Carnegie Mellon University

Soo-Haeng Cho

Soo-Haeng Cho

Associate Professor of Operations Management

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  • 412-268-5744
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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Expertise

Operations Management

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles - Ph D - 2008
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MS - 2001
  • Seoul National University - BS - 1999

Research

Supply chain management, global operations strategy, healthcare operations, innovation management

Publications

  • Healthcare Supply Chain
    Handbook of Healthcare Analytics: Theoretical Minimum for Conducting 21st Century Research on Healthcare Operations (Tinglong Dai and Sridhar Tayur, eds.)

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Hui Zhao)
    Chapter 8

  • Innovation and Crowdsourcing Contests
    Sharing Economy: Making Supply Meet Demand (Ming Hu, eds.)
    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Soo-Haeng Cho, Ersin Körpeoğlu)
    Book Chapter
  • Combating child labor: incentives and information disclosure in global supply chains

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Xin Fang, Sridhar Tayur, Ying Xu)
    Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, forthcoming

  • Incentives in contests with heterogeneous solvers

    (author(s): Ersin Korpeoglu, Soo-Haeng Cho)
    Management Science 64(6), 2018; 2709-2715

  • Newsvendor mergers

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Xin Wang)
    Management Science 63(2), 2017; 298-316

  • Optimal award scheme in innovation tournaments

    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Soo-Haeng Cho, Ersin Korpeoglu)
    Operations Research 65(3), 2017; 693-702

  • Contracting for on-time delivery in the U.S. influenza vaccine supply chain

    (author(s): Tinglong Dai, Soo-Haeng Cho, Fuqiang Zhang)
    Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 18(3), 2016; 332-346

  • Aggregating smallholder farmers for alleviating poverty in emerging economies: models and analyses

    (author(s): Jaehyung An, Soo-Haeng Cho, Christopher Tang)
    Production & Operations Management 24(9), 2015; 1414-1429

  • Combating strategic counterfeiters in licit and illicit supply chains

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Xin Fang, Sridhar Tayur)
    Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 17(3), 2015; 273-289

  • Simultaneous location of trauma centers and helicopters for emergency medical service planning

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Hoon Jang, Taesik Lee, John Turner)
    Operations Research 62(4), 2014; 751-771

  • Stability and endogenous formation of inventory transshipment networks

    (author(s): Xin Fang, Soo-Haeng Cho)
    Operations Research 62(6), 2014; 1316-1334

  • Capacity allocation under retail competition: uniform and competitive allocations

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Christopher Tang)
    Operations Research 62(1), 2014; 72-80

  • Horizontal mergers in multitier decentralized supply chains

    Management Science 60(2), 2014; 338-355

  • Advance selling in a supply chain under uncertain supply and demand

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Christopher Tang)
    Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 15(2), 2013; 305-319

  • A large U.S. retailer selects transportation carriers under diesel price uncertainty

    (author(s): John Turner, Ben Peterson, Soo-Haeng Cho, Sunder Kekre, Alan Scheller-Wolf)
    Interfaces 4(42), 2012; 365-379

  • The optimal composition of influenza vaccines subject to random production yields

    Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 12(2), 2010; 256-277

  • Optimal pricing and rebate strategies in a two-level supply chain

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Kevin McCardle, Christopher Tang)
    Production and Operations Management 18(4), 2009; 426-446

  • The adoption of multiple dependent technologies

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Kevin McCardle)
    Operations Research 57(1), 2009; 157-169

  • A simulation-based process model for managing complex design projects

    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Steven Eppinger)
    IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 52(3), 2005; 316-328

Working Papers

  • Consumer return policies in omnichannel operations
    (author(s): Leela Nageswaran, Soo-Haeng Cho, Alan Scheller-Wolf)
  • Cover-up of vehicle defects: the role of regulator investigation announcements
    (author(s): Soo-Haeng Cho, Victor DeMiguel, Woonam Hwang)
  • Cooperative approaches to managing social responsibility in supply chains

    (author(s): Xin Fang, Soo-Haeng Cho)

  • Green technology development and adoption: competition, regulation, and uncertainty - a global game approach

    (author(s): Xin Wang, Soo-Haeng Cho, Alan Scheller-Wolf)

  • Innovation tournaments with multiple contributors

    (author(s): Laurence Ales, Soo-Haeng Cho, Ersin Korpeoglu)

  • Supply chain expansion and integration

    (author(s): Gizem Korpeoglu, Ersin Korpeoglu, Soo-Haeng Cho)

