Miao Yu, Ph.D.

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Applied Scientist, Middle Mile Prod Tech

E-mail:* miaoyu [at] umich [dot] edu

Curriculum Vitae (PDF), Google Scholar


About me

I am an Applied Scientist at Amazon in Middle Mile Prod Tech. Previously, I worked as a Data Scientist at Ford Motor Company.

I completed my Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2020. My advisors are Dr. Siqian Shen and Dr. Viswanath Nagarajan. In my Ph.D. study, I worked on Optimization Methods in Mobility and Service Sharing with applications in shared mobility system design, vehicle routing, location, and scheduling problems. I received my B.S. in Mathematics and B.S. in Statistics from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2014.


My research interests include

  • Stochastic Programming

  • Combinatorial Optimization

  • Approximation Algorithm

  • Applications in Routing and Shared Mobility Problems.

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My teaching experiences include

  • Instructor for IOE 316 Introduction to Markov Process (Fall 2019)

  • Graduate Student Instructor for IOE 316 Introduction to Markov Processes (Winter 2019)

  • Graduate Student Instructor for IOE 310 Introduction to Optimization Methods (Winter 2018, Fall 2018)