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Lihua Chen, Ph.D.

Professor of Management
Office Main Hall 234 Work Phone: 304.336.8537 Work Fax: 304.336.8418



  • B.S., Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • M.S., Business Management, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Kent State University



Journal Articles:

     Chen, L. Shapley value based transfer pricing in supply chains with stochastic demand.   
     Decision Science Letters, 4, pp. 1-14, 2015.

     Chen, L., Guiffrida, A., and Pratim Datta (In press 2016). “Capacity-delivery coordination in
     supply chains: a cost-based approach”. International Journal of Operational Research.

     Ngniatedema, T., Chen, L., A. Guiffrida, A Modeling Framework for Improving Supply Chain
     Delivery Performance. International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain
     Modeling, pp.79-96, 8(6), 2016.


     Chen, L. Transfer Pricing in a Vertically Integrated Supply Chain with Stochastic Demands,
     Boston, MA, Nov 19, 2011.

     Chen, L. Fair Sharing of Profits through Transfer Pricing in Supply Chains with Stochastic
     Demand, Beijing, June 26, 2012.

     Chen, L. Supply Chain Profit Division Using Simulation. Allied Academy of Information and
     Management Science conference, New Orleans, LA, Mar 27, 2013.

     Chen, L. Supply Chain Structuring and Performance: An Empirical Study. Tampa, FL, Nov 24,

     Chen, L. How Do Contracts Coordinate the Supply Chain in the Mobile Applications Industry?
     Alexandria, VA, April 1, 2016.

Book Chapter:

     Guiffrida, A.L., Weeks, K.O., Chen, L. Improving Supply Chain Delivery Performance Using
     Lean Six Sigma. 2014. Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services, and Production
     edited by E.G. Tetteh & B.M. Uzochukwu. Business Science Reference, 2014.



  • Institutional Review Board
  • Liber Honor Society
  • WCOB Curriculum Committee
  • WCOB Assessment Committee
  • Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee


Personal Interests:

  • Research interests include supply chain management and strategic supply chain management.
  • Teaching interests include Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Statistics.
  • Outside of professional interests, she enjoys reading, going to the movies, and spending time with her husband, Chunjiang, daughter, Peilin, and son, Peisen.