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Zhan Pang

Zhan Pang

Lewis B. Cullman Rising Star Associate Professor of Management
Supply Chain and Operations Management


B.S. in Mathematics (Nanjing University)
M.S. in Mathematics (Nanjing University)
Ph.D. in Operations Research (Chinese University of Hong Kong)


Dr. Pang is Lewis B. Cullman Rising Star Associate Professor of Management at Krannert School of Management, Krannert's first Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow, faculty affiliate of Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) and faculty affliate of  Integrative Data Science Initiative.   He is the coordinator of the Ph.D program in supply chain and operations management area.  He is also a committee member of Krannert PhD Program and Purdue Graduate Council.   Prior to joining Purdue, he was a senior lecturer in Lancaster University (UK) and an associate professor in City University of Hong Kong subsequently. He was also an adjunct professor in Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). 

His research interests include statistical learning and decision theory, healthcare delivery systems, supply chain risk management, and pricing and revenue management.He is a senior editor for Production and Operations Management and an editor of Journal of Blockchain Research. He teaches Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.  In addition to supervising doctoral researchers, He has been advising a dozen of undergraudate, master and EMBA students in independent research or experiential learning projects.    

He has rich industry experience as entrepreneur and management consultant, and is serving the board of directors for an energy technology company. As Purdue's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow, he serves as a faculty ambssador to help connect Purdue innovators with novel paths for entrepreneurship and commercialization to take their innovations to the world. 

Phone: (765) 494-4489
Office: KRAN 505

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