Academic Profile

Geoffrey Chua is tenured associate professor of operations management at the Nanyang Business School (NBS), Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He received his PhD in management with specialization in decision sciences from the National University of Singapore. His research spans the areas of supply chain management, humanitarian operations and operations-marketing interface. He has published in leading journals such as Operations Research, Production and Operations Management (POM), European Journal of Operational Research, Naval Research Logistics and Operations Research Letters. He serves or has served on the editorial review boards of POM and Computers & Operations Research. He was awarded the Research Excellence Award by NBS in 2015 and 2011, and has attracted more than S$1.4 million in research funding.

Geoffrey has taught operations management, supply chain management, service operations, and management science at the PhD, EMBA, PMBA, MBA, MSc and undergraduate levels. He received the Teaching Excellence Award from NBS in 2014 and was nominated for the NBS Teacher of the Year award three times (2019, 2018, 2014). He also actively consults for organizations such as Hewlett-Packard, OCBC Bank, ST Engineering, Alstom, Royal Golden Eagle Group, UPS Singapore, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Ministry of Health, and Singapore Red Cross. He is Fellow of the Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) since 2016 and Senator of the NTU Academic Council since 2020. He was previously Academic Director for the Nanyang EMBA (2020-2021), Deputy Director for REP (2018-2019) and Honorary Treasurer of the Operational Research Society of Singapore (2017-2019).
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Assoc Prof Chua Geoffrey Bryan Ang
Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Information Technology & Operations Management

Supply Chain Management, Flexible Capacity, Inventory Management, Interface of Operations and Marketing, Humanitarian Operations
  • P1: Analysis and Design of Flexible Production and Service Systems P2: Coordination of Reverse Logistics Activities
  • L. Bertazzi, G.A. Chua, D. Lagana, R. Paradiso. (2021). Analysis of Effective Sets of Routes for the Split-Delivery Periodic Inventory Routing Problem. European Journal of Operational Research, Forthcoming.

  • G.A. Chua, Y. Liu. (2019). Sensitivity Analysis on Responsive Pricing and Production under Imperfect Demand Updating. Naval Research Logistics, 66(7), 529-546.

  • G.A. Chua, R. Mokhlesi, A. Sainathan. (2017). Optimal Discounting and Replenishment Policies for Perishable Products. International Journal of Production Economics, 186, 8-20.

  • G.A. Chua, S. Chen, Z. Han. (2016). Hub and Chain: Process Flexibility Design in Non-Identical Systems Using Variance Information. European Journal of Operational Research, 253(3), 625-638.

  • G.A. Chua, W.S. Lim, W.M. Yeo. (2016). Market Structure and the Value of Overselling Under Stochastic Demands. European Journal of Operational Research, 252(3), 900-909.

  • Q. Yuan, G.A. Chua, X. Liu, Y.F. Chen. (2015). Unsold versus Unbought Commitment: Minimum Total Commitment Contracts with Nonzero Setup Costs. Production and Operations Management, 24(11), 1750-1767.