Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Chen Shaoxiang
Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Information Technology & Operations Management
Chen Shaoxiang is Professor - Department of Information Technology and Operations Management, Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore. He has been with NTU since 1995.
Dr. Chen holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Nanjing University, China and an MBA and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he had worked for several years before joining NTU.
Dr. Chen specializes in Operations Management (OM), Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Operations Research (OR). He published in journals of Operations Research, Management Science, Production and Operations Management, IIE Transactions, etc. He has been particularly interested in doing research on some of the basic models that are the building blocks of OM/OR theories. Another line of research he has been working on over the last 20 years aims to establish a new set of economic theories and principles for the “Network Economy” enabled by the internet which is in contrast to the “Pointwise Economy” before the emergence of the Internet.
Besides teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, Dr. Chen teaches “Network Economy and Supply Chain Management” in a wide range of executive and government official training programs.
Shaoxiang has been serving as member of Academic Board of NCPA (Nanyang Centre for Public Administration) since 2014. He is a member of Advisory Committee, Institute of Internet Industry, Tsinghua University, China. He served for many years as director of education, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Singapore (CILT); director of Executive Development Programme of Nanyang Business School.