Chia-Wei Kuo

 Professor
 Department of Business Administration 
 National Taiwan University

 85 Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Room 504
 Taipei, 106 Taiwan

 Phone:     +886-2-3366-1045
 e-mail:       cwkuo [at] ntu . edu . tw

 

 

[Printable Curriculum Vitae] [Education] [Research Interests] [Papers] [Grants] [Presentations] [Professional Experience] [Professional Service] [Memberships] [Awards] [Teaching]


Education

Ph.D., Industrial & Operations Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2008 

M.S., Industrial & Operations Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2004

B.A., Business Administration, National Taiwan University, 2000

 

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Research Interests

Operations Management/Marketing Interface

Revenue Management/Dynamic Pricing

Supply Chain Management

Game Theory

 

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Published Papers and Papers Under Review in Refereed Journals

1.            Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, 2011, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate, Operations Research 59:882-897

2.            Chia-Wei Kuo and Kwei-Long Huang, 2012, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories for Multi-Generation Products”, European Journal of Operational Research 217(2):394-403

3.             Chia-Wei Kuo, Ruey-Shan Guo and Ying-Fei Wu, 2012, “Optimal Pricing Strategies under Co-Existence of Price-takers and Bargainers in a Supply Chain”, Journal of the Operational Research Society 63: 865-882 (Excellent Thesis in the MBA Division of “2009 Supply Chain Management Thesis Award”)

4.            Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, 2013, “Pricing Policy in a Distribution Channel: Negotiation or Posted Pricing”, Production and Operations Management 22(3): 626-641

5.            Chia-Wei Kuo and Sunny S. Yang, 2013, “The Role of Store Brand Positioning for Appropriating Supply Chain Profit under Shelf Space Allocation”, European Journal of Operational Research 231:88-97

6.            Kwei-Long Huang, Chia-Wei Kuo, and Ming-Lung Lu, 2014, “Wholesale Price Rebate vs. Capacity Expansion: Optimal Strategy for Seasonal Products in a Supply Chain”, European Journal of Operational Research 234:77-85

7.            Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Chao-Lung Yang, 2017, “Optimal Contract Design for Cloud Computing Service with Resource Service Guarantee”, Journal of the Operational Research Society 68(9): 1030:1044

8.            Kwei-Long Huang, Han-Ju Shih and Chia-Wei Kuo, 2017, “Advance Selling with Freebies and limited production capacity ”,  (Excellent Thesis in the MBA Division of “2014 Supply Chain Management Thesis Award”), Omega 73: 18-28

9.            Chia-Wei Kuo, Cheng-Bang Chen and Chialin Chen, 2017, “Cooperative Game for Single-Period Two Product Assemble Systems with Common Component”, under revision.

10.         Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Sean Zhou, 2017,How Do Product Valuation and Consumer Behavior Affect a Retailer's Warranty Strategy in a Distribution Channel, under revision.

11.         Ying-Ju Chen and Chia-Wei Kuo, 2013, “Optimal Dynamic Pricing for Heterogeneous Objects with Quality Uncertainty”, under revision.

12.         Chia-Wei Kuo and Ying-Ju Chen, 2011, “National Brand and Store Brand’s  New Product Introduction in a Supply Chain”, under revision

13.         Chia-Wei Kuo, Kevin Jean, and Hsiao-Hui Lee, 2017, “Buyer Market Structure, OEM Selling Channel, and Supply Chain Performance”, working paper

14.         Chia-Wei Kuo and Hyun-soo Ahn, 2016, “Negotiation under the Supply Chain and New Product Introduction”, working paper

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

13.  Chia-Wei Kuo and Ying-Ju Chen, 2011, “New Product Introduction in a Supply Chain: Upward extension, fighter brand, or substitution Extended Abstract, M&SOM 2011

14.  Chia-Wei Kuo and Pei-Ju Lu, 2010, “Bargaining Power of Quota Allocation in National Brand and Store Brand Competition”, Proceeding of CIE 40 Conference 2010

15.  Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, 2006, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate”, Extended Abstract, M&SOM 2006

16.  Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, 2006, “Dynamic Pricing of a Product under Price Negotiation”, Proceeding of IIE Annual Conference 2006

Working Papers and Research Programs

 

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Grants

1.          PI, “Retailer's and manufacturer's pricing decisions and customers' price negotiation in a Supply Chain”, National Science Council (NSC 97-2410-H-002 -213), 10/01/2008 ~ 09/30/2009.

