# Michael R. Wagner

#### Curriculum Vitae

### Education:

- Ph.D. in Operations Research, MIT, 2006
- M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT, 2001
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, MIT, 2000
- B.S. in Mathematics, MIT, 2000

### Teaching:

- Business Analytics: Tools for Big Data (MBA, TMMBA, HMBA, EMBA, MSBA, Executive Education)
- Operations Management (Executive MBA, Undergraduate)
- Spreadsheet Models for Managerial Decision Making (Undergraduate)
- Mathematical Programming (Ph.D.)

### Working Papers:

Please see CV.

### Publications:

- A. Siegel and M. Wagner, "Technical Note - Data-Driven Profit Estimation Error in the Newsvendor Model,"
**Operations Research**, forthcoming, 2023. - S. Fatehi and M. Wagner, “Crowdsourcing Last-Mile Deliveries,”
**Manufacturing & Service Operations Management**, volume 24, number 2, pp. 791-809, 2022. - Urban Transportation Outstanding Paper Award, Informs Transportation Science and Logistics Society (2021)
- See article Amazon wrote about this paper and award.
- A. Siegel and M. Wagner, "Profit Estimation Error in the Newsvendor Model under a Parametric Demand Distribution,"
**Management Science**, volume 67, number 8, pp. 4863-4879, 2021. - S. Chen, T. Klastorin and M. Wagner, "Designing Practical Coordinating Contracts in Decentralized Projects,"
**Naval Research Logistics**, volume 68, number 2, pp. 183-198, 2021. - M. Wagner, "Crowdvoting Judgment: An Analysis of Modern Peer Review,"
**Stochastic Systems**, volume 10, number 3, pp. 193-222, 2020. - M. Arbabian and M. Wagner, "The Impact of 3D Printing on Manufacturer-Retailer Supply Chains,"
**European Journal of Operational Research**, volume 285, pp. 538-552, 2020. - S. Fatehi and M. Wagner, "Crowdfunding via Revenue-Sharing Contracts,"
**Manufacturing & Service Operations Management**, volume 21, number 4, pp. 875-893, 2019. - M. Wagner, "Robust Inventory Management: An Optimal Control Approach,"
**Operations Research**, volume 66, number 2, pp. 426-447, 2018. - H. Mamani, S. Nassiri, and M. Wagner, "Closed-Form Solutions for Robust Inventory Management,"
**Management Science**, volume 63, number 5, pp. 1625-1643, 2017. - T. Chen, T. Klastorin, and M. Wagner, "Incentive Contracts in Serial Stochastic Projects,"
**Manufacturing & Service Operations Management**, volume 17, number 3, pp. 290-301, 2015. - M. Wagner, "Robust Policies and Information Asymmetry in Supply Chains with a Price-Only Contract,"
**IIE Transactions**, volume 47, number 8, pp. 819-840, 2015. - Best Paper Award in the IIE Transactions (Scheduling and Logistics) Best Paper Award Competition (2017).
- Featured in the Industrial Engineer magazine, volume 47, number 7, pp. 52-53, 2015.
- D. Hochbaum and M. Wagner, "Range Contracts: Risk Sharing and Beyond,"
**European Journal of Operational Research**, volume 243, number 3, pp. 956-963, 2015. - D. Hochbaum and M. Wagner, "Production Cost Functions and Demand Variability Effects in Price-Only Contracts,"
**IIE Transactions**, volume 47, number 2, pp. 190-202, 2015. - Honorable Mention: IIE Transactions (Design and Manufacturing) Best Paper Award Competition.
- Z. Radovilsky and M. Wagner, "Optimal Allocation of Resources at U.S. Coast Guard Boat Stations,"
**Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management**, volume 12, number 1, pp. 50-65, 2014. - Alan Khade Award for the best paper at the 2014 CSU-POM conference.
- M. Wagner and Z. Radovilsky, "Optimizing Boat Resources at the U.S. Coast Guard: Deterministic and Stochastic Models,"
**Operations Research**, volume 60, number 5, pp. 1035-1049, 2012. - M. Wagner, "Online Lot-Sizing Problems with Ordering, Holding and Shortage Costs,"
**Operations Research Letters**, volume 39, number 2, pp. 144-149, 2011. - M. Wagner, "Fully Distribution-Free Profit Maximization: The Inventory Management Case,"
**Mathematics of Operations Research**, volume 35, number 4, pp. 728-741, 2010. - P. Jaillet and M. Wagner, "Almost Sure Asymptotic Optimality for Online Routing and Machine Scheduling Problems,"
**Networks**, volume 55, number 1, pp. 2-12, 2010. - Glover-Klingman Prize for the best paper published in Networks in 2010.
- J. Correa and M. Wagner, "LP-Based Online Scheduling: From Single to Parallel Machines,"
**Mathematical Programming**, volume 119, number 1, pp. 109-136, 2009. - M. Wagner, J. Bhadury, S. Peng, "Risk Management in Uncapacitated Facility Location Models with Random Demands,"
**Computers & Operations Research**, volume 36, number 4, pp. 1002-1011, 2009. - P. Jaillet and M. Wagner, "Generalized Online Routing: New Competitive Ratios, Resource Augmentation and Asymptotic Analyses,"
**Operations Research**, volume 56, number 3, pp. 745-757, 2008. - M. Wagner, " Stochastic 0-1 Linear Programming under Limited Distributional Information,"
**Operations Research Letters**, volume 36, number 2, pp. 150-156, 2008. - M. Wagner, "Decision Making under Uncertainty using Mathematical Optimization: A Survey,"
**California Journal of Operations Management**, volume 6, number 1, pp. 56-60, 2008. - P. Jaillet and M. Wagner, "Online Routing Problems: Value of Advanced Information as Improved Competitive Ratios,"
**Transportation Science**, volume 40, number 2, pp. 200 - 210, 2006. - M. Wagner, A. Auger and M. Schoenauer, "EEDA: A New Robust Estimation of Distribution Algorithm," Rapport de Recherche (Research Report) RR-5190, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), 2004.

