Mingming Leng, Ph.D.

 

Professor of Operations Management

Department of Computing and Decision Sciences, Faculty of Business, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2616-8104; Fax: (852) 2892-2442; E-mail: mmleng@ln.edu.hk

 

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions and Affiliations

1. Lingnan University, Hong Kong

2. Universities in the Mainland China

3. Academic Journals

Research Interests

1. Game Theory; 2. Operations and Supply Chain Management; 3. Operations Research; 4. Marketing-Operations Interface; 5. Stochastic Processes; 6. Financial Engineering.

Teaching Interests

1. Operations Management; 2. Management Science; 3. Supply Chain Management; 4. Operations Research; 5. Project Management; 6. Simulation with Arena; 7. Stochastic Processes; 8. Game Theory.

Refereed Publications

[33] C. Wang, M. Leng, and L. Liang. "Choosing an Online Retail Channel for a Manufacturer: Direct Sales or Consignment?" To appear in International Journal of Production Economics, accepted November 2017.

[32] C. Luo, M. Leng, X. Tian, and S. Wang. "Subsidizing Purchases of Public Interest Products: A Duopoly Analysis under a Subsidy Scheme." To appear in Operations Research Letters, accepted August 2017.

[31] C. Luo, M. Leng, X. Tian, and J. Song. "Pricing the Digital Version of a Book: Wholesale vs. Agency Models." To appear in INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, accepted June 2017.

[30] M. Leng, Z. Li, and L. Liang. "Implications for the Role of Retailers in Quality Assurance." Production and Operations Management, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 779-790, May 2016.

[29] 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, vol. 61, issue 8, pp. 577--598, December 2014.

[28] 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, vol. 239, issue 2, pp. 363—376, December 2014.

[27] C. Luo, M. Leng, J. Huang, and L. Liang. "Supply Chain Analysis under a Price-Discount Incentive Scheme for Electric Vehicles." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 235, issue 1, pp. 329—333, May 2014.

[26] M. Leng, M. Parlar, and D. Zhang. "Cooperative Game Analysis of Retail Space-Exchange Problems." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 232, issue 2, January 2014.

[25] R. Becerril-Arreola, M. Leng, and M. Parlar. "Online Retailers' Promotional Pricing, Free-Shipping Threshold, and Inventory Decisions: A Simulation-Based Analysis." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 230, issue 2, pp. 272--283, October 2013.

[24] P. Guo, M. Leng, and Y. Wang. "A Fair Staff Allocation Rule for the Capacity Pooling of Multiple Call Centers." Operations Research Letters, vol. 41, issue 5,  pp. 490--493, September 2013.

[23] J. Huang, M. Leng, L. Liang, and J. Liu. "Promoting Electric Automobiles: Supply Chain Analysis under a Government's Subsidy Incentive Scheme." IIE Transactions, vol. 45, issue 8, pp. 826--844, 2013.

[22] J. Huang, M. Leng, and M. Parlar. "Demand Functions in Decision Modeling: A Comprehensive Survey and Research Directions." Decision Sciences, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 557--609, 2013.

[21] M. Leng, M. Parlar, and D. Zhang. "The Retail Space-Exchange Problem with Pricing and Space Allocation Decisions." Production and Operations Management, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 189--202, January--February 2013.

[20] H. Guo, M. Leng, and Y. Wang. "Interchange Fee Rate, Merchant Discount Rate, and Retail Price in a Credit Card Network: A Game-Theoretic Approach." Naval Research Logistics, vol. 59, pp. 525--551, 2012.

[19] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Transfer Pricing in a Multidivisional Firm: A Cooperative Game Analysis." Operations Research Letters, vol. 40, pp. 364--369, September 2012.

[18] J. Huang, M. Leng, and L. Liang. "Recent Developments in Dynamic Advertising Research." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 220, pp. 591--609, 2012.

[17] J. Song and M. Leng. "Analysis of the Single-Period Problem under Carbon Emissions Policies." in the Springer's Handbook on "Newsvendor Problems: Models, Extensions and Applications" T. Choi (ed.), Springer, 2012.

[16] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Analytic Solution for the Nucleolus of a Three-Player Cooperative Game.'' Naval Research Logistics, vol. 57, pp. 667--672, October 2010.

[15] J. Huang, M. Leng, and L. Liang. "Competition and Coordination in a Fashion Supply Chain with Wholesale Pricing Schemes,'' in the book "Fashion Supply Chain Management: Industry and Business Analysis" T. Choi (ed.), IGI Global, 2012.

