Fac/Staff profile


LEO Lecturer III, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Xi Chen
2290 HPEC
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

Biography and Education

Research Interests

  • Supply chain management
  • Sustainable operations
  • Smart mobility systems and the sharing economy
  • E-commerce and supply chains


Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota

M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota. 

B.S., Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Fudan University, China.


Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

Chen, X. (2018). When Does Store Consolidation Lead to Higher Emissions? International Journal of Production Economics, accepted.


Chen, X., Xi, Z. and Jing, P. (2017). A Unified Framework for Evaluating Supply Chain Reliability and Resilience. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 66(4), 1144-1156.


Chen, X., Benjaafar, S. and Elomri, A. (2013). The Carbon Constrained EOQ. Operations Research Letters, 41(2), 172-179 (Most downloaded papers in 2013-2014). 


Member for
4 years 11 months
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