Chung Piaw

TEO, Chung Piaw

Professor and Provost's Chair
Director, Institute of Operations Research and Analytics


ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS

(65) 6516 5223
bizteocp@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-71
Curriculum Vitae

Recognition & Awards

  • Appointed as Provost’s Chair with effect from 7 August 14, for a term of three years - 2014
  • Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award Recognition List (NUS) - 2006
  • Nominee for University Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2006
  • Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2003

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science (Hon), Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1990

Academic Experience

  • Professor, National University of Singapore, 2007 - current
  • Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, 2000 - 2007
  • Professor of Decision Sciences, Sungkyunkwan Graduate School of Business, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea, 2004 - 2005
  • Visiting Scholar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004
  • Fellow, Singapore MIT Alliance Program, 1999 - 2004
  • Johnson and Johnson Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management, National University of Singapore, 2001 - 2002
  • Eschbach Scholar, Northwestern University, 2001
  • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, 1998 - 2000
  • Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Lecturer, National University of Singapore, 1996 - 1998
  • Senior Tutor, National University of Singapore, 1991 - 1996

Corporate Experience

  • Defence Engineer, Defence Science Organisation, 1990 - 1991
  • Hewlett Packard, Singapore
  • Unilever, Asia Pacific
  • PSA International Pte Ltd

Selected Publications

Fu Q., Sim C.K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2018), "Profit Sharing Agreements in Decentralized Supply Chains: A Distributionally Robust Approach", Operations Research, 66, 2, 500-513
Natarajan K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2017), "On Reduced Semidefinite Programs for Second Order Moment Bounds with Applications", Mathematical Programming, 161, (1-2), 487-518
Kong Q X, Lee C Y, Teo, Chung Piaw and Zheng Z C (2016), "Appointment sequencing: Why the smallest-variance-first rule may bot be optimal", European Journal of Operational Research, 255, 3, 809-821
Zhong Y, Zheng Z, Chou, Mabel and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Resource Pooling and Allocation Policies to Deliver Differentiated Service", Management Science
Zheng Z C, Natarajan K and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Least squares approximation to the distribution of project completion times with Gaussian Uncertainty", Operations Research

