Zuo-Jun (Max) Shen

Chancellor's Professor


Professor and Department Chair

Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (4143 Etcheverry Hall)



Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (416 McLaughlin Hall)



Environmental Science and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua-Berkeley Institute


University of California, Berkeley



Competition Announcement:


The 2020 MSOM Data Driven Research Challenge


JD.com and the MSOM society are partnering to offer MSOM members access to JD.com Transaction level data to encourage them to conduct data driven research.

In this competition, researchers will compete by building econometric models or data driven models using real data either to address some of the suggested questions below, or address questions of their own interest.

For more details about the data, please read this paper.


IEOR 153: Logistics Network Design and Supply Chain Management

IEOR 253 / CE 258: Supply Chain Design and Management


Integrated Supply Chain Design and Management

Data Driven Logistics and Supply Chain Optimization

Design and Analysis of Optimization Algorithms

Energy Systems Optimization

Transportation System Planning

Selected Projects

1.     Data Driven operations management at JD.com

2.     China National Petroleum Corporation 2018 Franz Edelman Finalist Award

3.     AI for Earth Microsoft Azure Compute Grant for the project

Vulcano: Understanding global wildfire through AIVulcano: Understanding global wildfire through AI


Professional Activities and Awards

Associate editor for Operations Research

Associate editor for Management Science

Associate editor for MSOM

Associate editor for Naval Research Logistics

Associate editor for IIE Transactions

Associate editor for Journal Omega

Associate editor for Decision Sciences

Department editor for Production and Operations Management

Department editor for Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research

Editorial Board, International Journal of Inventory Research

Editorial Advisory Board, Computers & Operations Research


President-elect, the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

CAREER Award from NSF (2003)

The Franz Edelman Laureate (2018)

INFORMS Fellow (2018)


Journal Publications  

Google Scholar Profile


Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory, co-authored with Larry Snyder, was published by Wiley in August, 2011.

Integrated Modeling for Location Analysis, co-authored with Ho-Yin Mak, Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management. Download the book

Handbook of Supply Chain Analysis in the E-Business Era (Springer)

Ph.D Students





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