Department of Management Sciences
AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Departmental Academic Advisor

Prof Zhi-Long Chen
Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science
University of Maryland, College Park



The Department's current Academic Advisor is Professor Zhi-Long Chen, who is Orkand Corporation Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.


Prof. Zhi-Long Chen received his PhD degree in Operations Research from Princeton University in 1997. Prior to joining the University of Maryland in 2001, Prof. Chen was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.


His research interests cover supply chain scheduling, production and transportation operations, dynamic pricing, and optimization. He is currently serving as an associate editor of Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, IIE Transactions, Naval Research Logistics, Networks, and Journal of Scheduling.

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