Ph.D. Student in Management Science
Office: SOM 226
Advisor: Dr. Senay Solak
M.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2008
Graduated with distinction
Air Transportation Planning
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Lower Cost Arrivals for Airlines: Optimal Policies for Managing Runway Operations under Optimized Profile Descent," under review.
H. Chen, A. Bayram, S. Solak, "Optimal Metering Policies for Optimized Profile Descent with Sustainability and Runway Utilization Considerations," in preparation.
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Managing Runway Configurations under Weather and Traffic Uncertainty," in preparation.
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Environmental Value of Optimal Separation in Continuous Descent Arrivals," INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012, October 14-17, Phoenix, AZ.
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Optimal Runway Planning for Continuous Descent Arrivals with Sustainability Considerations," INFORMS International Meeting 2012, June 24-27, Beijing, China.
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Runway Operations Planning through Continuous Descent Approach with Sustainability Considerations ," Proceedings of the INFORMS MSOM Conference, 2012, June 17-19, New York, NY.
H. Chen, S. Solak, "Optimal Separation Policies for Continuous Descent Arrivals," INFORMS Annual Meeting 2011, November 13-16, Charlotte, NC.
Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Service Award, UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS (2011)
Distinctive Graduate, Huazhong of Science and Technology (2008)
China National Scholarship, Ministry of Education in China (2007)
Best Paper Award in Mathematical Modeling, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2006)
First Place, Excellent Student Award and Scholarship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2006)
Guanghua Scholarship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2005)
Professional and Academic Memberships:
Member, Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Member, Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Webmaster, INFORMS Section on Aviation Applications (AAS)
Economic Analyst in the Credit Department, 2008-2009 China Guangfa Bank Wuhan, China