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

Judgment Error in Lottery Play: When the Hot Hand Meets the Gambler’s Fallacy

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Kong QIngxia, Nicolas Lambert and Georg D. Granic
Management Science

Year
2020

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Appointment scheduling under time-dependent patient no-show behavior

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw
Management Science

Year
2020

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Smart city operations: Modeling challenges and opportunities

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Sameer Hasija and Max Shen
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

Year
2020

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Capacity allocation in flexible production networks: Theory and applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Mabel Chou, Guodong Lyu, Yuangguang Zhong, Zhichao ZHeng and Wangchi Cheung
Management Science

Year
2020

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Disruption risk mitigation in supply chains: The risk exposure index revisited

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Yan ZHenzhen, Gao Yini and David Simchi-Levi
Operations Research

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2020

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Selected Publications

54

Journals

4

Books

1

Conference

Journal Articles

Judgment Error in Lottery Play: When the Hot Hand Meets the Gambler’s Fallacy

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Kong QIngxia, Nicolas Lambert and Georg D. Granic
Management Science

Year
2020

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Appointment scheduling under time-dependent patient no-show behavior

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw
Management Science

Year
2020

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Smart city operations: Modeling challenges and opportunities

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Sameer Hasija and Max Shen
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

Year
2020

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Capacity allocation in flexible production networks: Theory and applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Mabel Chou, Guodong Lyu, Yuangguang Zhong, Zhichao ZHeng and Wangchi Cheung
Management Science

Year
2020

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Disruption risk mitigation in supply chains: The risk exposure index revisited

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Yan ZHenzhen, Gao Yini and David Simchi-Levi
Operations Research

Year
2020

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Reliable flexibility design of supply chains via extended probabilistic expanders

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Hao Shen, Yong Liang and Max Shen
Production and Operations Management

Year
2020

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On the design of sparse but efficient structures in operations

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Yan ZHenzhen and Gao Yini
Management Science

Year
2020

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Tractable Compensation Plan under Asymmetric Information

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Yang Ruina, Maggie Mai and Chungyee Lee
Production and Operations Management

Year
2020

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Profit Sharing Agreements in Decentralized Supply Chains: A Distributionally Robust Approach

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Fu Q. and Sim C.K.
Operations Research, 66, (2), 500-513

Year
2018

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On Reduced Semidefinite Programs for Second Order Moment Bounds with Applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Natarajan K.
Mathematical Programming, 161, ((1-2)), 487-518

Year
2017

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Appointment sequencing: Why the smallest-variance-first rule may bot be optimal

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Kong Q X, Lee C Y and Zheng Z C
European Journal of Operational Research, 255, (3), 809-821

Year
2016

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Resource Pooling and Allocation Policies to Deliver Differentiated Service

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Zhong Y and Zheng Z
Management Science

Year
2016

Least squares approximation to the distribution of project completion times with Gaussian Uncertainty

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Zheng Z C and Natarajan K
Operations Research

Year
2016

Least Squares Approximation to the Distribution of Project Completion Times with Gaussian Uncertainty

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Zheng Z. and Natarajan K.
Operations Research, 64, (6), 1406-1421

Year
2016

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On reduced semidefinite programs for second order moment bounds with applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Natarajan K
Mathematical Programming, 1-32

Year
2016

Flow-based accessibility measurement: The place rank approach

Journal Articles
Liu, Qizhang with Wang G H and Zhong Y G
Transportation Research Part C-Emerging Technologies, 56, 335-345

Year
2015

On Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Marginal Distribution Choice Models

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Natarajan K., Padmanabhan D., Mishra V.K. and Li X.
Management Science, 60, (6), 1511-1531

Year
2014

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Distributionally Robust MixedInteger Linear Programs: Persistency Models with Applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Li X., Natarajan K. and Zheng Z.
European Journal of Operational Research, 233, (3), 459-473

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2014

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Models for Effective Deployment and Redistribution of Bicycles within Public Bicycle-Sharing Systems

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Shu J. and Wang I.L.
Operations Research, 61, (6), 1346-1359

Year
2013

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Newsvendor Pricing Problem in a Two-Sided Market

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Sim C.K. and Zheng H.
Production and Operations Management, 21, (1), 204-208

Year
2012

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Choice Prediction with Semidefinite Optimization when Utilities are Correlated

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Mishra V.K. , Natarajan K. and Tao H.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 57, (10), 2450-2463

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2012

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Process Flexibility Revisited - The Graph Expander and Its Applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with GBA Chua and Huan Zheng
Operations Research, 59, (5), 1090-1105

Year
2011

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Mixed zero-one linear programs under objective uncertainty: A completely positive representation

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Zhichao Zheng and Karthik Natarajan
Operations Research, To appear in Operations Research

Year
2010

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World Container Port Throughput Follows Lognormal Distribution

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Ding Ding
Maritime Policy and Management, 37(4), 401-426

Year
2010

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Models for Minimax Stochastic Linear Optimization Problems with Risk Aversion

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Bertsimas D., Doan X.V. and Natarajan K.
Mathematics of Operations Research, 35, (3), 580-602

Year
2010

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On Range and Response: Dimensions of Process Flexibility

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Chua G.A.
European Journal of Operational Research, 207, (2), 711-724

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2010

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From CVar to Uncertainty Set: Implications in Joint Chance Constrained Problems

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with WQ Chen, M. Sim and J. Sun
Operations Research, 58 No. 2, 470-485

Year
2010

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Procurement Management using Option Contracts: Random Spot Price and the Portfolio Effect

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Fu Q. and Lee C.Y.
IIE Transactions, 42, (11), 793-811

Year
2010

Design for Process Flexibility: Efficiency of the Long Chains and Sparse Structure

