraints", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
  • Qing Yang, Xiaofeng Zhang and Tao Yao, 2012, "An overlapping-based process model for managing schedule and cost risk in product development", Concurrent Engineering
  • Terry L Friesz, Changhyun Kwon, Tae Il Kim, Lifan Fan and Tao Yao, 2012, "Competitive robust dynamic pricing in continuous time with fixed inventories", arXiv preprint arXiv:1208.4374
  • Tao Yao, Mike Mingcheng Wei, Bo Zhang and Terry L Friesz, 2012, "Congestion derivatives for a traffic bottleneck with heterogeneous commuters", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 46, (10), pp. 1454–1473
  • Ke Han and Terry L Friesz, 2012, "Continuity of the effective path delay operator for networks based on the link delay model", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.4621
  • Byung Do Chung, Jiahan Li, Tao Yao, Changhyun Kwon and Terry L Friesz, 2012, "Demand learning and dynamic pricing under competition in a state-space framework", Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on, 59, (2), pp. 240–249
  • Supreet Mandala, Soundar Kumara and Tao Yao, 2012, "Detecting alternative graph clusterings", Physical Review E, 86, (1), pp. 016111
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz, Hongcheng Liu and Tao Yao, 2012, "Dynamic Congestion and Tolls with Mobile Source Emission", arXiv preprint arXiv:1208.4341
  • Byung Do Chung, Tao Yao and Bo Zhang, 2012, "Dynamic traffic assignment under uncertainty: a distributional robust chance-constrained approach", Networks and Spatial Economics, 12, (1), pp. 167–181
  • Terry L Friesz, Ke Han and Tao Yao, 2012, "Existence and Properties of the State Operator in Dynamic User Equilibrium", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.4623
  • Bin Jiang, Tao Yao and others, 2012, "Improving supplier’s situation through supplier cooperation: The case of Xintang jeans town", International Journal of Production Economics, 139, (2), pp. 431–437
  • Ke Han, Tao Yao and Terry L Friesz, 2012, "Lagrangian-based hydrodynamic model: Freeway traffic estimation", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.4619
  • Nan Hu, Gaoliang Tian, Ling Liu, Bin Liang, Yunjun Gao, Xiao-Feng Shao, Ming Dong, Craig S Galbraith, Alex F DeNoble, Sanford B Ehrlich and others, 2012, "Name: Date: Address", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
  • Terry L Friesz, Ke Han, Amir Meimand and Tao Yao, 2012, "Network User Equilibrium with Elastic Demand: Formulation, Qualitative Analysis and Computation", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.4614
  • Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2012, "Network User Equilibrium with Elastic Demand: Formulation, Qualitative Analysis and Computation", Eighth Triennial Symposium on Trans-portation Analysis (TRISTAN VIII)
  • Bo Zhang, Tao Yao, Terry L Friesz and Hongcheng Liu, 2012, "Urban freight transportation planning: a dynamic stackelberg game-theoretic approach", arXiv preprint arXiv:1211.3950
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Sungsoon Park, 2011, "Price Negotiation under Uncertainty", International Journal of Production Economics, 134, (2), pp. 413-423
  • Tao Yao, John Weyant and Baichun Feng, 2011, "Competing or Coordinating: IT R&D Investment Decision Making Subject to Information Time Lag", Information Technology and Management, 12, (3), pp. 241-251
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2011, "A Simple Robust Mean Absolute Deviation Model for Portfolio Optimization", Computers and Operational Research, 38, (9), pp. 1251-1258
  • Aharon Ben-Tal, Byung Do Chung, Supreet Reddy Mandala and Tao Yao, 2011, "Robust Optimization for Emergency Logistics Planning: Risk Mitigation of Humanitarian Relief Supply Chains", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 45, (8), pp. 1177-1189
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Bin Jiang, 2011, "Outsourcing versus joint venture from vendor's perspective", International Journal of Production Economics, 129, (1), pp. 23-31
  • Bin Jiang, Sri Talluri and Tao Yao, 2011, "Improving Labor Conditions through Supplier Cooperation: The Case of Xintang Jeans Town", International Journal of Production Economics, pp. 7
  • Byung Do Chung, Tao Yao, Chi Xie and Andreas Thorsen, 2011, "Robust Optimization Model for A Dynamic Network Design Problem under Demand Uncertainty", Networks and Spatial Economics, 11, (2), pp. 371-389
