Zhou, Sean Xiang(周翔)

BS (Zhejiang U); MOR, PhD (North Carolina State)

Chairperson, Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology
Director, Centre for Supply Chain Management
Director, Centre for Supply Chain Integration and Service Innovation, Shenzhen


Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology

Room 902, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7812



Prof. Sean Zhou is currently a Professor and the Chairperson in Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He is also the Director of the Supply Chain Research Centre under the Asian Institute of Supply Chain and Logistics in CUHK. Prior to joining the Business School, he was a faculty member at Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CUHK. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, China in 2001 and his MS and PhD in Operations Research from North Carolina State University in 2002 and 2006, respectively. His main research area is supply chain management with particular interests in inventory control, production planning, dynamic pricing, and game theoretic applications. He serves on the editorial board of IIE Transactions and OR Letters.

Teaching Areas

Operations and Supply Chain Management
Decision Analysis
Stochastic Models and Applications

Research Interests

Supply chain management
Inventory management
Sustainable operations
Data-driven supply chain optimization
Operations and marketing interface