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Lauren  Xiaoyuan  Lu

KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL OF UNC-CHAPEL HILL

Official faculty bio page on UNC’s Web site: [link]

 

Professional Experience 

Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

· Associate Professor of Operations, July 2014 — present

· Assistant Professor of Operations,  July 2007— June 2014      

Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, CA

· Senior Applications Engineer, ERP Development, July 2000 — August 2003.

 

Education

Ph.D. in Managerial Economics & Strategy,  Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management), 2007.

M.S. in Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, Stanford University, 2000.

M.A. in Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 1999.

B.S. in Biochemistry, Nanjing University, China, 1996.

 

Research Interests

Supply Chain Management, Health Care Operations, Bargaining and Contracting, Capacity Investment, Outsourcing.

 

Awards and Honors

· Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in BSBA Teaching, Kenan-Flalger, UNC, 2012

· Management Science Meritorious Service Award, 2011, 2012, 2014

· Honorable Mention, OCSAMSE Annual Conference Best Paper Award, 2011

· M&SOM Meritorious Service Award, 2010

· First Prize, INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Paper Competition, 2009

· Second Prize, POMS College of Supply Chain Management Student Paper Competition, 2007

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