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Dr. Jie Chu is an Assistant Professor in the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Management Science from DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. His research interests focus on the applications of optimization approaches to supply chain management decisions. Prior to joining the IBSS, Dr. Chu has worked as an Assistant Professor in College of Economics and Management at Huazhong Agricultural University. Google Link:

Research interests

Production and inventory management

Logistics distribution optimization

Stochastic programming/Robust optimization

Closed-loop supply chain


Assistant Professor, IBSS, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2020-Present

Assistant Professor, College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, 2019-2020

Program Director (MSc. Operations and Supply Chains), IBSS, XJTLU, 2024-Present

Deputy Program Director (MSc. Operations and Supply Chains), IBSS, XJTLU, 2020-2024


IOM409 Supply Chain Operations Management

IOM103TC Supply Chain Operations Management

IOM422 Production Planning and Control

BUS303 Final Year Project

Supply Chain Management and Logistics, 2020, Huazhong Agricultural University

4QC3 Managerial Decision Modelling with Spreadsheets, 2019, McMaster University

3QA3 Management Science for Business, 2017, McMaster University

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in Management Science, McMaster University, Canada

M.Eng. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada

M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, United States

B.Eng. in Automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Certified SAP Associate, America

Fellowship (Distinction), High Education Academy, United Kingdom

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