Clean Energy Market and Finance, and Carbon Reduction in Supply Chain; Modeling, Optimization and Empirical Analysis of Supply Chain Management, and Healthcare Management; Corporate Finance, Real Estate
Dr. Hong Chen is Professor of Management Science at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). He is one of the founding faculty members of CKGSB and the director of the Clean Energy and Carbon Neutral Development Research Center. Prior to joining CKGSB, he held the positions of Alumni Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of British Colombia Sauder School of Business, and Professor of Management Science at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. In recent years, his research has focused on clean energy and carbon neutral development, particularly in the fields of investment, technology, and market opportunities in the entire hydrogen value chain.
Dr. Chen served as the Dean of School of Management at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Associate Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, and Deputy Dean and founding Co-Director for the DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. Additionally, he was one of the first Special Term Professors at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University and served as a visiting professor or scholar at China Europe International Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Chen has published extensively in leading academic journals. He has been awarded with the INFORMS George Nicholson Prize honorary mention, the UBC Killam Award, UBC Sauder School Faculty Research Excellence Award, and the Engineering Initiation Award from the National Science Foundation (U.S.). His research has been funded by several funds in the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and mainland China; as well as by the Excellent Young Scientists Fund managed by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Dr. Chen has written a large number of case studies on topics such as supply chain management, clean energy and healthcare management in China. He held the position of President of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society. Dr. Chen has also provided consulting services to numerous well-known Chinese and North American companies, including Midea, Digital China, Lenovo, Li-Ning, TCL, and Tsingtao Brewery. Currently, he serves as the Independent Director of Shandong Energy Group Co., Ltd and the Senior Consultant to Hynertech Corporation.