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The Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies is going to organise a PhD Student Recruitment Workshop in October 2023. Our Research Postgraduate programmes are looking for the brightest candidates with academic excellence, research ability and potential in operations management, supply chain management, management science, operations research, maritime studies, shipping and transport. PolyU is a world leading university with world-class research (ranks the 65th in the QS World University Rankings 2024 and 79th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023).

Research Strength

Our academic staff are active researchers, having their research papers published in leading top-quality academic journals, such as Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Transportation Research Part A, B, C, D and E, Transportation Science and Maritime Policy and Management. We are dedicated to training high-quality researchers and professionals in areas such as:

  • Operations Management / Supply Chain Management
  • Transport and Logistics Management
  • Aviation Management and Economics
  • Maritime Studies, Maritime Law and Shipping Finance

International Rankings

Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies (LMS)

LMS has a team of high-quality research-based expertise in operations management, supply chain management, management science and maritime studies. We lead the world research rankings.

Faculty of Business

Faculty of Business is a major business school in the Asia-Pacific region dedicated to advancing knowledge and technology through education and service. The faculty members rank among the world’s top 2% scientists by number of citations.

Financial Support

PolyU offers various scholarship schemes including fellowships to eligible full-time research students on the basis of academic merit. Please refer to the Graduate School’s website for more details.

PhD Graduate Placement

Our PhD graduates have taken up leading positions in academic institutions and enterprises around the globe such as Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, NTU Singapore, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), Sun Yat-sen University, University of Exeter, The University of Groningen, Cardiff University, University of Liverpool, Alibaba Group Holding, Zhejiang Cainiao Supply Chain Co., Ltd.,, Inc., Kearney Holdings Limited, Tencent Holdings Limited, Huawei Investment & Holding, Hyundai Motor Company, China Merchants Group and etc.

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