Wenli Xiao

Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences
Wenli Xiao
(619) 260-2942
Office Location
Olin Hall 335
  • PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Operations Management
  • MS, Fudan University, Management Science
  • BS, University of Science and Technology of China, Management Science
Areas of Expertise
Decision Sciences

Selected Publications

  • The Effect of Learning and Integration Investment on Manufacturing Outsourcing Decisions, Production and Operations Management


Wenli Xiao joined the School of Business Administration in 2012 as an assistant professor of operations management with research interests in the areas of knowledge management, management of technology, new product development and manufacturing outsourcing.

Xiao completed her PhD study in Georgia Institute of Technology and has taught management science course at Georgia Tech for two years. Before her time at Georgia Tech, she received her MS in management science from Fudan University in China and a BA in management science from the University of Science and Technology of China. At USD, Xiao teaches undergraduate level courses in management science and prescriptive business analytics. She was a recipient of the 2013 SBA Junior Faculty Research Award.