박건수 Park, Kun Soo

Associate Professor

KAIST College of Business

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

410 Supex Bldg, 85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea, 02455
+82-2-958-3329,  kunsoo [at] kaist.ac.kr  


Research Interests

          Production and manufacturing operations

          Global supply chain (interface with accounting, finance, and marketing)

          Sustainable operations

          Inventory management

          Applications of game-theoretic analysis and stochastic process modeling


Education

          M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research, Columbia University, 2010
Dissertation Title: “Applications of stochastic modeling to quantitative finance and operations management
Advisors: Emanuel Derman, Woonghee Tim Huh, and Ward Whitt

           B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 2000.


Experiences

Assistant & Associate Professor, KAIST College of Business, Seoul, Korea (2010-Present)

Quantitative Researcher, Bloomberg L.P., New York, 2009-2010.

Summer Associate, Enterprise Valuation Group, Lehman Brothers, New York, 2008

Teaching Assistant, Columbia University, New York, 2005-2008

Instructor Officer, Department of Management Science, Korea Naval Academy, Korea, 2001-2004

R&D Planner, Somansa Co. Inc., Korea, 2000-2001


Research Papers

l   Sequential Capacity Allocation under Order Manipulation.
by Kun Soo Park, Bosung Kim, and Seyed Iravani. Invited for a major revision at Production and Operations Management.

l   Promoting Supplier’s Environmental Innovation via Emission Taxation.
by Bosung Kim, Sang Won Kim, and Kun Soo Park. Under Review.
Supported by National Research Foundation of Korea.

l   Product Design Outsourcing under Tradeoff between Design and Conformance Quality.
by Seung Ho Yoo and Kun Soo Park. Under review.

l   Impact of the Arm’s Length Principle on a Supply Chain and Consumers When a Rival is also a Customer.
by Kun Soo Park, Se Youn Jung, and Tim Huh. Under review.

l   The Potty Parity Problem: Towards Gender Equality at Restrooms in Business Facilities.
by Tim Huh, Kun Soo Park, Jaewon Lee, and Heesang Park. Under revision.

l   Offshoring and Outsourcing in a Global Supply Chain: Impact of the Arm’s Length Restriction on Transfer Pricing.
by Bosung Kim, Kun Soo Park, Se Youn Jung and Sang Hun Park. European Journal of Operational Research, 2018. Vol 266 (1), p 88-98.

l   Joint Decisions on Product Line Selection, Purchasing, and Pricing.
by Ilkyeong Moon, Kun Soo Park, Jing Hao, Dongwook Kim. European Journal of Operational Research. 2017.Vol 262 (1), pp 207-216.

l   A Vertically Integrated Producer When a Rival is Also a Customer: Impact of Demand Uncertainty.
by Se Youn Jung and Kun Soo Park, Applied Economics Letters. 2017. Vol 24, p 148-153.

l   Multinational Firm’s Production Decisions under Overlapping Free Trade Agreements: Rule of Origin Requirements and Environmental Regulation.
by Sung Hee Lee, Kun Soo Park, and Yong Won Seo, Sustainability. 2016. Vol 9, No. 1, p 42.

l   Inventory and Transshipment Decisions in the Rationing Game under Capacity Uncertainty.
by Choongseung Lee and Kun Soo Park, OMEGA. 2016. Vol 65, p 82-97.
Supported by National Research Foundation of Korea.

l   Organizational Structure of a Global Supply Chain in the Presence of a Gray Market: Information Asymmetry and Valuation Difference.
by Bosung Kim and Kun Soo Park, International Journal of Production Economics. 2016. Vol 175, p 71-80.

l   Impact of Operational-Level Planning Reliability on Management-Level Project Performance.
by Sang-Chul Kim, Yong-Woo Kim, Kun Soo Park, and Choong-Yuel Yoo. Journal of Management in Engineering. 2015, Vol 31 (5), 05014021.

l   Transferring and Sharing Exchange-Rate Risk in a Risk-Averse Supply Chain of a Multinational Firm.
by Kyoung-Kuk Kim and Kun Soo Park. European Journal of Operational Research. 2014, Vol 237 (2), p 634-648.
Supported by National Research Foundation of Korea.

l   Continuous-time Markov Chain Models to Estimate the Premium for Extended Hedge Fund Lockups.
by Kun Soo Park and Ward Whitt, Annals of Operations Research. 2013, Vol 211 (1), p 357-379.

l   Impact of Transfer Pricing Methods for Tax Purposes on Supply Chain Performance under Demand Uncertainty.
by Tim Huh and Kun Soo Park, Naval Research Logistics. 2013, Vol 60 (4), p 269-293.
Supported by National Research Foundation of Korea.

l   A Stochastic-Difference-Equation Model for Hedge-Fund Relative Returns. 
by Emanuel Derman, Kun Soo Park, and Ward Whitt. Quantitative Finance., 2010 Vol 10(7) pp 701-733.

l   A Sequential Auction-Bargaining Procurement Model.
by Tim Huh and Kun Soo Park, Naval Research Logistics.2010, Vol 57 (1), p 13-32.

l   Markov Chain Models to Estimate the Premium for Extended Hedge Fund Lockups
by Emanuel Derman, Kun Soo Park, and Ward Whitt. Wilmott Journal,  2009, Vol 1(5-6), p 263-293.
Won 2nd Place Award for the Best Student Research Paper at INFORMS Financial Services Section, 2008

 

l   DB품질개선사업의 대가 산정 모형연구.
서용원, 이덕희, 정승호, 박건수. 한국IT서비스학회지 2015. 14 2. pp51-68

l   물류비용을 고려한 공급사슬 유연성 구조에 관한 연구.
남진모, 박건수. 한국경영과학회지 2014. 39 2. pp21-35

 


Teaching Experiences

          Business Analytics (MBA)

          Supply Chain Management (MBA)

          Operations Management for MBA (MBA)

          Quantitative Analysis for Management (MBA)

          Operations Management (MS/Ph.D)

          Mathematical Programming (MS/Ph.D)

 


Conference Presentations

l   INFORMS annual conference, Pittsburgh, 2007

l   MSOM annual conference, Maryland, 2008

l   INFORMS annual conference, Washington D.C., 2008

l   MSOM annual conference, Boston, 2009

l   INFORMS annual conference, Charlotte, 2011

l   POMS annual conference, Chicago, 2012

l   INFORMS annual conference, Phoenix, 2012

l   MSOM annual conference, INSEAD, 2013

l   INFORMS annual conference, Minneapolis, 2013

l   POMS-HK conference, Hong Kong, 2014

l   INFORMS annual conference, San Francisco, 2014

l   MSOM annual conference, Toronto, 2015

l   INFORMS annual conference, Philadelphia, 2015

l   MSOM annual conference, New Zealand, 2016

l   INFORMS annual conference, Nashville, 2016

l   POMS-HK conference, Hong Kong, 2017

l   MSOM annual conference, Chapel Hill, 2017

l   Symposium on Innovation and Sustainability, Hong Kong, 2017

l   INFORMS annual conference, Houston, 2017

l   POMS-HK conference, Hong Kong, 2018


Award


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