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Candace A. Yano

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Faculty
Gary & Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration
Professor of Operations and Information Technology Management
Haas Operations and Information Technology Management Group
510-643-9994
Email: click on the envelope icon below for full email address
Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: None
Personal Homepage: http://www.ieor.berkeley.edu/People/Faculty/yano.htm
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)

Education


PhD, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
MS, Operations Research, Stanford University
MS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
AB, Honors Economics, Stanford University



Positions Held


At Haas since 2001

2015 – present, Gary and Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration

2004 – present, OITM Group Chair, Haas School of Business

2001 – present, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

1993 – present, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC Berkeley

2003 – 2004, Visiting Susan B. Butler Chair of Operations Management, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

1995 – 2001, Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, UC Berkeley

1988 – 1993, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1992 – 1993, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Stanford University

1991 – 1992, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, UC Berkeley

1990, Visiting Scholar, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Stanford University



External Service and Assignments


  • Senior Vice President for Publications, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Focus Issue Editor, IISE Transactions (Scheduling & Logistics)
  • Editorial Board, INFORMS Journal on Service Science Management


Current Research and Interests


  • Supply chain management (production and inventory management and distribution systems management)
  • Service systems management
  • Production-quality interface issues
  • Marketing-production interface issues


Selected Papers and Publications


  • “Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Optimizes Operating Room Block Scheduling for New Hospital” with Brittney Benchoff and Alexandra Newman, Interfaces (in press 2017).
  • “Designing Supply Contracts Considering Profit Targets and Risk ” with Shiming Deng, Production and Operations Management 25 no. 7 (2016), 1393-1307.
  • “Improving Supply Chain Performance and Managing Risk Under Weather-Related Demand Uncertainty” with Frank Y. Chen. Management Science 56 no. 8 (2010), 1380-1397.
  • “Supplier Commitment and Production Decisions Under a Forecast-Commitment Contract,” with Elizabeth Durango-Cohen. Management Science 52, no. 1 (2006): 54-67.
  • “Coordinated Pricing and Production/Procurement Decisions: A Review,” with Stephen Gilbert, in Managing Business Interfaces: Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing Perspectives, edited by Amiya Chakravarty and Jehoshua Eliashbert, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.
  • “Contract Manufacturing: Dealing with Combined Supply Timing and Demand Quantity Uncertainty,” with Jing-Sheng Song and Panupol Lerrssrisuriya. Journal of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 2, no. 3 (2000): 287-296.
  • “Lot Sizing with Random Yields: A Review,” with Hau Lee. Operations Research 43, no. 2 (1995): 311-334.
  • “Sequencing to Minimize Work Overload in Assembly Lines with Product Options,” with Ram Rachamadugu. Management Science 37, no. 5 (1991): 572-586.


Honors and Awards


  • Fellow, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • Award for Advancement of Women in OR/MS (Women in OR/MS Forum of INFORMS), 2008.
  • IEOR Professor of the Year Award (teaching excellence award), University of California, Berkeley, 2008.
  • Chancellor’s Professorship, University of California Berkeley, 1997-2000
  • Distinguished Service Award, INFORMS Section on Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 1997



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