Zhongshuo Chen

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Dr. Zhongshuo CHEN is an Assistant Professor at the School of Intelligent Finance and Business, Entrepreneur College, Xi’an-Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He obtained his Bachelor of Management degree in Logistics Management from Dalian Maritime University (DMU) and his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Maritime Studies from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Prior to joining XJTLU, he worked as a Senior Consultant at Maritime Advisory SEAPI of DNV.

Dr. Chen’s research interests include maritime decarbonisation, sustainable shipping, alternative marine fuels, life cycle assessment, ship emissions, machine learning applications, etc. His papers were published in top-tier transportation and engineering journals, such as Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Ocean Engineering, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, etc. 

Dr. Chen serves as a committee member of the Committee of Youth Scientific & Technological Professional, China Communications and Transportation Association (中国交通运输协会青科委). He also serves as a youth member of the technical committee of the World Transport Convention (世界交通运输大会). Dr. Chen holds the membership of several international, regional and local associations, such as International Association of Maritime Economists, Asia Pacific Neural Network Society, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, etc.

Dr. Chen serves as the managing guest editor of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. He also serves as an editorial board member of the journal Digital Transportation and Safety. He is also the reviewer for leading journals and conferences such as TRD, Information Fusion, EAAI, OCMA, IJHE, ICONIP, and others. He is also the recipient of several awards and scholarships, including Nanyang Award, NTU RSS, etc.

Dr. Chen has an interest in supervising Ph.D. students in maritime studies, shipping transportation, and maritime supply chains, with a focus on decarbonisation and sustainability. If you are interested, please send your CV and related materials to Zhongshuo.Chen@xjtlu.edu.cn.

Research interests

Maritime decarbonisation and sustainable shipping

Alternative marine fuels and applications

Life cycle assessment

Machine learning

Ship fuel consumption and emissions


Assistant Professor, School of Intelligent Finance and Business, XJTLU, 2023 - Present

Senior Consultant, Maritime Advisory SEAPI, DNV Singapore, 2022 - 2023


PhD candidate interview

PhD supervision

Student supervision (undergraduates and postgraduates)

Course teaching (undergraduates)

IFB001 Analytical Skills for Intelligent Business

IFB101TC Analytical Tools in Management Science

IFB209TC Logistics and Distribution

Awards and honours

NTU Certificate of Merit 2023, Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Award 2020 (The highest recognition in NTU)

Nanyang Technological University Research Scholarship 2018-2022 (Full PhD scholarship)

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Nanyang Technological University

MSc in Maritime Studies, Nanyang Technological University

BM in Logistics Management, Dalian Maritime University

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