Ruixia Shi

Ruixia Shi
Phone: (619) 260-7629
Office: Olin Hall 239

Associate Professor of Operations
Associate Professor of Operations, SCM and ITM

  • PhD, Jindal School of Management, University of Texas--Dallas
  • Master's in Supply Chain, Jindal School of Management, University of Texas--Dallas
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai

Ruixia (Sandy) Shi joined the University of San Diego School of Business in 2016. Her research interests include supply chain management, service operations and business analytics. Shi graduated from the Jindal School of Management, the University of Texas at Dallas with a PhD in management science in 2009. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the Aetna School of Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, and worked in supply chain industry for five years before pursing her PhD. Her research has appeared in Production and Operations Management, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operations Research Society, Operations Research Letters, Automatica, and Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications.

Areas of Expertise

supply chain management, operations-marketing interface, business analytics, partially observed inventory, service operations

Selected Publications

  • Ru, J., Shi, R., Zhang , J. (2018) When Does a Supply Chain Member Benefit from Vendor Managed Inventory?, Production and Operations Management, 27(5), 807-821.
  • Ru , J., Shi, R., Zhang , J. (2015) Does a store brand always hurt the manufacturer of a competing national brand?, Production and Operations Management, 24(2), 272–286.
  • Liang , C., Sethi , S., Shi, R., Zhang , J. (2014) Inventory sharing with transshipment: Impacts of demand distribution shapes and setup costs, Production and Operations Management, 23(10), 1779-1794.
  • Shi, R., Ru , J., Zhang , J. (2013) Impacts of power structure on supply chains with uncertain demand, Production and Operations Management, 22(5), 1232–1249.
  • Feng , Q., Shi, R. (2012) Sourcing from multiple suppliers for price-dependent demands, Production and Operations Management, 21(3), 547–563.