Lucy Gongtao
CHEN, Lucy Gongtao Associate Professor Department:  Analytics & Operations Office:  BIZ1 8-60 Contact:  (65) 6516 3013 Email: Curriculum Vitae

Dr Lucy Gongtao Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Analytics & Operations at NUS Business School.

Her research is mainly in the areas of inventory management, supply chain management, and the interface between operations and marketing. Her work is published in journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Ope ...[More+]

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    • Risks And Disruptions In Supply Chains
    • Inventory Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Journal Articles
      • On Dynamic Decision Making to Meet Consumption Targets, with Long Z. and Sim, Melvyn (2015), Operations Research, 63(5)
      • The Impact of a Target on Newsvendor Decisions, with Long Z and Perakis G. (2015), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(1), 78-86
      • Technical Note-New Sufficient Conditions for (s, S) Policies to be Optimal in Systems wiht Multiple Uncertainties, with Robinson L.W., Roundy R.O. and Zhang R.Q. (2015), Operations Research, 63(1), 186-197
      • Power Structure and Profitability in Assembly Supply Chains , with Ding Ding and Jihong Ou (2014), Production and Operations Management , 23, no. 9, 1599-1616, (United States). Publication no. 0465747
      • Effectiveness of Scheduled Balanced Ordering in a One-Supplier Two-Retailer System with Uniform End-Customer Demands, with Srinagesh Gavirneni (2013), International Journal of Production Economics, 146(1), 240-245
      • Chinese Perspective on Newsvendor Bias: An Exploratory Note, with Ying Cui, Jian Chen, Qi Wang and Srinagesh Gavirneni (2013), Journal of Operations Management , 31(1-2), 93-97
      • Using Scheduled Ordering to Improve the Performance of Distribution Supply Chains, with Srinagesh Gavirneni (2010), Management Science, 56(9), 1615-1632
      • Abstract of "The Impact of Financial Turbulance on Inventory Control", (2008), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 10(2)
    • Books/Monographs
      • Saishunkan: Rejuvenation by Living in Harmony with Nature (and Customers), with Teo, Chung Piaw and Wu, Yaozhong (2015), TA-Q-BIN Service Excellence and Innovation in Urban Logistics
    • Conference/Seminars
      • Simulation of Scheduled Ordering Policies in Distribution Supply Chains, with Srinagesh Gavirneni (2007), Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference
    • Working Papers
      • Distribution Channel Structure for Chain-to-Chain Competition with Price and Leadtime Sensitive Demand, with Zhengping Wu , 2014, under revision for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
      • Quick Recovery to Alternative ELSP Cycles, with Lawrence W. Robinson , 2014, under revision
      • Individual and Cultural Differences in the Newsvendor Decision Making, with Xue Li and Jian Chen , 2015, under review at Production and Operations Management
    • NUS Research Grant - 2007
    • Honorable Mention in MSOM Student Paper Competition - 2007
    • Nominee at the International Women's Day, Cornell University - 2006
    • Doctoral Consortium on International Operations Management Invitee, Purdue University - 2003
    • Tsinghua University Outstanding Student Fellowship - 1998
    • First Prize Winner in Jiangsu Province, the National Mathematics Olympic Contest of China - 1996
    • PhD, Operations Management, Cornell University, USA, 2007
    • M.S., Operations Management, Cornell University, USA, 2006
    • B.E., Management Information Systems, Tsinghua University, China, 2001
    • Associate Professor, NUS Business School, 2016 - current
    • Assistant Professor, NUS Business School, 2007 - 2016
    • DSC2006, Operations Management
    • BDC6114, Logistics and Supply Chain
    • BDC6111, Inventory Management
    • Reviewer, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Naval Research Logistics, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, International Journal of Production Economics, IIE Transactions, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering
    • Member, INFORMS, MSOM, POM

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