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Christiane BarzChair of Mathematics for Business and EconomicsPlattenstrasse 148032 Zürich, [email protected] – 2006Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany,Graduate School of Information Management and Market EngineeringDoctorate Degree (Dr. rer. pol. – with honors)Title of thesis: Risk-Averse Capacity Control in Revenue ManagementAdvisors: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Waldmann and Prof. Dr. Marliese UhrigHomburg,2001 –2002Universitat de Barcelona, SpainSokrates Scholar at the Department of Economics1998 – 2004Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, GermanySchool of Economics and Business EngineeringDiploma in Industrial Engineering (Dipl. Wi.-Ing. – with honors)Academic Positions2016 –University of Zurich, SwitzerlandFull professor and head of research group on mathematics for business andeconomics2014 – 2016Technical University of Berlin, GermanyFull professor, head of research group on operations management2009 – 2016University of California at Los Angeles, CaliforniaAssistant Professor (tenure track) in the Decision, Operations, andTechnology Management Group at the Anderson School of Management2013Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, GermanyVisiting Professor at the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute2007 – 2009University of Chicago, IlliniosPostdoctoral researcher working in the Operations Management Group of theBooth School of Business2006 – 2007Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, GermanyPostdoctoral researcher working under Prof. Dr. Waldmann at the Institute forEconomic Theory and Operations ResearchOther Work Experience2002Internship (Management Consulting)McKinsey & Co., Business Technology Office, Frankfurt, Germany2000Internship (Internet Start-Up)On2Trade, Karlsruhe, Germany1998Internship (Tax Consulting)DATEV e.G., Nürnberg, GermanyAwards and Distinctions2016Hector Teaching Award of the Hector School of Engineering andManagement, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany2015Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific Teaching Excellence Award at theUCLA Anderson School of Management2012George Robbins Assistant Professor Teaching Award at the UCLA AndersonSchool of Management-1-

2010Hector Teaching Award 2008/2009 of the Hector School of Engineering andManagement, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany2008 and 2009Exceptional Service award in the Executive MBA Program of the Booth Schoolof Business, University of Chicago2008“Baden-Württemberg-Zertifikat für Hochschuldidaktik“ (Completion of anaccredited training on the development of teaching skills)2007GOR Dissertation Award for outstanding thesis awarded by the Germansociety for operations research2007Erna-Scheffler Award for outstanding academic achievement by a femaleresearcher2006Best Paper Award of the Graduate School of Information Management andMarket Engineering 20062005Faculty Award (Fakultätspreis), School of Economics and BusinessEngineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, for best diploma thesis2002Jubiläumsstaatsstiftung Award for outstanding intermediate exam (Vordiplom)2001 – 2004Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftungdes Deutschen Volkes)Research OutputPeer reviewed journal articles: Barz, C. and D. Gartner (2016): “Network Air Cargo Revenue Management”. TransportationScience, Vol. 50 (4), pp 1206-1222.Barz, C. and K. Rajaram (2015). “Elective Patient Admission and Scheduling under MultipleResource Constraints”. Production and Operations Management, Vol. 24 (12), pp. 1907-1930.Adelman, D. and C. Barz (2014). A Price-Directed Heuristic for the Economic Lot SchedulingProblem. IIE Transactions, Vol. 46, pp. 1343-1356.Adelman, D. and C. Barz (2014). A Unifying Approximate Dynamic Programming Model for theEconomic Lot Scheduling Problem. Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 39 (2), pp. 374402.Barz, C. and R. Kolisch (2014). Hierarchical Multi-Skill Resource Assignment in theTelecommunications Industry. Production and Operations Management, Vol. 23 (3), pp. 489503.Barz, C. and A. Müller (2012). Comparison and Bounds for Functions of Future LifetimesConsistent with Mortality Tables. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 50, pp. 229235.Barz, C. and A. Müller (2012). A Tilting Algorithm for the Estimation of Fractional Age SurvivalProbabilities. Lifetime Data Analysis, Vol. 18, pp. 234-246, 2012.Barz, C. and K.H. Waldmann (2007). Risk-Sensitive Capacity Control in RevenueManagement. Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol. 65, pp. 565-579.Monograph: Barz, C. (2007). Risk-Averse Capacity Control in Revenue Management. Lecture Notes inEconomics and Mathematical Systems, Vol. 597, Springer (p.173).Other: Barz, C. (2008). Expected Additive Time-Separable Utility Maximizing Capacity Control inRevenue Management. Jörg Kalcsics und Stefan Nickel (eds.): Operations ResearchProceedings 2007, pp. 3-8.Barz, C. (2008). Risikoaverse Kapazitätssteuerung im Revenue Management. OR News, Vol.33, pp. 23-25.Barz, C. and K.H. Waldmann (2007). Risk-Sensitive Decision Support for Admission Control.Köppen, V., and Müller, R. M. (eds), Business Intelligence: Methods and Applications, pp.165-174, Dr. Kovac Verlag.Barz, C. (2006). How does Risk Aversion Affect Optimal Revenue Management Policies? – ASimulation Study. Mattfeld, D., and Suhl, L. (eds), DSOR Contributions to Information Systems(Proceedings of the Mulikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik), Vol. 3, pp. 161-172.-2-

