• Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, 2012 – 2017 (Expected)
  • M.Eng., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, 2012 – 2014
  • B.S., Systems Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2008 – 2012


  • Completely positive and completely positive semidefinite tensor relaxations for polynomial optimization, with L.F. Zuluaga, submitted to JOGO, 2016.
  • Alternative SDP and SOCP approximations for polynomial optimization, with L.F. Zuluaga, B. Ghaddar,  J. Naoum-Sawaya, submitted to EURO Journal on Computational Optimization, 2016.
  • Pricing In Non-Convex Markets with Quadratic Deliverability Costs, with L.F. Zuluaga, A.J. Lamadrid, submitted to American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2017.
  • Alternative LP and SOCP hierarchies for ACOPF problems, with L.F. Zuluaga, B. Ghaddar, J. Naoum-Sawaya, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, to appear, 2016.
  • Approximating the ACOPF problem with a hierarchy of SOCP problems, with L.F. Zuluaga, B. Ghaddar,  J. Naoum-Sawaya, Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2015 IEEE.


  • Apple Inc., Operations Research Intern, 2016.05 – Present
  • United Airlines, Enterprise Optimization Intern, 2015.05 – 2015.08
  • IBM Research – Ireland, PhD Research Intern, 2014.06 – 2014.09

Full-time position

  • I will be joining Amazon as a Research Scientist in June 2017.


  • Lehigh INFORMS Student Chapter, Vice President, 2015
  • Lehigh Chinese Students & Scholars Association, Vice President, 2015