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Publications

Accepted/Published

  1. Wen-Hsin Feng, Zhouyang Lou, Nan Kong, and Hong Wan, "Multiobjective Stochastic Genetic Algorithm for the Pareto-Optimal Prioritization Scheme Design of Real-time Healthcare Resource Allocation", Operations Research for Health Care, In press, Available online 21 September 2017.

  2. Hong Wan, Lingsong Zhang, Steven Witz, Kenneth J. Musselman*, Fang Yi, Cody J. Mullen, James Benneyan, Jose L. Zayaz Castro*, Diego Martinez, and Florentino Rico, "A literature review of preventable hospital readmissions: Preceding the Readmissions Reduction Act", IIE transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 2016, Volume 6(4), 193-211 (featured article).

  3. Ming Li, Feng. Yang, Hong Wan, and J. W. Fowler, "Simulation-Based Experimental Design and Statistical Modeling for Lead Time Quotation", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Volume 37, Part 1, October 2015, Pages 362–374.

  4. Kuo-Hao Chang and Hong Wan, "Combining STRONG with screening designs for large-scale simulation optimization", IIE Transactions, 2014, Volume 46 (4), 353-373.

  5. Hong Wan, Xiaowei Xu, and Tian Ni, "Dual Functionalities of Acceptance Sampling Plans in a Supply Chain with Endogenous Product Quality", Naval Research Logistics, Volume 60, Issue 2 (March 2013).

  6. Wei-Hsin Feng, Nan Kong, and Hong Wan, "A simulation study of cadaveric liver allocation with a single-score patient prioritization formula", Journal of Simulation (2013) 7, 109–125.

  7. Kuo-Hao Chang, Jeff L. Hong and Hong Wan, "Stochastic Trust Region Gradient Method (STRONG)—A New Response-Surface-Based algorithm in Simulation Optimization", INFORMS Journal on Computing, 25(2): 230-243 (2013).

  8. Tonglin Zhang, Hong Wan, and Yu Zhu, "Detection and Localization for Spatial Radiation Signal", Annuals of Operations Research, (2012), 192:87–104.

  9. Jingang Liu, John W. Fowler, Hong Wan, and Feng Yang, "Capacity planning through the hybrid of queueing analysis and simulation-based statistical methods: a case study for semiconductor wafer fabs", International Journal of Production Research, (2011), 49(15):4573-4591.

  10. Peng Zeng, Hong Wan, and Yu Zhu, "A Coset Pattern Identity Between a  2n-p Design and Its Complementary", Statistical Sinica, 21, 1453-1471. 2011.

  11. Jonghyun Ryu, Hong Wan, and Sujin Kim. "Optimal Design of CUSUM Chart for a Random Shift Size", Journal of Quality Technology, (2010), 42(3), 311-326.

  12. Hong Wan, Bruce E. Ankenman and Barry L. Nelson, "Improving the Efficiency and Efficacy of Controlled Sequential Bifurcation for Simulation Factor Screening", INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2010, 22(3).

  13. Hua Shen, Hong Wan, and Susan M. Sanchez, "The Hybrid Approach for Simulation Factor Screening", Naval Research Logistics, (2010), 57(1), pp45-57.

  14. Regine Oh, Susan M. Sanchez, Thomas W. Lucas, Hong Wan, Mark E. Nissen, "Efficient Experimental Design Tools for Exploring Large Simulation Results Spaces", Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 15(3) pp237-235.

  15. Susan M. Sanchez, Hong Wan and Thomas W. Lucas, "A Two-Phase Screening Procedure for Simulation Experiments", ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, (2009), 19(2) Article No. 7.

  16. Santanu Chakraborty, Nagi Gebraeel, Mark Lawley and Hong Wan, "Residual-life estimation for components with non-symmetric priors", IIE Transactions, (2009), 41(4)  pp372-387.

  17. Hua Shen and Hong Wan, "Controlled Sequential Factorial Design for Simulation Factor Screening", European Journal of Operational Research, (2009), 198(2) pp511-519.

  18. Hong Wan and Xiaowei Xu, "Technical Note: Reexamination of All-or-None Inspection Policies in a Supply Chain with Endogenous Product Quality", Naval Research Logistics, (2008), 55(3), pp277-282.

  19. Hong Wan and Bruce E. Ankenman, "Two-Stage Controlled Fractional Factorial Screening for Simulation Experiments", Journal of Quality Technology, (2007), 39(2), pp126-139.