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with GBA Chua, CHOU CHENG-FENG, MABEL and H Zheng
Operations Research, 58, 43-58

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2010

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Benford's Law and Number Selection in Fixed-Odds Numbers Games

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with H Zheng, QX Kong, ZZ Wang and CHOU CHENG-FENG, MABEL
Journal of Gambling Studies, 25 No. 4, 503-512

Year
2009

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Approximation Algorithms for General One-Warehouse Multi-Retailer Systems

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Shen Z.J.M., Shu J., Simchi-Levi D. and Zhang J.
Naval Research Logistics , 56, (7), 642-658

Year
2009

Process Flexibility: Design, Evaluation, and Applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Zheng H.
Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 20, (1-2), 59-94

Year
2009

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Persistency Model and Its Applications in Choice Modeling

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with M. Song and N. Karthik
Management Science, 55, No. 3, 453-469

Year
2009

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Port's Growth: Biggest is not always the best

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw
Straits Times

Year
2009

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Models for minimax stochastic programs with risk aversion

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with V. Doan, K. Natarjan and D. Bertsimas
Mathematics of Operations Research, To appear

Year
2008

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Persistency in Discrete Optimization under Data Uncertainty

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with N. Karthik and D Bertsimas
Mathematical Programming, 108 (2-3), 251-274

Year
2006

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Many-to-one stable matching: fairness and geometry

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Jay Sethuraman and LW Qian
Mathematics of Operations Research, 31, No. 3, 581-596

Year
2006

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Anonymous monotonic social welfare functions

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Jay Sethuraman and R.Vohra
Journal of Economic Theory, 128, Issue 1, 232-254

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2006

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Staggering periodic replenishment in multi-vendor JIT environments

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with SH Hum and M Sharafali
Operations Research, 53 (4), 698-710

Year
2005

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Stochastic transportation-inventory network design problem

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Max Shen and J. Shu
Operations Research, 53, No. 1, 48-60, To appear in Operations Research

Year
2005

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The Primary Six Day of Reckoning

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw
Straits Times

Year
2005

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Warehouse-retailer network design problem

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with J. Shu
Operations Research, 52, No. 3, 396-408

Year
2004

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Probabilistic Combinatorial Optimization: Moments, Semidefinite Programming and Asymptotic Bounds

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with D. Bertsimas and N Karthik
SIAM Journal of Optimization, 15, No. 1, 185-209

Year
2004

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Mumbai Tiffin Express

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Natarajan B.
POMS Chronicle

Year
2004

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Inventory Cost Effect of Consolidating Several One-warehouse Multi-retailer Systems

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with WS Lim and J Ou
Operations Research, 51, No. 4, 668-672

Year
2003

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Integer programming and arrovian social welfare function

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with J. Sethuraman and R. Vohra
Mathematics of Operations Research, 28, Number 2, 309-326

Year
2003

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Effectiveness of zero inventory policies for a one-warehouse multi-retailer problem with piecewise linear cost structures

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Chan A.L., Muriel A., Zhen ZJ and Simchi-Levi D.
Management Science, 48, Number 11, 1446-1460

Year
2002

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Managing Risk in a Four Digit Number Game

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with SM Leong
Siam Review, 44, No. 4, 601-615

Year
2002

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Multistage Lot Sizing Via Randomized Rounding

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with D Bertsimas
Operations Research, 49(4), 599-608

Year
2001

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Gale-shapley stable marriage problem revisited: strategic issues and applications

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with J. Sehuraman and W.P. Tan
Management Science, 47, No. 9, 1252-1267

Year
2001

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A Constant Factor Approximation Algorithm for Packet Routing and Balancing Local Versus Global Constraints

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Srinivasan, A.
Siam Journal on Computing, 30(6), 2051-2068

Year
2001

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Geometry of Fractional Stable Matching and Its Application

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Jay Sethumuraman
Mathematics of Operations Research, 23, No. 4, 874-891

Year
1998

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From Valid Inequalities to Heuristics: A Unified View of Primal-dual Approximation Algorithms in Covering Problems

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with Bertsimas, D
Operations Research, 46, 503-513

Year
1998

Appointment scheduling under time-dependent patient no-show behavior

Journal Articles
Teo, Chung Piaw with LIU Nan, KONG QIngxia, Li Shan and Yan Zhenzhen
Management Science

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Books/Monographs

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

Books/Monographs
Wu, Yaozhong
TA-Q-BIN Service Excellence and Innovation in Urban Logistics (pp. 23 pages)

Year
2015

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

Books/Monographs
Teo, Chung Piaw with Chris Tang and KK Wei

Year
2008

Dynamic Berth Planning Allocation in Container Terminals

Books/Monographs
Teo, Chung Piaw with Jim Dai, WQ Lin and R. Moorthy
Handbook on Supply Chain Optimization - Interactions of Process, Information and Optimization

Year
2008

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Dispatching Automated Guided Vehicles in a Container Terminal

Books/Monographs
Teo, Chung Piaw with Yong-Leong Cheng, Hock-Chan Sen, Karthik Natarajan and Kok-Choon Tan
Handbook in Supply Chain Optimization

Year
2005

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Conference/Seminars

Geometric Approach for Logistics Outsourcing Contracting

Conference/Seminars
Teo, Chung Piaw with Mai Y.H., Miao L.X. and Xu Q.
Proceeding of 2010 8th International Conference on Supply Chain Management and Information Systems: Logistics Systems and Engineering

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Research / Teaching Areas

Optimisation Under Uncertainty

Optimisaiton Uncertainty

Discrete Choice

Supply Chain Management

Social Choice

Combinatorial Optimisation

Inventory Theory

Operations Research

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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