Research

Dr. Kwon's research has been supported by various funding agencies including the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C.

Research Interests

  • Applications:
    • Transportation and Traffic Theory, Congestion Pricing, Hazardous Material Transportation
    • Sustainable Transportation, Electric Vehicles, Shared Mobility, Bike-Sharing
    • Human-Infrastructure Interaction, Modeling Human Behavior, Bounded Rationality, Satisficing
  • Methodology:
    • Nonlinear Optimization, Network Optimization, Robust Optimization
    • Computational Game Theory, Equilibrium Programming

Dr. Kwon also "publishes" his working papers in the form of 'Changhyun Kwon Quarterly' or 'CK Quarterly' in short, beginning in Winter 2014.

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Publications

(* = Dr. Kwon’s students)

Articles under Review

  1. Su, L.*, L. Sun*, M. Karwan, C. Kwon, “Spectral Risk Measure Minimization in Hazardous Materials Transportation” [PDF] [show abstract]
  2. Haider, Z.*, A. Nikolaev, J. E. Kang, C. Kwon, “Inventory Rebalancing through Pricing in Public Bike Sharing Systems” [PDF] [show abstract]
  3. Pal, A.*, Y. Zhang, C. Kwon, “Analyzing Mobility Patterns and Imbalance of Free Floating Bike Sharing Systems” [show abstract]
  4. Ding, N.*, R. Batta, C. Kwon, “Economic Analysis on Adoption Strategies of Electric Vehicles for Urban Parcel Delivery Industry” [show abstract]
  5. Subramanian, V., T. K. Das, C. Kwon, A. Gosavi, “Joint Strategies for Dynamic Pricing of Electricity and Demand Response in Smart and Connected Communities” [show abstract]
  6. Zhang, A.*, J. E. Kang, K. Axhausen, C. Kwon, “Multi-day Activity-Travel Pattern Sampling Based on Single-Day Data: Application of Battery Electric Vehicles Feasibility” [PDF] [show abstract]
  7. Takalloo, M.*, C. Kwon, “On the Price of Satisficing in Network User Equilibria” [PDF] [show abstract]
  8. Ding, N.*, R. Batta, C. Kwon, “Locating Depots to Facilitate Routing a Mixed Fleet of Electric and Conventional Vehicles” [show abstract]

Journal Articles (Published or To Appear)

