Brian
HWARNG, Brian Associate Professor Department:  Analytics & Operations Office:  BIZ1 8-80 Contact:  (65) 6516 6449 Email:  hwarng@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
Research / Teaching Areas
  • Deming Management
  • Managing For Quality
  • Chaos & Complexity Theories
  • Supply Chain Management
  • System Dynamics
Selected Publications
Recognition
& Awards
  • 2016 DSI Instructional Innovation Award Finalist (The Expanded Funnel Experiment: A Powerful Approach to Understanding Deming Management), The 47th Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - 2016
  • 2015 DSI Best Teaching Case Studies Award, Winner (Din Tai Fung: Xiao Long Bao, jointly with Yuan Xuchaun, 2016), The 46th Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - 2015
  • 2012 Best Teaching Case Studies Award, Honorable Mention (Shanghai Baolong Automotive Corporation, jointly with Yuan, Xuchuan, 2012), The 43rd Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - 2012
  • The William J. Gies Award for Clinical Research (jointly with NUS Dentistry faculty) - 2011
  • Best Track Paper Award (Service and Manufacturing Operations Management) (jointly with Yuan Xuchuan, 2011), The 42nd Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting - 2011
  • IADR Lion Dental Research Award for Junior Investigator (jointly with NUS Dentistry faculty) - 2007
  • Commonwealth Fellowship Award, UK
Education Qualifications
  • PhD, Industrial & Management Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, USA, 1992
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, 1986
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Tunghai University, Taiwan, 1981
Academic Experience
  • Academic Director, S3 Asia MBA, 2015 - current
  • Academic Director, NUS-Peking University IMBA, National University of Singapore, 2008 - current
  • Program Director, General Management Program (C), National University of Singapore, 2003 - current
  • Associate Professor, Dept of Decision Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2001 - current
  • Program Director, Temasek Foundation - CNMESC Prog, National University of Singapore, 2011 - 2014
  • Associate Dean, Executive Education, National University of Singapore, 2009 - 2013
  • Academic Director, LKYSPP-NUS Business School MPAM, National University of Singapore, 2009 - 2011
  • Academic Director, Asia-Pacific EMBA (Chinese), National University of Singapore, 2004 - 2005
  • Assistant Professor, Dept of Decision Sciences, National University of Singapore, 1998 - 2001
  • Commonwealth Visiting Research Fellow, Leeds University Business School, UK, 1999 - 2000
  • Senior Lecturer, Dept of Decision Sciences, National University of Singapore, 1997 - 1998
  • Lecturer, Dept of Decision Sciences, National University of Singapore, 1992 - 1997
Corporate Experience
  • PSA-NUS Advanced Port Management and Operations Program (Quality Mgmt)
  • NUS Business School Executive Development Operations Management Program
  • NUS Business School Executive Development General Management Program
  • NUS Business School Advanced Hospital Management Program
  • Uni of Economic (Ho Chi Minh)
  • National Economic University (Hanoi)
  • China Construction Bank Corporation
  • Shunfeng Express
  • Midea
  • MediaTek Singapore
  • DHL
  • Kerry Oils & Grains, Shenzhen, China
  • Hans-Seidel Foundation, Germany
  • GlaxoWellcome, UK
Courses
  • BMC5009A, Systems and Operations Management (EMBA-Chinese)
  • BDC5123, Simulation Modeling and Analysis (PhD)
  • BMA5010A, Managing Operations (MBA)
  • BMC5009, Operations and Logistics Management (EMBA-Chinese)
Membership & Professional Activities
  • Area Editor (Statistics, Quality and Reliability), Computers & Industrial Engineering(Dec 2011 - present)
  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI, USA)(Sept 2002 - present)
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE, USA)(Fall 1984 - 1999)
  • International Neural Network Society (INNS, USA)(January 1990 - 1999)
  • Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society, USA)(Fall 1987 - present)
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ, USA)(October 1991 - present); Senior Member since 09/2002
  • ASQ Six Sigma Forum(Oct 2002 - present)
Societal Impact

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