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Research Centers

The USTC-UW Institute houses three research centers that facilitate collaboration in different domains

  • Center for Finance
  • Center for Data Analytics
  • Center for Management Innovation

Center for Finance

The Center for Finance, a joint research platform for UW and USTC Finance experts that aims to increase the quality of research done at both universities in the area of Finance. Under the directorship of Professor Mark Westerfield, the Center facilitates cooperative research, bringing together leading research scholars from both universities for conferences, workshops, and lectures. Its research fields mainly include but are not limited to: Quantitative Finance, Behavioral Finance, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Financial Accounting, and Financial Engineering.


Mark Westerfield Director
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
Office: 436 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-4578
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]

 


Weili Ge
Associate Professor of Accounting
Moss Adams Endowed Professor
Office: 554 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-221-4835
Fax: 206-685-1561
[email protected]


Jonathan Brogaard
Assistant Professor of Finance
GM Nameplate Endowed Faculty Fellow
Office: 434 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-685-7822
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]


Yongfeng Wei
Visiting Scholar from USTC
Office: 215 Mackenzie Hall
Phone: 206-221-1337
[email protected]

 

Center for Data Analytics

The Center for data Analytics, a joint research platform for UW and USTC data analytics experts, aims to increase the quality of research done in both universities in the area of Data Analytics. Under the directorship of Professor Yong Tan, the Center facilitates cooperative research, bringing together leading research scholars from both universities for conferences, workshops, and lectures. Its research fields mainly include but are not limited to: Data Analytics, Social Network Analytics, Database Marketing, and Data Mining.

Yong Tan
Yong Tan Director
Professor of Information Systems
Neal and Jan Dempsey Professor of Information Systems
Office: 461 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-616-6785
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]


Oliver J. Rutz
Associate Professor of Marketing
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor
Office: 420 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-221-1856
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]


Ming Fan
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Office: 469 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-7525
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Hema Yoganarasimhan
Hema Yoganarasimhan
Associate Professor of Marketing
Michael G. Foster Faculty Fellow
Office: 481 PACCAR Hall
[email protected]


Qiong Chen
Visiting Scholar from USTC
Office: 216 Mackenzie Hall
[email protected]


Xiabing Zheng
Visiting Scholar from USTC
Office: 217 Mackenzie Hall
[email protected]

 

Center for Management Innovation

The Center for Management Innovation, a joint research platform for UW and USTC management innovation experts, aims to increase the quality of research done in both universities in the area of Management and Innovation. Under the directorship of Professor Yong-Pin Zhou, the Center facilitates cooperative research, bringing together leading research scholars from both universities for conferences, workshops, and lectures. Its research fields mainly include but are not limited to: Operations Management, Operations Research, Supply Chain Management, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Global Business, Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Teamwork.

Yong-Pin Zhou
Yong-Pin Zhou Director
Professor of Operations Management
Office: 520 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-221-5324
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Kamran Moinzadeh
Kamran Moinzadeh
Professor of Operations Management
Chair of the Information Systems and Operations Management
Michael G. Foster Endowed Professor
Faculty Co-Director of the Master of Supply Chain Management Program
Office: 534 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-1932
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]


Xiao-Ping Chen
Professor of Management
Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Office: 303D Dempsey Hall
Phone: 206-543-2265
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Hamed Mamani
Hamed Mamani
Associate Professor of Operations Management
Premera Endowed Professor
Office: 448 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-0787
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]


Michael Johnson
Associate Professor of Management
The Boeing Company Endowed Professor in Business Management
Office: 544 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-616-2756
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]


Xiaobei Shen
Visiting Scholar from USTC
Office: 216 Mackenzie Hall
[email protected]