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Assistant Professor, Decision Sciences
Wayne Fu
120 FCS (Fairlane Center South)
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126

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Biography and Education

Wayne Fu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Decision Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business.  Dr. Fu received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds an M. Eng. of Engineering in manufacturing from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and an M.B.A. from the University of Warwick in England. He is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). Prior to returning to academia, Dr. Fu worked in the supply chain management field for more than a decade, such as a solution architect for after-market services in i2 Technologies (merged with JDA) and a director of product management in Servigistics (acquired by PTC).


Strongly associated with his industrial experience, Dr. Fu’s research interests are in strategies that influence operational sustainability in supply chains, such as the dissemination of chemical hazard information, and the offering of product warranties.


  1. Fu W., Kalkanci B., Subramanian R., "Are Hazardous Substance Rankings Effective? An Empirical Investigation of Information Dissemination About the Relative Hazards of Chemicals and Emissions Reduction.", forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. https://doi.org/10.1287/msom.2018.0710

Research in Progress

  1. Fu W., Atasu A., Tereyagoglu N., "Warranty Lengths, Product Reliability, and Secondary Markets." Under Review. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3273621

  2. Fu W., Su C.-P., "The Prioritization of Environmental Issues in the Consumer Products Industry"

  3. Fu W., Huang X., "The sharing economy and product efficiency."


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