Dr. CHEN Liwen (陳立文博士)

PhD - Operations Management (The University of Texas at Austin)
MSc - Computer Science (National University of Singapore)
BSc - Applied Mathematics (Tsinghua University)

Assistant Professor

Dr. CHEN Liwen (陳立文博士)

Contact Information

Address: 10-223, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34426759
Fax: +852 34420346
E-mail:
liwen.chen@cityu.edu.hk
SSRN Web:
http://papers.ssrn.com/author=2006646
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Research Areas

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management - Marketing Interface
  • Distribution Channel / Pricing / Advertising / Retailing Management
  • E-commerce

Dr. Liwen Chen joined the Marketing Department in July 2010. Previously he has taught in Appalachian State University as Visiting Assistant Professor and The University of Texas at Austin as Assistant Instructor. Dr. Chen received his PhD in Operations Management from The University of Texas at Austin. His research interests are Supply Chain Management and Operations Management and Marketing Interface research.

Faculty Positions

Period Department - Institution Position
2010 - Now Marketing - City University of Hong Kong Assistant Professor
2004 - 2010 Information, Risk & Operations Management - The University of Texas at Austin Teaching Assistant
2007 - 2008 Computer Information Systems - Appalachian State University Visiting Assistant Professor
7/2007 - 8/2007 Information, Risk & Operations Management - The University of Texas at Austin Assistant Instructor

Awards

Award Title Institution
2011 Best Paper Award Decision Sciences Institute

Research Grant

  • PI: "Private Label Development in China: Theory and Application", New Faculty Start-up Fund - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: HK$399,712 (2010-2012) , Liwen Chen, Steve Gilbert

Supervisory Experience

Period Nature
2013 DBA Thesis - Qualifying Panel Member
2012 DBA Thesis - Qualifying Panel Member
8/2011 MBA Project - Supervising 4 MBA students
2011 DBA Thesis - Qualifying Panel Member

Administrative Assignments

Period Name Position
2011 - Now Committee Against Sexual Harassment Member
3/2013 - 2/2014 MBA Programme, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong Assistant Director, China Market and Industry Relationship

Working Experience

Period Title Company
2002 - 2004 Co-Founder and CEO Beijing WebNewVision High-Tech Limited
2001 - 2004 Co-Founder and CEO Beijing Lyang Technology Co. Ltd.
2000 - 2001 Project Leader / Systems Analyst Abacus International (Singapore)

Consultancy Experience and Executive Training

Year Client Role
9/2013 - 4/2014 Human Health Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2013 - 4/2014 Radica Systems Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2013 - 4/2014 Sealed Air Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2012 - 3/2013 DBA Program, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong Supervising student consultancy project
9/2012 - 3/2013 EMBA Program, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong Supervising student consultancy project
9/2012 - 3/2013 East West Hospitality Group Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2012 - 3/2013 Human Health Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2012 - 3/2013 Gimmick House Limited Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2012 - 3/2013 Suzuran Bed (HK) Limited Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2012 - 3/2013 GP Acoustics (Hong Kong) Limited GP Acoustics (Hong Kong) Limiteds
9/2011 - 3/2012 ALK ABELLO A/S Supervising student consultancy project
9/2011 - 3/2012 Diversey Hong Kong Limited Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2011 - 3/2012 Yahoo! Hong Kong Limited Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2011 - 3/2012 Talika and Marketing (HK) Limited Supervising student consultancy project
9/2011 - 3/2012 Tresor Group Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2011 - 3/2012 Yinger Fashion Group Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2011 - 3/2012 Yitian Group Supervising student consultancy projects
9/2011 - 3/2012 Dental Bauhinia Supervising student consultancy project
9/2011 - 3/2012 Shenzhen Xiangyunsha Trading Co., Ltd. Supervising student consultancy project
1/2011 - 6/2011 Pearson Education Asia Ltd. Supervising student consultancy projects
1/2011 - 6/2011 Zinch China Supervising student consultancy projects
1/2011 - 6/2011 Nu Skin China Supervising student consultancy projects
1/2011 - 6/2011 深圳众一国际旅行社 Supervising student consultancy projects
1/2011 - 6/2011 安徽安凯汽车股份有限公司 Supervising student consultancy project
10/2010 - 2/2011 Car2Go Supervising student consultancy project
2007 Electric Reliability Council of Texas Consultant
2005 Chevron Energy Solutions UT-Chevron Operations Practicum

External Academic Activities

Period Organizer Country Role
2013 - Now International Journal of Production Research United Kingdom Ad hoc reviewer
2011 - Now Production & Operations Management United States of America Ad hoc reviewer
2010 - Now European Journal of Operational Research United Kingdom Ad hoc reviewer
2010 - Now INFORMS United States of America Blogger
2009 - Now Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Annual Meeting United States of America Ad hoc reviewer

Conferences

Period Name Country
5/8/2011 - 7/8/2011 Summer Marketing Educators' Conference 2011 San Francisco , CA, USA
7/11/2010 - 10/11/2010 INFORMS Annual Meeting Austin, Texas, USA
11/7/2010 - 12/7/2010 OCSAMSE Annual Meeting Beijing, China
11/10/2009 - 14/10/2009 INFORMS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA, USA
29/6/2009 - 30/6/2009 INFORMS MSOM Conference Boston, MA, USA
1/5/2009 - 4/5/2009 Annual POMS Conference Orlando, FL, USA
22/11/2008 - 25/11/2008 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute Baltimore, MD, USA
12/10/2008 - 15/10/2008 INFORMS Annual Meeting Washington, DC, USA
5/6/2008 - 6/6/2008 INFORMS MSOM Conference Washington, DC, USA
9/5/2008 - 12/5/2008 Annual POMS Conference La Jolla, CA, USA
4/11/2007 - 7/11/2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting Seattle, WA, USA
18/6/2007 - 19/6/2007 INFORMS MSOM Conference Beijing, China
4/5/2007 - 7/5/2007 Annual POMS Conference Dallas, TX, USA
5/11/2006 - 8/11/2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting Pittsburgh, PA, USA
19/6/2006 - 20/6/2006 INFORMS MSOM Conference Atlanta, GA, USA
20/5/2006 - 22/5/2006 International Conference on Management Sciences: Optimization Models and Applications in Honor of Professor Suresh Sethi Dallas, TX, USA
13/11/2005 - 16/11/2005 INFORMS Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA, USA
26/6/2005 - 28/6/2005 INFORMS MSOM Conference Evanston, IL, USA
24/10/2004 - 27/10/2004 INFORMS Annual Meeting Denver, CO, USA

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Liwen Chen, Steve Gilbert, Xiaohui Xu (2012), "The Role of Revenue-Focused Managerial Performance Measures in Supply Chain Coordination ", Production and Operations Management, 21, 5, 814-832.
  • Liwen Chen, Steve Gilbert, Yusen Xia (2011), "Private Labels: Facilitators or Impediments to Supply Chain Coordination", Decision Sciences, 42, 3, 689-720.
Accepted Journal Articles (forthcoming)
  • Liwen Chen, Steve Gilbert, Yusen Xia (2017), "Product Line Extensions and Technology Licensing with a Strategic Supplier", accepted by Production and Operations Management, forthcoming.
Working Papers
  • Liwen Chen, Steve Gilbert, Yusen Xia (2010), "Competition and Long Capacity Lead Time: When and Why They can Be Good News to Firms?".
  • Liwen Chen, Yunchuan Liu, Steve Gilbert (2010), "Retailer Brand: To Keep It Private or Not?".