Ruixia Shi

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

Associate Professor of Operations

  • PhD, University of Texas-Dallas Jindal School of Management, Management Science
  • MS, University of Texas-Dallas Jindal School of Management, Supply Chain
  • BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Engineering

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 at the University of Texas in Dallas in 2009 with a PhD in management science. Before that, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the Aetna School of Management at Shanghai Jiaotong University in China and worked in the supply chain industry for five years. Her research has appeared in the academic journals 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.