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Research Students


Ms Shanyin Helen CHEN
PhD Student
MSc, Supply Chain and Logistics Management
University of Warwick, UK

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
green competitiveness, sustainable supply chain management, humanitarian logistics, service supply chains

Helen received her MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management (with Distinction) from University of Warwick in the UK. She worked in different management functions in the field of supply chain and logistics management before joining PolyU.

She is now pursing her PhD in green competitiveness under the supervision of Prof. Edwin Cheng and Dr. Peter Lee.


Ms Qin Sherry CHU
PhD Student
BBA, International Shipping & Transport Logistics
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Management

Sherry obtained her BBA in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University majoring in International Shipping and Transport Logistics with minoring in Global Supply Chain Management. She is currently pursuing her Master of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof. Li JIANG.


Ms Jianing Isobel DING
PhD Student
BSc, Physics; MSc, Finance
Fudan University; University of California, San Diego

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Research

Isobel obtained her BSc in FDU majoring in Physics with minoring in Accounting. Then she got the MSc in Finance in UCSD. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr Kai PAN and Prof. Chung-Lun LI.


Ms Shujun GUO
PhD Student
BSc, Financial Engineering
Central University of Finance and Economics

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Interface between Information System and Operations

GUO Shujun received her BSc in Financial Engineering from Central University of Finance and Economics. She is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Li JIANG.


Ms Fengfeng Faye HUANG
PhD Student
BSc, Integrated Technology and Control of Aeronautics Engineering; M.Mgt, Management Science and Engineering
Northwestern Polytechnic University; Xi'an Jiaotong University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Supply Chain Management, Customer Behavior in Operations Management

Faye received her BSc in Integrated Technology and Control of Aeronautics Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnic University, and M.Mgt in Management Science and Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University. She is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. GUO Pengfei.


Mr Shuai JIA
PhD Student
BSc, Logistics Engineering; MEng, Logistics Engineering
Shandong Jiaotong University; Shanghai Maritime University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Container Terminal Operations, Maritime Logistics and Optimization Algorithms and Applications

Jia Shuai received his BSc and MEng in Logistics Engineering from Shandong Jiaotong University and Shanghai Maritime University. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof. Chung-lun LI and Dr Zhou XU. He has a 3-year working experience at Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. (SIPG). His interested research area include container terminal operations, maritime logistics and optimization algorithms and applications.


Ms Pui Lam Abe JONG
PhD Student
BA (HONS), Fashion & Textile (Marketing & Merchandising)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Management

Abe received her bachelor degree in Fashion & Textile Marketing & Merchandising from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is now pursing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Andy C. L. YEUNG and Dr Chris Lo.


Ms Yunjuan KUANG
PhD Student
BA, Logistics Management; M.Mgt, Management Science and Engineering
Beijing Wuzi University; Sun Yat-sen University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Supply Chain Management, Customer Behavior in Operations Management

Yunjuan received her Master Degree (2015) from Sun Yat-sen University and Bachelor Degree (2013) from Beijing Wuzi University. She is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Ng.


Mr Hao LANG
PhD Student
B.Mgt, Insurance; MSc, Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics; BI Norwegian Business School

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
City Logistics, Transport Economics

LANG Hao received his Master Degree (2016) from BI Norwegian Business School and Bachelor Degree (2011) from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. He has several years of working experience as an insurance broker in China Resources Group. He is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Dr CZERNY, Achim.


Ms Xiaoxia LI
PhD Student
BS, Economics ; BA, Business with Financial Services; MSc i, International Shipping and Finance
Shanxi University of Finance and Economics; University of Huddersfield; University of Reading

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Shipping finance and derivatives, Risk management, Maritime economics

Li Xiaoxia received her Master degree from University of Reading, and her joint Bachelor degrees from University of Huddersfield and Shanxi University of Finance and Economics. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. T.L YIP and Prof. Petrus CHOY.


