Professor Mingyao Qi has presided several projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China (three times), National Key Technologies Research and Development Program, National Science and Technology Support Program (three times), Guangdong Provincial Industry-university-research Cooperation Project, among others. In addition, he has also presided over several industrial projects, covering areas like logistics operational optimization, logistics informatization, and logistics park planning for many large enterprises or government departments, and so on. The logistics robot products developed by Qi’s research team have been applied to the industry.
He has published quite a few papers in reputable journals, including Transportation Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Transportation Research Part B, Computers & Operations Research, Transportation Research Part E, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers & Industrial Engineering, and so on. He edited one textbook and co-published four monographs. He is a member of the National Technical Committee on Logistics of Standardization Administration, co-president and International Scientific Committee member of International Conference on Transportation and Logistics, peer review expert of National Natural Science Foundation of China. He also services as a reviewer for top international journals.