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Rong Li

Rong Li

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

315-443-3432
Room: 538
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Ph D, Purdue University (Industrial Engineering)
MS, Purdue University (Industrial Engineering)
BS, Nankai University (Mathematics)

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 interest is Supply Chain Risk Management. 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 for The Thousand Talents Plan (Tianjin) and The Hundred Young Research Leaders Plan (Nankai University) in 2014.

Research Topics

  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Inventory Management with Learning from Real-time Information

Supply Chain Finance (SCM400/600), Introduction to Management Science (SCM403), Principles of Management Science (SCM702), Supply Chain Analytics

Her research interest is theoretical and data-driven modeling on Supply Chain Risk Management. Her research aims to help managers better face different types of risk (e.g., demand, price, credit, cyber) with available risk management tools (e.g., inventories, financial derivatives, real-time data, new technologies, new management schemes). Please see her recent works at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rong_Li4/research

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Dean's Citation for Research - Whitman School of Management (2019)
  • 1000 Talents – Youth program - Tianjin, China (2014)
  • 100 Young Research Leaders - Nankai University (2013)
  • Dean's Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2012)
  • Finalist for the best paper award - ISERC - Supply Chain and Logistics track (2012)
  • Dean's Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2011)
  • Dean's Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2010)
  • Dean's Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2009)
  • Dean’s Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2008)
  • Dean’s Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2007)
  • Dean’s Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2006)
  • Dean’s Teaching Honor List - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (2005)
  • SMU Research Fund - Singapore Management University (2005)
  • INFORMS Doctoral Colloquium Fellow - INFORMS (2003)