Faculty Directory

Michael Wagner


Office: 442 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-685-2755
Email: mrwagner(at)uw.edu

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Michael R. Wagner

Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Neal and Jan Dempsey Endowed Faculty Fellowship


PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006)
MEng Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001)
BS Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2000)

Academic Expertise

manufacturing management
operations management
operations research
project management
supply chain management

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2012
Saint Mary’s College of California, 2009-2012
California State University, East Bay, 2006-2009

Selected Publications

  1. Closed-Form Solutions for Robust Inventory Management
    Journal Article: H. Mamani, S. Nassiri, & M. Wagner, (forthcoming). Management Science,
  2. Incentive Contracts in Serial Stochastic Projects
    Journal Article: T. Chen, T. Klastorin, & M. Wagner, (2015). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol. 17(3), pp. 290-301.
  3. Production Cost Functions and Demand Variability Effects in Price-Only Contracts
    Journal Article: D. Hochbaum & M. Wagner, (2015). IIE Transactions, Vol. 47(2), pp. 190-202.
  4. Range Contracts: Risk Sharing and Beyond
    Journal Article: D. Hochbaum & M. Wagner, (2015). European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 243(3), pp. 956-963.
  5. Robust Policies and Information Asymmetry in Supply Chains with a Price-Only Contract
    Journal Article: M. Wagner, (2015). IIE Transactions, Vol. 47(8), pp. 819-840.
  6. Optimizing Boat Resources at the U.S. Coast Guard: Deterministic and Stochastic Models
    Journal Article: Radovilsky, Z., & Wagner, M., (2012). Operations Research, Vol. 60(5), pp. 1035-1049.
  7. Online Lot-Sizing Problems with Ordering, Holding and Shortage Costs
    Journal Article: Wagner, M., (2011). Operations Research Letters, Vol. 39(2), pp. 144-149.
  8. Almost Sure Asymptotic Optimality for Online Routing and Machine Scheduling Problems
    Journal Article: Jaillet P., & Wagner, M., (2010). Networks, Vol. 55(1), pp. 2-12.
  9. Fully Distribution-Free Profit Maximization: The Inventory Management Case
    Journal Article: Wagner, M., (2010). Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 35(4), pp. 728-741.
  10. LP-Based Online Scheduling: From Single to Parallel Machines
    Journal Article: Correa, J., & Wagner, M., (2009). Mathematical Programming, Vol. 119(1), pp. 109-136.
  11. Risk Management in Uncapacitated Facility Location Models with Random Demands
    Journal Article: Bhadury, J., Peng, S., & Wagner, M., (2009). Computers & Operations Research, Vol. 36(4), pp. 1002-1011.
  12. Generalized Online Routing: New Competitive Ratios, Resource Augmentation and Asymptotic Analyses
    Journal Article: Jaillet P., & Wagner, M., (2008). Operations Research, Vol. 56(3), pp. 745-757.
  13. Stochastic 0-1 Linear Programming under Limited Distributional Information
    Journal Article: Wagner, M., (2008). Operations Research Letters, Vol. 36(2), pp. 150-156.
  14. Online Routing Problems: Value of Advanced Information as Improved Competitive Ratios
    Journal Article: Jaillet P., & Wagner, M., (2006). Transportation Science, Vol. 40(2), pp. 200-210.


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