Weiwei Chen

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Assistant Professor
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100 Rock: Room 3147
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Academic Info

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Industrial Engineering
M.S., Tsinghua University; Control Science and Engineering
B.S., Tsinghua University; Automation


Supply chain operations planning; interface of supply chain operations and finance; intermodal transportation; business analytics in smart grid; simulation optimization; randomized global optimization


Operations Analysis (MBA); Fundamentals of Optimization for Supply Chain Management (Graduate); Introduction to Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing (Undergraduate)

Dr. Chen’s research interest lies in supply chain operations planning and scheduling, interface of supply chain operations and finance, and intermodal transportation. He also works on simulation and randomized global optimization methodologies, and uses business analytics in solving practical problems in smart grid and healthcare operations. His work has appeared in journals, books and patents, including Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Interfaces, Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, etc. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the M.S. and B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Prior to joining Rutgers Business School, he was a Scientist at GE Global Research, NY, solving various problems from GE businesses, collaborators and customers, such as GE Energy, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin and electric utility companies.