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Sammi Yu  Tang

Sammi Yu Tang

Associate Professor, Management

Research Interests

Supply chain risk management; supply disruptions; sourcing and procurement strategies; economic modeling in supply chain management; and OM/marketing interface.

Featured Publications

  • Tang, S.Y., P. Kouvelis. (2014). Pay-Back-Revenue-Sharing Contract in Coordinating Supply Chains with Random Yield. Production and Operations Management 23 (12) 2089-2102.

    Tang, S.Y., H. Gurnani, D. Gupta. (2014). Managing Disruptions in Decentralized Supply Chains with Endogenous Supply Reliability. Production and Operations Management 23(7) 1198-1211.

    Kouvelis, P., S.Y. Tang. (2012). On Optimal Expediting Policy for Supply Systems with Uncertain Lead-times. Production and Operations Management 21(2) 309-330.

    Tang, S.Y., P. Kouvelis. (2011). Supplier Diversification Strategies in the Presence of Yield Uncertainty and Buyer Competition. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 13(4) 439-451.

    Yu, D.Z., S.Y. Tang, J. Niederhoff. (2011). On the Benefits of Operational Flexibility in a Distribution Network with Transshipment. OMEGA, The International Journal of Management Science 39(3) 350-361.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Management, Miami Herbert Business School, 2015 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Management, University of Miami School of Business, 2008 - 2015


  • Ph.D., Operations and Manufacturing Management, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School, 2008
  • M.S., Business Administration, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School, 2005
  • B.S., Geophysics, Peking University (Beijing, China), 2001
  • B.S., Economics, Peking University China Center for Economic Research (Beijing, China), 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Provost Research Award, University of Miami, 2012
  • James W. McLamore Research Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2009
  • University of Miami School of Business Summer Research Grant, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014
  • INFORMS Future Academician Colloquium, 2007
  • Hubert C. Moog Scholar, Washington University, 2005, 2007
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Washington University, 2003 - 2008
  • Boeing Center for Technology, Information and Manufacturing Fellowship, 2004 - 2008
Sammi Yu  Tang


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