Charles Wang

Associate Professor
Operations Management and Strategy Department

Education

PhD, Syracuse University
MS, Syracuse University
BE, Tongji University

Teaching

  • Operations Analytics
  • Production and Inventory Planning
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Doctoral Seminar in Operations Management

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Incentives and Coordination
  • Behavioral Operations Management
  • Sustainable Operations
  • Supply Chain Analytics

Selected Publications

Fahimnia, B., M. Pournader, E. Siemsen, E. Bendoly, and C. Wang. 2019. Behavioral operations and supply chain management – A review and literature mapping. Decision Sciences (forthcoming).

Wang, C.X., Z. Qian, and Y. Zhao. 2018. Impact of manufacturer and retailer’s market pricing power on customer satisfaction incentives in supply chains. International Journal of Production Economics 205, 98-112.

Chuang, C., C. X. Wang, and Y. Zhao (2014). Closed-loop supply chain models for a high-tech product under alternative reverse channel and collection cost structures. International Journal of Production Economics, 156, 108-123.

Wang, C. X., S. Webster, and S. Zhang. 2014. Robust price-setting newsvendor model with interval market size and consumer willingness-to-pay. International Journal of Production Economics, 154, 100-112

Wang, C. X., S. Webster, and S. Zhang. 2012. Newsvendor models with alternative risk preferences within expected utility theory and prospect theory frameworks. In: T. M. Choi (Ed.), Handbook of Newsvendor Problem: Models, Extensions, and Applications NY: Springer, 177-196.

Wang, C. X., S. Webster, and S. Zhang. 2011. A comparison of two sourcing tactics for a new component. European Journal of Operational Research, 211 310-317.

Wang, C. X. 2010. The loss-averse newsvendor game. International Journal of Production Economics, 124 448-452.

Wang, C. X., S. Webster. 2009. Markdown Money Contracts for Perishable Goods with Clearance Pricing. European Journal of Operational Research 196 1113-1122.

Wang, C. X., S. Webster, N.C. Suresh. 2009. Would a risk-averse newsvendor order less at a higher selling price? European Journal of Operational Research 196 544-553. 

Wang, C. X., S. Webster. 2007. Channel coordination for a supply chain with a risk-neutral manufacturer and a loss-averse retailer. Decision Sciences, 38 361-389. Featured Article.

Awards and Recognition

  • Decision Sciences Journal Best Paper Finalist Award, 2007
  • Syracuse University Best Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2003

Service

  • UB School of Management Assurance of Learning Committee, 2017- present
  • Director, M.S. in Supply Chains and Operations Management Program, 2013- 2018
  • UB School of Management MBA/MS Program Committee: 2006- 2018 
  • UB School of Management Policy Committee: 2007- 2009; 2016- 2018
  • UB School of Management Personnel Action Committee: 2007- 2009; 2016- 2018
  • Supply Chains and Operations Management Club Faculty Coordinator, 2006- 2011
  • UB School of Management Undergraduate Program Committee: 2005- 2006