Xiang Fang

Xiang Fang
Discipline Director of Business Analytics • Associate Professor
Business Analytics

BUS 5202

Dr. Xiang Fang’s research interests include supply chain management, applied game theory, sustainability, operations-marketing interface, machine learning, and healthcare analytics.  Her research has appeared in top-tier and well-regarded journals including Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Naval Research Logistics, European Journal of Operational Research, and so on. Dr. Fang is an Associate Editor for Omega, and she is on the editorial review boards of Production and Operations Management and Decision Sciences. Before joining the University of Colorado Denver, she was an associate professor in Lubar College of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 


PhD Operations Research, Case Western Reserve University 

M.Eng. Systems Engineering, Xiamen University

B.Eng. Systems Engineering, Xiamen University 

Areas of expertise

Operations Management

Business Analytics

Selected Publications 

Fang, X, Ru, J., & Wang, Y. (2021), “The Effect of List Price on Channel Performance with Consignment”, Production and Operations Management , 30(1), 235-252. 
Fang, X, Zhou, W., Harris, L, & Huo, D. (2021), “Generalized Radiographic View Identification with Deep Learning”, Journal of Digital Imaging, 34, 66-74. 
Zang, X, Jiang, L., Ding, B., & Fang, X. (2021), “A Hybrid ant colony system algorithm for solving the ring star problem”, Applied Intelligence, 51(6), 3789-3800. 
Huo, D., Leppert, M., Pollard, R., Poisson, S. N., Fang, X., Rubinstein, D., Malenky, I., Eklund, K. & Nyberg, E. (2021), “Large Vessel Occlusion Prediction in the Emergency Department with National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Components: A Machine Learning Approach?”, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 30(10), 106030. 
Liu, W., Xu, K., Chai, R., & Fang, X. (2020), “Leveraging Online Customer Reviews in New Product Development: A Differential Game Approach”, Annals of Operations Research, forthcoming. 
Fan, J., Ni, D. & Fang, X. (2020), “Liability Cost Sharing, Product Quality Choice, and Coordination in Two-Echelon Supply Chains”, European Journal of Operational Research, 284(2), 514-537. 
Ni, D., Li, W. & Fang, X. (2020), “Two-echelon Supply Chain Operations under Dual Channels with Differentiated Productivities”, International Transactions in Operational Research, 27 (2), 1013-1032. 
Cao, X., Fang, X. (2019), “Component Procurement for an Assembly Supply Chain with Random Capacities and Random Demand”, Decision Sciences, 50 (6), 1259-1280. 
Bajgiran, A. H., Jiang, J., Fang, X., & Peoples, J. H. (2019), “A biofuel supply chain equilibrium analysis with subsidy consideration”, International Journal of Energy Research, 43(5), 1848-1867.  



Outstanding Reviewer for journal: Production and Operations Management, 2018 
Dean’s Research Fellowship Awards,  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), 2017-2022 
William Nasgovitz Research Fellow Award, UWM, 2016
Business Advisory Council Research Fellowship Awards, UWM, 2014-2015
Roger L. Fitzsimonds Scholarly Achievement Award for Junior Faculty, UWM, 2013
Junior Faculty Research Summer Support, UWM, 2010-2013 
Izzet Sahin Research Award, UWM, 2010 
Gold Star Teaching Award, UWM, 2007