Yen-Ting Lin

Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Yen-Ting Lin
(619) 260-4855
Office Location
Olin Hall 334
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Operations, Techonology, & Innovation Management
  • MS, Stanford University, Management Science & Engineering
  • BS, National Chiao Tung University, Industrial Engineering
Areas of Expertise
Decision Sciences

Selected Publications

  • Competitive outsourcing: choosing between value-added services and key component supplying capability, International Journal of Production Research
  • The efficiency of target-date funds, Journal of Asset Management
  • Vertical Integration under Competition: Forward, Backward, or No Integration?, Production and Operations Management
  • Quick Response under Competition, Production and Operations Management Journal
  • Critical Material Planning for TFT-LCD Production Industry, International Journal of Production Economics


Yen-Ting (Daniel) Lin is an assistant professor of  decision science in the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego. His research focuses on competitive strategies in the retail industry, including vertical integration, quick response and the impact of strategic customer behavior. Lin teaches both undergraduate and graduate level operations management. He was a recipient of the 2012 SBA Junior Faculty Research Award.


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