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Dr Kevin Lu

Eastern Gateway 104c


Dr. Lu's research primarily focuses on business analytics, encompassing approach development, evaluation, and their practical applications. His studies employ methods such as mathematical modeling, optimization, and innovative approach design. Dr. Lu has a substantial publication record, with over 30 research articles in leading journals, 3 book chapters, and more than 30 conference papers. His research endeavors have received support from various organizations, including SAMS, GCRF, Innovate-UK, EPSRC, and the EU. Under Dr. Lu's supervision, ten PhD students have successfully completed their doctoral studies.

 His research interests include:

- Business analytics 

- Understanding business developement through big data analysis

- Problem-solving through the application of business analytics


BSc (Hons) in Mathematics; PhD in Management; Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning In Higher Education. 


Head of Research Group

Newest selected publications

Chen, C., Lü, K. and Zhang, D. (2024) 'The impact of self-construal on consumers’ intention to write reviews: A trait activation perspective'. Journal of Business Research, 178. pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 0148-2963 Open Access Link

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Huang, T., Zhou, L., Lü, K., Wang, L., Chen, H. and Du, G. (2023) 'An Empirical Evaluation of Algorithms for Link Prediction'. Information Systems Frontiers: a journal of research and innovation, 0 (ahead of print). ISSN: 1387-3326

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Erbao, C., Luo, H. and Lü, K. (2022) 'Dynamic pricing in the presence of strategic consumers with ‘experience-in-store-and-buy-online’'. International Journal of Production Research, 61 (20). pp. 6873 - 6890. ISSN: 0020-7543 Open Access Link

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Meng, LM., Kou, S., Duan, S., Jiang, Y. and Lü, K. (2022) 'How a blurry background in product presentation influences product size perception?'. Psychology & Marketing, 39 (8). pp. 1633 - 1645. ISSN: 0742-6046 Open Access Link

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Xie, G., Lü, K., Gupta, S., Jiang, Y. and Shi, L. (2021) 'How Dispersive Opinions Affect Consumer Decisions: Endowment Effect Guides Attributional Inferences'. Journal of Retailing, 97 (4). pp. 621 - 638. ISSN: 0022-4359 Open Access Link

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