Mr Shuli Sullivan LIU
PhD Student
BSc, Logistics Management
Dalian University of Technology

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Complex Transportation Network, Transportation Data Analysis, Transportation Policy, Industrial Organization

Shuli holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Dalian University of Technology, China. Prior to joining PolyU, he was a research student focusing on Operation Research and Optimisation in the School of Computer Science at The University of Nottingham, UK. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Transportation and Logistics under the supervision of Dr. Sarah Wan and Dr. Meifeng Luo. His research at this moment is to discover the evolution of high-speed rail (HSR) networks and air transport networks in China over the past decade, investigate the impacts of HSR development on airport traffic, airport efficiency and air companies' strategic behaviors. In the future, route-based HSR service design will be studied.


Mr Zhenwei LUO
PhD Student
BSc, Information and Computing Science; MSc, Operational Research and Cybernetics
Beijing Jiaotong University; University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Management, Healthcare Systems, Supply Chain Management

Luo Zhenwei received his BSc (2014) in Information and Computing Science from Beijing Jiaotong University and MSc (2017) in Operational Research and Cybernetics from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is now pursuing his PhD in Operations Management under the supervision of Prof. GUO Pengfei.


Mr Markus VEJVAR
PhD Student
BSc, Business; MSc, Supply Chain Management
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria; Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Sustainability, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management

Markus has received his BSc and MSc from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where he also worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Transport and Logistics Management, focusing on sustainability and road transport. He has also gained additional experience in logistics and transport management in his employment as a sourcing analyst at A.T. Kearney. He is now pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Mike LAI and Dr. Chris LO, focusing on economic and ecological sustainability in maritime shipping.


Mr Michael NG
PhD Student
BSc, Management; MSc, International Shipping and Transport Logistics
The University of Manchester; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Logistics and Operations Management

Michael received his BSc in Management from the University of Manchester, and his Master degree in International Shipping and Transport Logistics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently a PhD student under supervision of Dr Venus LUN, Prof. Edwin CHENG and Prof. Mike LAI.


Mr Wen Hao PENG
PhD Student
B.Eng, International Shipping and Transportation
Shanghai Jiaotong University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Maritime Logistics and Shipping

PENG Wen Hao received his B.Eng in International Shipping and Transportation from the Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is currently a PhD student under supervision of Dr T.L. YIP.


Ms Shengnan SHU
PhD Student
BSc, Information Management and Information System; MSc, Management Science and Engineering
Huazhong University of Science and Technology; Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Research, Transport Logistics, Optimization

Shu Shengnan received her BSc in Information Management and Information System and her MSc in Management Science and Engineering both from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. She is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Dr. Zhou XU.


Ms Yanli TANG
PhD Student
B.Mgt, E-commerce; M.Mgt, Management Science and Engineering
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics; Sun Yat-sen University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Supply Chain Management and Customer Behavior in Operations Management

Tang Yanli received her Master Degree (2015) from Sun Yat-sen University and Bachelor Degree (2013) from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. She is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Yulan Wang.


Ms Hang Fa Judy TONG
PhD Student
BEng (Hons), Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM); MPhil, Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management (IELM)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Port & Terminal Operations, Maritime Logistics, Optimization

Judy received her BEng (Hons) in IEEM from HKUST, specializing in Process Re-engineering and Information Management, and MPhil in IELM, HKUST, focusing on Third-Party Logistics and Transportation Network. She has a long working experience in maritime industry, including shipping line (OOCL) and container terminal (Cosco-HIT) respectively for several years. She has also worked as a member of the grand opening team for Hong Kong Disneyland (HKDL), responsible for the overall transportation logistics planning and implementation. She is aspiring to be a teacher and researcher on port & terminal operations and management, maritime logistics and optimization area, by combining her long practical experience with the modern development in maritime studies and insights. She is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Hong YAN.


Ms Xuan Jasmine WANG
PhD Student
B.Eng in Industrial Engineering
Nanjing University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Supply Chain Management, Customer Behaviour in Operations Management

Xuan received her Bachelor Degree (2014) in Industrial Engineering from Nanjing University. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof. Daniel NG.


