Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Professor Jingxin Dong

Professor of Operations Management


Dr Jingxin Dong is working in the field of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at Newcastle University Business School.  He led or participated in more than ten research projects in both China and the UK, and his expertise is to apply mathematics and information technology to improve the efficiency of logistics, transport and supply chain management.

He is currently Deputy Director of PhD programme, Director of DBA, co-Director for Research Centre for Multidisciplinary Applied Research in Organisational Excellence (MAROE) at Newcastle University Business School. 

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Research interests

  1. Modelling, simulation and optimisation for stochastic systems;
  2. Logistics and supply chain management;
  3. Intelligent transport system studies;
  4. Shipping and port management;
  5. Transport planning and management;
  6. Application of GPS/GIS in transport

Academic award

  1. Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer (2015)
  2. Beijing Scientific Excellence Award by Beijing Municipal Government (2006)
  3. Excellent University Graduate awarded by the Government of Sichuan Province, China (1999)

Research grants

  1. British Council UKIERI and Indian UGC, Collaborative Decision Making on Container Supply Chains. (£ 143,313.11 in total, £84,130.00 to NCL), PI
  2. British Council Newton Fund and NFSC (2016-2017), UK-China Research Workshop on Green House Gas Reduction in International Logistics and Supply Chain. (£34,510 in Total, £17,310.00 to NCL), PI
  3. Newcastle HASS Faculty (2016-2017) Reinvent container. £ 5,462.07, PI
  4. Newcastle HASS Faculty (2015-2016), Container leasing optimisation with stochastic demands in shipping industry. £ 3450.00, PI
  5. EU FP7(2013 – 2017),  LEANWIND (Logistic Efficiencies and Naval architecture for Wind Installations with Novel Developments, 15 million euro ) Co-I
  6. HEFCE Promising Researcher Grant (2010-2011), £5,000, PI
  7. LJMU Faculty of Technology and Environment Research Grant (2010-2011), £2,000, PI
  8. EU INTERREG IVB NEW WEASTFLOWS Strengthening the development of sustainable connectivity in NWE for freight and logistics with the support of ICT innovative solutions (2011-2015), €9,072,555.32, Co-I

Act as referees for international academic journals including:

  1. Transportation Science
  2. European Journal of Operational Research
  3. Journal of the Operational Research Society
  4. Transportation Research Part B
  5. Transportation Research Part C
  6. Transportation Research Part E
  7. International Journal of Logistics Management
  8. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics
  9. International Journal of Agile Systems and Management  (IJASM)
  10. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Application
  11. Systems Research and Behavioral Science
  12. OR Spectrum
  13. Research in Transportation Economics
  14. Omega
  15. Transport Policy
  16. European Management Journal
  17. Naval Research Logistics
  18. Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal
  19. Maritime Policy and Management
  20. International Journal of Automation and Computing
  21. Risk Analysis
  22. Annals of Operations Research
  23. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science
  24. Journal of Transport Geography
  25. Computers and Operations Research
  26. Transportmetrica A
  27. Transportmetrica B
  28. International Journal of Production Research
  29. Computers and Industrial Engineering
  30. Cogent Business and Management
  31. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 

Act as referees for research grant

  1. EPSRC
  2. ESRC
  3. Romanian National Research Council
  4. National Natural Science Foundation of China



The present and past modules

  1. Modern Logistics Technology
  2. Data Structure in C
  3. Personal Development Skills
  4. Integrating Activities in Shipping Industry
  5. Academic & Professional Development
  6. Project Preparation &  Commercial Project
  7. Logistics & Distribution Planning
  8. Research Methods
  9. Project Management
  10. Distribution & Warehouse Management
  11. Inventory & Transportation Management( PT & FT)
  12. Supply Chain Planning & Control
  13. Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  14. Operations Management
  15. Supply Chain and Logistics Modelling and Control
  16. Optimisation Models for Supply Chain and Operations Management