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Chao Meng

Chao Meng

Assistant Professor


Dr. Chao Meng joined the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 as an Assistant Professor in School of Marketing. He received his doctorate in Systems and Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona in 2015. His master’s and bachelor’s degrees are in Logistics Engineering. Dr. Meng’s research interests include logistics system design and analysis, production system simulation modeling, and supply chain coordination. He has published 12 peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters. In addition, Dr. Meng has completed multiple research projects in various industries including coal mining, agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation.

Dr. Chao Meng has served as session chair in Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Annual Meeting, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference, and Winter Simulation Conference. He has also served as the Publicity Chair of Winter Simulation Conference 2019 and 2021.

  • PHD - University of Arizona (2015)
  • MS - University of Arizona (2013)
  • BS - South West Jiaotong Unviersity (2008)

MKT 370 Supply Chain Management
MKT 380 Business to Business Management
MER 438 Sustainability and Global Sourcing
IET 670 Supply Chain Design and Management
IET 671 Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis

  • The Effect of Risk Tolerance in Mobile Game Supply Chain Pricing and Effort Decisions, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2021
  • The Impact of Secondary Market Competition on Refurbishing Authorization Strategies, International Journal of Production Economics, 2020
  • Advanced Technologies for Large-Scale Plant Factories—Integration of Industrial and Systems Engineering Approach in Controlled Environment Crop Production, Plant Factory Using Artificial Light, 2019
  • Supply chain coordination under vendor managed inventory-consignment stocking contracts with wholesale price constraint and fairness, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, 2018, 10.1016/j.ijpe.2018.05.009
  • Simulation-based machine shop operations scheduling system for energy cost reduction, SIMULATION MODELLING PRACTICE AND THEORY, 2017, 10.1016/j.simpat.2017.05.007
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Society for Marking Advances
  • Mandarin (Native or Bilingual)
  • English (Full Professional)

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Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain Management, Multi-Paradigm Simulation