Dan Zhang is an assistant professor in the Management and Entrepreneurship division at Leeds School of Business. Prior to Leeds, he was an assistant professor of operations management at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Zhang taught undergraduate, MBA, PhD, and executive courses at McGill University and University of Colorado. He also supervised several PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in the last few years.
Dr. Zhang received his PhD from University of Minnesota. His current primary research interest is revenue management and pricing. In the last few years, he worked on approximate dynamic programming methods for large-scale dynamic optimization problems and on consumer behavior models with applications to revenue management and pricing. His research papers have been published/accepted in journals including Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Transportation Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, and Journal of Pricing and Revenue Management. Dr Zhang is a frequent reviewer for academic journals in his field, and regularly presents at international conferences. Dr. Zhang received research grants from NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada), SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada), and FQRSC (Fonds de recherché Societe et Culture Quebec).