Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

( __ PhD students supervised, *corresponding author)


  1. Z. Shi*, H. Ma, M. Ren, T. Wu and A.J. Yu, “A Learning-based Two-stage Optimization Method for Customer Order Scheduling", Computer and Operations Research, accepted, 2021.

  2. Z. Shi, Y. Peng*, L. Shi, C.H. Chen and M. Fu, “Dynamic Sampling Allocation under Finite Simulation Budget for Feasibility Determination", Informs Journal on Computing, accepted, 2021.

  3. T. Wu, Z. Shi and C. Zhang*, “The Hub Location Problem with Market Selection", Computers and Operations Research, 127, 105136, 2021.

  4. M. Qin, Z. Shi*, W. Chen, S. Gao and L. Shi, “Wafer Defect Inspection Optimization with Partial Coverage - A Numerical Approach", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, in press, 2021.

  5. M. Qin, R. Wang, Z. Shi*, L. Liu, and L. Shi, “A Genetic Programming based Scheduling Approach for Hybrid Flow Shop with a Batch Processor and Waiting Time Constraint", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 18(1): 94-105, 2021.

  6. H. Ma, H.K. Lee, Z. Shi and J. Li*, Workforce Allocation in Motorcycle Transmission Assembly Lines: A Case Study on Modeling, Analysis, and Improvement, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(3): 4164-4171, 2020.

  7. T. Wu, Z. Shi, Z. Liang, X. Zhang and C. Zhang, “Dantzig-Wolfe Decomposition for the Facility Location and Production Planning Problem", Computers and Operations Research, 124, 105068, 2020.

  8. Z. Shi, S. Gao, H. Xiao and W. Chen, “A Worst-Case Formulation for Constrained Ranking and Selection with Input Uncertainty", Naval Research Logistics, 66(8): 648-662, 2019.

  9. F. Gao, Z. Shi, S. Gao and H. Xiao, “Efficient Simulation Budget Allocation for Subset Selection Using Regression Metamodels", Automatica, 106: 192-200, 2019.

  10. W. Wang, Z. Shi*, L. Shi and Q. Zhao, “Integrated Optimization on Flow Shop Production with Cutting Stock", International Journal of Production Research, 57(19): 5996-6012, 2019.

  11. Y. Peng, E. Huang, J. Xu, Z. Shi* and C.H. Chen, “A Coordinate Optimization Approach for Concurrent Design", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 64(7): 2913 - 2920, 2019.

  12. F. Gao, S. Gao, H. Xiao and Z. Shi, “Advancing Constrained Ranking and Selection with Regression in Partitioned Domains", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 16(1): 382 - 391, 2019.

  13. Z. Shi*, Z. Huang and L. Shi, “Customer Order Scheduling on Batch Processing Machines with Incompatible Job Families", International Journal of Production Research, 56(1-2): 795-808, 2018.

  14. L. Liu, Z. Shi* and L. Shi, “Minimization of Total Energy Consumption in an m-machine Flow Shop with an Exponential Time-Dependent Learning Effect", Frontier of Engineering Management, 5(4): 487-498, 2018.

  15. Z. Huang, Z. Shi* and L. Shi, “Minimizing Total Weighted Completion Time on Batch and Unary Processors with Incompatible Job Families", International Journal of Production Research, 57(2): 567-581, 2018.

  16. Y. Zhao, X. Zhang*, Z. Shi and L. He, “Grain Price Forecasting using a Hybrid Stochastic Method", Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 34(05): 1750020, 2017.

  17. P. Liu, X. Zhang*, Z. Shi and Z. Huang, “Simulation Optimization for MRO Systems Operations", Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 34(02): 1750003, 2017.

  18. Z. Shi, Z. Huang and L. Shi*, “Two-Stage Scheduling on Batch and Single Machines with Limited Waiting Time Constraint", Frontier of Engineering Management, 4(3): 368-374, 2017.

  19. C. Zhang, Z. Shi*, Z. Huang, Y. Wu and L. Shi, “Flow Shop Scheduling with a Batch Processor and Limited Buffer", International Journal of Production Research, 55(11): 3217-3233, 2017.

  20. Z. Huang, Z. Shi*, C. Zhang and L. Shi, “A Note on “Two New Approaches for a Two-Stage Hybrid Flowshop Problem with a Single Batch Processing Machine under Waiting Time Constraint"", Computers & Industrial Engineering, 110: 590-593, 2017.

  21. Z. Shi*, L. Wang, P. Liu and L. Shi, “Minimizing Completion Time for Order Scheduling: Formulation and Heuristic Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 14(4): 1558-1569, 2017.

  22. J. Song, Z. Shi*, B. Sun and L. Shi, “Treatment Planning for Volumetric-modulated Arc Therapy: Model and Heuristic Algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 12(1): 116-126, 2015.


Refereed Conference Papers


  1. Z. Shi, S. Gao, J. Du, H. Ma and L. Shi, “Automatic Design of Dispatching Rules for Real-Time Optimization of Complex Production Systems", Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integrations, pp. 55-60, 2018.

  2. Z. Shi, Z. Huang and L. Shi, “Two-stage Flow Shop with a Batch Processor and Limited Buffer", Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 395-400, 2016.

  3. Z. Shi, P. Liu, H. Gao and L. Shi, “Production Planning for a Class of Batch Processing Problem", Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 1188-1193, 2015.

  4. Z. Shi, L. Wang and L. Shi, “Approximation Method to Rank-One Binary Matrix factorization", Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 800-805, 2014.

  5. B. Sun, Z. Shi, J. Song, G. Zhu and L. Shi, “A Linearized Model and Nested Partitions Heuristics for VMAT Radiation Treatment Planning Optimization", Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 629-633, 2013.

  6. L. Wang, Z. Shi and L. Shi, “A Novel Quadratic Formulation for Customer Order Scheduling Problem", Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 576-580, 2013.