Awards and Honors

  • INFORMS - INFORMS TIMES (Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Section) Doctoral Dissertation Award - Dissertation Co-Chair of Ersin Körpeoğlu (2016)
  • INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Journal - Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2016)
  • POMS College of Supply Chain Management - Finalist for POMS College of Supply Chain Management Best Student Paper (2015)
  • Production & Operations Management Society - Runner-Up for the Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award (2015)
  • POMS College of Sustainable Operations - The Third Prize for POMS College of Sustainable Operations Best Student Paper (2015)
  • INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Journal - Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2015)
  • INFORMS Health Applications Society - The William Pierskalla Best Paper Award from INFORMS Health Applications Society (2014)
  • INFORMS M&SOM - Finalist for INFORMS M&SOM Best Paper Award (2013)
  • The Lave-Weil Prize from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (2013)
  • Berkman Faculty Development Fund from Carnegie Mellon University (2012)
  • The William Pierskalla Runner Up Award from INFORMS Health Applications Society (2012)
  • INFORMS M&SOM Society - M&SOM Meritorious Service Award (2012)
  • Carnegie Mellon University - Berkman Faculty Development Fund (2009)
  • INFORMS Decision Analysis Society - Finalist Award from INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Competition (2007)
  • INFORMS M&SOM Society - Second Prize from INFORMS M&SOM Student Paper Competition (2007)
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Xerox/DTM Best Paper Award at the 13th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (2001)

University Service

  • Tepper Strategic Planning Committee for Experience, Committee Member (2016 - )
  • Member of Masters Educational Affairs Committee, Committee Member (2012 - )
  • OM Faculty Recruiting, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)
  • Operations Management Seminar Series, Workshop Organizer (2014 - 2015)
  • OM Faculty Recruiting, Committee Member (2014 - 2015)
  • Judge, 17th International Operations Case Competition (2012 - 2012)
  • Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee, Committee Member (2012 - 2012)
  • The 16th International Operations Case Competition, Faculty Advisor
  • Judge, 15th International Operations Case Competition

Public Service

  • Arthur D. Little (2001 - 2003)
  • Ford Motor Company (2000 - 2000)
  • U. S. Army (1996 - 1998)

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Operations Research (2018 -)
  • Associate Editor, Management Science (2017 -)
  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2015 -)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Production & Operations Management (2015 -)
  • Judge, INFORMS Health Applications Society, 2017 Pierskalla Award Committee (July 2017 - October 2017)
  • Judge, POMS College of Healthcare Operations Management, Best Paper Competition (February 2017 - April 2017)
  • Judge, POMS College of Supply Chain Management, Best Student Paper Competition (February 2017 - April 2017)
  • Judge, INFORMS Health Applications Society, 2016 Pierskalla Award Committee (July 2016 - November 2016)
  • Judge, INFORMS M&SOM Society, INFORMS M&SOM Best Student Paper Competition (July 2016 - November 2016)
  • Judge, POMS College of Supply Chain Management, Best Student Paper Competition (February 2016 - May 2016)
  • Session Chair, The 27th Annual POMS Conference (February 2016 - May 2016)
  • Conference Paper Reviewer, M&SOM Sustainable Operations SIG Conference (February 2016 - March 2016)
  • Session Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting (November 2015 - November 2015)
  • Committee Chair, INFORMS Health Applications Society, 2015 Pierskalla Award Committee (March 2015 - November 2015)
  • Judge, INFORMS M&SOM Society, INFORMS M&SOM Best Student Paper Competition (July 2015 - October 2015)
  • Judge, POMS College of Supply Chain Management, Best Student Paper Competition (February 2015 - May 2015)
  • Judge, INFORMS M&SOM Society, INFORMS M&SOM Student Paper Competition (July 2014 - October 2014)
  • Program Organizer, INFORMS M&SOM Society, The 2014 M&SOM Sustainable Operations SIG conference (January 2014 - June 2014)
  • Session Chair, The 25th Annual POMS Conference (February 2014 - May 2014)

Courses Taught

  • Operations Strategy (45864)
    • 2017 Mini 4 Section: A, E, M
    • 2016 Mini 4 Section: A, E, M
    • 2015 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    • 2014 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    • 2013 Mini 3 Section: A, E
  • Innovative and Sustainable Operations (47766)
    • 2016 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Dynamic Programming (47840)
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2008 Mini 2 Section: A
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (70371)
    • 2013 Section: A, B
  • Operations Strategy (45835)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: A, E
  • Production/Operations Management (70371)
    • 2011 Section: A, B, A
    • 2009 Section: A, B, A
  • Strategic Management of Operations (45835)
    • 2011 Mini 3 Section: A, E
  • Operations Management Project (45839)
    • 2009 Mini 4 Section: A