- Assistant Professor, Supply Chain, Operations Management & Business Statistics
PhD, Operations Management, University of California, Riverside
MS, Mathematics, University of California, Riverside
Master of Finance, University of California, Riverside
BS, Economics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Jian conducts research on incentives and information management within business contexts, especially in the areas of procurement, distribution channel, services design, risk management, and compensation design. His research primarily focuses on the question of what management can achieve when the information for decision making is dispersed, privately held, and evolving dynamically. The methodologies are dynamic optimization, game theory, mechanism design and information design. He teaches Digital Supply Chain Management and Managing Connected Supply Chains.
Dr. Jian’s work has been published in Production and Operations Management. He is a member of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He has presented his work at various conferences including the INFORMS Annual Meeting, POMS Annual Conference, MSOM Annual Conference and ISMS Marketing Science Conference.