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Wei Qi

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Operations Management
Wei Qi
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-2064
Email address: 
wei.qi [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
marina.nikoghossian [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

524 Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Tel: +1 514-398-2064

Degree(s): 

Postdoc (2017), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

PhD (2016), University of California, Berkeley, USA

MS  (2011), University of California, Los Angeles, USA

BS  (2010), Zhejiang University, China

Area(s): 
Operations Management
Office: 
524
Biography: 

Wei Qi is an assistant professor in Operations Management at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. 

His research interests include:

  • Smart-city analytics and operations
  • Energy & transportation systems operations management (e.g. energy storage, electric vehicles, renewables)
  • New techno-economic models, e.g.:
  1. urban-scale systems integration
  2. sharing economy in retail logistics
  3. shared autonomous electric vehicles

Wei is also an affiliate of the China Energy Group, Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  

Courses: 

MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MGSC 404 Founds of Decision Analytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MGSC 603   Foundations of Data Analytics (Joint Master Program with Zhejiang University, China)

Curriculum vitae: 
Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Data Analytics
Energy & Transportation Systems
Supply Chain Design & Management
Sustainable & Smart City
Selected publications: 

Operations Management / Operations Research


Specialty: Energy and Transportation Systems 

 

Conference Papers  

  • H. Zhang, S. J. Moura, Z. Hu, W. Qi, and Y. Song, "Joint PEV Charging Station and Distributed PV Generation Planning," IEEE Power & Energy Soc. Gen. Meeting, 2017.
  • ​​H. Zhang, W. Qi, Z. Hu, and Y. Song, "Planning Hydrogen Refueling Stations with Coordinated On-Site Electrolytic Production," IEEE Power & Energy Soc. Gen. Meeting, 2017.
  • W. Qi, J. Liu, and P. D. Christofides. A two-time-scale framework for supervisory predictive control of an integrated wind/solar energy generation and water desalination system. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pages 2677-2682, San Francisco, California, 2011.
  • W. Qi, J. Liu and P. D. Christofides. Supervisory predictive control of an integrated wind/solar energy generation and water desalination system. In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, pages 821-826, Leuven, Belgium, 2010.

 

Technical Reports

 

    Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

    Grants

    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant. Role: Principal Investigator. Title: Towards a Smart-City Future: Urban-Scale Integration of Mobility and Energy Systems. Length: 2019-2024. Total Amount: $130,000 (Share: 100%).
    • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Early Career Supplement. Role: Principal Investigator. Title: Towards a Smart-City Future: Urban-Scale Integration of Mobility and Energy Systems. Length: 2019-2020. Total Amount: $12,500 (Share: 100%).

    • Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FRQSC) New Researcher. Role: Principal Investigator. Title: Sharing Sustainable Mobility in Smart Cities. Length: 2019-2022. Total Amount: $45,000 (Share: 100%).

    • Internal Social Sciences and Humanities Development Grant. Role: Principal Investigator. Title: Promoting Electrical Vehicle Sharing Through Integrated Planning and Operations. Length: 2018-2020. Total Amount: $6,200 (Share: 100%).

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