BEng (Hunan University), MEng (Northeastern University), PhD (The University of British Columbia).
Professor Xuan Zhao earned her PhD in the joint fields of Management Science and Logistics at the University of British Columbia. Her research involves utilizing the tools of Management Science/Operations Research and Economics to model, analyze and derive insights into problems in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Revenue Management and Inventory/Production Control. Her research papers have been published or accepted by various journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letters, Decision Sciences, as well as in strong marketing journals such as Quantitative Marketing and Economics and European Journal of Marketing.
1. Behavior operations
2. Sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues in supply chain
3. Supply chain risk management
4. Information and incentives in supply chains
For a full list of Zhao's research publications, visit her Google Scholar page.
Besides the above external awards and grants, Zhao also earned Faculty Merit Awards from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2010 and 2013, Course remission Grants from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
External funds (total of $636,000) enable Zhao to supervise and financially support 6 post-doctoral fellows, 5 doctoral students and 4 master’s students.
Zhao will continue to supervise graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in the area of (but not limited to) supply chain management, revenue management, inventory/production control, marketing/OM interfaces, operations risk management, and new product development and entrepreneurships.
I am currently accepting MSc and PhD students. Please visit our graduate program websites to learn more about our MSc in Management with a focus on Supply Chain Management and PhD programs in Management with a focus on Supply Chain, Operations and Technology Management.
If you are interested in my research areas, please directly contact me for more information and include your transcript and a description of your research interests as well as the type of position you are interested in pursuing.
Zhao is currently accepting applications for a post-doc position in the area of supply chain management, marketing/economics-operations management interfaces. The candidate must have completed a PhD or expect its completion before starting the appointment. Candidates that have strong operations research/management science and business analytics background and are familiar with empirical research methodology, game theory/industrial organization and contracting theory will be preferred.
Applications should include:
For more information or to apply to the position, please contact Xuan Zhao.
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