Th&agravenh Nguyen

Thành Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Personal Profile

I am an Assistant Professor in the Krannert School of Management. I obtained my PhD from Cornell University.

Research Interests

Game theory, Optimization, Market design.
I am especially interested in analyzing network markets and designing mechanisms for market design problems. My research applies to various large-scale markets and systems, including wireless spectrum markets, electricity markets, matching markets, supply chain networks and systems engineering.



(Google scholar)

T. Nguyen, Local Bargaining and Supply Chain Instability (technical note), Operations Research, Volume 65, Issue 6, 2017

T. Nguyen, Hang Zhou, Randall Berry, Michael Honig and Rakesh Vohra, The Cost of Free Spectrum, Operations Research, Volume 64, Issue 6, 2016 (pdf)

T. Nguyen, Ahmad Peivandi and Rakesh Vohra , Assignment Problems with Complementarities, Journal of Economic Theory, Volume 165, 2016 (pdf)

T. Nguyen, Randall Berry and Vijay Subramanian, Delay in Trade Networks, Operations Research, Volume 64, Issue 3, 2016 (pdf)

T. Nguyen, Coalitional Bargaining in Networks, Operations Research, Volume 63, Issue 3, 2015 (pdf)

T. Nguyen, A simple LP relaxation for the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem, Mathematical Programming, Volume 141, 2013

Randall Berry, Mike Honig, Vijay Subramanian, T. Nguyen, Hang Zhou, Rakesh Vohra, News-vendor model of capacity sharing, Performance Evaluation Review Volume 40 (2), 2012

T. Nguyen, On the disjoint paths problem, Operations Research Letters, Volume 35, 1, 2007

Working Papers

The Value of Sharing Intermittent Spectrum
with Berry, Honig, Subramanian and Vohra
(minor revision, Management Science, 2018)

Stable Matching with Proportionality Constraints ,
with Rakesh Vohra
(major revision, Operations Research, 2017)

Near Feasible Stable Matchings with Couples.
with Rakesh Vohra
(R&R, American Economic Review, 2017)

Welfare Implications in Intermediary Networks
with Karthik Kannan
(major revision, Information Systems Research, 2017)

On Variants of Network Flow Stability
with Young-San Lin (Abstract appeared in WINE 2017, Submitted, 2017)

Grants & Awards

National Science Foundation 2018-2022

Sociotechnical systems to enable smart and connected energy-aware residential communities

National Science Foundation 2017-2020

Understanding strategic behavior in systems engineering: A theoretical framework based on dynamic network games of incomplete information

National Science Foundation 2014-2017

Creating an Ecosystem for Enhanced Spectrum Utilization Through Dynamic Market Mechanisms

Krannert School of Management 2016-2017

Jay Ross Young Faculty Scholar Award

Krannert School of Management 2015, 2016

Outstanding Core MBA Teaching Recognition


Business Analytics

MBA, Fall 2015, 2016, 2017

Advanced Spreadsheet Modeling

Spring 2016, 2017

Business Statistics

Spring 2013, 2014, 2015

Economic and Social Networks

PhD course Fall 2014