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Kurt Y. Liu is a Reader in Supply Chain Analytics at the Department of Engineering Systems & Supply Chain Management (ESSCM). He joined Aston University in January 2023.

Prior to that, he was a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Supply Chain Analytics at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow (2020-2022), and a Lecturer in Operations management at University of Birmingham (2016-2020).


  • PhD in Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge, UK, 2015.
  • Master of Logistics Management & Master of Transport Management, Institute for Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS), University of Sydney, Australia, 2009.
  • Bachelor of E-Commerce, Major: Supply Chain Management, University of Waikato, New Zealand & Arizona State University, USA, 2006

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Analytics (incl. Big data analytics, Machine learning & AI for effective Supply Chain & Logistics Management)
  • Supply Chain Digitalisation & Transformation
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Configuration & Capabilities
  • Business Ecosystem, Digital Economy & International Business

PhD Supervision

  • Yutong Bai, University of Glasgow (External)
  • Eunsang Lee, University of Glasgow (External)


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