  1. Haider, Z.*, H. Charkhgard, C. Kwon, “A Robust Optimization Approach for Solving Problems in Conservation Planning”, Ecological Modelling, Accepted. [PDF] [show abstract]
  2. Toumazis, I.*, M. Kurt, A. Toumazi, L. Karakosta, C. Kwon, “Comparative Effectiveness of Up-to-Three Lines of Chemotherapy Treatment Plans for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer”, Medical Decision Making, Accepted. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  3. Chung, B.D., S. Park, C. Kwon, “Equitable Distribution of Recharging Stations for Electric Vehicles”, Socio-Economic Planning Science, Accepted. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  4. Zhang, A.*, J.E. Kang, C. Kwon (2017), “Incorporating Demand Dynamics in Multi-Period Capacitated Fast-charging Location Planning for Electric Vehicles”, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 103, 5–29. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  5. Ahmed, M.T.*, J. Zhuang and C. Kwon (2017), “Understanding Conflicting Interests of a Government and a Tobacco Manufacturer: A Game-Theoretic Approach”, Group Decision and Negotiation, 26(6), 1209–1230. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  6. Sun, L.*, M. Karwan, C. Kwon, “Generalized Bounded Rationality and Robust Multi-Commodity Network Design”, Operations Research, Accepted. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  7. Taslimi, M.*, R. Batta, C. Kwon (2017), “A Comprehensive Modeling Framework for Hazmat Network Design, Hazmat Response Team Location, and Equity of Risk”, Computers and Operations Research, 79, 119–130. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  8. Li, X., R. Batta, C. Kwon (2017), “Effective and Equitable Supply of Gasoline to Impacted Areas in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster”, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 57, 25–34. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  9. Chung, S. H. and C. Kwon (2016), “Integrated Supply Chain Management for Perishable Products: Dynamics and Oligopolistic Competition Perspectives with Application to Pharmaceuticals”, International Journal of Production Economics, 179, 117–129. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  10. Esfandeh, T.*, R. Batta, and C. Kwon, “Time-Dependent Hazardous-materials Network Design Problem”, Transportation Science. Accepted. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  11. Kumar, A. A., J. E. Kang, C. Kwon, and A. Nikolaev (2016), “Inferring Origin-Destination Pairs and Utility-Based Travel Preferences for Shared Mobility Systems Users in a Multi-Modal Environment”, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 91, 270–291. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  12. Sun, L.*, M. H. Karwan, C. Kwon (2016), “Implications of Cost Equity Consideration in Hazmat Network Design”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2567, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2016, pp. 67–77. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  13. Esfandeh, T.*, C. Kwon, R. Batta (2016), “Regulating Hazardous Materials Transportation by Dual Toll Pricing”, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 83, 20–35. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  14. Sun, L.*, M. Karwan, and C. Kwon (2016), “Incorporating Driver Behaviors in Network Design Problems: Challenges and Opportunities”, Transport Reviews, 36(4), 454–478. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  15. Hwang, H., J. Park, S. H. Chang, N. Attard, S. Wells, C. Kwon, K. Friedman (2015), “The Ties that Bind: Economic and Freight Transportation Implications of U.S.-Canada Border Bridges Using a Bi-national Transportation Network-Combined Economic Model”, Research in Transportation Business & Management, 16, 32–49. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  16. Sun, L.*, M. Karwan, and C. Kwon (2016), “Robust Hazmat Network Design Problems Considering Risk Uncertainty”, Transportation Science, 50(4), 1188–1203. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  17. Toumazis, I*. and C. Kwon (2016), “Worst-case Conditional Value-at-Risk Minimization for Hazardous Materials Transportation”, Transportation Science, 50(4), 1174–1187. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  18. Hariharan, V.G., D. Talukdar, and C. Kwon (2015), “Optimal Targeting of Advertisement for New Products with Multiple Consumer Segments”, International Journal of Research in Marketing, 32(3), 263–271. [DOI] [PDF] [PDF] [show abstract]
  19. Chung, S. H. and C. Kwon (2015), “Multi-Period Planning for Electric-Car Charging Station Locations: a Case of Korean Expressways”, European Journal of Operational Research. 242(2), 677–687. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  20. Lee, T. and C. Kwon (2014), “A Short Note on the Robust Combinatorial Optimization Problems with Cardinality Constrained Uncertainty”, 4OR, 12(4), 373–378. [DOI] [PDF] [CODE] [show abstract]
  21. Park, J., C. Kwon, and M. Son (2014), “Economic Implications of the Canada-U.S. Border Bridges: Applying a Binational Economic Model for Canada and the U.S.”, Research in Transportation Business and Management, 11, 123–133. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  22. Kang, Y.*, R. Batta and C. Kwon (2014), “Value-at-Risk Model for Hazardous Material Transportation”, Annals of Operations Research, 222(1), 361–387. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  23. Berglund, P. G.* and C. Kwon (2014), “Solving a Location Problem of a Stackelberg Firm Competing with Cournot-Nash Firms”, Networks and Spatial Economics, 14(1), 117–132. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  24. Kang, Y.*, R. Batta and C. Kwon (2014), “Generalized Route Planning Model for Hazardous Material Transportation with VaR and Equity Considerations”, Computers & Operations Research, 43, 237–247. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  25. Berglund, P. G.* and C. Kwon (2014), “Robust Facility Location Problem for Hazardous Waste Transportation”, Networks and Spatial Economics, 14(1), 91–116. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  26. Ahmed, M. T.* and C. Kwon (2014), “Optimal Contract-Sizing in Online Display Advertising for Publishers with Regret Considerations”, Omega, 42(1), 201–212. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  27. Toumazis, I.* and C. Kwon (2013), “Routing Hazardous Materials on Time-Dependent Networks using Conditional Value-at-Risk”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 37, 73–92. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  28. Kwon, C., T. Lee, P. G. Berglund* (2013), “Robust Shortest Path Problems with Two Uncertain Multiplicative Cost Coefficients”, Naval Research Logistics, 60(5), 375–394. [DOI] [PDF] [CODE] [show abstract]
  29. Ahmed, M.T.* , and C. Kwon (2012), “Pricing Game of Online Display Advertisement Publishers”, European Journal of Operational Research, 219, 477-487. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  30. Srinivasan, A.* and C. Kwon (2012), “Operations of Online Advertising Services and Publisher’s Option”, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 63, 674–682. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  31. Chung, B.D., J. Li, T. Yao, C. Kwon and T. L. Friesz (2012), “Demand Learning and Dynamic Pricing under Competition in a State-Space Framework ”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59(2), 240–249. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  32. Wang, J.*, Y. Kang*, C. Kwon and R. Batta (2012), “Dual Toll Pricing for Hazardous Material Transport with Linear Delay”, Networks and Spatial Economics, 12, 147–165. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  33. Jung, T.* and C. Kwon (2011), “Retailer-Supplier Matching: an Application of the Deferred Acceptance Algorithm” International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 6(3), 248–258. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  34. Friesz, T. L., T. I. Kim, C. Kwon and M. A. Rigdon (2011), “Approximate Network Loading and Dual Time Scale Dynamic User Equilibrium”, Transportation Research Part B, 45(1), 176-207. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  35. Moon. Y. and C. Kwon (2011), “Online Advertisement Service Pricing and an Option”, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 10(1), 38-48. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  36. Kwon, C. (2011), “Single-Period Balancing of Pay-Per-Click and Pay-Per-View Online Display Advertisements”, Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 10(3), 261-270. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  37. Kwon, C., T. L. Friesz, R. Mookherjee, T. Yao and B. Feng (2009), “Non-cooperative Competition Among Revenue Maximizing Service Providers with Demand Learning”, European Journal of Operational Research, 197(3), 981-996. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  38. Kwon, C. and T. L. Friesz (2008), “Valuation of American Options by the Gradient Projection Method”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 206(1), 380-388. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  39. Friesz, T. L. and C. Kwon (2008), “Supply Chain Design in Perfect Competition”, International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 3(3/4), 340-356. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  40. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon and R. Mookherjee (2007), “A Computable Theory of Dynamic Congestion Pricing”, In: Transportation and Traffic Theory 2007: Papers selected for presentation at ISTTT17, a peer reviewed series since 1959, R. E. Allsop, M. G. H. Bell and B. G. Heydecker (Eds.), pp. 1-26. (The ISTTT proceedings carry the status of a peer-reviewed international journal.) [PDF] [show abstract]
  41. Miller, T. C., T. L. Friesz, R. L. Tobin and C. Kwon (2007), “Reaction Function Based Dynamic Location Modeling in Stackelberg-Nash-Cournot Competition”, Networks and Spatial Economics, 7(1), 77-97. [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]