Mr H.K. WENG
PhD Student
BEng, Electrical Engineer; EMBA, Shipping and Transportation Management
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; National Taiwan Ocean University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Maritime Logistics, Port & Terminal Operations

H.K. Weng received his BEng in Electrical Engineer from Cal Poly, Pomona. He is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Chin-Shan LU, Dr Venus LUN , and Prof. Mike LAI .


Ms Xiaofan WU
PhD Student
BA, Logistics Management; MA, Management Science and Engineering
Nankai University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Transportation and Port Economy

Xiaofan got her BA and MA in management from Nankai University. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr Meifeng LUO.


Mr Shifu XU
PhD Student
B. Mgt, Information Management and Information Systems; M. Mgt, Management Science and Engineering
Wuhan University of Technology; Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Combinatorial Optimization and its Applications in Logistics and Transportation

XU Shifu received his B. Mgt in Information Management and Information Systems from Wuhan University of Technology (2014) and M. Mgt in Management Science and Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2017). He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr. Zhou XU


Ms Lik Man Daphne YIU
PHD student
BA(Hons), Management; Master, Statistics; MBA in International Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; The University of Hong Kong; The University of London

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Management

Daphne received her BA(Hons) in Management with specialism in Operations and Information Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Master in Statistics with major in Risk Management from the University of Hong Kong. She expects to complete her MBA in International Management from the University of London in 2013/14. She has worked in the commercial banking segment in the HSBC and the Standard Chartered Bank respectively for several years. She is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Andy YEUNG and Prof. Edwin CHENG.


Mr Hanxiang Emmanuel ZHANG
PHD student
B.Eng, Transportation; MSc, International Shipping and Transport Logistics
Jimei University; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Transport Economics and Data Analysis

Emmanuel received his Bachelor Degree from Jimei University and Master Degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. CZERNY, Achim and Dr. Sarah, Wan.


Mr Lingge ZHANG
PHD student
BE, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering; MSc, International Shipping & Transport Logistics
Tianjin University; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Maritime Logistics and Economy

ZHANG Lingge obtained his BE in Tianjin University (2014). His Master degree in International Shipping and Transport Logistics was from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Currently he is pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr Dong YANG.


Ms Mingzhao April
PhD Student
LLB, Maritime Law; MSc, International Shipping and Transport Logistics
Dalian Maritime University; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Marine insurance, Vessel source pollution, Carriage of goods by sea

April received her LLB in Dalian Maritime University and MSc in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has several years working experience in marine claims handling and research field. She is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Dr ZHU Ling.


Ms Ping ZHANG
PHD student
B. Mgt, Information Management and Information System
Shandong University of Science and Technology

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Research, Optimization

Zhang Ping received her Bachelor Degree (2016) in Information Management and Information System from Shandong University of Science and Technology. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr. Anthony PANG and Prof. Hong YAN.


Ms Wei ZHANG
PhD Student
MSc, Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Urban transport network modeling, Maritime Transportation and Optimization Algorithms

ZHANG Wei received her MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2017). She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr. WANG Shuaian (Hans). Her interested research areas include urban transport network modeling, maritime transportation and optimization algorithms.


Mr Ding ZOU
PhD Student
BEng, Civil Engineering; MEng, Civil Engineering
South China University of Technology; Zhejiang University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operations Management, Sharing Economy, Optimization

ZOU Ding received his BEng and MEng in Civil Engineering from South China University of Technology and Zhejiang University respectively. He is currently a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Xiaomeng Guo, Dr. Kai PAN and Dr. Yulan WANG.


Ms Dan ZHUGE
PHD student
BSc, Accounting; MSc, Management Science and Engineering
Zhejiang Normal University; Shanghai University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Liner ship optimization, Maritime transportation and Operations research applications

Zhuge Dan received her BSc Degree in Accounting from Zhejiang Normal University (2014), and MSc Degree in Management Science and Engineering from Shanghai University (2017). She is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. WANG Shuaian (Hans). Her interested research areas include liner ship optimization, Maritime transportation and Operations research applications.