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  1. Gang Yu, Xiangtong Qi, Disruption Management: Framework, Models and Applications, World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore, 2004.


Book Chapters

1.     Xiangtong Qi, Jian Yang, Gang Yu, Scheduling problems in the airline industry. In Handbook of Scheduling: Algorithms, Models, and Performance Analysis, Joseph Y-T. Leung (Ed.), Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Ratan, FL, 50:1-50:21, 2004.

2.     Xiangtong Qi, Disruption management for liner shipping, in Handbook of Ocean Container Transport Logistics: Making Global Supply Chains Effective, Chung-Yee Lee and Qiang Meng (Ed.), 231-250, Springer, 2015.


US Patent


  1. Benjamin G.Thengvall, Xiangtong Qi, Rapid generation of minimum length pilot training schedules, Patent No. 7240018.


Papers in Referred Journals

1.     Zhixin Liu, Liang Lu, Xiangtong Qi, The showrooming effect on integrated dual channels, Journal of the Operational Research Society, accepted 2019.

2.     Lindong Liu, Xiangtong Qi, Zhou Xu, Simultaneous penalization and subsidization for stabilizing grand cooperation, Operations Research, Vol.66, 1362-1375, 2018.

3.     Zhixin Liu, Liang Lu, Xiangtong Qi, Cost allocation in rescheduling with machine unavailable period, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.266, 16-28, 2018.

4.     Tiaojun Xiao, Xiangtong Qi, Product line design and outsourcing strategies in dyadic supply chains, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vlo.64, 316-326, 2017.

5.     Yu Wang, Xiangtong Qi, Evasion policies for a vessel being chased by pirate skiffs, Naval Research Logistics, Vol.64, 453-475, 2017.

6.     Lindong Liu, Xiangtong Qi, Zhou Xu, Computing near-optimal stable cost allocations for cooperative games by Lagrangian relaxation, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Vol.28, 687-702, 2016.

7.     Ahmad I. Jarrah, Xiangtong Qi, Jonathan F. Bard, The destination-loader-door assignment problem for automated package sorting centers, Transportation Science, Vol.50, 1314-1336, 2016.

8.     Chen Li, Xiangtong Qi, Dongping Song, Real-time schedule recovery in liner shipping service with regular uncertainties and disruption events, Transportation Research Part B, Vol.93, 762-788, 2016.

9.     Jinwen Ou, Xueling Zhong, Xiangtong Qi, Scheduling parallel machines with inclusive processing set restrictions and job rejection, Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 63, 667-681, 2016.

10.  Yingchao Zhao, Xiangtong Qi, Minming Li, On scheduling with non-increasing time slot cost to minimize total weighted completion time, Journal of Scheduling, Vol.19, 759-767, 2016.

11.  Yongjian Li, Xueping Zhen, Xiangtong Qi, Gangshu George Cai, Penalty and financial assistance in a supply chain with supply disruption, Omega, Vol.61, 167-181, 2016.

12.  Tiaojun Xiao, Xiangtong Qi, A two-stage supply chain with demand sensitive to price, delivery time, and reliability of delivery, Annals of Operations Research, Vol.241, 475-496, 2016.

13.  Chen Li, Xiangtong Qi, Chung-Yee Lee, Disruption recovery in liner shipping, Transportation Science, V.49, 900-921, 2015.

14.  Jian Yang, Yusen Xia, Xiangtong Qi, Yifeng Liu, A nonatomic-game model for timing clearance sales under competition, Naval Research Logistics, V.61, 365-385, 2014.

15.  Jonathan F. Bard, Yufen Shao, Xiangtong Qi, Ahmad I. Jarrah, The traveling therapist scheduling problem, IIE Transactions, V.46, 683-706, 2014.

16.  Liang Lu, Xiangtong Qi, Zhixin Liu, On the cooperation of recycling operations, European Journal of Operational Research, V.233, 349-358, 2014.

17.  Mingzhu Yu, Xiangtong Qi, A vehicle routing problem with multiple overlapped batches, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, V.61, 40-55, 2014.

18.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, The nonatomic supermodular game, Games and Economic Behavior, V.82, 609-620, 2013.

19.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, An order-centric treatment of the Bayesian supermodular game, Annals of Operations Research, V.208, 371-381, 2013.

20.  Mingzhu Yu, Xiangtong Qi, Storage space allocation models for inbound containers in an automatic container terminal, European Journal of Operational Research, V.226, 32-45, 2013.

21.  Zhisong Chen, Huimin Wang, Xiangtong Qi, Pricing and water resource allocation scheme for the South-to-North Water Diversion Project in China, Water Resources Management, V.27, 1457-1472, 2013.

22.  Liang Lu, Zhixin Liu, Xiangtong Qi, Coordinated price quotation and production scheduling for uncertain order inquiries, IIE Transactions, V.45, 1293-1308, 2013.

23.  Xiangtong Qi, Production scheduling with subcontracting: The subcontractor's pricing game, Journal of Scheduling, V.15, 773-781, 2012.

24.  Zhixin Liu, Liang Lu, Xiangtong Qi, Simultaneous and sequential price quotations for uncertain order inquiries with production scheduling cost, IIE Transactions, V.44, 820-833, 2012.

25.  Xiangtong Qi, Dong-Ping Song, Minimizing fuel emissions by optimizing vessel schedules in liner shipping with uncertain port times, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, V.48, 863-880, 2012.

26.  Liang Lu, Xiangtong Qi, Dynamic lot sizing for multiple products with a new joint replenishment model, European Journal of Operational Research, V.212, 74-80, 2011.

