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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:
environmental sustainability, sustainable supply chain management, service supply chains, humanitarian logistics

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 environmental sustainability 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 Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof. Li JIANG.


Ms Hongyi GU
  • MPhil Student
BA, Financial Service and Management; MSc, Spatial and Transport Economics
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Transport economics, Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization

Hongyi received her Master Degree (2017) from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Bachelor Degree (2016) from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. She is currently pursuing her Master of Philosophy in transport economics under the supervision of Dr Sarah WAN and Dr Achim CZERNY.


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.


Ms Yuqing PAN
  • MPhil Student
B.Eng, Traffic and Transportation
Central South University

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

Yuqing received her Bachelor Degree (2018) in Traffic and Transportation from Central South University. She is currently pursuing her Master of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof. Daniel NG, Prof. Edwin CHENG and Dr Peter LEE.


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 Ran YAN
  • MPhil Student
BSc, Computer Science and Technology
Hohai University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Shipping optimization combined with big data, Operations research applications, Maritime transportation

YAN Ran received her Bachelor Degree (2018) in Computer Science and Technology from Hohai University. She is currently pursuing her Master of Philosophy under the supervision of Dr Hans (Shuaian) WANG. Her interested research areas include using big data to improve ship efficiency, operation research applications and maritime transportation.


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 Hang YU
  • MPhil Student
BA, Management Studies; MSc, Management Science and Engineering
North China Electric Power University; Xi'an Jiaotong University

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
Operation Management

Yu Hang received her Bachelor’s Degree (2016) in Management Studies from North China Electric Power University, and Master’s Degree in Management Science and Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University. She is currently an MPhil student under the supervision of Prof. Li JIANG.


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


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.