Ran Ji

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Ran Ji, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research
George Mason University

Nguyen Engineering Building Room 2210,
George Mason University,
4400 University Dr., MS 4A6,
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703)993-5993
Email: rji2@gmu.edu

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Decision Sciences, Department of Decision Sciences, The George Washington University (2016)

    • Dissertation: "Models and Algorithms on Portfolio Optimization under Uncertainty "

    • Advisor: Prof. Miguel A. Lejeune

  • M.S. in Operations Research, Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, The George Washington University (2012)

  • B.E. in Hydraulic and Hydro-power Engineering, College of Water Resources and Civil Engineering, China Agricultural University (2010)


  • Theory:

    • Data-Driven Distributionally Robust Optimization

    • Stochastic Programming and Chance-Constrained Programming

    • Integrated Learning-and-Optimizaiton Framework

    • Integer Programming

  • Application:

    • Financial Risk Modeling and Portfolio Optimization

    • Humanitarian Relief Operations and Management

    • Predictive Maintenance and Machine Scheduling

    • Supply Chain Analytics Optimization

    • Sustainable Waste Management