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Assistant Professor

Education Background

PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota
B.S. in computational mathematics, Peking University

Academic Area
Operations Management
Research Field
Supply chain management; Inventory management; Sustainale operations
MAT1010 Calculus for Economical Analysis I


Rui David Chen is an assistant professor of operations management at the School of Management and Economics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). Prior to joining CUHK (Shenzhen), he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2015, and Bachelor’s degree in Computational Mathematics from Peking University. His current research interests are supply chain management, inventory management, sustainable operations, and other applications of stochastic modelling.    

Academic Publications:

Benjaafar, S., Chen, D. and Wang, R., 2017. Managing Production-Inventory Systems with Scarce Resources. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 19(2), pp.216-229.