Selected Publications

46

Journals

5

Books

1

Conference

Journal Articles

Fu Q., Sim C.K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2018), "Profit Sharing Agreements in Decentralized Supply Chains: A Distributionally Robust Approach", Operations Research, 66, 2, 500-513
Natarajan K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2017), "On Reduced Semidefinite Programs for Second Order Moment Bounds with Applications", Mathematical Programming, 161, (1-2), 487-518
Kong Q X, Lee C Y, Teo, Chung Piaw and Zheng Z C (2016), "Appointment sequencing: Why the smallest-variance-first rule may bot be optimal", European Journal of Operational Research, 255, 3, 809-821
Zhong Y, Zheng Z, Chou, Mabel and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Resource Pooling and Allocation Policies to Deliver Differentiated Service", Management Science
Zheng Z C, Natarajan K and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Least squares approximation to the distribution of project completion times with Gaussian Uncertainty", Operations Research
Zhong Y., Zheng Z., Chou, Mabel and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Resource Pooling and Allocation Policies to Deliver Differentiated Service", Management Science, 64, 4, 1555-1573
Zheng Z., Natarajan K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2016), "Least Squares Approximation to the Distribution of Project Completion Times with Gaussian Uncertainty", Operations Research, 64, 6, 1406-1421
Teo, Chung Piaw and Natarajan K (2016), "On reduced semidefinite programs for second order moment bounds with applications", Mathematical Programming, 1-32
Wang G H, Zhong Y G, Teo, Chung Piaw and Liu, Qizhang (2015), "Flow-based accessibility measurement: The place rank approach", Transportation Research Part C-Emerging Technologies, 56, 335-345
Natarajan K., Padmanabhan D., Mishra V.K., Teo, Chung Piaw and Li X. (2014), "On Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Marginal Distribution Choice Models", Management Science, 60, 6, 1511-1531
Li X., Natarajan K., Teo, Chung Piaw and Zheng Z. (2014), "Distributionally Robust MixedInteger Linear Programs: Persistency Models with Applications", European Journal of Operational Research, 233, 3, 459-473
Shu J., Chou, Mabel, Liu, Qizhang, Teo, Chung Piaw and Wang I.L. (2013), "Models for Effective Deployment and Redistribution of Bicycles within Public Bicycle-Sharing Systems ", Operations Research, 61, 6, 1346-1359
Chou, Mabel, Sim C.K., Teo, Chung Piaw and Zheng H. (2012), "Newsvendor Pricing Problem in a Two-Sided Market", Production and Operations Management, 21, 1, 204-208
Mishra V.K. , Natarajan K., Tao H. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2012), "Choice Prediction with Semidefinite Optimization when Utilities are Correlated ", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 57, 10, 2450-2463
Chou, Mabel, GBA Chua, Teo, Chung Piaw and Huan Zheng (2011), "Process Flexibility Revisited - The Graph Expander and Its Applications ", Operations Research, 59, 5, 1090-1105
Teo, Chung Piaw, Zhichao Zheng and Karthik Natarajan (2010), "Mixed zero-one linear programs under objective uncertainty: A completely positive representation", Operations Research, To appear in Operations Research
Teo, Chung Piaw and Ding Ding (2010), "World Container Port Throughput Follows Lognormal Distribution", Maritime Policy and Management, 37(4), 401-426
Bertsimas D., Doan X.V., Natarajan K. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2010), "Models for Minimax Stochastic Linear Optimization Problems with Risk Aversion", Mathematics of Operations Research, 35, 3, 580-602
Chou, Mabel, Chua G.A. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2010), "On Range and Response: Dimensions of Process Flexibility", European Journal of Operational Research, 207, 2, 711-724
Teo, Chung Piaw, WQ Chen, M. Sim and J. Sun (2010), "From CVar to Uncertainty Set: Implications in Joint Chance Constrained Problems", Operations Research, 58 No. 2, 470-485
Fu Q., Lee C.Y. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2010), "Procurement Management using Option Contracts: Random Spot Price and the Portfolio Effect", IIE Transactions, 42, 11, 793-811
Teo, Chung Piaw, GBA Chua, CHOU CHENG-FENG, MABEL and H Zheng (2010), "Design for Process Flexibility: Efficiency of the Long Chains and Sparse Structure", Operations Research, 58, 43-58
H Zheng, Teo, Chung Piaw, QX Kong, ZZ Wang and CHOU CHENG-FENG, MABEL (2009), "Benford's Law and Number Selection in Fixed-Odds Numbers Games", Journal of Gambling Studies, 25 No. 4, 503-512
Shen Z.J.M., Shu J., Simchi-Levi D., Teo, Chung Piaw and Zhang J. (2009), "Approximation Algorithms for General One-Warehouse Multi-Retailer Systems", Naval Research Logistics , 56, 7, 642-658
Chou, Mabel, Teo, Chung Piaw and Zheng H. (2009), "Process Flexibility: Design, Evaluation, and Applications", Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 20, 1-2, 59-94
Teo, Chung Piaw, M. Song and N. Karthik (2009), "Persistency Model and Its Applications in Choice Modeling", Management Science, 55, No. 3, 453-469
Teo, Chung Piaw (2009), "Port's Growth: Biggest is not always the best", Straits Times
Teo, Chung Piaw, V. Doan, K. Natarjan and D. Bertsimas (2008), "Models for minimax stochastic programs with risk aversion", Mathematics of Operations Research, To appear
N. Karthik, Teo, Chung Piaw and D Bertsimas (2006), "Persistency in Discrete Optimization under Data Uncertainty", Mathematical Programming, 108 (2-3), 251-274
Teo, Chung Piaw, Jay Sethuraman and LW Qian (2006), "Many-to-one stable matching: fairness and geometry", Mathematics of Operations Research, 31, No. 3, 581-596
Teo, Chung Piaw, Jay Sethuraman and R.Vohra (2006), "Anonymous monotonic social welfare functions", Journal of Economic Theory, 128, Issue 1, 232-254
Teo, Chung Piaw, SH Hum and M Sharafali (2005), "Staggering periodic replenishment in multi-vendor JIT environments", Operations Research, 53 (4), 698-710
Teo, Chung Piaw, Max Shen and J. Shu (2005), "Stochastic transportation-inventory network design problem", Operations Research, 53, No. 1, 48-60, To appear in Operations Research
Teo, Chung Piaw (2005), "The Primary Six Day of Reckoning", Straits Times
Teo, Chung Piaw and J. Shu (2004), "Warehouse-retailer network design problem", Operations Research, 52, No. 3, 396-408
D. Bertsimas, Teo, Chung Piaw and N Karthik (2004), "Probabilistic Combinatorial Optimization: Moments, Semidefinite Programming and Asymptotic Bounds", SIAM Journal of Optimization, 15, No. 1, 185-209
Teo, Chung Piaw and Natarajan B. (2004), "Mumbai Tiffin Express", POMS Chronicle
Teo, Chung Piaw, WS Lim and J Ou (2003), "Inventory Cost Effect of Consolidating Several One-warehouse Multi-retailer Systems", Operations Research, 51, No. 4, 668-672
Teo, Chung Piaw, J. Sethuraman and R. Vohra (2003), "Integer programming and arrovian social welfare function", Mathematics of Operations Research, 28, Number 2, 309-326
Teo, Chung Piaw, Chan A.L., Muriel A., Zhen ZJ and Simchi-Levi D. (2002), "Effectiveness of zero inventory policies for a one-warehouse multi-retailer problem with piecewise linear cost structures", Management Science, 48, Number 11, 1446-1460
Teo, Chung Piaw and SM Leong (2002), "Managing Risk in a Four Digit Number Game", Siam Review, 44, No. 4, 601-615
D Bertsimas and Teo, Chung Piaw (2001), "Multistage Lot Sizing Via Randomized Rounding", Operations Research, 49(4), 599-608
Teo, Chung Piaw, J. Sehuraman and W.P. Tan (2001), "Gale-shapley stable marriage problem revisited: strategic issues and applications", Management Science, 47, No. 9, 1252-1267
Srinivasan, A. and Teo, Chung Piaw (2001), "A Constant Factor Approximation Algorithm for Packet Routing and Balancing Local Versus Global Constraints", Siam Journal on Computing, 30(6), 2051-2068
Teo, Chung Piaw and Jay Sethumuraman (1998), "Geometry of Fractional Stable Matching and Its Application", Mathematics of Operations Research, 23, No. 4, 874-891
Teo, Chung Piaw and Bertsimas, D (1998), "From Valid Inequalities to Heuristics: A Unified View of Primal-dual Approximation Algorithms in Covering Problems", Operations Research, 46, 503-513

