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Dr Weihua Zhang

Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

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*).

Weihua Zhang

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Two-sided competition with vertical differentiation in both acquisition and sales in remanufacturing, Kleber, R., Reimann, M., Souza, G., Zhang, W. 16 Jul 2020, In: European Journal of Operational Research
  • On the robustness of the consumer homogeneity assumption with respect to the discount factor for remanufactured products, Kleber, R., Reimann, M., Souza, G., Zhang, W. 16 Sep 2018, In: European Journal of Operational Research
  • When remanufacturing meets product quality improvement: the impact of production cost, Li, G., Reimann, M., Zhang, W. 16 Dec 2018, In: European Journal of Operational Research
  • A simple augmented ∈-constraint method for multi-objective mathematical integer programming problems, Zhang, W., Reimann, M. 1 Apr 2014, In: European Journal of Operational Research
  • Towards a multi-objective performance assessment and optimization model of a two-echelon supply chain using SCOR metrics, Zhang, W., Reimann, M. 1 Dec 2014, In: Central European Journal of Operations Research
  • Joint optimization of new production, warranty servicing strategy and secondary market supply under consumer returns, Reimann, M., Zhang, W. Dec 2013, In: Pesquisa Operacional
  • Assessing supply chain performance based on problem discovery and analysis, Zhang, W., Hou, L., Qiu, W. 2010, Proceedings IE & EM 2010, Piscataway, IEEE
  • Method selection for complicated equipment R&D with consideration of technique, cost and time, Zhang, W., Qiu, W., Lao, G. 18 Nov 2008, 2008 4th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing, IEEE
  • Optimization of decision making in the R&D of complicated equipment, Zhang, W., Qiu, W., Xu, Y. 31 Oct 2008, The 38th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Publishing House Electronics Industry

Qualifications

  • Management Science PhD January 07 2014
  • FHEA (Fellow of the Higher Education Academy)


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