Ph.D. student in Management Science
Office: Isenberg 231
Heng Chen is a Ph.D. student in Management Science in the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
He received his M.S. degree in Mathematics from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2011, and his B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, where he graduated with distinction in 2008. His previous experience also includes working as an economic analyst at China Guangfa Bank in Guangdong, China.
Heng's research interests are in stochastic modeling and optimization with applications in aviation. His advisor is Prof. Senay Solak.
Heng's honors and awards include the prestigious National Scholarship from the Ministry of Education in China, as well as the Top Student Award and the Best Paper Award in Mathematical Modeling at Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
"Dynamic Speed Control Policies for Arriving Aircraft at Airports," with S. Solak (2011)
"Optimal Separation Policies for Continuous Descent Arrivals," INFORMS Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC (2011)