Publications

(Authors indicated with * are graduate or undergraduate students.)

Journal Papers

  1. Zhang, Y.*, Lu, M., Shen, S., “On the values of vehicle-to-grid selling in electric vehicle sharing,” to appear in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2019. [current version (PDF)]

  2. Doan, X. V., Lei, X.*, Shen, S., “Pricing of reusable resources under ambiguous distributions of demand and service time,” to appear in European Journal of Operational Research, 2019.

  3. Yu, X.*, Shen, S., “An integrated decomposition and Approximate Dynamic Programming approach for on-demand ride pooling,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, August 2019. [prepreint] [e-companion]

  4. Yu, M.*, Shen, S., “An integrated car-and-ride sharing system for mobilizing heterogeneous travelers with application in underserved communities,” to appear in IISE Transactions, May 2019. [link]

  5. Jiang, Y.*, Shi, C., Shen, S., “Service-level constrained inventory system,” Production and Operations Management, 28(9), 2365-2389, 2019. [link], [preprint]

  6. Deng, Y.*, Shen, S., Denton, B., “Chance-constrained surgery planning under conditions of limited and ambiguous data,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, 31(3), 559-575, 2019. [preprint], [data file]

  7. Yu, M., Nagarajan, V., Shen, S., “An approximation algorithm for vehicle routing with compatibility constraints,” Operations Research Letters, 46(6), 579-584, 2018. [preprint], [data file]

  8. Zhang, Y.*, Jiang, R., Shen, S., “Ambiguous chance-constrained binary programs nder mean-covariance information,” SIAM Journal on Optimization, 28(4), 2922-2944, 2018. [preprint]

  9. Zhang, Y.*, Shen, S., Erdogan, S. A. “Solving 0-1 semidefinite programs for distributionally robust allocation of surgery blocks,” Optimization Letters, 12(7), 1503–1521, 2018. [preprint]

  10. Lu, M., Chen, Z.*, Shen, S., “Optimizing the profitability and quality of service in carshare systems under demand uncertainty,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 20(2), 162-180, 2018. [preprint]

  11. Deng, Y.*, Ahmed, S., Shen, S., “Parallel scenario decomposition of risk averse 0-1 stochastic programs,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, 30(1), 90-105, 2018. [preprint]

  12. Lei, X.*, Shen, S., Song, Y., “Stochastic maximum flow interdiction problems under heterogeneous risk references,” Computers & Operations Research, 90(1), 97-109, 2018. [link]

  13. Jiang, R., Shen, S., Zhang, Y.*, “Integer programming approaches for appointment scheduling with random no-shows and service durations,” Operations Research, 65(6), 1638-1656, 2017. [link], [preprint], [data file]

  14. Chang, J.*, Yu, M.*, Shen, S., Xu, M. “Location design and relocation of a mixed carsharing fleet with CO2 emission constraint,” Service Science, 9(3), 205-218, 2017. [link]

  15. Nakao, H.*, Shen, S., Chen, Z.*, “Network design in scarce data environments using moment-based distributionally robust optimization,” Computers & Operations Research, 88(1), 44-57, 2017. [link] [data file]

  16. Shen, S., You, M.*, Ma, Y.*, “Single-commodity stochastic network design under demand and topological uncertainties with insufficient data,” Naval Research Logistics, 64(2), 154-173, 2017. [link]

  17. Zhang, Y.*, Shen, S., Erdogan, S.A., “Distirbutionally robust appointment scheduling with moment-based ambiguity set,” Operations Research Letters, 45(2), 139-144, 2017. [link]

  18. Zhang, Y.*, Shen, S., Mathieu, J., “Distributionally robust chance-constrained optimal power flow with uncertain renewables and uncertain reserves provided by loads,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 32(2), 1378-1388, 2017. [link]

  19. Jiang, Y.*, Xu, J.*, Shen, S., Shi, C., “Production planning problem with joint service-level guarantee: A computational study,” International Journal of Production Research, 55(1), 38-58, 2017. [link]

  20. Deng, Y.*, Shen, S., “Decomposition algorithm for optimizing multi-server appointment scheduling with chance constraints,” Mathematical Programming, 157(1), 245-276, 2016. [link]

  21. Song, Y., Shen, S., “Risk averse shortest path interdiction,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, 28(3), 527-539, 2016. [link]

  22. Lejeune, M., Shen, S., “Multi-objective probabilistically constrained programs with variable risk: Models for multi-portfolio financial optimization,” European Journal of Operational Research, 252(2), 522–539, 2016. [link]

  23. Maass, K.*, Daskin, M., Shen, S., “Mitigating hard capacity constraints with inventory in facility location modeling,” IIE Transactions, 48(2), 120-133, 2016. [link]

  24. Shen, S., Kurt, M., Wang, J.*, “Chance-constrained programming models and approximation algorithms for general stochastic bottleneck spanning tree problems,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, 27(2): 301–316, 2015. [link]

  25. Zheng, Q.-P., Shen, S., Shi, Y.*, “Loss-constrained minimum cost flow under arc failure uncertainty with applications to risk-aware kidney exchange,” IIE Transactions, 47(9): 961-977, 2015. [link]