  20. Renata Kopach, Po-Ching DeLaurentis, Mark Lawley, Kumar Muthuraman, Leyla Ozsen, Ron Rardin, Hong Wan and Deanna Willis, "Effects of Clinical Characteristics on Successful Open Access Scheduling", Health Care Management Science, (2007), 10(2), pp111-124.

  21. Hong Wan, Bruce E. Ankenman and Barry L. Nelson, "Controlled Sequential Bifurcation: A New Factor-Screening Method for Discrete-Event Simulation", Operations Research, (2006), 54(4), pp743-755.

Under Revision and Working Papers

  1. Dadi Xing, Michael Y. Zhu, Susan M. Sanchez, and Hong Wan, "Optimal Supersaturated Design via Lasso". Working paper.
  2. Dadi Xing, Michael Y. Zhu, and Hong Wan, "On Lasso's Probability of Selecting True Variables and Optimal Tuning Parameter Determination". Working paper.
  3. Dadi Xing, Michael Y. Zhu, and Hong Wan, “A Unified Partial Gradient Algorithm to Generate the Optimal Supersaturated Design,” Working paper.
  4. Wenyu Wang and Hong Wan, “Sequential Procedures for Multiple Responses Factor Screening,” Working paper.
  5. Liang Wang, Hong Wan, and Barrett Caldwell, “Modeling Colonoscopy Screening Strategies with Partially Observable Markov Decision Process (POMDP)”, working paper.

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Wenyu Wang and Hong Wan, "Sequential Probability Ratio Test for Multiple-objective Ranking and Selection", Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference, December 3-6, 2017 (to appear).
  2. Wenyu Wang, Hong Wan, and Kuohao Chang, "Randomized Block Coordinate Descendant STRONG for Large-Scale Stochastic Optimization", Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference, December 11-14, 2016, 614-625.
  3. Susan M. Sanchez and Hong Wan, "Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments", Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec 6-9, 2015, 1795-1809. 
  4. Wenyu Wang and Hong Wan, "Sequential Procedures for Multiple Responses Factor Screening", Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec 7-10th, 2015, 745-756.   
  5. Dadi Xing, Hong Wan, Yu Zhu, Susan M. Sanchez and Turgut Kaymal, "Simulation Screening Experiments using LASSO-optimal Supersaturated Design and Analysis: A Maritime Operations Application", Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 8-11, 2013, 497-508.
  6. Susan M. Sanchez and Hong Wan, "Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Tutorial on Designing and Conducting Simulation Experiments", Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 11-14, 2012, 1441-1455.
  7. Susan M. Sanchez and Hong Wan, "Better Than a Petaflop: the Power of Efficient Experimental Design", Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 11-14, 2011, 1441-1455.
  8. Kuohao Chang, Mingkai Li, and Hong Wan, "Combining STRONG and Screening Designs for Large-Scale Simulation Optimization", Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 11-14, 2011, 4127-4138.
  9. Jinggang Liu, Chihui Li, Feng Yang, Hong Wan, and Reha Uzsoy, "Production Planning for Semiconductor Manufacturing via Simulation Optimization", Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 11-14, 2011, 3617-3627.
  10. Kuohao Chang and Hong Wan, "Stochastic Trust Region Response Surface Convergent Method for Generally-Distributed Response Surface", Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 13-16, 2009, pp563-573.
  11. Susan M. Sanchez and Hong Wan, "Better Than a Petaflop: the Power of Efficient Experimental Design,” Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 13-16, 2009, pp60-74.
  12. Jonghyun Ryu, Sujin Kim, and Hong Wan, "Pareto Front Approximation with Adaptive Weighted Sum Method in Multi-objective Simulation Optimization", Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, Dec.13-16, 2009, pp623-633.
  13. Kuohao Chang, Jeff L. Hong and Hong Wan, "Stochastic Trust Region Gradient-Free Method (STRONG)-A New Response-Surface-Based algorithm in Simulation Optimization", Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, December 9-12, 2007, pp346-354. Winner of the I-Sim/ACM-SIGSIM Best Student Paper awards at the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference.
  14. Jun Xu, Feng Yang and Hong Wan, "Controlled Sequential Bifurcation for Software Reliability Study". Proceeding of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, December 9-12, 2007. pp281-288.
  15. Hua Shen and Hong Wan, "A Hybrid Method for Simulation Factor Screening", Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, December 3-6, 2006, pp382-389.
  16.  Adam Forsyth, Susan Sanchez and Hong Wan, "Exploring Edge Organization Models for Network-Centric Operations", Proceedings of the 2006 Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, June 20-22, 2006.
  17. Po-Ching DeLaurentis, Renata Kopach, Ronald Rardin, Mark Lawley, Kumar Muthuraman, Hong Wan, Leyla Ozsen, and Paul Intrevado, "Open Access Appointment Scheduling - An Experience at a Community Clinic", Proceedings of the 2006 IIE Research Conference, May 20-24, 2006.
  18. Xiuli Qu, Ronald L. Rardin, Lisa Tieman, Hong Wan, Julie Ann Stuart Williams, Deanna R. Willis, and Marc B. Rosenman, "A statistical model for the prediction of patient non-attendance in a primary care clinic", Proceedings of the 2006 IIE Research Conference, May 20-24, 2006.
  19. Hua Shen and Hong Wan, "Controlled Sequential Factorial Design for Simulation Factor Screening", Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, December 4-7, 2005, pp467-474.
  20. Susan M. Sanchez, Hong Wan and Thomas W. Lucas, "A Two-Phase Screening Procedure for Simulation Experiments", Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, December 4-7, 2005, pp223-230.
  21. Hong Wan, Bruce E. Ankenman and Barry L. Nelson, "Controlled Sequential Bifurcation: a New Factor-Screening Method for Discrete-Event Simulation", Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference, December 7-10, 2003, pp565–573.
  22. Joseph L. Schofer, Barry L. Nelson, Hong Wan, Ying Yang, and Ronald Eash. "Estimating Vehicle Resource Requirements for Demand-Responsive Transportations Operations", Proceedings of the Metropolitan Conference on Public Transportation Research (Transport Chicago 2003), June 6, 2003.

