Lei Lei

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Academic Info

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Industrial Engineering
M.S., Dalian Univ. of Tech; Electrical and Computer Engineering


Operations scheduling, project resource allocation models, logistics performance optimization, and distribution network designs


Operations Analysis; SC Mods & Algorithms

In addition to teaching MBA courses, Dr. Lei has also served as the dissertation advisor of 11 PhD students, co-guest editor for Annals of Operations Research, associate editor of IIE Transactions, and Naval Research Logistics. She is a member of the review board of Journal of Supply Chain Management, and the review panel of the National Science Foundation.

She has published many articles in refereed journals such as Management Science, INFORMSJournal on Computing, Interfaces, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Operational Research Society, etc. She was the leading researcher for an industry distribution network design project that led to a potential saving of multi-million dollars in 2004. She is a recipient of five teaching excellence awards at Rutgers Business School since 1990, and was listed in Business Week as one of the two Most Popular Business Professors at Rutgers University (www.businessweek.com, Oct. 2, 2000).

Please visit Supply Chain Management par excellencefor more information, course details and EMBA student comments.