Xiajun Amy Pan is an Assistant Professor in Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at University of Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in Supply Chain and Operations Management from McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. She also holds a M.Eng. from National University of Singapore and a B.Eng. from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
Dr. Pan’s research interests include supply chain management, retail operations management, business analytics, and operations-marketing/information interface. She has conducted consulting projects for a large transportation company and developed decision models, saving millions of dollars for the company. She also investigates big data analytics, particularly machine learning and deep reinforcement learning, in retail operations and healthcare. Dr. Pan has published papers in top journals such as Marketing Science, Manufacturing Service and Operations Management, Production and Operations Management. She won the Wickham Skinner Award for Best Paper Published in Production and Operations Management during 2012.
Dr. Pan served as a co-chair for Supply Chain Analytics Track for Production and Operations Management 27th Annual Conference, senior VP of meeting for Women in Operations Research and Management Science at Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, and secretary of Production and Operations Management Board.