[14] M. Leng and R. Becerril-Arreola. "Joint Pricing and Contingent Free-Shipping Decisions in B2C Transactions.'' Production and Operations Management, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 390--450, July--August 2010.

[13] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Game-Theoretic Analyses of Decentralized Assembly Supply Chains: Non-Cooperative Equilibria vs. Coordination with Cost-Sharing Contracts." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 204, issue1, pp. 96-104, 2010.

[12] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "A Note on Optimal "Riskless" and "Risk" Prices for the Newsvendor Problem with an Assembly Cost." International Journal of Inventory Research, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 209-219, 2010.

[11] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Allocation of Cost Savings in a Three-level Supply Chain with Demand Information Sharing: A Cooperative Game Approach." Operations Research, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 200-213, January-February 2009.

[10] M. Leng and A. Zhu. "Side-Payment Contracts in Two-Person Nonzero-Sum Supply Chain Games: Review, Discussion and Applications." European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 196, issue 2, pp. 600-618, 2009.

[9] J. Huang, M. Leng and Z. Dai. "Novel Homoclinic and Heteroclinic Solutions for the 2D Complex Cubic Ginzburg-Landau Equation." Physics Letters A, vol. 374, pp. 258-263, 2009.

[8] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Lead-Time Reduction in a Two-Level Supply Chain: Non-Cooperative Equilibria vs. Coordination with a Profit-Sharing Contract." International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 118, pp. 521--544, 2009.

[7] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Game-Theoretic Analysis of an Ancient Chinese Horse Race Problem." Computers & Operations Research, vol. 33, pp. 2033-2055, 2006.

[6] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Free Shipping and Purchasing Decisions in B2B Transactions: A Game-Theoretical Analysis." IIE Transactions, vol. 37, pp. 1119-1128, 2005.

[5] M. Leng and M. Parlar. "Game Theoretic Applications in Supply Chain Management: A Review." INFOR, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 187-220, August 2005.

[4] M. Leng, J. Song and Z. Hu. "An Application of CAPM in the Corporation Finance." Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 97-100, September 1997. (in Chinese)

[3] Z. Hu and M. Leng. "A Form of CAPM Expression of the Company's Asset Structure and Capital Expenditure Structure." Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 99-106, December 1996. (in Chinese)

[2] M. Leng and Y. Wang. "Make Use of Security Market to Develop Foreign Trade Firms in P. R. China." China Market, Vol. 16, No. 4, April 1995. (in Chinese)

[1] M. Leng. "Managerial and Financial Strategies for a Foreign Trading Company." Bank and Enterprise, Vol. 161, No. 1, January 1995. (in Chinese)

Teaching Experiences

Research Grants, Prizes, and Awards

  1. 2016: Editors’ Award for Excellence in Reviewing, European Journal of Operational Research;

  2. 2016: Certificate of Best Presentation Award, The 18th International Conference on Operations Management and Industrial Engineering, Vienna, Austria;

  3. 2015-2017: RGC General Research Fund [LU13500015; Principal Investigator], Hong Kong;

  4. 2012-2014: RGC General Research Fund [LU341012; Principal Investigator], Hong Kong;

  5. 2012: Research Excellence Award, Lingnan University

  6. 2010-2012: RGC General Research Fund [LU340810; Principal Investigator], Hong Kong;

  7. 2010: Research Excellence Award, Lingnan University;

  8. 2009-2012: RGC General Research Fund [LU340409; Principal Investigator], Hong Kong;

  9. 2008: Certificate of Merit for Teaching Excellence, The Teaching and Learning Centre of Lingnan University;

  10. 2005-2010: Lingnan University Research Grants, Hong Kong;

  11. 2004-2005: The Jan Kelly Marketing Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada;

  12. 2003-2005: Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada;

  13. 2001-2003: McMaster University Graduate Scholarship, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada;

  14. 1997: Honored Academic Research, No. 119XS7537, The Academic Institute of Scientific Information, China;

  15. 1995: Honored Academic Research Award, The National Youth Academic Committee at Wuhan, China.

Industry Experiences

  1. 1998-2001: Manager, Department of Business Management, Sanjiu (999) Automobile Group, Beijing, China;

  2. 1997-1998: Financial Analyst and Manager, Department of Business R&D, Huayuan Investment Group, Beijing, China;

  3. 1996-1997: Futures Analyst, Department of Investment Management, Huayuan Futures Broker Co., Beijing, China.

 

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