Ping-Hung Hsieh

Professor of Quantitative Methods

Department: Global Business Analysis
Office: Bexell 402
Phone: 541-737-6060
Email: Ping-Hung.Hsieh@bus.oregonstate.edu


Ping-Hung ("Ping") Hsieh is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods in the College of Business. His research interests include the fields of extreme value analysis and Bayesian modeling with application to risk management and strategic planning.

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Education

Ph.D. Statistics and Management Science (May 1997)
School of Business Administration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

M. A. Applied Economics (Dec 1991)
Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan  

M. A. Statistics Department of Statistics (Aug 1990)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan B. A. Statistics

Department of Statistics (May1988)
Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan

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Employment

  • Discipline Director of Business Core, Oregon State University (September 2011 - present)
  • Associate Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (9/03 – present)
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (1/98 - 9/03)
  • Acting Assistant Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (9/97 - 1/98)
  • Instructor, School of Business, Bowling Green State University, Ohio (9/96 - 8/97)
  • Teaching Assistant, School of Business Administration, University of Michigan (1/96 - 4/96)
  • Research Assistant, School of Business Administration, University of Michigan (9/93 - 12/95)
  • Financial Analyst, Shin-Kong Life Insurance, Taipei, Taiwan (7/92 - 8/93)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan (1/88 - 5/90)

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Service

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Reviewer, Journal of Managerial Finance, May 2011
  • Panel Reviewer, National Science Foundation, April 2010
  • Review Board, The Open Statistics & Probability Journal, 2008 –
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2008 –
  • Member, the Loss Simulation Model Working Group, Society of Actuaries, 2006
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Statistical Methodology, 2005 –
  • Session Chair, National Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association, August 2004
  • Review Board, Journal of Business Disciplines, 2003 –
  • Session Chair, National Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association, August 2003
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Conference on Robust Statistics, July 2003
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1995

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • University Committee Appointments

Research Council, 2010 – 2012
University Council on Student Engagement and Experience, 2006
Faculty Senate, 2004 – 2005, 2010
Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, 2004 – 2005

  • College of Business Committee Appointments

Member, Strategic Planning Task force, January 2012 –
Director, Business Core Group, September 2011 – August 2012
Participant, Leadership Academy, October 2011
Presenter at the COB fall retreat about the findings on intercultural communication, September 2009
Participant, Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, August 2009
Member, SRTIF Review Committee, 2009
Chair, Peer Review of Teaching Committee (appointed), 2003 – 2004, 2008 – 2009, 2010 – 2011.
Chair, Research Excellence Workgroup, 2006
Member, Research Excellence Workgroup, 2005
Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2003 – 2004, 2005 – 2006
Member, Undergraduate Program Committee (elected), 2000 – 2002
Member, Newcomb Scholarship Committee, 2000
Member, Peer Review of Teaching Committee (appointed), 1999 – 2000,  2002 – 2003
Member, Affirmative Action Committee, 1997 – 1999

  • Search Committees

Chair, Quantitative Methods Search Committee for a tenure-track position, 2011
Operations Management Search Committee for a tenure-track position, 2006
College of Business Dean Search Committee, 2000 – 2003
Operations Management Search Committee for a tenure-track position, 2002
Operations Management/Statistics Search Committee for a tenure-track position, 1999
Operations Management/Statistics Search Committee for a visiting position, 1998

  • Student Recruitment

INTO Presentation, Taiwan, August 2010
Presented a 2-hour introduction on U.S. business schools to about 200 perspective MBA students in Taiwan, July 2000.
Assisted the Admission and Orientation Office and English Language Institute at Oregon State University in recruiting Taiwanese students.  Translated meeting announcements and University description into Chinese.  Distributed the information to various bulletin boards in Taiwan.  Visited Oregon Trade and Information Center in Taiwan to acquire information for recruiting students, summer 1998 and 1999.

