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Oklahoma State University

Zhao, Chaoyue (Charlene)


Jim and Lynne William Assistant Professor

Industrial Engineering & Management
Oklahoma State University
215 General Academic Building
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-6055


Areas of Interest

  • Stochastic integer programming
  • Data-driven risk-averse stochastic optimization
  • Power grid security
  • Energy policy analysis and renewable energy management

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2014
B.S. Information and Computing Sciences, Fudan Unviersity, China, 2010

Honors & Awards

  • IIE New Faculty Coloquium Participant, 2014
  • Graduate Student Council Oustanding Research Award, 2014
  • INFORMS Future Academician Colloquium Participant, 2013
  •  IIE-CIS track Best Student Paper Award, 2012
  •  Outstanding Graduate Award, Fudan University, 2010
  •  Outstanding Student Award, Fudan University, 2009, 2008
  •  First-Class Award of People's Scholarship, Shanghai, China, 2009
  •  The National Top Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education, 2008

Selected Publications

  • C. Zhao, Y. Guan, "Unified stochastic and robust unit commitment," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 28:3353-3361, 2013.
  • C. Zhao, J. Wang, J.P. Watson and Y. Guan, "Multi-stage robust unit commitment considering wind and demand response uncertainties," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 28:2708-2717, 2013.
  • C. Zhao, Q. Wang, J. Wang, Y. Guan, "Expected value and chance constrained stochastic unut commitment ensuring wind power utilization," accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2014.
  • C. Zhao, Y. Guan, "Extended formulations for stochastic lot-sizing problem," accepted for publication in Operations Research Letters, 2013.