Chen, Jian

Lenovo Chair Professor
Professor, Department of Management Science and Engineering
Chair, Department of Management Science and Engineering

Curriculum Vitae

Phone              (86) (10) 62789896

Office              456D Weilun Building
Office Hours     By appointment



Chen Jian is Lenovo Chair professor at the Department of Management Science and Engineering in the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua Univeristy. He is also Chair of Department of Management Science and Engineering and director of Research Center for Contemporary Management, Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at Universities of MOE. He received his Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1989, M.E. in Systems Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1986 and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1983. His research interests focus on Supply Chain Management, E-Business, Business Intelligence and Decision Analysis as well as Forecasting and Optimization Techniques. Professor Chen teaches Dynamic Systems: Analysis and Control, Decision Theory, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua Univeristy.

Professor Chen has authored/co-authored 178 papers in refereed journals, including Annals of Operations Research,Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery,Decision Support Systems,European Journal of Operational Research,IEEE Transaction on System, man and Cybernetics—Part A: systems and human,IIE Transactions,Information Science,International Journal of Production Economics,Omega, The International Journal of Management Science,Naval Research Logistics,Operations Research Letters,Production and Operations Management, Systems Engineering-Theory & Practice, Journal of Management Science in China, etc. Professor Chen has been a principal investigator for over 30 grants or research contracts with National Science Foundation of China, governmental organizations and companies. He has been invited to present several Keynote/Plenary lectures at Conferences. He is the recipient of Award for Outstanding Research in Natural Sciences/Award for Outstanding Research in Science and Technology Progress/Award for Outstanding Research in Humanities and Social Sciences by Ministry of Education, Fellow of IEEE, IBM Faculty Award, Ministry of Education Changjiang Scholars, National Award of Teachers for Guidance for Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Paper by the Minstray of Education of China and Academic Degree Commission of the State Council,Fudan Management Excellence Award, Science and Technology Progress Award by Beijing Municipal Government,Young Scientist Award of China by the Ministry of Personnel of China and China Association for Science and Technology, etc.

Professor Chen serves on a number of academic organizations, such as Regional Vice President of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS); Chairman of the Service Systems and Organizations Technical Committee of IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society; Chairman of IEEE SMC Beijing Chapter; Vice President of Systems Engineering Society of China; Vice President of China Society of Optimization and Overall Planning; Member of the Standing Committee of China Information Industry Association; Panel Co-Chair: Division of Business Administration, National Natural Science Foundation of China; Chair/Co-Chair of many international conferences (e.g., Chair of the International Program Committee of the 1st International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management; Chair of the 1st Asian eBiz Workshop; Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting of the INFORMS Society on Manufacturing and Service Operations Management(MSOM’07); Chair of the 4th International Conference on Electronic Business; Co-Chair, IEEE Symposium on Advanced Management of Information for Globalized Enterprises (AMIGE’08); etc.). He is also serves as associate editor/area editor/EB member for a number of international journals such as Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Flexible Services and Manufacturing, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, etc.

Chen J. LJ Xu, “Coordination of the Supply Chain of Seasonal Products,” 2001, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part A, Vol. 31, No. 6, p524-532    
Cai X.Q., J. Chen, Y.B. Xiao, X.L. Xu, Optimization and Coordination of Fresh Product Supply Chains with Freshness-Keeping Effort, Production and Operations Management, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp.261-278, 2010 

Chen J., YD Guo, S Huang, HY Zhu, The Determinants of the Choice of Innovation Source for Chinese Firms, International Journal of Technology Management, 2010, Forthcoming 

Chen J., YH Chen, M Parlar, YB Xiao, Optimal Inventory and Admission Policies for Drop-Shipping Retailers Serving In-Store and Online Customers, 2010, IIT Transactions, Forthcoming 

Xiao Y.B., J. Chen, Lee C.Y., Single-Period Two-Product Assemble-to-Order Systems with a Common Component and Uncertain Demand Patterns, 2010, Production and Operations Management, Vol 19, Issue 2 , Pages216 – 232 

Chen J., R. J. Kauffman, Y.H. Liu, X.P. Song, Segmenting Uncertain Demand in Group-Buying Auctions, 2010, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Vol. 9, No. 2, p: 126-147

Chen J. , Xilong Chen, Robert J. Kauffman, Xiping Song, Should we Collude? analyzing the benefits of Bidder Cooperation in Online Group-buying auctions, 2009, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 191-202   

Ding D., J. Chen, Coordinating a Three Level Supply Chain with Flexible Return Policies, 2008, Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 36, pp865 –876   

Chen J. , X.L. Chen, X.P. Song, Comparison of the Group-buying Auction and the Fixed Pricing Mechanism, 2007, Decision Support Systems, Vol.43, Issue 2 pp 445-459 

Xu Z.S., J. Chen, An Interactive Method for Fuzzy Multiple Attribute Group Decision Making,2007,Information Science, Volume 177, Issue 1, p248-263     
Chen HY, Chen J, Chen YH, A Coordination Mechanism for a Supply Chain with Demand Information Updating, 2006, International Journal of Production conomics, 103 (1): 347-361 

Chen J, Lin S., An interactive neural network-based approach for solving multiple criteria decision-making problems, 2003, Decision Support Systems, 36/2 pp. 137-146    
Chen J., X.L. Chen, X.P. Song, Bidder’s Strategy Under Group-Buying Auction on the Internet, 2002, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Part A, Vol. 32, No. 6, p680- 690   
Chen J., A Predictive System for Blast Furnaces by Integrating a Neural Network with Qualitative Analysis, 2001, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 14, No.1, p77-85