Wen Zhang

Assistant Professor - Management

Contact Information

Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98006
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Hankamer Academic BuildingĀ 

Educational Background

  • PHD - Management Science, University Of Texas At Dallas
  • MBA - Supply Chain Management, University Of Texas At Dallas
  • BE - Engineering, Nanchang University
  • BSE - Material Science & Engineering, Nanchang University

Professional Memberships

  • Production and Operations Management Society (April 1, 2018 - Present)
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (October 1, 2016 - Present)


Wen Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Management at Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. Currently, he is teaching MGT 3333 Procurement and Materials Management. Before joining Baylor University, Wen also taught undergraduate courses at The University of Texas at Dallas. His research focuses on strategic sourcing, behavioral operations management, and revenue management.
Wen earned his doctoral degree in Management Science from Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas. He also holds an M.S. in Supply Chain Management from The University of Texas at Dallas, and a B.Eng in Materials Science from Nanchang University.


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Now or Later?": When to Deploy Qualification Screening in Open-Bid Auction for Re-Sourcing," Operations Research, (November 2020) (coauthors: Qi (George) Chen, Elena Katok).

"Optimal Contract Under Asymmetric Information About Fairness," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, (June 2020) (coauthors: Valery Pavlov, Elena Katok).
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