2.          PI, “Pricing Strategies of National Brand and Store Brand Products”, National Science Council (NSC 98-2410-H-002 -007), 08/01/2009 ~ 07/31/2010.

3.          PI, “Multi-Generation Products Pricing Model and Its Applications”, National Science Council (NSC 99-2410-H-002-118), 08/01/2010 ~ 07/31/2011.

4.          PI, “Pricing Strategies for Cloud Services”, National Science Council (NSC 100-2219-E-002-026-), 05/01/2011~04/30/2012.

5.          PI, “Revenue Management and Pricing Strategies for Cloud Services”, National Science Council (NSC 101-2219-E-002-017-)(NSC 102-2219-E-002-013-), 05/01/2012~04/30/2014.

6.          Co-PI, “Cloud Services: QoS Management, Selection and Pricing Strategies”, National Science Council (NSC 100-2219-E-002-023-), 05/01/2011~04/30/2012.

7.          Co-PI, “Cloud Services: QoS Management, Selection, Revenue Management and Pricing”, National Science Council (NSC 101-2219-E-002-015-)(NSC 102-2219-E-002-011-), 05/01/2012~04/30/2014.

8.          PI, “Revenue Management for Cloud Storage Devices”, Delta Company, 01/01/2012~12/31/2012.

9.          PI, “Revenue Management for Personal Cloud Storage Devices”, Delta Company, 01/01/2013~12/31/2013.

10.       PI, “Price and product line competition for national and store brands”, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 103-2628-H-002-003-MY2), 08/01/2014~07/31/2016.

11.       PI, “Pricing, Channel and Competition Strategies in a Supply Chain”, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 105-2410-H-002-111-MY2), 08/01/2016~07/31/2018

12.       PI, “Negotiation, competition and collaboration in a supply chain”, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 105-2410-H-002-124-MY3), 08/01/2016~07/31/2019


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Conference/Invited Presentations

1.      Chao-Lung Yang, Kwei-Long Huang and Chia-Wei Kuo “Crop scheduling of plant factory with considering multi-period harvest”, IFORS 2017, Quebec City, Canada, July 2017

2.      Kwei-Long Huang and Chia-Wei Kuo “Cost sharing with consideration of network service quality between internet service provider and content provider”, IFORS 2017, Quebec City, Canada, July 2017

3.      Kwei-Long Huang, Chia-Wei Kuo, Cheng-Che Ho and Chen-Ni Yen Revenue-sharing contract with promotion cost for the film supply chain”, APIEMS 2016, Dec 2016

4.      Kevin Jean, Chia-Wei Kuo, and Hsiao-Hui Lee, “OEM selling channels and supply-chain performance”, Department Seminar, Department of Information Management, NCCU, Jun 2016

5.      Kevin Jean, Chia-Wei Kuo, and Hsiao-Hui Lee, “OEM selling channels and supply-chain performance”, Department Seminar, National University of Singapore, Feb 2016

6.      Kevin Jean, Chia-Wei Kuo, and Hsiao-Hui Lee, “OEM selling channels and supply-chain performance”, The 7th POMS-HK International Conference, Macau, Jan 2016

7.      Kwei-Long Huang, Han-Ju Shih and Chia-Wei Kuo, “Pricing and Production Strategies in Advance Selling with Freebies”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, University of Toronto, Canada, Jun 2015

8.      Chia-Wei Kuo, Sean Zhou, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, National Tsing-Hua University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management Seminar, Hsingchu, Taiwan, May, 2015

9.      Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Chao-Lung Yang, “Optimal Contract Design for Cloud Computing Service with Resource Service Guarantee”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 2014

10.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Sean Zhou, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Jun 2014

11.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Sean Zhou, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department seminar, Hong Kong, Feb 2014

12.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Chao-Lung Yang, “Optimal Contract Design for Cloud Computing Service with Resource Service Guarantee”, The 5th POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, Jan 2014

13.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Sean Zhou, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Management Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov, 2013

14.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Sean Zhou, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Oct 2013

