Biography

Professor Felix Chan received his BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brighton University, and obtained his MSc and PhD in Manufacturing Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK (QS World Ranking of 9). Prior to join The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (QS World Ranking of 91), Professor Chan worked in various institutions including University of Strathclyde, UK; University of South Australia; and The University of Hong Kong (QS World Ranking of 25). At the departmental level, Professor Chan is currently working as an Associate Head; Professor; Chairman of Departmental Research Committee; and Theme Group Leader of Engineering Management and Logistics Theme. At the Faculty of Engineering level, Professor Chan also served as an Associate Dean (Research) (2015-2018). His current research interests are Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Operations and Production Management; AI Techniques; Computer Modelling and Simulation; Aviation Management; and Industrial 4.0. As far as personal research and publications are concerned, Professor Chan has an excellent publication rate including 16 book chapters; over 730 research papers appeared in international refereed journals and international refereed conference proceedings (Journal papers > 420 including SCI papers > 360, and conference papers > 310). Published papers appeared in top international journals including Omega-International Journal of Management Science; European Journal of Operational Research; Decision Support Systems; Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review; Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice; Information Sciences; International Journal of Economics; International Journal of Production; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems; IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics; Computers and Industrial Engineering; Supply Chain Management: an International Journal; Computers and Operations Research; Scientific Reports. Based on Web of Science, total no. of citations > 9300 (without self-citation); h Index= 50.