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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Liying Mu

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Title Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Office 235 Alfred Lerner Hall


  • Ph.D. in operations management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2014
  • M.S. in supply chain management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2012
  • M.S. in applied mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008
  • B.S. in applied mathematics, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2005

Select Publications

  • Liying Mu, Milind Dawande, Vijay Mookerjee. 2019. Shaping the Values of a Milk Cooperative: Theoretical and Practical Considerations. Production and Operations Management. 28 (9), 2259–2278.
  • Liying Mu, Milind Dawande, Xianjun Geng, Vijay Mookerjee. “Milking the quality test: Improving the milk supply chain under competing collection intermediaries,” Management Science, 62 (5), 2016.
  • L. Mu, M. Dawande, V. Mookerjee, “Improving the Milk Supply Chain in Developing Countries: Analysis, Insights, and Recommendations,” Production and Operations Management, 23 (7), 2014.
  • L. Mu, M. Dawande, S. Gavirneni, C. Sriskandarajah, “Optimal Selection of Line Extensions: Incorporating Operational, Financial, and Marketing Constraints,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 61 (4), 2014.

Awards & Honors

• POMS Best Student Paper Award in Supply Chain Management, Second Prize, 2014
• Outstanding Student Teacher Award, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, TX, 2011-2012

Curriculum Vitae

Download Liying Mu’s CV (PDF)