Barz, C. and K.H. Waldmann (2006). An Application of Markov Decision Processes to the SeatInventory Control Problem. Morlock, M., Schwindt, C., Trautmann, N., and Zimmermann, J.(eds), Perspectives on Operations Research, pp. 113-128.Barz, C., M. Uhrig-Homburg and K.-H. Waldmann (2006). Yield Management: BeyondExpected Revenue. T, Dreier, R. Studer, C. Weinhardt (eds), Information Management andMarket Engineering, pp. 71-84.Schepperle, H., C. Barz, K. Böhm, J. Kunze, C. M. Laborde, S. Seifert, and K. Stockmar(2006). Auction Mechanisms for Traffic Management. S. Seifert and C. Weinhardt (eds),Group Decision and Negotiation Proceedings, pp. 214–217.Branke, J., C. Barz and I. Behrens (2003). Ant-Based Crossover for Permutation Problems. E.Cantu-Paz (eds), Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Lecture Notes inComputer Science 2273, pp. 754-765.Presentations “Nonlinear Approximations in Network Revenue Management”o Conference presentation at the INFORMS Revenue Management and PricingConference, New York, June 2015o Conference presentation at the IFORS 2014 conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 2014o Conference presentation at the Euro 2013 conference, Rome, Italy, July 2013“Patient Admissions under Multiple Resource Constraints”o Invited talk at the International INFORMS conference in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii,June 2016o Invited talk at the GOR Meeting on Pricing and Revenue Management in Munich,January 2016o Conference presentation at INFORMS Revenue Management and PricingConference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2013o Conference presentation at POMS Meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 2013o Conference presentation at INFORMS, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2012o Invited talk at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, July 2012o Invited talk at the London Business School, England, July 2012o Invited talk at the University of Siegen, Germany, June 2012o Invited talk at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, June 2012o Invited talk at the University of Warwick, England, May 2012o Conference presentation at IFORS, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011“An ADP Model for the resource assignment of hierarchical multi-skill jobs in thetelecommunication industry”o Invited talk at the University of Mannheim, December 2015o Conference Presentation at OR 2011, Zurich, September 2011o Presentation at the Southern California OR/OM Day, Los Angeles, California, May2011“An Approximate Dynamic Programming Policy to the Sequence Dependent ELSP”o Invited talk at the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands, October 2013o Invited talk at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, May 2012o Conference presentation at the INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Monterey,California, January 2011o Conference presentation at OR 2010, Munich, Germany, September 2010o Invited talk at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, March 2009“An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to the Sequence Dependent ELSP”o Invited talk at Tepper School of Business Operations Workshop, Carnegie MellonUniversity, Pennsylvania, September 2009o Conference presentation at MSOM 2009 Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, July2009o Conference presentation at the Euro Conference, Bonn, Germany, July 2009o Invited talk at the Operations Seminar, Kellogg School of Management, NorthwesternUniversity, Illinois, February 2009o Invited talk at the DOTM Seminar Series, UCLA, California, February 2009o Invited talk at the OPIM Seminar, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,Pennsylvania, February 2009o Invited talk at the Operations Research Seminar, Cornell School of ORIE, CornellUniversity, Ithaca, New York, February 2009-3-

