Ming Hu

portrait of Ming

Distinguished Professor of Business Operations and Analytics
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto

ming.hu "at" rotman "dot" utoronto "dot" ca

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  • 2019.07-, Distinguished Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2017-, Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2008-2017, (Acting) Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Though we are surrounded by exciting and new platforms, we still wrestle with a classical dilemma: matching supply with demand.

— Rotman New Thinking



  • RSM370 Supply Chain Management (undergraduate elective)

  • RSM1240/1241/1340 Operations Management (MBA core)

  • RSM3046 Revenue Management (PhD seminar)



  • 2019-2024, University of Toronto Distinguished Professor Award

  • 2018, Poets & Quants Best 40 Under 40 MBA Professor

  • 2017, 2018, Management Science Distinguished Service Award, INFORMS

  • 2017, Annual Conference Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention, CSAMSE

  • 2017, NET Institute Summer Grant

  • 2017, Best OM Paper in Management Science

  • 2016, Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award, POMS

  • 2015, Roger Martin Excellence in Research Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2015, Rotman School of Management Teaching Award, University of Toronto

  • 2015, Annual Conference Best Paper Award, First Prize, CSAMSE

  • 2014, Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition, Honorable Mention, INFORMS

  • 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, M&SOM Meritorious Service Award, INFORMS

  • 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019, Management Science Meritorious Service Award, INFORMS

  • 2011, Connaught New Researcher Award, University of Toronto

  • 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2009, Connaught Start-Up Award, University of Toronto

  • 2008-2010, Innovation Research Award, Hewlett-Packard Labs


  • Editor-in-Chief, Naval Research Logistics, 2018-

  • Co-Editor, Special Issue of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management on Sharing Economy and Innovative Marketplaces

  • Department Editor (Marketing of Services & Revenue Management Department), Service Science, 2019-

  • Associate Editor, Operations Research, 2018-

  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2018-2019

  • Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management, 2017-

  • Associate Editor, Naval Research Logistics, 2015-2017

  • Paper Reviewer, Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Business Venturing, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letter, IIE Transactions, Mathematical Reviews, Omega, Interface, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Sciences, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, Journal of Air Transport Management, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Transportation Research Part B, Transportation Research Part E, PLOS ONE, International Transactions in Operational Research, Journal of Cultural Economics, 2006-

  • Grant Reviewer, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT - Chile), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Mitacs Accelerate International, Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQSC), 2009-

  • Chair, RM&P Section of INFORMS, 2019-2020

  • Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, RM&P Section of INFORMS, 2018-2019

  • Secretary/Treasurer, MSOM Society of INFORMS, 2018-2019

  • Program Co-Chair, Emerging Topics (Invited) Clusters, 2018 INFORMS

  • Co-Chair, Service Operations SIG (Special Interest Group), 2018 MSOM

  • Program Chair, Invited Clusters, 2016 INFORMS International

  • Track Co-Chair, Revenue Management & Pricing, 2015 POMS