Z. Justin Ren

Associate Professor/Dean’s Research Fellow, Operations and Technology Management, Questrom School of Business

Z. Justin Ren is an Associate Professor of Business Administration and Dean’s Fellow in the Operations and Technology Management Department at Boston University Questrom School of Business.  At Boston University, Professor Ren teaches Core operations management courses, and an analytics course which focuses on tools and frameworks that help managers gain market intelligence and make strategic decisions. He also teaches in executive education in financial risk management.  He is a certified teacher by the Harvard Business School Case Method Discussion Leadership Program.

Professor Ren has worked for INTEL in its Capital Equipment Development group, and has consulted for PRTM on global operations strategies.  His research focuses on supply chain coordination, operations strategy and operations quality. His research has appeared in publications such as Management Science, Operations Research, Medical Care, and MIT Sloan Management Review. He has received several recognitions, including the INFORMS George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, INFORMS Junior Faculty Paper Competition Award, and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award.

Professor Ren received his M.S. in Operations Research and Ph.D. in Operations and Information Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.