Xin Ma


Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Xin is available for supervision of PhDs in management science and operations management.


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Personal profile


Dr Xin Ma is Senior Lecturer of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Management at Monash University, Australia. Before joining Monash University in July 2018, he was Lecturer of Engineering Management (Education & Research) in College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at University of Exeter, United Kingdom, from Feb. 2017 to Jan. 2018.

Dr Ma received his Master degree in Industrial Logistics Systems and PhD degree in Operations Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2013 and 2017, respectively. He completed a Bachelor degree with the First Ranking in Information Management and Information Systems from Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

His research interests include sustainable operations management, energy management, revenue management, game theory and its applications, and health care management. One of the journal publications received the 2018 Most Significant Contribution Award from Decision Sciences Journal. His publications have appeared in journals such as Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, Computers & Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Economics, etc.

Research interests

  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • E-commerce channel strategies
  • Health Care Management
  • Data-driven prescriptive models
  • Disruption risk management

Supervision interests

He is accepting Mphil/PhD students who have a Master degree in Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, or related areas (e.g., Economics, Financial Engineering, Supply Chain Management).

Research area keywords

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Energy and Low-Carbon Management
  • Health Care Management
  • E-commerce Channel Strategies
  • Applied Game Theory


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