o Invited talk at the Operations Workshop, Johnson Graduate School of Management,Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, January 2009o Invited talk at the Operations Seminar, Ivey School of Business, University of WesternOntario, London, Canada, January 2009o Conference presentation at INFORMS, Washington D.C., USA, October 2008“An Introduction to Approximate Dynamic Programming”o Invited talk at the KSRI Speaker Series, Karlsruhe, October 2013“Risk-Sensitive Dynamic Pricing in Revenue Management”o Conference presentation at the European Conference on Operational Research,Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007“Risk-Sensitive Capacity Control in Revenue Management”o Invited talk at the Colleges of Claremont, March 2012o Invited talk at the Center for Applied Statistics, UCLA, February 2012o Invited talk at Graduate School of Information Management and Market Engineering,Karlsruhe, Germany, February 2008o Conference presentation at the German Operations Research Conference,Saarbrücken, Germany, September 2007o Invited talk at the Erna Scheffler Award Ceremony, Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2007o Conference presentation at the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing SectionConference, Barcelona, Spain, June 2007o Conference presentation at the German Operations Research Conference, Karlsruhe,Germany, September 2006o Workshop presentation at the EURO Working Group on Stochastic Modeling Meeting,Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 2006o Conference presentation at the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2006, Passau,Germany, February 2006o Invited talk at the Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing Working Group Meetingat Lufthansa Systems, Berlin, Germany, February 2006“How Does a Computer Throw a Die? Using Simulation to Optimize Complex Systems inEconomics and Engineering.”o Interactive workshop for high school students interested in studying at the KarlsruheInstitute of Technology, Germany, November 2006Teaching Experience Lecturer for “Introduction to Operations Research: Stochastic Models” in the Master Programof the Faculty for Business, Economics, and Informatics at University of Zürich, since 2016Lecturer for “Mathematics I and II” in the Bachelor Program of the Faculty for Business,Economics, and Informatics at University of Zürich, since 2016Lecturer for “Statistics for Management Decisions” in the MSOL Program at UCLA, Summer2016Lecturer for “Production Management” in the Bachelor program at TU Berlin, Summer and Fall2015Lecturer for “Stochastic Models in Operations Management” in the Bachelor and Masterprogram at TU Berlin, Fall 2015Lecturer for “Optimization Methods in Service Management” in the Bachelor and Masterprogram at TU Berlin, Summer and Fall 2015Organization of the “Operations Management Colloquium” in the Graduate program at TUBerlin, Summer and Fall 2015Lecturer for “Model Building in Operations Management” for the MSc program in logistics atthe Haus der Technik, Aachen, Germany, July 2014 and October 2016Lecturer for “Data Analysis and Management Decisions” in the Global Executive MBAProgram for Asia Pacific, Anderson School of Management, UCLA, 2014Lecturer for “Data Analysis and Management Decisions” in the Global Executive MBAProgram for the Americas, Anderson School of Management, UCLA, 2012, 2013, 2014Organization of the Ph.D. Seminar in Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management,Anderson School of Management, UCLA, 2010- 2013Lecturer for “Applied Stochastic Processes” in the PhD program Anderson School ofManagement, UCLA, 2011Lecturer for “Data and Decisions“ in the full time MBA program, Anderson School ofManagement, UCLA, 2009- 2012-4-

Lecturer for “Simulation and Case Studies” in the international MSc and MBA moduleStochastics and Games, Hector School of Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe, 2006,2009, 2012, 2014, 2015Teaching Assistant for “Operations Management” in the weekend and executive MBA programand for “Managerial Spreadsheet Modeling” in the evening MBA program, Booth School ofBusiness, University of Chicago, 2008-2009Teaching Assistant positions for classes in Operations Research, Simulation, StochasticDynamic Programming, Quality Control, OR Methods in Revenue Management, Statistics,Econometrics, Algorithms for Internet Applications and Java-Programming at the School ofEconomics and Business Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 1999-2007Professional Service and Other Associate Editor for OR Spectrum since 2016Associate Editor for Mathematical Methods of Operations Research since 2015Associate Editor for the Journal of Revenue & Pricing Management 2014-2015Reviewer for Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics of OperationsResearch, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and OperationsManagement, Computers and Operations Research, Transportations Science, the EuropeanJournal of Operational Research, IIE Transactions, Journal of Revenue and PricingManagement, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Communications in Statistics –Theory and Methods, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of BusinessEconomicsReview panelist for the National Science Foundation (NSF), 2013Member of INFORMS and GOR (German society of operations research)Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Academic Senate and the UC Assembly of theAcademic Senate 2013-2015, faculty advisor of the Women’s Business Connection (WBC)2013-2015Faculty advisor for scholars of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”Grants: Exist 2016, Easton Research Grant 2014, Easton Research Grant 2011, Travel Grants2010, 2011, 2013Languages: Fluent in English and German (native), working knowledge of Spanish-5-

-5- Lecturer for “Simulation and Case Studies” in the international MSc and MBA module Stochastics and Games, Hector School of Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015 Teaching Assistant for “Operations Management” in the weekend and executive MBA program and for “Managerial Spreadsheet