Selected Conference Presentations and Posters

  1. "Examining the Response Surface for the Deceased Liver Allocation Process". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Author: Nan Kong, and Wen-Hsin Feng. 2009 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2009.
  2. "Bayesian Acceptance Sampling Plans in a Supply Chain with Endogenous Product Quality". Presenting author: Xiaowei Xu. Co-author: Hong Wan. 2009 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2009.
  3.  "STRONG: A Design-of-experiment-based Simulation Optimization Framework". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Author: Jeff L. Hong, and Kuo-Hao Zhang. 2008 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., October 11-15, 2008.
  4. "Design of Experiments for Simulation Optimization". Presenting author: Hong Wan. 2008 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., October 11-15, 2008.
  5. "A CUSUM Control Chart for Detecting a Varying Shift in the Proportion of Failures". Presenting author: Jong-hyun Ryu. Co-authors: Sujin Kim and Hong Wan. 2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2007.
  6. "Strong: A Response-surface-based Algorithm in Simulation Optimization". Presenting author: Kuo-Hao Zhang. Co-authors: Jeff L. Hong and Hong Wan. 2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2007. 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington D.C., December 9-12, 2007.
  7. "A Simulation-based Technique to Estimate Component Residual Life for Gamma Prior". Presenting author: S Chakraborty. Co-authors: N Gebraeel, M Lawley, and Hong Wan. 2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2007.
  8. "Two-stage Controlled Fractional Factorial Screening for Simulation Experiments". Presenting author: Bruce E. Ankenman. Co-authors: Hong Wan. 2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2007.
  9. "A Hybrid Method for Simulation Factor Screening". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-author: Hua Shen. 2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburg, PA, November 5-8, 2006.
  10. "Optimal Inspection Policies for Quality Coordination in a Supply Chain". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Author: Xiaowei Xu. 2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburg, PA, November 5-8, 2006.
  11. "Efficient Factor Screening Methods for Discrete-event Simulation". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Author: Hua Shen. 2006 Joint Research Conference on Statistics (JRC 2006), Knoxville, TN, June 7-9, 2006.
  12. "Controlled Sequential Factorial Design for Simulation Factor Screening". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Author: Hua Shen. 2005 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 13-16, 2005. 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, FL, December 4-7, 2005.
  13.  "Controlled Sequential Factorial Design for Simulation Factor Screening". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Authors: Bruce E. Ankenman and Barry L. Nelson. Poster Session, 2005 Design and Analysis of Experiments Conference, Santa Fe, NM, October 11-14, 2005.
  14. "NUDRT, A Simulation Software Tool for Planning Demand-Responsive Transit Service". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Authors: Joseph L. Schofer, Barry L. Nelson, Ronald Eash, M Daskin, Ying Yang, Jingfeng Yan, and L. Edgyesy. 2004 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 24-27, 2004.
  15. "Controlled Sequential Bifurcation". Presenting author: Hong Wan. Co-Authors: Bruce E. Ankenman and Barry L. Nelson. Poster Session, 2003 Conference on New Directions in Experimental Design, Chicago, IL, May 14-17, 2003.