Lizhi Wang

  • Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Main Office

3016 Black Engr
Ames, IA 50011-2164
Phone: 515-294-1757
Fax: 515-294-3524


  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • BE, Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003
  • BS, Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003

Interest Areas

Inverse optimization, mathematical program with equilibrium constraints, integer programming, and game theory Core Research Area: Electric power and energy systems Strategic Research Area: Energy infrastructure

Selected Publications

  • Mohammad Rahdar, Lizhi Wang, and Guiping Hu, "A tri-level optimization model for inventory control with uncertain demand and lead time", International Journal of Production Economics, vol.195, p.96-195, 2018. [pdf]
  • John Cameron, Ye Han, William Beavis, and Lizhi Wang, "Systematic design for trait introgression projects," to appear in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2017.
  • Matt Goiffon, Aaron Kusmec, Lizhi Wang, Guiping Hu, and Patrick Schnable, "Improving response in genomic selection with optimal population value selection: a population-based selection strategy," Genetics, vol. 206(3), p. 1675-1682, 2017. [pdf, link]
  • Lizhi Wang and Pan Xu, "The watermelon algorithm for the bilevel integer linear programming problem," SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 27(3), p. 1403-1430, 2017. [pdf, BILP instances, link]
  • Ye Han, John Cameron, Lizhi Wang, and William Beavis, "The predicted cross value for genetic introgression of multiple alleles," Genetics, vol. 205(4), p. 1409-1423, 2017. [pdf, link]
  • Shiyang Huang, Guiping Hu, Carrie Chennault, Liu Su, Elke Brandes, Emily Heaton, Lisa Schulte-Moore, Lizhi Wang, and John Tyndall, "An agent-based simulation model of farmer decision making on bioenergy crop adoption," Energy, vol. 115(1), p. 1188-1201, 2016.
  • Bokan Chen and Lizhi Wang, "Robust transmission planning under uncertain generation investment and retirement," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31(6), p. 5144-5152, 2016. [pdf, link]
  • Ye Shi, Yugang Yu, and Lizhi Wang, "Operational impact on the environment: Managing service systems with environmental deterioration," International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 170(A), p. 310-320, 2015.
  • Bokan Chen, Jianhui Wang, Lizhi Wang, Yanyi He, and Zhaoyu Wang, "Robust optimization for transmission expansion planning: Minimax cost vs. minimax regret," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 29(6), p. 3069-3077, 2014. [pdf, link]
  • Guiping Hu, Lizhi Wang, Yihsu Chen, and Bopaya Bidanda, "An oligopoly model to analyze the market and social welfare for green manufacturing industry," Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 85, p. 94-103, 2014.
  • Mohammad Rahdar, Lizhi Wang, and Guiping Hu, "Potential competition for biomass between biopower and biofuel under RPS and RFS2," Applied Energy, vol. 119, p. 10-20, 2014.
  • Zhaoyang Duan, Brittni Gutierrez, and Lizhi Wang, "Forecasting plug-in electric vehicles sales and the diurnal recharging load curve," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 5(1), p. 527-535, 2014.
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