Yu-Wang Chen is Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences. Prior to his current appointment, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate, and then appointed as a Lecturer in 2011 at the Decision and Cognitive Sciences (DCS) research centre of Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University. He received the PhD degree in Control and System Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2008.
His research focuses primarily on decision science and business analytics, including their applications to supply chain risk analysis, consumer preference prediction, healthcare decision support, etc. He has published more than 50 research articles in leading journals, such as European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Operation Research, Information Sciences, Knowledge-Based Systems and IEEE T-SMC, 3 books or book chapters and 20 publications in conference proceedings. He has completed as PI/Co-I a number of research projects funded by Innovate UK, ERC, EPSRC, NSFC, etc.
He currently serves as Academic Editor of the Complexity Journal and Editorial Board Member of Web Intelligence: An International Journal and International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (Emerald). He is a member of EPSRC Peer Review College, International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making, EURO Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding (MCDA) Working Groups, and the Chinese Automation and Computing Society in UK.