Research Interests: Supply chain management, supply chain contracts and incentive mechanisms design, operations management and information technologies, distribution channels, marketing and operations interface.
Yan Dong has contributed his skills and expertise to industry giants including IBM Global Services and the World Bank. A published author in the Journal of Operations Management and Transportation Research, his research is focused in the areas of supply chain management and strategies, channel coordination, and competitive firm behavior in logistics and supply chains. Dong was an Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Minnesota, Carlson Schools of Management before joining the R. H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland College Park in 2007. He has a masters degree in economics and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in the areas of transportation and logistics management.