15.   Chia-Wei Kuo, “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, College of Management Ph.D. Seminar, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, May, 2013

16.   Chia-Wei Kuo, “Revenue Management and Price Negotiation”, Soochow University, Department of Business Administration Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, Feb, 2013

17.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, The 4th  POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, Jan 2013

18.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”,, National Chunghua University of Education, Department of Business Administration Seminar, Chunghua, Taiwan, Nov, 2012

19.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Management Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct, 2012

20.    Chia-Wei Kuo, Chung-Yee Lee, and Cheng-Bang Chen, “Cooperative Game for Multi-Product Assembly Systems with a Common Component”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Oct 2012

21.    Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Oct 2012

22.    Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, Columbia University, NYC, NY, USA, Jun 2012

23.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Kwei-Long Huang and Hsing-Ping Kuo,  “On the Roles of Price Negotiation and Extended Warranty in a Distribution Channel”, POMS Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, Apr 2012

24.   Chia-Wei Kuo and Ying-Ju Chen, “New Product Introduction in a Supply Chain: Upward extension, fighter brand, or substitution?”, The 3rd  POMS-HK International Conference, Hong Kong, Jan 2012

25.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Pricing Policy in a Supply Chain: Negotiation or Posted Pricing”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA, Nov 2011

26.   Chia-Wei Kuo and Ying-Ju Chen, “New Product Introduction in a Supply Chain: Upward extension, fighter brand, or substitution?”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA, Nov 2011

27.   Chia-Wei Kuo, “Revenue Management and Cloud Service”, Resource Course Seminar, NTHU, Hsin-Chu, October, 2011.

28.   Chia-Wei Kuo and Sunny S. Yang, “Strategic Shelf-space Management under the Store Brand Introduction”, IFORS Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July, 2011

29.   Chia-Wei Kuo, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories under Co-Existence of Multi-Generation Products”, IFORS Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July, 2011

30.   Chia-Wei Kuo and Ying-Ju Chen, “New Product Introduction in a Supply Chain: Upward extension, fighter brand, or substitution?”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, June 2011

31.   Chia-Wei Kuo, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories under Co-Existence of Multi-Generation Products”, INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA, June 2011

32.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “When Customers Negotiate: Implications for Dynamic Pricing and Supply Chain Management”, Department Seminar, Institute of Industrial Engineering, National Taiwan University, May, 2011

33.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “When Customers Negotiate: Implications for Dynamic Pricing and Supply Chain Management”, Department Seminar, National Dong Hwa University, April, 2011

34.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Pricing Policy in a Supply Chain: Negotiation or Posted Pricing”, 台灣管理學術研討會, National Chung-Hsing University, Tai-Chung, Taiwan, March, 2011

35.   Chia-Wei Kuo, and Pei-Ju Lu, “Bargaining Power of Quota Allocation in National Brand and Store Brand Competition”, C&IE Conference, Awaji Yumebutai, Hyogo, Japan, July, 2010

36.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Pricing Policy in a Distribution Channel: Negotiation or Posted Pricing”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, Haifa, Israel, June, 2010 

37.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories When Customers Negotiate”, POMS Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May, 2010

38.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Pricing Policy in a Distribution Channel: Negotiation or Posted Pricing”, POMS Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May, 2010

39.   Chia-Wei Kuo and Pei-Ju Lu, “Quota Allocation in National Brand and Store Brand Competition” National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Industrial Engineering Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, March, 2010

40.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct, 2009

41.   Chia-Wei Kuo, and Kwei-Long Huang, “Dynamic Pricing of Multiple Products and Customer Negotiation”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct, 2009

42.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Ruei-Shan Guo and Ying-Fei Wu, “Optimal Pricing Strategies of the Manufacturer and the Retailer when Customers Negotiate”, CORS-INFORMS International Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada, June, 2009

43.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Sales Format in a Distribution Channel”, INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, June, 2009

44.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Sales Format Decisions in a Supply Chain”, National Cheng Kung University, Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminar, “Sales Format Decisions in a Supply Chain”, Tainan, Taiwan, Nov, 2008

45.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Sales Format Decisions in a Supply Chain”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, Oct, 2008

46.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Sales Format Decisions in a Supply Chain”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, June, 2008

47.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate”, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Management Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec, 2007

