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Jiabin is a Lecturer in Business Analytics at Aston Business School since September 2018. After completing her PhD in Management Science at the University of Southampton in 2013, she held postdoc researcher position at Coventry University, before joining De Montfort University as a Lecturer in Business and Management in 2016. She specialises in applying operational research techniques in the area of logistics and supply chain management.

Research Interests

The applications of operational research in logistics and supply chain management, particularly in maritime logistics, port operations, air transportation, inventory management, production planning and risk management.


PhD in Management Science, University of Southampton UK

MSc in Risk and Stochastics, London School of Economics and Political Science UK

MSc in Statistics, University of Nottingham UK

BSc in Mathematics, Zhongshan University China

PGCert Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Teaching Activity

Foundation Year Modules

BB0DTA Introduction to Data Analysis

Undergraduate Modules

BN1192 Foundations of Business Analytics

BN2222 Principles in Business Analytics

BN2295 Optimisation and Decision Analysis

Postgraduate Modules

BNM860 Decision Models

Keypath Modules

BNM860 Decision Models


September 2018-Present: Lecturer in Business Analytics, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

September 2016-September 2018: Lecturer in Business and Management, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Septermber 2013-August 2016: Senior Research Assistant, Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Member of The Operational Research Society UK

Member of British Academy of Management

Associate Fellow of Chartered Management Institute UK

Research Projects/Collaborations

Newton Researcher Links program Strategy and Policy Innovation in Supply Chain Management under Environmental Pressure, October 2018

Newton Researcher Links program Emission Control and Sustainable Energy in Green Port Development, October 2017

EPSRC Resilience and Robustness of Dynamic Manufacturing Supply Networks (Grant No EP/K031686/1), September 2013-August 2016

Contact Details

Phone: 01212043469
Email Address: j.luo2@aston.ac.uk
Room Number: ABS 253


  • Q Science (General)
  • HA Statistics
  • HE Transportation and Communications
  • QA76 Computer software

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Research Output 2011 2017

  • 4 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article

Optimisation of Intermodal Transport Chain of Supermarkets on Isle of Wight, UK

Liu, J., Wu, Y. & Luo, J., 1 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering. 11, 4, p. 856-863

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Intermodal transportation
Vehicle routing
Fuel consumption
Genetic algorithms
Integer programming

Modelling of dual-cycle strategy for container storage and vehicle scheduling problems at automated container terminals

Luo, J. & Wu, Y., Jul 2015, In : Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 79, p. 49-64

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heuristic methods
Integer programming

Modelling of the unloading problem in an automated container terminal

Luo, J. & Wu, Y., 2015, Proceeding of the 34th IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control. 826-001

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Genetic algorithms
Integer programming

An Integrated programming model for storage management and vehicle scheduling at container terminals

Wu, Y., Luo, J., Zhang, D. & Dong, M., Jun 2013, In : Research in Transportation Economics. 42, 1, p. 13-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Storage management