Siqian Shen

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Associate Professor
Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

2793 IOE, 1205 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2011

Email: siqian [at] umich [dot] edu

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)




  • Theory: Stochastic integer programming, robust optimization, network optimization.

  • Application: Healthcare operations, critical infrastructures, transportation, energy optimization.

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Department of Energy (DoE) Early Career Award

  • 2016 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Award, 1st Place (faculty advisor)

  • 2014 Best Paper Award Honorable Mention, INFORMS Section on Public Programs, Services and Needs

  • 2013 Best Paper Award Finalist, INFORMS Service Science Section

  • 2012 IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Faculty Award

  • 2012 IIE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award, 1st Place

  • 2011 Graduate Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

  • 2010 INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Award, Runner-Up

  • 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

Affiliations at University of Michigan

Selected Service

  • Member, Scientific Committee for the 2019 International Conference on Stochastic Programming (ICSP), July-Aug 2019.

  • Member, Local Committee for the 20th Conference on Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO XX), May 2019.

  • Vice Chair of Global Optimization Special Interest Group of INFORMS Optimization Society (2016-2018).

  • Associate Director for Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE), 2016-present.

  • Program Committee & Local Committee Member, the 12th Mixed-Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop, 2015.

  • Vice President of Meeting, INFORMS Women in Operations Research/Management Science (WORMS), 2015-2016.

  • Junior Vice President of Meeting, INFORMS Women in Operations Research/Management Science (WORMS), 2014-2015.