Faculty Snapshot: His research enables data-driven business decision-making

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Yao Zhao, professor, Supply Chain Management welcomes new students to the Supply Chain Analytics program.

Yao Zhao, professor, Supply Chain Management welcomes new students to the Supply Chain Analytics program.

Yao Zhao

Professor, Supply Chain Management

Expertise: Supply chain management, inventory control, project management with consumable resources.

Current research: Supply chain analytics, collaborative innovation, socially responsible operations, healthcare, aerospace, energy, healthcare, pharmaceutical/bio-tech applications.  

His favorite class to teach:
Operations Analysis, Supply Chain Analytics, Healthcare Analytics

Outside the classroom:
"I swim regularly, listen to a range of musical styles and I enjoy time with my family," said Zhao.

Why he likes academia:
From The Supply Chain Analytics Laboratory: "We do fun and impactful research to derive insights from data that go beyond conventional wisdom; we build data-driven smart systems to aid business decision making."

-Sean Ireland

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