  • Byung Do Chung, Jiahan Li and Tao Yao, 2011, "Dynamic pricing and inventory control with nonparametric demand learning", International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 6, (3), pp. 259-271
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2011, "A robust mean absolute deviation model for portfolio optimization", Computers & Operations Research, 38, (9), pp. 1251–1258
  • Bin Jiang, Srinivas Talluri, Tao Yao and Yongma Moon, 2011, "Breaking the winner’s curse in outsourcing", Operations Research Management Science, 51, (4), pp. 333
  • Tao Yao, John Weyant and Baichun Feng, 2011, "Competing or coordinating: IT R&D investment decision making subject to information time lag", Information Technology and Management, 12, (3), pp. 241–251
  • Byung Do Chung, Jiahan Li and Tao Yao, 2011, "Dynamic pricing and inventory control with nonparametric demand learning", International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 6, (3), pp. 259–271
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Bin Jiang, 2011, "Outsourcing versus joint venture from vendor’s perspective", International Journal of Production Economics, 129, (1), pp. 23–31
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Sungsoon Park, 2011, "Price negotiation under uncertainty", International Journal of Production Economics, 134, (2), pp. 413–423
  • Yin LIU, Huai-qing LIU and Tao-hua YAO, 2011, "Research on Synthesis Technology of Thioanisloe", Guangzhou Chemical Industry, 4, pp. 027
  • Aharon Ben-Tal, Byung Do Chung, Supreet Reddy Mandala and Tao Yao, 2011, "Robust optimization for emergency logistics planning: Risk mitigation in humanitarian relief supply chains", Transportation research part B: methodological, 45, (8), pp. 1177–1189
  • Byung Do Chung, Tao Yao, Chi Xie and Andreas Thorsen, 2011, "Robust optimization model for a dynamic network design problem under demand uncertainty", Networks and Spatial Economics, 11, (2), pp. 371–389
  • Liying Cui, Soundar Kumara and Tao Yao, 2011, "Service composition using dynamic programming and concept service (cs) network", Proceedings of IERC
  • Tao Yao, Susan H Xu and Bin Jiang, 2011, "Trigger strategy equilibriums in stochastic differential games with information time lags: an analysis of cooperative production strategies", SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 49, (3), pp. 1197–1220
  • Bin Jiang, Sri Talluri, Tao Yao and Yongma Moon, 2010, "Breaking the Winner's Curse in Outsourcing", Decision Sciences, 41, (3), pp. 573-594
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Terry L. Friesz, 2010, "Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Policies: A Strategic Analysis of Dual Channel", Service Science, 2, (3), pp. 196-215
  • Tao Yao, Terry L. Friesz, Mike Mincheng Wei and Yafeng Yin, 2010, "Congestion Derivatives for a Traffic bottleneck", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 44, (10), pp. 1149-1165
  • Tao Yao, Bin Jiang, Scott Young and Srinivas Talluri, 2010, "Outsourcing Timing, Contract Selection, and Negotiation", International Journal of Production Research, 48, (2), pp. 305-326
  • Bin Jiang, Srinivas Talluri, Tao Yao and Yongma Moon, 2010, "Breaking the winner’s curse in outsourcing", Decision Sciences, 41, (3), pp. 573–594
  • Tao Yao, Terry L Friesz, Mike Mingcheng Wei and Yafeng Yin, 2010, "Congestion derivatives for a traffic bottleneck", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 44, (10), pp. 1149–1165
  • Yongma Moon, Tao Yao and Terry L Friesz, 2010, "Dynamic Pricing and Inventory Policies: A Strategic Analysis of Dual Channel Supply Chain Design", Service Science, pp. 196
  • Tao Yao, Bin Jiang, Scott T Young and Srinivas Talluri, 2010, "Outsourcing timing, contract selection, and negotiation", International Journal of Production Research, 48, (2), pp. 305–326
  • Y Jin, R Cao, T Chen, N Brodszki, M Björkqvist, A Fasth, P Forsberg, V Friman, C Granert, G Gunther and others, 2010, "Primary immunodeficiency (PP-051)", International Immunology Meeting Abstracts, 22, (Suppl 1 Pt 3), pp. iii54–iii58
  • Yi Jin, Shi-Yuan Li, Zong-Guo Si and Tao Yao, 2010, "Unitarity and Entropy Change in Exclusive Quark Combination Models", arXiv preprint arXiv:1005.4664
  • Tao Yao, Supreet Reddy Mandala and Byung Do Chung, 2009, "Evacuation Transportation Planning Under Uncertainty: A Robust Optimization Approach", Networks and Spatial Economics, 9, pp. 171-189
