Rong Li

Assistant Professor

Room: 538

Rong Li is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at The Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Li taught at Nankai University and Singapore Management University. Dr. Li received a B.S. in Mathematics from Nankai University, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

Dr. Li’s research interests include operations and finance interfaces, supply chain coordination and contracting, inventory management and maintenance with learning from real-time information. She has coedited the first handbook of Integrated Risk Management in Global Supply Chains. Her research works have been published in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IIE Transactions, etc. One of her papers was among the top 20 most cited articles of all time (IIE Transactions, as of June 2015); another paper was a finalist for the best paper award in the supply chain and logistics track of ISERC.

Dr. Li has won the Dean’s Teaching Honor award consecutively when she was teaching at Singapore Management University. She was selected in The Thousand Talents Plan (Tianjin) and The Hundred Young Research Leaders Plan (Nankai University) in 2014.

Research Topics

  • Integrated risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Inventory management with real-time information

Supply Chain Finance, Management Science