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Ping Wang

Assistant Professor
Department of Maritime Administration

“20 years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the those you did, so throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the wind in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Get To Know Ping Wang

What in your life drew you to your current field of study?

I would like to see my influence in Maritime lean transformation as well as work towards eliminating waste, improve efficiency, and make the globe greener.

What do you hope your students gain from studying or working with you?

Learn about latest management philosophies and nurture the students into a the culture of continuous improvement.

What are you passionate about in your personal life?

Reading, thinking, and sailing.

Education
Ph.D. Business Administration, Ohio State University, 2007
M.S.
Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
M.S.
Computer Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, 1992
B.S. Electronic Engineering, Dalian Naval Academy, 1984
Courses Taught
MARA 363: Management Process (i.e., Organizational Behavior)
MARA 460: Management Systems & Control (i.e., Project Management)
MARA 636: Managerial Decision Making
MARA 650: Supply Chain Management
MARA 664: Production Operations and Logistics Management
SCMT 303: Statistical Methods
SCMT 364: Operations Management
Publications

Wang, Ping, Joan Mileski and Qingcheng Zheng (2017) “Alignments between Strategic Contents and Process Structure: The Case of Container Terminals Service Process Automation,” Maritime Economics and Logistics, accepted, in printing.

He, Zhen, James A. Hill, Ping Wang and Gang Yue (2011) “Validation of the Theoretical Model Underlying the Baldridge Criteria: Evidence from China,” Total Quality Management, 22 (2), pp. 243-263.

Wang, Ping, Walter Zinn and Keely Croxton (2010) “Sizing Inventory When Lead Time and Demand Are Correlated,” Production and Operations Management, 19 (4), pp. 480-484.

Wang, Ping and James Hill (2006) “Recursive Behavior of Safety Stock Reduction: The Effect of Lead Time Uncertainty,” Decision Sciences, 37 (2), pp. 285-290.

Wang, Ping and Zeyu Zheng (2011), “Confliction between Western- and Eastern Management Philosophies: Reflection in the Field of Quality Management,” China Quality, Sep. 2011, pp. 20-22.

Wang, Ping and Hui Zhao (2011), “Transition from Competition to Creating Shared Value---Ways to Our Future: Interview of Michael Porter,” PKU (Peking University) Business Review, 78 (7), pp. 1-4. 

Presentations

June 2017: “Process Complexities in Maritime Transportation: A Case Study of Chemical Tanker Port Calls.” IAME.

June 2017: “Visit Global Supply Chain Integration with Maritime Transportation: Practices, Processes and Principles.” IAME.

November 2016: “Untangling the Impacts of Non-Value-Added Processes in Process Industry,” Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference.

April 2016: “The heavy-tailed heavy-traffic machine-repairman problem: GI/G/2 Queue,” Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Orlando.

August 2016: “Alignments between Strategic Contents and Process Structure: The Case of Container Terminals Service Process Automation”. IAME Annual Conference, Hamburg, German.

April 2014: “Supply Chain Integration: How Does It Work in a Lean Environment,” Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Atlanta.

April 2012: “Supplier Relationship Management and Firm Performance,” Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Chicago.

April 2012: “Quality Culture Development: The Next Stage of Quality Management Practices,” Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Chicago.

October 2010: “Quality Management along Supply Chains,” CSCMP-China Annual Conference, Chongqing, China.

May 2009: “Managing Suppliers Beyond Tier 1,” Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida. 

Contact Info

Ping Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Maritime Administration


wangp@tamug.edu
Phone: +1 (409) 740.4441
Fax: +1 (409) 741.4014

Classroom Lab Building (CLB), Office 225


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