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Candace A. Yano - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, US

Candace A. Yano Candace A. Yano

Gary & Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration | Professor of Operations and Information Technology Management | Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, UNITED STATES

Areas of Expertise (4)

Supply Chain Management

Service Systems Management

Production-Quality Interface Issues

Marketing-Production Interface Issues

About

Candace "Candi" Yano holds the Gary & Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration and is a Professor of Operations and Information Technology Management. She is also a Professor in UC Berkeley's Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR). She served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Faculty of the Haas School of Business from 2016 through June 2019.

Yano's primary research interests are production, inventory and logistics management, as well as interdisciplinary problems involving manufacturing and marketing. She is currently the Editor of the Focused issues on Scheduling and Logistics of IIE Transactions, and a Department Editor for the Operations and Supply Chain Department of Management Science, among other editorial posts.

During the 2003-4 academic year, she was affiliated with the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, as the Susan B. Butler Visiting Chair of Operations Management. From 1995 to 2001, she served as Chair of the IEOR Department at UC Berkeley. She holds an AB in Economics, an MS in Operations Research, and an MS and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. She held positions at Bell Telephone Laboratories and the University of Michigan prior to joining Berkeley.

Education (4)

Stanford University: PhD, Industrial Engineering

Stanford University: MS, Industrial Engineering

Stanford University: MS, Operations Research

Stanford University: AB, Honors Economics

Honors & Awards (7)

Kimball Medal (highest award for service)

INFORMS 2018

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Fellow

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

Fellow

Award for Advancement of Women in OR/MS

Women in OR/MS Forum of INFORMS 2008

IEOR Professor of the Year Award (teaching excellence award)

University of California, Berkeley 2008

Chancellor’s Professorship

University of California Berkeley 1997-2000

Distinguished Service Award

INFORMS Section on Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 1997

Selected External Service & Affiliations (2)

  • Senior Vice President for Publications, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Editorial Board, INFORMS Journal on Service Science

Positions Held (1)

At Haas since 2001

2015 – present, Gary and Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration, Haas School of Business 2016 - 2019, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Faculty, Haas School of Business 2004 – 2015, OITM Group Chair, Haas School of Business 2001 – present, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley 1993 – present, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC Berkeley 2003 – 2004, Visiting Susan B. Butler Chair of Operations Management, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University 1995 – 2001, Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, UC Berkeley 1988 – 1993, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1983 – 1988, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Media Appearances (1)

‘She understands’: Asian American prof shares life lessons with students

UC Berkeley News  online

2019-05-31

Prof. Candi Yano, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Faculty and the Gary & Sherron Kalbach Chair in Business Administration, said that Asian American students often seek her out for advice because they see her as someone who will understand them. “A lot of times I can help them work through the challenge of finding their own career trajectory that might not have been what their parents had planned for them," she said.

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Selected Papers & Publications (9)

Multi-Period Inventory Models with Target-Profit Constraints under Accrual- and Cash-Basis Accounting Production and Operations Management

Houmin Yan, Candace Arai Yano, and Hanqin Zhang

Forthcoming

Optimizing Site Qualification Across the Supply Network at Western Digital Interfaces

Bo Liao, Candace Arai Yano, and Shiva Esturi

July 2017

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Designing Supply Contracts Considering Profit Targets and Risk Productions and Operations Management

Shiming Deng, Candace Arai Yano

2016

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Improving Supply Chain Performance and Managing Risk Under Weather-Related Demand Uncertainty” Management Science

Frank Youhua Chen, Candace Arai Yano

2010

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Supplier Commitment and Production Decisions Under a Forecast-Commitment Contract Management Science

Elizabeth Junqueira Durango-Cohen, Candace Arai Yano

2006

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Coordinated Pricing and Production/Procurement Decisions: A Review Managing Business Interfaces: Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing Perspectives

Candace Arai Yano, Stephen M. Gilbert

2003

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Contract Manufacturing: Dealing with Combined Supply Timing and Demand Quantity Uncertainty Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

Jing-Sheng Song, Candace Arai Yano, and Panupol Lerrssrisuriya

2000

Lot Sizing with Random Yields: A Review Operations Research

Candace Arai Yano and Hau L. Lee

1995

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Sequencing to Minimize Work Overload in Assembly Lines with Product Options Management Science

Candace Arai Yano and Ram Rachamadugu

1991

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