Liping Liang, Ph.D. (UBC)

Publications

¡P         K. Wang, K. Tsui, L. Liang, and X. Fu. ¡§Entry Patterns of Low-cost Carriers in Hong Kong and Implications to the Regional Market.¡¨ Forthcoming in Journal of Air Transport Management.

¡P         M. Leng, Z. Li, and L. Liang. ¡§Implications for the Role of Retailers in Quality Assurance.¡¨ Production and Operations Management, 25(5): 779-790, 2016.

¡P         Y. Zhang, L. Liang, E. Liu, C. Chen, and D. Atkins. ¡§Patient Choice Analysis and Demand Prediction for a Health Care Diagnostics Company.¡¨ European Journal of Operational Research, 251(1), pp. 198-205, 2016.

¡P         K. Chan, M. Leng, and L. Liang. ¡§Impact of Tax Reduction Policies on Consumer Purchase of New Automobiles: An Analytical Investigation with Real Data-Based Experiments.¡¨ Naval Research Logistics, 61(8), pp. 577-598, 2014.

¡P         J. Huang, M. Leng, L. Liang, and C. Luo. ¡§Qualifying for a Government¡¦s Scrappage Program to Stimulate Consumers¡¦ Trade-In Transactions?  Analysis of an Automobile Supply Chain Involving a Manufacturer and a Retailer.¡¨ European Journal of Operational Research, 239(2), pp. 363-376, 2014.

¡P         C. Luo, M. Leng, J. Huang, L. Liang, ¡§Supply Chain Analysis under a Price-Discount Incentive Scheme for Electric Vehicles,¡¨ European Journal of Operational Research, 235(1), pp. 329-333, 2014.

¡P         L. Liang and D. Atkins. ¡§Designing Service Level Agreements for Inventory Management.¡¨ Production and Operations Management, 22(5), pp. 1103¡V1117, 2013.

¡P         Santos, J. Gurling, M. F. Dvorak, V. K. Noonan, M. G. Fehlings, A. S. Burns, R. Lewis, L. Soril, N. Fallah, J. T. Street, L. Belanger, A. Townson, L. Liang, D. Atkins. ¡§Modeling the Patient Journey from Injury to Community Reintegration for Persons with Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in a Canadian Centre.¡¨ PLOS ONE, 8(8), pp. 1¡V10, 2013.

¡P         J. Song and L. Liang. ¡§Dynamic Inventory Control Game for Perishable Products with Concurrent Probabilistic Demands from Two Fare Classes.¡¨ International Journal of Inventory Research, 2(1/2), pp. 82-107, 2013.

¡P         J. Huang, M. Leng, L. Liang, and J. Liu. ¡§Promoting Electric Automobiles: Supply Chain Analysis under a Government's Subsidy Incentive Scheme.¡¨ IIE Transactions, 45(8), pp. 826¡V844, 2013.

¡P         J. Huang, M. Leng, and L. Liang. ¡§Recent Developments in Dynamic Advertising Research.¡¨ European Journal of Operational Research, 220(3), pp. 591-609, 2012.

¡P         J. Huang, M. Leng, and L. Liang. ¡§Competition and Coordination in a Fashion Supply Chain with Wholesale Pricing Schemes.¡¨ Fashion Supply Chain Management: Industry and Business Analysis, T. Choi (ed.), IGI Global, pp. 42-73, 2011.

¡P         D. Atkins and L. Liang. "A Note on Competitive Supply Chains with Generalised Supply Costs." European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 207, Issue 3, pp. 1316 -1320, 2010.

¡P         L. Liang. Staffing Level Analysis for a Product Inspection Process: Applying Simulation Techniques and Queuing Theory to a Real World Problem. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010.

 

Research Grants, Awards, and Prizes

¡P         2015-2016: RGC General Research Fund (Principal Investigator), Hong Kong

¡P         2014-2019: RGC Theme-based Research Scheme (Co-Investigator), Hong Kong

¡P         2014: Research Excellence Award, Lingnan University

¡P         2014: Certificate of Merit for Teaching Excellence, Lingnan University

¡P         2013-2015: RGC Early Career Scheme (Principal Investigator), Hong Kong

¡P         2013: The CORS Practice Prize - Second Prize for the research project ¡§Patient Choice Analysis and Demand Prediction for a Health Care Diagnostic Company,¡¨ Canadian Operational Research Society, Canada

¡P         2012: The CORS Practice Prize - Second Prize for the research project ¡§Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries: Modeling the Care Journey from Accident to Post-Discharge,¡¨ Canadian Operational Research Society, Canada

¡P         2010-2013: Lingnan University Direct Grants for Research (Principal Investigator), Hong Kong

 

Teaching Experience

¡P         MBA course: Operations Management

¡P         Undergraduate courses:

-        Operations Management

-        Management Science

-        Spreadsheet-Based Decision Making

-        Application of Statistics in Business

 

Industry Experience

¡P         Mar 2009 ¡V Dec 2009: Project Advisor, Centre for Operations Excellence, The University of British Columbia, Canada

¡P         Apr 2003 ¡V Sept 2003: Project Analyst, Centre for Operations Excellence, The University of British Columbia, Canada

¡P         1993 ¡V 2001: Computer & Telecommunications Engineer, China Telecom Guangzhou Branch, Guangzhou, China