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Research interests

Closed-loop supply chain, supply chain management, sustainability, circular economy, operations research


Dr. Weihua Zhang is a lecturer in Operations Management. Prior to her current position, Weihua was a postdoc at the University of Graz in Austria. Weihua’s research focuses on closed-loop supply chain management, supply chain management, sustainability, circular economy, and operations research. She works mainly with quantitative methods such as mathematical modelling, optimisation and simulation. Weihua is very academically active and serves top journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research (ABS 4*), Annals of Operations Research (ABS 3*) etc. Weihua’s research was published in top journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research (ABS 4*).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Management Science, PhD

Award Date: 7 Jan 2014


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