Edited Book

  1. Batta, R. and C. Kwon (2013), Handbook of OR/MS Models in Hazardous Materials Transportation, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Vol. 193, Springer [DOI]

Book

  1. C. Kwon (2016), Julia Programming for Operations Research: A Primer on Computing, 7.5" x 9.25". 246 pages. ISBN-10: 153332879X, ISBN-13: 978-1533328793. [LINK]

Papers in Refereed Proceedings

  1. C. Kwon (2011), “Conditional Value-at-Risk Model for Hazardous Materials Transportation”, in Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, S. Jain, R. R. Creasey, J. Himmelspach, K. P. White, and M. Fu, eds. pp. 1708-1714 [DOI] [PDF] [show abstract]
  2. Jeong, B., C. Kwon, Y.S. Zhang, and S. Yang (2010), “Evaluating the Research Performance of a R&D Program: an Application of DEA”, Proceedings of the International Multi-Conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2010 Vol III, 5 pages. [PDF]
  3. Friesz, T. L., M. A. Rigdon and C. Kwon (2008), “A New Gradient Projection Algorithm for the Dynamic User Equilibrium Problem”, International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment 2008, 9 pages.
  4. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon and M. A. Rigdon (2007), “A Model of Competition in Service Management”, Proceedings of 2007 IEEE/INFORMS International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, 6 pages. [DOI]
  5. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon, A. Chow and B. Heydecker (2007), “A Dynamic Efficient Toll Problem”, The Sixth Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN VI), 4 pages [PDF]
  6. Friesz, T. L., R. Mookherjee and C. Kwon (2006), “Dynamic Non-cooperative Games as a Foundation for Modeling Dynamic User Equilibrium”, The First International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment, 18 pages. [PDF] [PDF]
  7. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon and R. Mookherjee (2006), “A Computable Theory of Dynamic Congestion Pricing”, The First International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment, 15 pages. [PDF]

