Weiming Zhu is an Associate Professor in Innovation and Information Management at HKU Business School. Weiming obtained his bachelor’s degree in Physics from HKUST and Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Before joining the University of Hong Kong, he was an Associate Professor in IESE’s Department of Production, Technology and Operations Management. Weiming has also been a visiting professor at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Weiming’s current research includes assortment display and agent behaviour in the sharing economy, the effectiveness of financing schemes in supply chains, and the role of retail distribution methods on channel development. His work has appeared in journals such as Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and has been recognised in M&SOM, POMS, Service Science, and CSAMSE best paper award competitions.