48.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “To Negotiate or Not: The Effect of Capacity”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, Nov, 2007

49.   Chia-Wei Kuo, 2007, “Revenue Management and Pricing” National Taiwan University, College of Management, Taipei, Taiwan, April, 2007

50.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Nov, 2006

51.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate”, INFORMS M&SOM Conference, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, June, 2006

52.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Dynamic Pricing of a Product under Price Negotiation” IIE Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, May, 2006

53.   Chia-Wei Kuo, Hyun-Soo Ahn and Goker Aydin, “Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing with Negotiation”, National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Industrial Engineering Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan, Jan, 2005

 

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Professional Experience

l   Production Planning Project Assistant for Macronix International Corp., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan (part-time, July 1999 to June 2000)

l   Logistics and Marketing Planning Analyst for DHL International Corp., Taipei, Taiwan (part-time, July 1998 to December 1998)

l   Sales Consultant for Taiwan International Investment Management Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan (part-time July 1997 to August 1997)

 

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Professional Service

l  Session Chair, M&SOM Conference (2006), POMS-HK Conference (2012)

l  Program Committee Members, POMS-HK Conference (2014, 2015, 2016)

l  Organizing Committee Members, POMS-HK Conference (2018)

l  Reviewer, Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), Production and Operations Management (POM), European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), Decision Sciences, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, Transportation Research Part-E, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Management and Systems, OMEGA

l  科技部產學技術聯盟合作計畫審查委員

 

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Memberships

l   Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

l   Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE)

l   Production and Operations Management (POMS)

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Awards and Honors

l   Wu Da-Yo Memorial Award, 2015

l   Teaching Excellence Award, National Taiwan University, 2014

l   Teaching Excellence Award, College of Management, National Taiwan University, 2012, 2015

l   E. SUN Research Award, 2011

l   Participant of the Doctoral Colloquium, IIE Conference, 2007

l   Nominated for the Best Teaching Assistant Award, The University of Michigan, 2007

l   Rackham Travel Grant, Rackham Graduate School, The University of Michigan, 2005, 2006, 2007

l   Recipient of Graduate Scholarship, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2004

l   Presidential Award, National Taiwan University, 1999

 

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Teaching

National Taiwan University

l   Revenue Management (special program)”, Institute of Industrial and Engineering – Spring 2013

l    Service and Operations Management (EMBA)”, College of Management – Spring 2012~2014, Summer 2014~2017

l   Service and Operations Management (GMBA)”, College of Management – Spring 2014, Fall 2014~2017

l   Service and Operations Management (PMBA)”, Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development – Spring 2016 ~2018

l   Managerial Statistics (EMBA)”, College of Management – Spring 2012

l    Optimization (Ph.D.)”, Department of Business Administration – Fall 2011, 2013

l    Cloud Services: QoS Management, Selection and Pricing Strategies (Cloud Program)”, College of Management – Fall 2011~2014

l    Operations Management (undergraduate)”, Department of Business Administration – Spring 2009~2012, 2017

l    Operations Management (including EMBA program, mini MBA program and special program for companies)”, Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development – Spring 2009, 2011~2015, Summer 2011~2015, Fall 2012~2015, 2017 

l    Supply Chain Management (undergraduate & graduate)”, Department of Business Administration – Spring 2009

l   Management Science Model (undergraduate)”, Department of Business Administration – Spring 2013 ~ 2016

l    Statistics (undergraduate)”, Department of Business Administration – Fall 2008~2014, 2016~2017, Spring 2009~2015, 2017~2018

l    Operations Management (MBA)”, Department of Business Administration – Fall 2008~2015

l    Revenue Management and Pricing (undergraduate & graduate)”, Department of Business Administration – Fall 2008~2014

l   “Case Learning” (EMBA), College of Management – Spring 2014~2016

National Taipei University of Technology

l   Operations Management (EMBA)”, College of Management (3-6 sessions) – Spring 2012~2013

The University of Michigan (Graduate Student Instructor)

l    Scheduling (IOE 543)”, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering – Winter 2008

l    Continuous Optimization Methods (IOE 511)”, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering – Fall 2005 ~ 2007

l    Design of Experiment (IOE 465)”, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering – Winter 2007

 

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Last updated 11/01/2017