Luhao Zhang

Mathematics Ph.D. Student in UT Austin

Department of Mathematics, PMA 12.124
The University of Texas at Austin
2515 Speedway Stop C1200
Austin, TX 78712-1202, USA

About me

I am now a fifth year graduate student in Mathematics Department at The University of Texas at Austin, advised by Prof. Thaleia Zariphopoulou.

My research interests include:

I received my bachelor degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (Honors Science Group, 珠峰计划) at Xi’an Jiaotong University, where I was also a student of the Speical Class for the Gifted Youth Program (少年班) before my undergraduate study.




  1. Rui Gao, Jincheng Yang, Luhao Zhang. Optimal Policies for Robust Big Data Newsvendor (2021), under minor revision for Management Science.

  2. Luhao Zhang, Jincheng Yang, Rui Gao. A Simple Duality Proof for Wasserstein Distributionally Robust Optimization (2022), under review.

  3. Renyuan Xu, Thaleia Zariphopoulou, Luhao Zhang. Decision Making with Learning and Opportunity to Regret (2022).

  4. Rui Gao, Jincheng Yang, Luhao Zhang. Distributionally Robust End-to-end Learning with Contextual Information (2022).

Professional Services

Referee for:

Teaching & Working


I am interesting in teaching mathematics, and I have taught several topics as including:


Directed Reading Program

The Directed Reading Program is an RTG program that pairs undergraduate students with graduate student mentors to undertake independent projects in mathematics.


Professional Skills

Programming Languages

I have been teaching the following languages and their applications in Numerical Analysis and Applied Statistics:

Business Skills


Awards & Fundings