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Zhi-Long Chen

Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science

Office: 
4321 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
301-405-0024
Education: 
Ph.D., Princeton University
Bio: 

Dr. Chen received his PhD degree in Operations Research from Princeton University in 1997. He is currently Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Prior to joining the Smith School in 2001, Dr. Chen worked as an assistant professor of systems engineering at University of Pennsylvania for four years. His research interests cover supply chain scheduling, production and transportation operations, dynamic pricing, and optimization. Dr. Chen has conducted several NSF funded research projects on integrated production and distribution operations, coordination of dynamic pricing and scheduling, and transportation capacity planning. He is working closely with industry on several projects in the areas of dynamic pricing, ridesharing, and production and distribution operations. He is currently serving as an associate editor of Operations Research, POM, IIE Transactions, NRL, Networks, and Journal of Scheduling. Dr. Chen has taught a number of undergraduate, graduate, and executive courses on optimization, supply chain management, and operations management. He has received several teaching awards from the Smith School for his excellent teaching performance.

To see Dr. Chen’s research publications, check out his Google Scholar Page