Xu, Xiaolin


Xu, Xiaolin       

Tel: 025-83621292    

Email: xuxl@nju.edu.cn      

Professor/Ph.D. Supervisor, Department of Business Administration    

Xu Xiaolin is currently a Professor, Ph.D. Supervisor, and the Director of Case Center for Nanjing University Business School. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (1999) and Master’s degree in Economics (2002) from Nanjing University; Ph.D. in System Engineering and Engineering Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2006). He once worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as an adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales in Australia. In 2012, he was selected into the Global Case Teaching Training program by Harvard University, and in 2014, he participated in the sixth Senior Class Training of the National Returned Overseas Representatives. He is currently an expert reviewer for the National Natural Science Foundation of China and Hong Kong RGC, Deputy Secretary-General of the Management Case Study Committee of Management Modernization Research of China. He is a member of China Automation Society Economic and Management System, member of China Society of Systems Engineering Youth Work Committee, member of the Financial Engineering and Risk Management Branch of the China Operations Research Society, and member of the Humanities and Social Sciences Committee of Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Chinese Expert Committee. He has published many papers in internationally renowned journals such as Production and Operations Management and the European Journal of Operational Research and has served as a reviewer for international journals such as Operations Research. He is the principal investigator of 4 NSFC grants and 1 Nanjing Youth Humanities Team Project. He has developed several MBA cases, one of which, a teaching case on “cold chain”, was selected into the National Top-100 Management Cases.   

Research Fields    

1. Inventory Management   

2. Supply Chain Management   

Teaching Fields    

1. Supply Chain Management   

2. Production & Operations Management