Bo Chen (PhD, DSc, FAcSS)

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor of Operational Research and Management Science


Warwick Business School

University of Warwick

Coventry, CV4 7AL

England, United Kingdom

+44 24-76524755 +44 24-76524539 B.Chen{at}warwick{dot}ac{dot}uk

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B.Sc. (Zhejiang University, China); M.Sc. (Chinese Academy of Sciences); Ph.D. (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)

Professional Affiliations

I started my academic career as an Assistant Professor in 1982 at Zhejiang University (China). After obtaining my Ph.D., I joined the faculty of the University of Warwick (UK) in 1994. I sit on the Management Board of the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications; am Senior Associate of the Centre for Complexity Science.

Other past or current professional affiliations include: Visiting Professor of Stanford University; Chair Professor of Tsinghua University; Guest Professor of Zhejiang University; Tai-Shan Scholar Chair Professor of Shandong Province, China; Visiting Professor of University of Cambridge; Chair Professor of Fudan University.

Research Interests and Publications

  Combinatorial optimization

  Scheduling and transportation

  Game theory with mechanism design

  Mathematical and computational foundations of AI

A list of research publications is here or here. A video of media interview on some research works can be found here and here.

Professional Services

Editor / Associate Editor (current):

  Journal of Combinatorial Optimization

  International Journal of Operational Research

International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research

  International Journal of Advanced Operations Management

  Journal of Scheduling

  Omega: The International Journal of Management Science

  Journal of the Operational Research Society

  Mathematical Methods of Operations Research

  Editor: Book Series Chapman & Hall/CRC Series in Operations Research


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Professional Societies

Fellow of the Operational Research Society of UK

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