About Me

I am an assistant professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. My area of interest is sustainable and socially responsible operations management. 

Research Interests

Applications: Socially Responsible Supply Chains, Sustainable Operations Management, Behavioral Operations Management.

Methodologies: Game Theory, Behavioral Experiments, Econometrics, Dynamic Programming, Optimization

Research Papers


Chen, J., Qi, A., and Dawande, M., 2020. Supplier Centrality and Auditing Priority in Socially Responsible Supply Chains. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (Forthcoming).

  • Honorable Mention, POMS College of Sustainable Operations 2019 Best Student Paper Competition.


Chen, J., Katok, E., and Qi, A., 2020. The Behavioral Peril of Low Cost Sourcing. Working Paper.​

Chen, J., Dawande, M., Janakiraman, G., and Qi, A., 2020. Reducing Waste in Online Retailing. Work-in-Progress.​

Teaching Experience

Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas

OPRE 3310: Operations Management

  • Core undergraduate course with 61 students and 47 students.

  • Full responsibility for all instruction.

  • Instructor Evaluation: 4.8/5.0, 4.8/5.0.

OPRE 3360: Managerial Methods in Decision Making under Uncertainty (Business Statistics)

  • Core undergraduate course with 80 students.

  • Full responsibility for all instruction.

  • Instructor Evaluation: 4.5/5.0.