Ruihao Zhu

Ruihao Zhu

  • Assistant Professor

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Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Machine Learning


Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

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Ruihao Zhu is an assistant professor of operations, technology, and information management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. His research focuses on developing novel algorithms for data-driven decision-making to address fundamental and practical challenges in revenue management, supply chain, and healthcare.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Second Place (2022) INFORMS Innovative Applications in Analytics Award
  • Finalist (2021) INFORMS Service Science Section 2021 Best Cluster Paper Award
  • Finalist (2019) 2019 Best Data-Driven Research Paper Competition
  • Honorable Mention (2019) INFORMS George E. Nicholson 2019 Student Paper Competition

Recent Courses

  • HADM 2021/HADM 3010 - Critical Thinking and Mathematical Modeling in Operations
  • HADM 3010 - Service Operations Management

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2021
  • BEng Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015
  • BEng University of Michigan, 2015