Li Chen

Li Chen

  • Breazzano Family Term Professor of Management

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Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Contact

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

607.255.4851

lc785@cornell.edu

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Biography

Dr. Li Chen is a Professor of Operations, Technology and Information Management and Breazzano Family Term Professor of Management at Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Dr. Chen’s research interests concern supply chain management, operations strategy, and Bayesian methods for predictive and prescriptive analytics. He has published research works in top journals in the operations management field, such as Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing, Service and Operations Management.

Prior to joining Johnson School, Dr. Chen was an Associate Professor of Business Administration at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Before his Duke appointment, Dr. Chen spent four years at TrueDemand Software, a supply chain software company in Silicon Valley, where he was the cofounder and lead scientist of the company. Dr. Chen obtained his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2005.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellow (2016)
  • Third Prize, Best Paper Competition (2016) CSAMSE Annual Conference
  • Second Prize, Best Paper Competition (2014) CSAMSE Annual Conference
  • Third Prize, Best Paper Competition (2009) OCSAMSE Annual Conference

Recent Courses

  • NBA 6430 - Managerial Spreadsheet Modeling
  • NRE 5390 - PhD Seminar: Foundations of Operations Management I: Demand Forecasting and Inventory Theory
  • NBA 6420 - Supply Chain Analytics
  • NBA 6410 - Supply Chain Strategy
  • NBAE 6420 - Supply Chain Strategy

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Stanford University, 2005