DR Lusheng Shao

DR Lusheng Shao


  • Supply Chain Management (Competition, Contract and Incentives);
  • Sustainable Operations (Responsible Sourcing, Social Responsibility);



  • Dr Lusheng Shao is Senior Lecturer of Operations Management in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne, and is an academic fellow in Melbourne Business School's Center for Business Analytics. He has held visiting positions at Olin Business School and Warwick Business School. Dr Shao received a PhD in Operations Management and Business Analytics from the University of Sydney Business School.

    His research interests include competition in supply chains, contract and incentives, and more recently, sustainable operations. Dr Shao's research has appeared in leading operations management journals, including Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, and Decision Sciences. He has received several research grants and won two teaching awards. He is a regular presenter at the international and national conferences in the field of operations management, and serves as a reviewer for Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and Decision Sciences, among others.   


Member of

  • Decision Science Institute (DSI). DSI 2013 -
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM). MSOM 2013 -
  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). POM 2013 -
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). INFORMS 2013 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • University Early Career Researcher Grant, The University of Melbourne, 2017
    NSFC General Scheme Fund, National Natural Foundation of China, 2017
    Shuguang Fund, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and Shanghai Education Development Foundation, 2016
    Center for Business Analytics Seed Grant, Melbourne Business School, 2015   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Sydney 2015

Awards and honors

  • Dean's Certificate for Research Excellence, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, 2018
  • Business School Research Excellence Award, The University of Sydney Business School, 2014
  • Dean's Citation for Tutoring Award, The University of Sydney Business School, 2014



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Lusheng is available for supervision of PhDs in management science and operations management.