To students:

If you have a strong mathematical background and are interested in visiting or working on a project with me, please first read one of my papers then drop me an email at

[1]. Gao, Pin, Xiaoshuai Fan, Sunny Huang and Ying-Ju Chen, “Resource Allocation Among Competing Innovators”, Management Science, forthcoming. [Slide, In media: IEMS]

[2]. Gao, Pin, Yuhang Ma, Ningyuan Chen, Guillermo Gallego, Anran Li, Paat Rusmevichientong and Huseyin Topaloglu, “Assortment Optimization and Pricing under the Multinomial Logit Model with Impatient Customers: Sequential Recommendation and Selection”, Operations Research, forthcoming.

[3*]. Chen, Ningyuan, Pin Gao and Steven Kou, “Does the Prohibition of Trade-Through Hurt Liquidity Demanders?”. Under Revision.

[4*]. Chen, Ningyuan, Guillermo Gallego, Pin Gao and Steven Kou, “Dealership or Marketplace: A Dynamic Comparison”. Under Revision.

[5* †]. Chen, Ying-Ju, Guillermo Gallego, Pin Gao and Yang Li, “Position Auctions with Endogenous Product Information: Why Live-Streaming Advertising Is Thriving”. Under Review.

[6* †]. Chen, Kanglin, Ying-Ju Chen, Guillermo Gallego, Pin Gao and Haoyu Liu, “Multi-Armed Exponential Bandit “. Under Review.

[7 †]. Fu, Xingyu, Ying-Ju Chen, Guillermo Gallego and Pin Gao, “Policy Implementation in the Presence of Platform-Retailer Conflict“. Under Review.

[8* †]. Chen, Ningyuan, Pin Gao and Yang Li, “Privacy Preserving Product Recommendation”. In Preparation.

I have had the privilege of working with and learning from my coauthors on some of the projects above: Guillermo Gallego, Steven Kou, Ying-Ju Chen, Ningyuan Chen, Anran Li, Yang Li, Sunny Huang, Xiaoshuai Fan, Haoyu Liu, Kanglin Chen, etc.

Other Publication

[9]. Gao, Pin, Yingping He and Xiongjun Liu, “Symmetry-Protected Non-Abelian Braiding of Majorana Kramers’ Pairs”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 224509 (2016).