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Dr Chung Sai-ho
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Dr Nick Chung 鍾世豪

Associate Professor and Associate Head (also Associate Director of Studies, IGDS)


Brief Biosketch

Dr Sai-Ho Chung (Nick) graduated with a BEng(Hon) in Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering from The University of Hong Kong in 2001. He obtained his MPhil and PhD from there in 2004 and 2007 respectively. He joined in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, as a Lecturer in 2007 and was gradually promoted to Associate Professor in 2019. He joined as the Associate Director of the Integrated Graduate Development Scheme Unit since 2018.  

His research interests include logistics and supply chain management, supply chain collaboration, supply chain finance, production scheduling, distribution network, vehicle routing, container terminal operations, airline crew scheduling, aircraft maintenance routing, flight fuel consumption estimation, etc. Dr Chung has been the principal investigator of about 10 research projects and published over 80 international journal papers, including IEEE Transactions on Industrial ElectronicsIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Systems Journal, OMEGA, Decision Support SystemsDecision SciencesInternational Journal of Production EconomicsInternational Journal of Production ResearchComputers & Operations ResearchRobotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing,  Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Transportation Research Part ETransportation Research Part B, Risk Analysis, etc.


Teaching and Research Specialties

Airline operations; Container terminal operations; Logistic and supply chain management; Production scheduling.


Editorship of Journals

Guest Editor:

  1. Special Issue: Advanced Models for Supply Chain Finance, Annals of Operations Research. (on-going)
  2. Special Issue: Energy Digitization in Manufacturing, International Journal of Production Research. (on-going)
  3. Special Issue: Data Science and Analytics in Aviation, Transportation Research Part E. (completed)
  4. Special Issue: Risk Perception & Decision Making in Supply Chain: Theory and Practice, Industrial Management and Data Systems. (completed)
  5. Special Issue: Optimisation Approaches for Distributed Scheduling Problems, International Journal of Production Research. (completed)

Member of Editorial Board of Journals:

  1. Transportation Research Part E – Logistics and Transportation Review
  2. International Journal of Inventory Research

Visiting Professorship

  • Visiting Professor, Grenoble for Sciences of Conception, Optimization, and Production (G-SCOP), Grenoble-INP, France, Academic year of 2012/2013.



Selected Journal Publications

  1. T. M. Choi, S.H. Chung, X. Zhuo. Pricing with Risk Sensitive Competing Container Shipping Lines: Will Risk Seeking Do More Good Than Harm? Transportation Research Part B – Methodology. 2020(133): 210-229, 2020
  2. S.H. Chung, H.L. Ma, M. Hansen, T.M. Choi. Data Science and Analytics in Aviation. Transportation Research Part E. 134: 101837, 2020.
  3. X. Sun, S.H. Chung, H.L. Ma. Operational Risk in Airline Crew Scheduling: Do Features of Flight Delays Matter? Decision Sciences, published online, 2020.
  4. H.K. Chan, X. Sun, S.H. Chung. When Should Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process be Used rather than Analytic Hierarchy Process? Decision Support Systems. 125, 113114, 2019.
  5. T.M. Choi, X. Wen, X. Sun, S.H. Chung. The Mean-variance Approach for Global Supply Chain Risk Analysis with Air Logistics in the Blockchain Technology Era. Transportation Research Part E. 127: 178-191, 2019.
  6. X. Wen, X. Xu, T.M. Choi, S.H. Chung. Optimal Pricing Decisions of Competing Air-Cargo-Carrier Systems – Impacts of Risk Aversion, Demand and Cost Uncertainties. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, published online, 2019.
  7. X. Wen, T.M. Choi, S.H. Chung. Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Review of Operational Models. International Journal of Production Economics. 207: 34-55, 2019.
  8. S.H. Chung, H.L. Ma, H.K. Chan. Cascading Delay Risk of Airline Workforce Deployments with Crew-Pairing and Schedule Optimization. Risk Analysis. 37(8): 1443-1458, 2017.
  9. S.H. Chung, T.K. Tse, T.M. Choi. Managing Disruption Risk in Express Logistics via Proactive Planning. Industrial Management and Data Systems. 115(8): 1481-1509, 2015.
  10. S.H. Chung, H.K. Chan. A Two-level Genetic Algorithm to Determine Production Frequencies for Economic Lot-scheduling Problem. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronic. 59(1): 611-619, 2012.


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