### Book Chapters:

- M. Wagner, “Robust Inventory Management,” chapter in Research Handbook on Inventory Management, edited by J. Song, forthcoming.
- S. Fatehi and M. Wagner, "Crowdfunding via Revenue Sharing Contracts," chapter in Supply Chain Finance, edited by P. Kouvelis, L. Dong, and D. Turcic, Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management, volume 10, number 3-4, pp. 407-424, 2017.
- P. Jaillet and M. Wagner, "Online Optimization - An Introduction," Chapter in TutORials in Operations Research, edited by J. Hasenbein, Informs, 2010.
- P. Jaillet and M. Wagner, "Online Vehicle Routing Problems: A Survey," Chapter in The Vehicle Routing Problem: Latest Advances and New Challenges, edited by B. Golden, S. Raghavan, and E. Wasil, Springer, 2008.

### Awards:

- Meritorious Service Award for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2022).
- Urban Transportation Outstanding Paper Award, Informs Transportation Science and Logistics Society (2021).
- Excellence in Teaching Award for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at the University of Washington (2021).
- Best Paper: IIE Transactions (Scheduling and Logistics) Best Paper Award Competition (2017).
- Meritorious Service Award for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (2016).
- Honorable Mention: IIE Transactions (Design and Manufacturing) Best Paper Award Competition (2016).
- Neal and Jan Dempsey Endowed Faculty Fellowship (2015-2018).
- Ron Crockett Award for Innovation in Education (2014).
- Alan Khade Award for the best paper at the CSU-POM conference (2014).
- Meritorious Service Award for Operations Research (2013).
- Glover-Klingman Prize for the best paper published in Networks in 2010 (2012).
- Outstanding Research Award, Saint Mary's College of California (2011).
- MIT Presidential Fellowship (2001; awarded to the top incoming graduate students, university-wide).

### Theses:

- Ph.D. thesis: "Online Optimization in Routing and Scheduling."
- M.Eng. thesis: "Hedging Optimization Algorithms for Deregulated Electricity Markets."