Department Head & Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and Crown Worldwide Professor of Engineering


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

Parallel Session C: Logistics and Supply Chain: Enhancing and Innovating Connectivity Between China, Hong Kong and ASEAN | 3.30 pm - 4.45 pm

Professor Guillermo Gallego is the Department Head of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, and also the Crown Worldwide Professor of Engineering.

Prior to his appointment in January 2016, Prof. Gallego was the Liu Family Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University, where he served as the Department Chairman from 2002-2008. He was named a Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) Fellow in 2013, Informs Fellow in 2012 and has been the recipient of many awards including the Revenue Management Section Prize (2005), the Revenue Management Historical Prize (2011), the Revenue Management Practice Prize (2012), and the Informs Impact Prize (2016).

Prof. Gallego's research interests are Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Optimization, Supply Chain Management, Electronic Commerce, and Inventory Theory. He has published influential papers in the leading journals of his field where he has also occupied a variety of editorial positions. His work has been supported by numerous industrial and government grants.

Prof. Gallego received both his PhD degree (1988) and MS degree (1987) in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.