  • Changhyun Kwon, Terry L. Friesz, Reetabrata Mookherjee, Tao Yao and Baichun Feng, 2009, "Non-cooperative Competition among Revenue Maximizing Service Providers with Demand Learning", European Journal of Operational Research, 197, (3), pp. 981-996
  • Jiahan Li, Tao Yao and Haibing Gao, 2009, "A Revenue Maximizing Strategy Based on Bayesian Analysis of Demand Dynamics", SIAM proceedings: Mathematics for industry, pp. 174–181
  • Supreet R Mandala, Soundar Kumara and Tao Yao, 2009, "Detecting robust community structures: A Robust Optimization Approach", IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, pp. 54
  • Tao Yao, Supreet Reddy Mandala and Byung Do Chung, 2009, "Evacuation transportation planning under uncertainty: a robust optimization approach", Networks and Spatial Economics, 9, (2), pp. 171–189
  • Changhyun Kwon, Terry L Friesz, Reetabrata Mookherjee, Tao Yao and Baichun Feng, 2009, "Non-cooperative competition among revenue maximizing service providers with demand learning", European Journal of Operational Research, 197, (3), pp. 981–996
  • Terry Friesz, Reetabrata Mookherjee and Tao Yao, 2008, "Securitizing congestion: The congestion call option", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 42, (5), pp. 407-437
  • Bin Jiang, Tao Yao and Baichun Feng, 2008, "Valuate Outsourcing Contracts from Vendors' Perspective: A real options approach", Decision Sciences, 39, (3), pp. 383-405
  • SeJoon Park, Shiwoo Lee and Tao Yao, 2008, "Comparative Studies of Stochastic Portfolio Construction Models with Geometric Average Rate of Return", IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, pp. 1504
  • Terry L Friesz, Reetabrata Mookherjee and Tao Yao, 2008, "Securitizing congestion: the congestion call option", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 42, (5), pp. 407–437
  • Bin Jiang, Tao Yao and Baichun Feng, 2008, "Valuate outsourcing contracts from vendors’ perspective: A real options approach", Decision Sciences, 39, (3), pp. 383–405
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2008, "Whimsical or Coherent Offers in Negotiation under Incomplete Information: A Real Option Approach", IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, pp. 1874
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2007, "Valuation of Dual Channel in E-business and Strategic Investment", 2007 ? ??????? ?????? ???, pp. 1008–1014
  • Tao Yao, Qu-bing Xie and Feng-lan Shao, 2006, "A study of elliptic flows in a quark combination model", arXiv preprint nucl-th/0606033
  • Xi-zhou XIONG, Xiao-hong LI, Tian-hua YAO, Guo-zhou RAO, Jian-feng SHI and Ang LI, 2006, "An Experimental Study of Isolation, Culture and Osteogenic Differentiation of Rat Bone Marrow Stem Cell in Vitro [J]", Chinese Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, 4, pp. 009
  • Su ZENG and others, 2006, "Analysis of esmolol enantiomers in rabbit blood by pre-column derivatization RP-HPLC", Chinese Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis, 26, (3), pp. 301–303
  • Tao Yao, 2006, "Dynamic R&D Projects Selection: The Role of Uncertainty and Managerial flexibility", IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, pp. 1
  • Tao Yao, SHi Jing, Yue-jin TANG, Jing-dong LI and Shi-jie CHENG, 2005, "Adaptive PID control based on DRNN for SMES", Relay, 17, pp. 007
  • Guo-zhou RAO, Ang LI, Juan JING, Tian-hua YAO and Jian-feng SHI, 2005, "Method for Separating RNA of High Purity", Journal of Medern Laboratory Medicine, 6, pp. 002
  • John Weyant and Tao Yao, 2005, "Strategic R&D investment under uncertainty in information technology: Tacit collusion and information time lag", Real Options Conference
  • Jun-bo TU, Tong LI, Tian-hua YAO, Bin SUN and Zhuangqun YANG, 2003, "Analysis of characteristic and therapy on embedded teeth in maxillary anterior segment [J]", Chinese Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, 1, pp. 036
  • Junbo Tu, Zhuangqun Yang, Tianhua Yao and Xiaoge Zhao, 2003, "Effects of nerve growth factor on human hair follicles in vitro", Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University (Medical Sciences), 25, (2), pp. 127–129
  • Jun-bo TU, Zhuang-qun YANG, Tian-hua YAO and Xiao-ge ZHAO, 2003, "Experimental study on constructing the model of human hair follicle in vitro and morphology inspection", Chinese Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, 6, pp. 000

