Faculty Profile

Qiong Wang

Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Qiong Wang
Qiong Wang
Associate Professor
201B Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-7082


  • PhD in Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Master of Engineering in Management Information Systems, Tsinghua University
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Management Information Systems, Tsinghua University
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University

Academic Positions

  • Member of Technical Staff, Industrial Mathematics and Operations Research, Bell Laboratories, 06/1997 - 10/2012
  • Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, 10/2012-present.

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Chapters in Books

  • Qiong Wang, Marvin Sirbu, Jon M. Peha (1996), ￿Pricing of ATM Networks,￿ The Internet and Telecommunications Policy: Selected Papers From the 1995 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Gerald W. Brock and Gregory L. Rosston editors, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., pp. 65-78.
  • Qiong Wang, Jon M. Peha, and Marvin Sirbu (1997), ￿Optimal Pricing for Integrated-Services Networks,￿ Internet Economics, Joseph Bailey and Lee McKnight editors, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, pp. 353-376.
  • Qiong Wang (2006), ￿Pricing and Equilibrium in Communication Networks,￿ Handbook of Optimization in Telecommunications, Mauricio.G. C. Resende and Panos M. Pardalos editors, Springer, pp. 545-569.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Qiong Wang, Jon M. Peha, and Marvin A. Sirbu, "The Design of an Optimal Pricing Scheme for ATM Integrated-Services Networks," The Journal of Electronic Publishing, University of Michigan, Volume 2, No.1, May 1996
  • Qiong Wang and Jon M. Peha, ￿Proactive Price Regulation for Upgrading Telecommunications Infrastructure,￿ Information Economics and Policy, Volume 9, Number 2, June 1997, pp. 161-176.
  • Jinghong Xie, X. Michael Song, Marvin Sirbu, and Qiong Wang (1997), ￿Kalman Filter Estimation of New Product Diffusion Models,￿ Journal of Marketing Research, Volume XXXIV, August 1997, pp. 378-393.
  • Steve G. Lanning, Debasis Mitra, Qiong Wang, and Margaret Wright, ￿Optimal Planning for Optical Transport Networks,￿ Phil. Transaction of Royal Society, London A., Volume 358, No.1773, August 2000, pp.2183-2196.
  • Qiong Wang and Jon M. Peha, ￿State-Dependent Pricing and its Economic Implications,￿ Telecommunications Systems: Modeling, Analysis, Design, and Management, Volume 18, Number 4, December 2001 pp. 315-329.
  • Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang, ￿Stochastic Traffic Engineering for Demand Uncertainty and Risk-Aware Network Revenue Management,￿ IEEE Transaction on Networking, Volume 13, No. 2, April 2005, pp. 221-233.
  • Daniel Bienstock, Olga Raskina, Iraj Saniee, and Qiong Wang, ￿Combined Network Design and Multi-Period Pricing: Modeling, Solution Techniques and Computation,￿ Operations Research, Volume 54, Number 2, March 2006, pp. 261-276.
  • Anwar Elwalid, Debasis Mitra, and Qiong Wang, ￿Distributed Nonlinear Integer Optimization for Data-Optical Internetworking,￿ Journal of Selected Area of Communications (JSAC), Volume 24, Number 8, August 2006, pp. 1502-1513.
  • Qing Cao and Qiong Wang, "Optimizing Vendor Selection in a Two-stage Outsourcing Process," Computers and Operations Research, Volume 34, issue 12, December 2007, pp. 3757-3768
  • Martin I. Reiman and Qiong Wang, ￿An Asymptotically Optimal Policy for a Quantity-Based Network Revenue Management Problem,￿ Mathematics of Operations Research, Volume 33, Number 2, May 2008, pp. 257-282.
  • Ming Xiong, Qiong Wang, and Krithi Ramamritham, ￿On Earliest Deadline First Scheduling for Temporal Consistency Maintenance,￿ Real-Time Systems, Volume 40, Number 2, November 2008, pp. 208-237.
  • Robert Hampshire, William Massey, and Qiong Wang, ￿Dynamic Pricing to Control Loss Systems with Quality of Service Targets,￿ Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Volume 23, No. 2, April 2009, pp. 357-383.
