George Chen

Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations

BEng (Tsinghua) PhD (Michigan)

Dr. George Chen’s research focuses on the design of pricing strategies and mechanisms under both non-strategic uncertainty and strategic interactions, with applications in revenue management and pricing analytics, and strategic sourcing and supply chain management. For example, his past research has examined the design and optimisation of effective large-scale dynamic pricing controls in various service industries.

George’s work has been published in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Mathematics of Operations Research. He has presented his work at major conferences and leading academic institutions worldwide.

Before joining in London Business School, George taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Michigan and the University of Texas at Dallas, and was involved in consulting projects with firms in hospitality, automobile, and energy industries.

He holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and a B.Eng in Automation from Tsinghua University, China.

  • Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics
  • Digital Marketplace Analytics
  • Supply Chain management and Strategic Sourcing
  • Production and Inventory Management


Optimal Use and Replenishment of Two Substitutable Raw Materials in a Stochastic Capacitated Make-to-Order Production System

Chen Q; Duenyas I; Jasin S

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2022 Vol 24:4 p 2274-2292

Procurement Mechanisms with Post-Auction Pre-Award Cost-Reduction Investigations

Beil D R; Chen Q; Duenyas I

Operations Research 2022 Vol 70:6 p 3054-3075


'Now or later?': when to deploy qualification screening in open-bid auction for re-sourcing

Zhang W; Chen Q; Katok E

Operations Research 2021 Vol 69:6 p 1715-1733


Nonparametric self-adjusting control for joint learning and optimization of multi-product pricing with finite resource capacity

Chen Q; Jasin S; Duenyas I

Mathematics of Operations Research 2019 Vol 44:2 p 601-631


When to deploy test auctions in sourcing

Beil D R; Chen Q; Duenyas I; See B D

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2018 Vol 20:2 p 131-388


Real time dynamic pricing with minimal and flexible price adjustment

Chen Q; Jasin S; Duenyas I

Management Science 2016 Vol 62:8 p 2437-2455


Joint inventory-location problem under the risk of probabilistic facility disruptions

Chen Q; Li X; Ouyang Y

Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 2011 Vol 45:7 p 991-1003

Teaching portfolio

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