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Indiana University Bloomington

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Shanshan Hu

Contact Information

(812) 856-2342
hush [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

  • Assistant Professor of Operations and Decision Technologies


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Operations Management and Science, University of Michigan, 2009
  • MSE, Financial Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005
  • MSE, Management Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2001
  • BE, Automobile Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1998

Professional Experience

  • Economic Analyst, DTE Energy Trading, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006-2008

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • First place, Li & Fung Best Paper Competition, 7th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, 2013
  • Finalist in MSOM Student Paper Competition, INFORMS, 2007
  • Best Paper in Energy Sponsored Sessions, INFORMS, 2006

Professional Interests

General Interests: Capacity Management, Procurement, Energy Markets -Strategic Procurement and Investment in Capacity -Revenue Management with Limited Inventory -Procurement Auctions and Mechanisms Design -Stochastic Control and Financial Engineering, Applications in Energy Industry

Selected Publications

  • Wang, W., M. Ferguson, S. Hu & G.C. Souza (2013). "Dynamic Capacity Investment with Two Competing Technologies,"  Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 15(4), 616-629. Read Abstract ››

  • Ye, S., G. Aydin, and S. Hu (2013). "Sponsored search marketing: dynamic pricing and advertising for an online retailer," accepted for publication in Management Science.

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