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Yanjun Li

Yanjun Li

Lewis B. Cullman Professor of Management
Director of Management Doctoral Programs
Quantitative Methods


Ph.D., Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University
MSIA, Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics


My teaching interests are management science, operations research, statistics, optimization models and algorithms, and spreadsheet modeling and simulation. My research interests are in combinatorial optimization, integer programming, polyhedral theory, and polynomial-time algorithms. My current research focus is on Chvatal inequalities, Chvatal rank, and polynomial solvability of integer programming problems. I received the Jay N. Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award (2005), John and Mary Willis Young Faculty Award (2008) and Krannert Faculty Fellow (2008) at Krannert School of Management. I was selected as University Faculty Scholar (2014-2019) at Purdue. I am a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

Phone: (765) 494-4525
Office: KCTR 208

Area(s) of Expertise

Quantitative Methods