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Research Interests

Dr Zhen Tan's research is about designing practical solutions to existent and new management and operation problems in mobility, logistics and service systems in general, with the goal of efficiency and sustainability. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of my research, different methodologies are employed such as mathematical programing, machine learning, simulation and experiment.   

Research Interests

Smart city and supply chains, sustainability, network optimization and algorithms.

Personal profile

Zhen Tan joined the Faculty of Business at UNNC in September 2018. Before that, he obtained his PhD in transportation systems engineering from Cornell University, USA, with minors in applied mathematics and operations research. He received his BS and MS in China and had some working experience in consulting and IT companies. His current research areas include urban transport management, supply chain design and operations, smart city technologies and sustainable development. He is also affiliated to the Artificial Intelligence & Optimization group in the department of Computer Science at UNNC. 



  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Studies 2


  • Operations and Supply Chain Strategy and Practice


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