Wen-Chih Chen
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology


Wen-Chih Chen is an associate professor at Department of Industrial Engineering and Management in National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. from School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2003. He also received BS in Industrial Engineering from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, in 1995 and MSIE from Georgia Tech in 1998.

Dr. Chen served in the Taiwan Army from 1995 to 1997 and was honored by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense. After the military service, he began his academic life at Georgia Tech. At Georgia Tech, he worked as a research assistant and a postdoctoral fellow at the Keck Virtual Factory Lab. He has developed a web-based benchmarking tool, iDEAs-W, for warehouse operations. His doctoral dissertation was supervised by Dr. Leon F. McGinnis and won the Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award, 3rd Place, from IIE in 2004.

His current research interests focus on production economics, performance evaluation and decision making analysis in logistics and supply chains.

Research Interests:
* Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
* Operations Management
* Material Handling Logistics
* Industrial Engineering and Social Justice

* Stochastic Processes
* Economic Decision Analysis
Statistics I (probability)
* Work Study
* Discrete Mathematics
* Facility Planning

Honors & Awards:
* The Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award, 3rd Place, IIE (2004)
* Awarded outstanding performance in military service by Taiwan Ministry of National Defense (1997)

Contact Information
Office Location: MB504
Phone: +886-3-573-1857

Fax: +886-3-572-2392
Email: wenchih [at] faculty [dot] nctu [dot] edu [dot] tw



Last updated May 1, 2014