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Candace A. Yano

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Faculty
Professor and Group Chair
Haas Operations and Information Technology Management Group
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Academic Status: On duty
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Personal Homepage: http://www.ieor.berkeley.edu/People/Faculty/yano.htm
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


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

Positions Held

At Haas since 2001
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

  • Editor-in-Chief, IIE Transactions
  • Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management
  • Department Editor, Management Science
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Production Economics
  • Editorial Board, Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management
  • Vice President of Marketing and Outreach, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

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

  • “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 of Industrial Engineers
  • Chancellor’s Professorship, University of California Berkeley, 1997-2000
  • Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honorary Society) Faculty of the Year Award, University of California Berkeley, 1999
  • Distinguished Service Award, INFORMS Section on Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 1997

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