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Curriculum VitaeAssociate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management

Yu Amy Xia

214 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD in Business Administration, with concentration in Operations Management, Washington State University
MS in Statistics, Washington State University
ME in Management Science-Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University
BE in Electronic Engineering-Automatic Control, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research & Teaching Interests

Amy Xia’s research interests are in the areas of supply chain management, service supply chain, risk management and scheduling.

Awards & Recognition

2013: “Business Sustainability Institute Research Grant”, BSI, Northeastern University.

2011: “Best Reviewer Award” of OMEGA, International Journal of Management Sciences.


Selected Publications

Xia, Y., Zu, X., Shi, C. (2015), A Profit-Driven Approach to Building a “People-Responsible” Supply Chain. European Journal of Operational Research, 241 (2015), 348-360.

Zeng, A., Xia, Y. (2015), Building a Mutually Beneficial Partnership to Ensure Backup Supply, Omega, 52(2015), 77-91.

Xia, Y. (2011). Competitive Strategies and Market Segmentation for Suppliers with Substitutable Products, European Journal of Operational Research, 210(2), 194-203.

Yue, J., Xia, Y., Tran, T., & Chen, B. (2009). Using Frontier Portfolios to Improve Make-to-order Operations. Production and Operations Management, 18 (2), 226-239.

Xia, Y., Chen, B., & Kouvelis, P. (2008). Market-Based Supply Chain Coordination by Matching Suppliers' Cost Structures with Buyers' Order Profiles. Management Science, 54 (11), 1861-1875. ​


Selected Presentations

Xia, Y. (2014, May) Supply Chain Lot-sizing Coordination impact on Market Segmentation in a Competitive Environment, POMs, Atlanta, GA (invited)

Xia, Y., Chen, C. & Jayaraman, V. (2014, Feb.) Green Product Innovation and Market Segmentation, D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Showcase

Xia, Y., Chen, B., Jayaraman, V. Munson, C. (2013, Oct.) Market Segmentation of Call Centers: The Case for Back-sourcing, INFORMS, Minneapolis

Xia, Y. & Yang, X. (2013, May) Green Labeling and Carbon-Efficient Transportation. POMS, Denver (invited)

Xia,Y. & Zu X. (2012, Oct.), Take Responsibility of Building an Ethical Supply Chain. INFORMS, Phoenix (invited)​