Faculty & Research

Linwei Xin

Linwei Xin

Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Linwei Xin is an assistant professor of Operations Management. His research interests include supply chain, inventory and revenue management, optimization under uncertainty, and data-driven decision-making. His work has been recognized with several INFORMS paper competition awards, including the 2019 Applied Probability Society Best Publication Award, First Place in the 2015 George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition, Second Place in the 2015 Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition, and a finalist in the 2014 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Student Paper Competition. His research has been published in journals such as Operations Research and Management Science. He won a NSF grant as PI. He also has worked with companies/organizations through research collaboration including Alibaba Group and Walmart Global eCommerce.

Before joining Booth in 2017, Xin was a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was on the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students. He also worked for Walmart Labs as a data scientist intern in 2015 and IBM Research as a research intern in 2013.

Xin earned a PhD in operations research from the Georgia Institute of Technology’s H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Zhejiang University in 2008. He also pursued PhD studies in mathematics at Georgia Tech prior to his operations research studies.


2020 - 2021 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
36900 Linear Programming 2020  (Autumn)
40000 Operations Management: Business Process Fundamentals 2021  (Spring)