Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 2013-Present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB 2011-2013
Mechanical Engineer, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Beijing, China 2000-2003
Computer System Engineer, Advanced Business Services Co. Ltd., Beijing China 1997-2000
Haskayne School of Business, Calgary, AB Information Systems Postdoc, 2013
University of Calgary Calgary, AB Industrial Engineering, Ph.D., 2011
University of Calgary Calgary, AB Manufacturing Systems, M.Sc., 2006
Tsinghua University Beijing, China Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng., 1997
Publications in refereed international conferences
Li, W., Mitchell, V.B., Nault, B.R. 2014. Inconsistent Objectives in Operating Room Scheduling. Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, (Submitted, and to be presented by Wei Li on ISERC, 2014)
Li, W., Nault, B.R. 2011. Variation in processing time in one-of-a-kind production: case studies using the state space heuristic. 41st International conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, pp. 611-616 – Paper presented by Wei Li at CIE41, 2011.
Li, W., Tu, Y.L., Nault, B.R., Xue, D. 2009. A state-space heuristic for adaptive production control in one-of-a-kind production. Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME, vol. 37, pp. 483-490 – Paper presented by Wei Li at NAMRC 37, 2009.
Li, W., Tu, Y.L., Xue, D. 2009. An efficient heuristic for adaptive production scheduling and control in one-of-a-kind production shop floors. Proceedings of 8th Wuhan International Conferences on E-Business, Wuhan, China, vol. I-III , pp. 2514-2519.
Li, W., Nault, B.R., Tu, Y.L., Xue, D. 2008. A heuristic, State Space, for hybrid flow shop production scheduling and control – Paper presented by Wei Li at the 2008 INFORMS Conference, October, 2008.
Li, W., Luo, X.G., Tu, Y.L., Xue, D. 2007. Adaptive production scheduling for one-of-a-kind production with mass customization. Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, vol. 35, pp. 41-48 – Paper presented by Wei Li at NAMRC 35, 2007.
Li, W., Tu, Y.L., Xue, D. 2006. Adaptive production scheduling and control for one-of-a-kind production shop floor. Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME, vol. 34, pp. 159-166 – Paper presented by Wei Li at NAMRC 34, 2006.
Tu, Y.L., Dean, P.R., Xue, D., Li, W. 2006. One-of-a-kind production design and manufacture. Proceedings of the 7th International Conferences on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing,Guangzhou, China, vol. 3, pp. 185-190.
Li, W., Tu, Y.L. (2012). Adaptive production scheduling and control in one-of-a-kind production. In Rodrigo da Rosa Righi (ed), Production Scheduling, InTech – Open Access Publisher: ISBN 978-953-307-935-6.
Adaptive Production Control
Operating Room Scheduling