Dr CHEN, Wenyi

Assistant Professor

Department : Supply Chain Management and Information Systems

Nationalities :


graduate level

  • Management of Distribution and Transportation
  • Analytical Methods


undergraduate level

  • Distribution and Transportation


  • Ph.D., MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, Zaragoza, Spain (2015)
  • Master of Science (MSc), Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2009)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Xiamen University, China (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Department of Economics, Xiamen University, China (2008)

Research interests

  • Sustainable operations management (interface with economics, marketing and finance)
  • Reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chain
  • Product recovery economics
  • Network design
  • Dynamic decision making
  • Green logistics

Work experience


  • Assistant professor, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (January 2017 – Present)
  • Postdoc, Department of Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands (October 2015 – December 2016)
  • Postdoc, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (September 2014 – September 2015

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles - Basic or Discovery Scholarship

Multi-hop driver-parcel matching problem with time windows

Authors:Chen, W., Mes, M. and Schutten, M. Published in:Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, Forthcoming. Date:2017

upply chain design for unlocking the value of remanufacturing under uncertainty.

Authors:Chen, W., Kucukyazici, B., Verter, V. and Sáenz, M.J. Published in:uropean Journal of Operational Research 247(3), 804-819. Date:2015