  26. Shen, S., “Using integer programming for balancing return and risk in problems with individual chance constraints,” Computers & Operations Research, 49(1): 59–70, 2014. [link]

  27. Shen, S., Wang, J.*, “Stochastic modeling and approaches for managing energy footprints in Cloud Computing service,” Service Science, 6(1): 15–33, 2014. [link]

  28. Shen, S., Chen, Z.*, “Optimization models for differentiating quality of service levels in probabilistic network capacity design problems,” Transportation Research Part B, Methodological, 58(1): 71–91, 2013. [link]

  29. Deng, Y.*, Shen, S., Vorobeychik, V., “Optimal decision making in disease prevention and epidemic control,” Mathematical Biosciences, 246(1), 213–227, 2013. [link]

  30. Shen, S., “Optimizing designs and operations of a single network or multiple interdependent infrastructures under stochastic arc disruptions,” Computers & Operations Research, 40(11): 2677-2688, 2013. [link]

  31. Penuel, J. and Smith, J. C., Shen, S., “Integer programming models and algorithms for the graph decontamination problem with mobile agents,” Networks, 61(1): 1-19, 2013. [link]

  32. Shen, S., Smith, J. C., “A decomposition approach for solving a broadcast domination network design problem,” Annals of Operations Research, 210(1), 333-360, 2013. [link]

  33. Shen, S., Smith, J. C., “Polynomial-time algorithms for disconnecting trees and series-parallel graphs under component connectivity metrics,” Networks, 60(2): 103-119, 2012. [link]

  34. Shen, S., Smith, J. C., Goli, R., “Exact interdiction models and algorithms for disconnecting networks via node deletions,” Discrete Optimization, 9(3): 172-188, 2012. [link]

  35. Shen, S., Smith, J. C., Ahmed, S., “Expectation and chance-constrained models and algorithms for insuring critical paths,” Management Science, 56(10): 1794-1814, 2010. [link]

Papers under review/revision

  1. Lu, M., Nakao, H.*, Shen, S., “Nonprofit resource allocation and service scheduling with cross-subsidization under uncertain resource consumption,” under revision, 2019.

  2. Deng, Y.*, Ahmed, S., Lee, J., Shen, S., “Scenario grouping and decomposition algorithms for chance-constrained programs,” under revision, 2019.

  3. Yu, M.*, Nagarajan, V., Shen, S., “Improving column generation via random coloring and parallelization for Vehicle Routing Problems,” revision submitted, 2019.

  4. Yu, X.*, Ahmed, S., Shen, S., “On the value of multi-stage stochastic facility location with (or without) risk aversion,” submitted, 2019.

  5. Nakao, H.*, Jiang, R., Shen, S., “Distributionally robust Partially Observable Markov Decision Process with moment-based ambiguity,” submitted, 2019. [current version (PDF)]

  6. Jia, H.*, Shen, S., “Benders cut classification for solving two-stage stochastic programs via Support Vector Machines,” submitted, 2019. [current version (PDF)]

Conference Proceedings

  1. Zhang, Y.*, Dong, J., Kuruganti, T., Shen, S., Xue, Y., "Distributionally robust building load control to compensate fluctuations in solar power generation”, in Proceedings of 2019 American Control Conference (ACC), Philadelphia, PA, 2019.

  2. Maass, K.*, Daskin, M., Shen, S., “Utilizing Chance Constraints to Allow Short Term Processing Capacity Flexibility,” to appear in the Proceeding of International Symposium on Locational Decisions 2017 (ISOLDE 2017), July 2017.

  3. Chang, J.*, Pinto Delgado, F.*, Maroukis, S.*, Zeynu, A.*, Mathieu, J., Shen, S., “An interactive game introducing power flow optimization concepts,” accepted to 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, June 2017.

  4. Yu, M.*, Nagarajan, V., Shen, S., “Minimum Makespan Vehicle Routing Problem with Compatibility Constraints.” In International Conference on AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (CPAIOR), pages 244-253. Springer, Cham, 2017.

  5. Zhang, Y.*, Li, B.*, Shen, S., Mathieu, J., “Distributionally Robust Multi-Period Optimal Power Flow with Flexible Loads,” in Proceedings of 2017 IEEE PES PowerTech Conference (PowerTech 2017), Manchester, UK, June 2017.

  6. Orso, A.*, Lee, J., Shen, S., “Submodular minimization in the context of modern LP and MILP methods and solvers.” E. Bampis (Ed.): SEA 2015, LNCS 9125, pp. 193–204, 2015.

  7. Zhang, Y.*, Shen, S., Mathieu, J., “Data-driven Optimization Approaches for Optimal Power Flow with Uncertain Reserves from Load Control,” in Proceedings of 2015 American Control Conference (ACC2015), Chicago, IL, 2015.

  8. Wang, J.* and Shen, S., “Risk and energy consumption tradeoffs in Cloud Computing service via stochastic optimization models,” in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2012), Chicago, IL, November, 2012.

Book Chapters

  1. Shen, S., “Domination Problems,” In Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (edited by J. J. Cochran), Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2011. [link]