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Mengshi Lu

Mengshi Lu

Assistant Professor of Management
Supply Chain and Operations Management


PhD Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
MA Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
MEng Management Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University
BEng Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University


Mengshi Lu joined the Krannert School of Management as an Assistant Professor in August 2014, after receiving his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley. His current research interests include data-driven and robust supply chain management, innovative operations, and prescriptive analytics. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management, logistics, project management, and supply chain analytics. He received his B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering, and M.Eng. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Tsinghua University in China, and M.A. in Statistics from UC Berkeley.

Journal Articles

  • Hou, C. & Lu, M. & Deng, T. & Shen, Z.J.M. (2020). Coordinating project outsourcing through bilateral contract negotiations. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, (Forthcoming),
  • Zhang, Y. & Lu, M. & Shen, S. (2020). On the values of vehicle-to-grid electricity selling in electric vehicle sharing. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, (Forthcoming),
  • Lu, M. & Shen, Z.J.M. (2020). A review of robust operations management with model uncertainty. Production and Operations Management, (Forthcoming),
  • Lu, M. & Nakao, H. & Shen, S. & Zhao, L. (2020). Nonprofit resource allocation with cross-subsidization under uncertain resource consumption. Omega: International Journal of Management Science, (Forthcoming),
  • Lu, M. & Chen, Z. & Shen, S. (2018). Optimizing the profitability and quality of service in carshare systems under demand uncertainty. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,
  • Lu, M. & Ran, L. & Shen, Z.J.M. (2015). Reliable facility location design under uncertain correlated disruptions. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,
  • Lu, M. & Shanthikumar, J.G. & Shen, Z.J.M. (2015). Technical note -- Operational statistics: Properties and the risk-averse case. Naval Research Logistics,
  • Lu, M. & Huang, S. & Shen, Z.J.M. (2011). Product substitution and dual sourcing under random supply failures. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological,
  • Huang, S. & Lu, M. & Wan G. (2011). Integrated order selection and production scheduling under MTO strategy. International Journal of Production Research,
  • Car share systems

    Krannert professor Mengshi Lu discusses his research on car share systems

Phone: 61327
Office: KRAN 517

Quick links

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Area(s) of Expertise

Supply Chain Management; Innovative Operations; Analytics