Conference Proceedings

  • Benedetto Piccoli, Ke Han, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2013, "Estimating fuel consumption and emissions via traffic data from mobile sensors", pp. 472–477
  • Terry L. Friesz, Ke Han, Hongcheng Liu* and Tao Yao, 2013, "Dynamic Congestion and Tolls with Mobile Source Emission", Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, Netherlands
  • LiYing Cui, Soundar Kumara and Tao Yao, 2011, "Service Composition Using Dynamic Programming and Concept Service (CS) Network", Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 8
  • Jiahan Li, Tao Yao and Haibing Gao, 2010, "A Revenue Maximizing Strategy Based on Bayesian Analysis of Demand Dynamics", Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Mathematics for Industry: Challenges and Frontiers (MI09), pp. 8
  • Vittal Prabhu and Tao Yao, 2010, "Engineering Education in Service Systems", 3rd International Symposium for Engineering Education, pp. 8
  • Supreet Reddy Mandala, Tao Yao and Soundar Kumara, 2009, "Modularity Optimization under Uncertainty: A Robust Optimization Approach", Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 6
  • Sejoon Park, Shiwoo Lee and Tao Yao, 2008, "Comparative Studies of Stochastic Portfolio Construction Models with Geometric Average Rate of Return", Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 6
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2008, "Whimsical or Coherent Offers in Negotiation under Incomplete Information: A Real Option Approach", Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 6
  • Yongma Moon and Tao Yao, 2007, "Inefficiency of Dual Channel in E-business: Asymmetric Cost Structure and Customer Behavior", pp. 1–6
  • Li Qian, Yongma Moon, David Ben-Aireh and Tao Yao, 2007, "Price Decision in the Supply Chain of One Product Family with Price-dependent Demand", pp. 1–6

Technical Reports

  • Tao Yao and Terry L Friesz, 2014, "Computational and Data-Enabled Analysis for Sustainable Transportation Systems"
  • Susan H Xu and Tao Yao, 2013, "Strategic outsourcing contract participation and selection under cost uncertainty"
  • Jeremy L Schroeder, Michael Demetsky, Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2012, "Infrastructure Management: Project A: Developing a framework for prioritizing infrastructure improvements on critical freight corridors; Project B: Developing a market based framework for freight infrastructure management"
  • Byung Do Chung, Terry L Friesz, Taeil Kim and Tao Yao, 2011, "Robust congestion pricing under demand uncertainty"
  • Terry L Friesz and Tao Yao, 2010, "Dynamic, Stochastic Models for Congestion Pricing and Congestion Securities"
  • Tao Yao, Aharon Ben-Tal, Byung Do Chung and Supreet Reddy Mandala, 2010, "Robust Optimization for Dynamic Traffic Assignment Under Demand Uncertainty"
  • Aharon Ben-Tal, Supreet Reddy Mandala and Tao Yao, 2009, "Evacuation under data uncertainty: robust linear programming model"
  • Tao Yao, 2004, "Dynamic r&d projects selection"

Other

  • Tao Yao, 2005, "R & D Investment Dynamics Under Uncertainty: Theory and Application"

Research Projects

  • January 2016 - December 2019, "Robust multiple objective decision making models and their applications for portfolio selection," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation China).
  • January 2016 - December 2017, "Statistical Learning, Optimization and Application for Complex System in the Environment of Big Data," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation China).
  • July 2013 - June 2017, "Robust and Dynamic Prototyping of Strategies for Sustainable Network Congestion Management," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2015 - August 2016, "Optimization and Statistical Learning: Models and Algorithms," (Sponsor: Marcus PSU-Technion Partnership).
  • September 2010 - August 2015, "BECS - A Theory of Complex Transportation Network Design (CSEE)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2008 - June 2011, "Congestion Options: A Market Solution to Congestion Externalities," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • Academic Computing Fellowship, Penn State University, January 2011 - December 2014
  • Penn State University Academic Computing Fellowship, Penn State University, January 2011 - December 2014

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Chairperson, Track Chair, 2017 POMS Annual Conference Manufacturing Operations Track, September 2016
  • Member, Committee on Transportation Network Modeling, ADB30, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, May 2012
 


 

About

Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745