27.  Xiangtong Qi, Outsourcing and production scheduling for a two-stage flow shop, International Journal of Production Economics, V.129, 43-50, 2011.

28.  Guohua Wan, Xiangtong Qi, Scheduling with variable time slot costs, Naval Research Logistics, V.57, 159-171, 2010.

29.  Jinwen Ou, Xiangtong Qi, Chung-Yee Lee, Parallel machine scheduling with multiple unloading servers, Journal of Scheduling, V.13, 213-226, 2010.

30.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, Managing partially controllable raw material acquisition and outsourcing in production planning, IIE Transactions, V.42, 188-202, 2010.

31.  Tiaojun Xiao, Xiangtong Qi, Strategic wholesale pricing in a supply chain with a potential entrant, European Journal of Operational Research, V.202, 444-455, 2010.

32.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, On the design of coordinating contracts, International Journal of Production Economics, V.122, 581-594, 2009.

33.  Chung-Yee Lee, Xiangtong Qi, Vehicle scheduling with combinable delivery and pickup operations, Operations Research Letters, V.37, 399-404, 2009.

34.  Xiangtong Qi, Two-stage production scheduling with an option of outsourcing from a remote supplier, Journal of System Science and System Engineering, V.18, 1-15, 2009.

35.  Xiangtong Qi, Coordinated logistics scheduling for in-house production and outsourcing, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, V.5, 188-192. 2008.

36.  Tiaojun Xiao, Xiangtong Qi, Price competition, cost and demand disruptions and coordination of a supply chain with one manufacturer and two competing retailers, Omega, V.36, 741-753, 2008.

37.  Xiangtong Qi, Order splitting with multiple capacitated suppliers, European Journal of Operational Research, V.178, 421-432, 2007.

38.  Xiangtong Qi, A note on worst-case performance of heuristics for maintenance scheduling problems, Discrete Applied Mathematics, V.155, 416-422, 2007.

39.  Tiaojun Xiao, Xiangtong Qi, Gang Yu, Coordination of supply chain after demand disruptions when retailers compete, International Journal of Production Economics, V.109, 162-179, 2007. 

40.  Tinglong Dai, Xiangtong Qi, An acquisition policy for a multi-supplier system with a finite time horizon, Computers & Operations Research, V.34, 2758-2773, 2007.

41.  Minghui Xu, Xiangtong Qi, Gang Yu, and Hanqin Zhang, Coordinating dyadic supply chains when production costs are disrupted, IIE Transactions, V.38, 765-775, 2006.

42.  Xiangtong Qi, A logistics scheduling model: Scheduling and transshipment for two processing centers, IIE Transactions, V.38, 609-618, 2006.

43.  Xiangtong Qi, Jonathan F. Bard, Gang Yu, Disruption management for machine scheduling: The case of SPT schedules, International Journal of Production Economics, V.103, 166-184, 2006.

44.  Jianping Wang, Xiangtong Qi, and Mei Yang, Routing and wavelength assignment for Core Based Tree (CBT) in WDM networks, Computer Communications, V.29, 1896-1904, 2006.

45.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, Yusen Xia, Gang Yu, Inventory control with Markovian capacity and the option of order rejection, European Journal of Operational Research, V.174, 622-645, 2006.

46.  Jianping Wang, Xiangtong Qi, Biao Chen, Wavelength assignment for multicast in all-optical WDM networks with splitting constraints, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, V.14, 169-182, 2006.

47.  Xiangtong Qi, Jonathan F. Bard, Generating labor requirements and rosters for mail handlers using simulation and optimization, Computers & Operations Research, V.33, 2645-2666, 2006.

48.  Xiangtong Qi, A logistics scheduling model: Inventory cost reduction by batching, Naval Research Logistics, V.52, 312-320, 2005.

49.  Jianping Wang, Vinod M. Vokkarane, Raja Jothi, Xiangtong Qi, Balaji Raghavachari, Jason P. Jue, Dual-homing protection in IP-over-WDM networks, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, V.23, 3111-3124, 2005.

50.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, Gang Yu, Disruption management in production planning, Naval Research Logistics, V.52, 420-442, 2005.

51.  Jian Yang, Xiangtong Qi, Yusen Xia, A production-inventory system with Markovian capacity and outsourcing option, Operations Research, V.53, 328-349, 2005.

52.  Xiangtong Qi, Jonathan Bard, Gang Yu, Supply chain coordination with demand disruptions, OMEGA, V.32, 301-312, 2004.

53.  Xiangtong Qi, Jonathan Bard, Gang Yu, Class scheduling for pilot training, Operations Research, V.52, 148-162, 2004.

54.  Xiangtong Qi, Gang Yu, Jonathan Bard, Single machine scheduling with assignable due dates, Discrete Applied Mathematics, V.122, 211-233, 2002.

55.  Xiangtong Qi, Tsiushuang Chen, Fengsheng Tu, Scheduling the maintenance on a single machine, Journal of the Operational Research Society, V.50, 1071-1078, 1999.

56.  Xiangtong Qi, Fengsheng Tu, Earliness and tardiness scheduling problems on a batch processor, Discrete Applied Mathematics, V.98, 131-145, 1999.

57.  Xiangtong Qi, Fengsheng Tu, Scheduling a single machine to minimize earliness penalties subject to the SLK due-date determination method, European Journal of Operational Research, V.105, 502-508, 1998.

58.  Tsiushuang Chen, Xiangtong Qi, Fengsheng Tu, Single machine scheduling to minimize weighted earliness subject to maximum tardiness, Computers & Operations Research, V.24, 147-152, 1997.