ISOM Newsletter

March 6, 2019

Winter 2019 e-newsletter




The unexpected snowstorm in February made it Seattle’s snowiest month in 50 years, but the department continued to be busy with various presentations, conferences, and other events. In other department news, our administrative assistant Sophie Wiseman sadly left us at the beginning of March to relocate to Oregon. She has loved her time with ISOM, and wishes the department all the success in the future!
Foster and ISOM will co-host the prestigious Supply Chain Thought Leaders (SCTL) conference, co-hosted with the Gates Foundation on July 22 and 23, 2019. The first day will be hosted at the Gates Foundation and Foster will hold the second day (July 23) of the event. ISOM Faculty are welcome to attend. The Program Chairs for the event are Hau Lee (Stanford Business School), Jan Hammond (Harvard Business School), Kamran Moinzadeh (The Foster School), Serguei Netessine (The Wharton School) and Prashant Yadav (Gates Foundation).

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KAMRAN MOINZADEH, SHI CHEN, Hau Lee (January, 2019). “Pricing Schemes in Cloud Computing: Utilization-Based versus Reservation-Based,” Production and Operation Management, Volume 28 (1) pp.82-102.

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Utah Operations Management Winter Conference
Snowbird, UT | January 31 – February 3, 2019
Masha Shunko attended this conference.
2019 AMA Winter Academic Conference
 Austin, TX | February 22 – 24, 2019
Stephanie Lee presented her paper “The Effects of Digital Textbooks on Students’ Academic Performance, Learning Skills, and Digital Addiction.” at the Journal of Marketing Research Special Issue Conference within the AMA Winter Academic Conference.
2019 Early Career Sustainable Operations Management Conference
 San Diego, CA | March 1 – 3, 2019
Foad Iravani and Shi Chen attended this conference.
Theory in Economics of Information Systems, 2019
Vancouver, BC | March 15 – 18, 2019
Deb Dey and Ming Fan attended this conference.
Platform Strategy Research Conference
Boston, MA | March 28 – 30, 2019
Ming Fan attended this conference.
TED KLASTORIN Prof. Klastorin presented his paper “Optimal Contracts in Decentralized Projects (or Why Boeing Paid Over $5B in Penalty Fees on the B787)” to the University of Washington’s Industrial and Systems Engineering Department on January 15th, 2019.

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KYUNGSUN (MELISSA) RHEE (with Elina Hwang and Yong Tan) achieved the Best Paper Award in the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2018 in San Francisco, CA. The title of the paper is “Social Hiring: The Right LinkedIn Connection that Helps You Land a Job”.

Her research paper “Technology Restriction and Demand Shifts in Transportation Dynamics: Empirical Study” (with Jinyang Zheng, Yong Tan, and Youwei Wang) was also reported by the American Enterprise Institute.

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January 25th, 2019 
Seyed Emadi
UNC-Chapel Hill | Operations Management
TITLE: A Structural Estimation Approach to Study Agent Attrition 
February 8th, 2019
Jiri Chod
Boston College | Operations Management
TITLE: Capacity Expansion with A Bundled Supply of Attributes
March 22nd, 2019
Brad Greenwood
University of Minnesota | Information Systems
TITLE: No Longer Riding Dirty: The Effect of Electronic Vehicle Subsidies on Automobile Markets
March 1st, 2019
Atalay Atasu 
Georgia Tech | Operations Management
TITLE: Leasing, Modularity, and the Circular Economy 
March 15th, 2019
Tongxin Zhou
University of Washington| Information Systems
TITLE: Turn Your Online Engagement in Chronic Disease Management from Zero to Hero: A Multi-Dimensional Continuous-Time Evaluation

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Foster School of Business
ISOM Department
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Seattle, WA 98195-3226
(206) 543-1043 |