Book Chapters

  1. Toumazis, I.*, C. Kwon, and R. Batta (2013), “Value-at-Risk and Conditional Value-at-Risk Minimization for Hazardous Materials Routing”, in Handbook of OR/MS Models in Hazardous Materials Transportation (Eds.:R. Batta and C. Kwon), Springer [DOI] [PDF]
  2. Friesz, T. L., T. I. Kim, C. Kwon and M. A. Rigdon (2010), “Computing Dual Time Scale Dynamic User Equilibria”, in New Developments in Transport Planning: Advances in Dynamic Traffic Assignment (Eds.: C. M. J. Tampere, F. Viti and L. H. Immers), Edward Elgar Publishing. [LINK] [PDF]
  3. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon and D. Bernstein (2009), “Evolutionary and Preferential Attachment Models of Demand Growth”, in Complexity and Spatial Networks: In Search of Simplicity (Eds.: Aura Reggiani and Roberto Patuelli), Springer-Verlag. [LINK] [DOI] [PDF]
  4. Friesz, T. L., C. Kwon and D. Bernstein (2007), “Analytical Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model" in Handbook of Transport Modelling 2nd Edition (Eds.: D. A. Hensher and K. J. Button), Elsevier. [LINK] [PDF]
  5. Friesz, T. L. and C. Kwon (2007), “Strategic Freight Network Planning Models and a Dynamic Oligopolistic Urban Freight Network" in Handbook of Transport Modelling 2nd Edition (Eds.: D. A. Hensher and K. J. Button), Elsevier. [LINK] [PDF]

Grants

  1. (co-pi/subawardee) “Applying Location-based Informatics, Simulation, and Optimization Methods to Forklift Driver Behavior, Congestion, and Wireless Charging Studies”, Toyota Material Handing North America, PI: Sang Won Yoon (Binghamton), co-PI: Sung Hoon Chung (Binghamton), 12/1/2016–11/30/2017.
  2. (co-pi, 50%) “Market Potential for Battery Electric Vehicles based on Multi-Day Activity-Travel Patterns”, U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), PI: Jee Eun Kang (UB), co-PI: Joan Lucas (Brockport), 5/1/2015–7/31/2016
  3. (pi, 100%) “CAREER: Advancing Routing Methods in Hazardous Materials Transportation”, National Science Foundation, 08/01/2014–07/31/2019, [CMMI-1351357]
  4. (co-pi, 50%) “Effective and Equitable Supply of Gasoline to Impacted Areas in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster”, U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), PI: Rajan Batta (UB), 03/01/2014–05/31/2015
  5. (co-pi, 35%) “The Ties that Bind: Developing a Bi-national Transportation-Combined Economic Simulation Model to Assess Security and Policy Implications of US-Canada Border Bridges”, U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), PI: Jiyoung Park (UB), co-PI: Kathryn Friedman (UB), 02/01/2014–08/31/2015
  6. (pi, 80%) SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant, “Developing an Interactive Web-Application for Instructions Involving Networks”, co-PI: Ann Bisantz (UB), 06/01/2013–06/30/2014 [SUNY IITG 2013]
  7. (pi, 100%) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) / U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), Emerging Investigators Program, “Real-time Dynamic Pricing for Bicycle Sharing Programs”, 10/01/2012–08/31/2014 [RITA 49997-34-24]
  8. (pi, 33%) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) / U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), “Towards Socially and Economically Sustainable Urban Developments”, co-Is: Jiyoung Park (UB), Qian Wang (UB), 12/23/2011–09/30/2012 [RITA 49111-23-23]
  9. (pi, 100%) Goodwill Industries of WNY, Inc. through the Center for Industrial Effectiveness, “Processing Area Improvement Initiative”, 11/30/2011–5/30/2012
  10. (pi, 50%) National Science Foundation (NSF), “Collaborative Research: Regulating Hazardous Materials Transportation by Multi-Objective Dual Toll Pricing”, co-PIs: Rajan Batta (UB), 09/01/2011–08/31/2014 [CMMI-1068585]
  11. (pi, 100%) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) / U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) through University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), Faculty Development Minigrants, “Robust Routing for Hazardous Materials Transportation with Conditional Value-at-Risk on Time-Dependent Networks”, 07/01/2011–09/30/2012 [RITA 49111-07-23]
  12. (pi, 100%) Efficient Schools Team, LLC., Buffalo, NY, through The Center for Industrial Effectiveness, “Food Service Efficiency & Capacity Analysis Study/Assessment”, 03/30/2011–09/30/2011
  13. (pi, 50%) Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C., “Economic Implications of the Canada-US Border Bridges: Applying a Transportation-Combined Multiregional Input-Output Model for Canada and the U.S.”, co-PI: Jiyoung Park (UB), 03/01/2011–02/28/2012 [link]
  14. (co-pi, 50%) The Canadian-American Studies Committee, Fall 2010 Grant Competition, , PI: Jiyoung Park (UB), 2010