Books/Monographs

Chen, Lucy Gongtao , Teo, Chung Piaw and Wu, Yaozhong (2015), "Saishunkan: Rejuvenation by Living in Harmony with Nature (and Customers)", TA-Q-BIN Service Excellence and Innovation in Urban Logistics
Chen, Lucy Gongtao , Teo, Chung Piaw, Wang, Tong and Wu, Yaozhong (2015), "Saishunkan: Rejuvnation by Living in Harmony wiht Nature (and Customers)", TA-Q-BIN Service Excellence and Innovation in Urban Logistics (pp. 23 pages)
Teo, Chung Piaw, Chris Tang and KK Wei (2008), "Handbook on Supply Chain Optimization - Interactions of Process, Information and Optimization"
Teo, Chung Piaw, Jim Dai, WQ Lin and R. Moorthy (2008), "Dynamic Berth Planning Allocation in Container Terminals", Handbook on Supply Chain Optimization - Interactions of Process, Information and Optimization
Teo, Chung Piaw, Yong-Leong Cheng, Hock-Chan Sen, Karthik Natarajan and Kok-Choon Tan (2005), "Dispatching Automated Guided Vehicles in a Container Terminal", Handbook in Supply Chain Optimization

Conference/Seminars

Mai Y.H., Teo, Chung Piaw, Miao L.X. and Xu Q. "Geometric Approach for Logistics Outsourcing Contracting", Proceeding of 2010 8th International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems: Logistics Systems and Engineering

Research / Teaching Areas

Optimisation Under Uncertainty

Optimisaiton Uncertainty

Discrete Choice

Supply Chain Management

Social Choice

Combinatorial Optimisation

Inventory Theory

Operations Research

Books & Op Eds

Saishunkan: Rejuvenation by Living in Harmony with Nature (and Customers)

Wu, Yaozhong

2015

Saishunkan: Rejuvnation by Living in Harmony wiht Nature (and Customers)

Wu, Yaozhong

2015

Handbook on Supply Chain Optimization - Interactions of Process, Information and Optimization

Teo, Chung Piaw with Chris Tang and KK Wei

2008

Dynamic Berth Planning Allocation in Container Terminals

Teo, Chung Piaw with Jim Dai, WQ Lin and R. Moorthy

2008

Dispatching Automated Guided Vehicles in a Container Terminal

Teo, Chung Piaw with Yong-Leong Cheng, Hock-Chan Sen, Karthik Natarajan and Kok-Choon Tan

2005

Courses

  • DSC3203, Service Operations Management
  • DSC3201, Supply Chain Management
  • DSC2006, Operations Management
  • DSC3202, Purchasing and Materials Management

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Networks (2001-2007)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE T-ASE (2003 - 2006)
  • Senior Editor, Journal of Flexible Services and Manufacturing (2007 - present)
  • Associate Editor, Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, (2003-2007)
  • Associate Editor, IIE Transactions (2009 - present)
  • Associate Editor, Operations Research (2007-Present)
  • Associate Editor, Management Science (2004-Present)
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