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Title: Associate Professor
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management
Office: 9w Mackay 2302 Osborn Dr., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 9554
- Capacity optimization in hospitality and gaming industry
- Cost control and pricing in hospitality and gaming industry
- Eco-friendly prices in hospitality and gaming industry
Tianshu Zheng, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of hospitality management at Iowa State University teaches courses of financial management in hospitality industry at both entry and advanced levels. Dr. Zheng received his doctoral degree (2008) in Hospitality Administration and Master's degree in Accountancy from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to joining ISU, he taught accounting, finance, and cost control courses at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
His most recent research is entitled Lodging Capacity Optimization: Application of an Inventory Model to China's Lodging Industry. By estimating the optimal capacity, Dr. Zheng tries to help managers in hospitality and gaming industry maximize profitability.
With management experiences in both restaurants and onsite food service facilities, Dr. Zheng also teaches hospitality operations cost control course.