School of Business and Economics


Yizi Zhou

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Doctoral Researcher in Management Science and Operations Management

Bachelor of Economics, Major in Financial Mathematics, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2008-2012

Bachelor of Science, Major in Financial Mathematics, Liverpool University, 2008-2012

Master of Science, Major in Financial Mathematics, Loughborough University, 2012-2013

Research Interest:

Solving pollution-routing problem with linear programming formulation; Dynamic pricing each routing option; Modelling vehicle energy consumption with variables such as speed and load; Modelling carbon dioxide emission of cars with economic price; static and dynamic VRP with repairman problem.


Research Plan:

First of all, solve PRP then dynamic pricing the solution or integrate two problems together.


Dr. Rupal Rana
Professor Jiyin Liu


Thesis Title/Topic:
Dynamic pricing feasible solution of pollution-routing problem to direct people to choose more environmental friendly way to get their service delivered.