  • Erica Plambeck and Qiong Wang, ￿Effects of E-Waste Regulation on New Product Introduction,￿ Management Science, Volume 55, Number 3, March 2009, pp. 333-347.
  • Mustafa K. Dogru, Martin I. Reiman, and Qiong Wang, ￿A Stochastic Programming Based Inventory Policy for Assemble-To-Order Systems with Applications to the W Model,￿ Operations Research, Volume 58, No. 4, July-August 2010, pp. 849-864.
  • Ulas Ozen, Martin I. Reiman, and Qiong Wang, ￿On the Core of Cooperative Queueing Games,￿ Operations Research Letters, Volume 39, No. 5, September 2011, pp. 385-389.
  • Martin I. Reiman and Qiong Wang, ￿A Stochastic-Program Based Lower Bound for Assemble-to-Order Inventory Systems,￿ Operation Research Letters, Volume 40, No. 2, March 2012, pp. 89-95.
  • Erica Plambeck and Qiong Wang, ￿Implications of Hyperbolic Discounting for Optimal Pricing and Scheduling of Unpleasant Services that Generate Future Benefits,￿ Management Science, Volume 59, No. 8, August 2013, pp.1927-1946.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Steve G. Lanning, William A. Massey, Brian Rider, and Qiong Wang (1999), ￿Optimal Pricing in Queuing Systems with Quality of Service Constraints,￿ Proceedings of the 16th International Teletraffic Congress, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 747-756.
  • Krishnan Kumaran, Steve G. Lanning, K. R. Ramakrishnan, Aravind Srinivasan, and Qiong Wang (2001), ￿Efficient Algorithms for Location and Sizing Problems in Network Design,￿ Proceedings of IEEE-GLOBECOM￿01, San Antonio, TX, pp. 2586-2590.
  • Debasis Mitra, K. G. Ramakrishnan, and Qiong Wang (2001), ￿Combined Economic Modeling and Traffic Engineering: Joint Optimization of Pricing and Routing in Multi-Service Networks,￿ Proceedings of 17th International Teletraffic Congress, Salvador, Brazil.
  • Steve G. Lanning, William A. Massey, and Qiong Wang (2002), ￿Threshold Pricing for Selling Network Capacities through Forward Contract,￿ Selected Proceedings of the IMA Workshop - Mathematics of the Internet: E-Auction and Markets, Brenda Dietrich and Rakesh V. Vohra, Editors, Springers, New York City, NY, pp. 145-158.
  • Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang (2002), ￿Generalized Network Engineering: Optical Pricing and Routing for Multi-Service Networks,￿ Proceedings of SPIE: Scalable Service Provisioning and Traffic Control in IP Networks, Vol. #4868, Boston, MA.
  • Robert Hampshire, William A. Massey, Debasis Mitra, and Qiong Wang (2002), ￿Provisioning of Bandwidth Sharing and Exchange,￿ Telecommunications Network Design and Economics and Management: Selected Proceedings of the 6th INFORMS Telecommunications Conferences, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, pp. 207-226.
  • Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang (2003), ￿Stochastic Traffic Engineering, with Applications to Network Revenue Management,￿ Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM￿03, San Francisco, CA.
  • Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang (2003), ￿Risk-Aware Network Profit Management in a Two-Tier Market,￿ Proceedings of 18th International Teletraffic Congress - ITC18, Berlin.
  • Anwar Elwalid, Debasis Mitra, and Qiong Wang (2006), ￿Cooperate Data-Optical Inter-Networking: Distributed Multi-Layer Optimization,￿ Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM￿06, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Debasis Mitra and Qiong Wang (2012), ￿A Model-based Study of the Impact of Managed Services and the Spawning of Applications in Broadband Networks,￿ Workshop on Telecom Economics, Engineering and Policy, 24th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 2012), Krakaw, Poland.


  • US Patent 7466916: Hybrid Optical and Data Networks (Co-Inventor: A. Elwalid and D. Mitra.)
  • US Patent 7123588: Decision Support Mechanisms for Bandwidth Commerce in Communication Networks (Co-Inventory: D. Mitra and K. G. Ramakrishnan.)