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Dr Truong Van Nguyen
Lecturer in Operations and Information Management

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Truong Van Nguyen joined in Brunel Business School as a lecturer in Operations and Information System Management in 2019. His PhD research focuses on exploring the application of big data analytics to various areas of Supply Chain and Operations Management, including demand forecasting, inventory control, and closed-loop supply chain network optimisation. His research is the combination of different machine learning models with traditional OR techniques such as optimisation and simulation to develop data-driven decision makings. He has published in various top international journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Operations Research, Transportation Research Part E, International Journal of Production Economics, etc.


  • PhD in System Management & Strategies, University of Greenwich, UK 
  • MA (Hons) in E-Logistics & Supply Chain Management, University of Greenwich, UK
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management, University of Gloucestershire, UK


Lecturer in Operations & Information System Management 

Newest selected publications

Nguyen, TV., Zhang, J., Zhou, L., Meng, M. and He, Y. (2019) 'A data-driven optimization of large-scale dry port locations using the hybrid approach of data mining and complex network theory'. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 134. pp. 101816 - 101816. ISSN: 1366-5545 Open Access Link

Journal article

Van Nguyen, T., Zhou, L., Chong, AYL., Li, B. and Pu, X. (2019) 'Predicting Customer Demand for Remanufactured Products: A Data-Mining Approach'. European Journal of Operational Research, 281 (3). pp. 543 - 558. ISSN: 0377-2217 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zhu, Y., Zhou, L., Xie, C., Wang, G-J. and Nguyen, TV. (2019) 'Forecasting SMEs’ credit risk in supply chain finance with an enhanced hybrid ensemble machine learning approach'. International Journal of Production Economics, 211. pp. 22 - 33. ISSN: 0925-5273 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nguyen, TV., ZHOU, L., Spiegler, V., Ieromonachou, P. and Lin, Y. (2017) 'Big data analytics in supply chain management: A state-of-the-art literature review'. Computers & Operations Research, 98. pp. 254 - 264. ISSN: 0305-0548 Open Access Link

Journal article

T. Van Nguyen., L. Zhou. and Y. Lin. (2017) 'A multi-objective, multi-product and multi-transportation mode sustainable closed-loop supply chain network design'.2016 International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Sciences (LISS). Sydney, NSW, Australia. 16 - 27 April. IEEE. pp. 1 - 6.Open Access Link

Conference paper
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