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Publications

Journal Articles

Cheng, T. - C., P. - H. Hsieh, and S. - F. Yang, "Process Control for the Vector Autoregressive Model", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol. 30, issue 1, pp. 57-81, 2014.
Hsieh, P. - H., Y. Kim, and J. Yang, "The magnet effect of price limits: a logit approach", Journal of Empirical Finance, vol. 16, issue 5, pp. 830-837, 2009. Abstract
Ge, P., and P. - H. Hsieh, "On Social Dynamics Factors in Multi-stakeholder Decision Making in the Early State of Product Development", Journal of Design Research (Special Issue: Fostering Innovation during Early Informal Design Phases), vol. 6, issue 1/2, pp. 100 - 121, 2007. Abstract
Hsieh, P. - H., "On Bayesian Predictive Moments of Next Record Value Using Three-parameter Gamma Priors", Communications in Statistics - Theory & Methods, vol. 30, issue 4, pp. 729-738, 2001. Abstract
Hsieh, P. - H., "Robustness of Tail Index Estimation", Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, vol. 8, issue 2, pp. 318-332, 1999. Abstract

Conference Papers

Hsieh, P. - H., T. - C. Cheng, and S. - F. Yang, "On the Hotelling's T^2 Control Chart for Vector Autoregressive Process", IEEE International Conference on Quality and Reliability, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011.
Hsieh, P. - H., P. Ge, and S. Meier, "Using an Updating Urn-scheme for Prioritizing Quality Requirements in the Early Stage of Collaboration Design", ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Long Beach, California, 2005.
Hsieh, P. - H., "Nonparametric Density Estimation with Robust Tail Estimator", Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Statistical Modeling, 1998.

Presentations

Hsieh, P. - H., and T. - C. Cheng, "On the Hotelling T2 Control Chart for Vector Autoregressive Process", IEEE International Conference on Quality and Reliability, Bangkok, Thailand, 2011.
Hsieh, P. - H., "On Optimal Stopping Rules of Mixtures of Regression Lines", National Joint Staitstical Meetings, Washington, DC, 2009.
Yang, J., P. - H. Hsieh, and Y. Kim, "The magnet effect of price limits: evidence from transactions data", Financial Management Association meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2006.
Hsieh, P. - H., and J. Henry III, "Tail Index Estimation for Partitioned Insurance Losses", National Joint Statistical Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2005.
Hsieh, P. - H., and J. Yang, "On Examining Asymmetric Behavior of Price Limit Moves", National Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto, Canada, 2004.
Hsieh, P. - H., "Forecasting Next Record Catastrophic Property Losses Using Extreme Value Theory", Taipei International Statistical Symposium and Bernoulli Society EAPR Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 2002.
Hsieh, P. - H., C. Mishra, and D. Gobeli, "The Returns to R&D and Capital Expenditures in the Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Industry", Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2000.

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Professional Affiliations

Member of the American Statistical Association

Member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Member of the International Chinese Statistical Association

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Honors and Awards

  • Betty and Forrest Simmons Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, College of Business, Oregon State University, 2010 – 2011
  • The Outstanding UHC Faculty Member of the Year, University Honors College, 2010 - 2011
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Oregon Executive MBA program 2006
  • Society of Actuaries, Individual Grants Competition, “Extreme Value Analysis for Partitioned Insurance Losses,” 2006.  Amount awarded $17,000.
  • Vivian Bales Research Fellowship, College of Business, Oregon State University, 2000, 2001, 2003,  2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009.
  • Distinguished Research Award, "When Online Recruiting is a Jurisdictional Hook: How Using Interactive Web Technology Gets E-Business Sued in Distant Courts," (co-author: Nancy J. King), Allied Academics, April, 2003.
  • Austin Family Business Research Fellowship in Family Business & Entrepreneurship, "Organizational Outcomes of Using Online Recruiting among Family-Owned and Non-Family-Owned Businesses," (co-authors: Frances M. McKee-Ryan and Nancy J. King), College of Business, Oregon State University, 2003 - 2004.
  • Vivian Bales Research Fellowship, College of Business, Oregon State University, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004.
  • The Newcomb Faculty Meritorious Performance Award, College of Business, Oregon State University, 2000 - 2001.
  • Byron L. Newton Award - Excellence in Teaching, College of Business, Oregon State University, 2000 - 2001.
  • The Contributed Paper Award, "Robustness of Conditional Moments: An Application to Premium Caalculation for Reinsurance Treaties," Seciton on Risk Analysis, Joint Statistical Meetings, American Statistical Association, Baltimore, Maryland, August 1999.

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Courses Taught

  • BA 275 Quantitative Business Methods
  • BA 276 Introduction to Statistical Inference
  • BA 278 Introduction to Management Science
  • BA 376 Applied Quantitative Methods
  • BA 555 Data Analysis for Management
  • BA 555 Practical Business Analysis
  • BA 713 Applied Statistics

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