Management Science & Engineering

Associate Professor
Management Science & Engineering
Tel: 022-23509660
  • Biography

  • Research & Achievement

  • Projects

  • Teaching

Research Areas

Logistics Outsourcing, Supply ChainIntegration, Food Safety,

Public Transportation, FoodValue Chain, Agri-product Logistics, 


Associate Chair of Dept. ofManagement Science & Engineering


2004.7,PhD in EconomicsPh.D inEconomics, July, 2004

Professional Experience

2015.9-Present,Associate Prof., Dept. of Management Science & Engineering, BusinessSchool, Nankai University

2006.4-2015.9,Associate Prof., Dept. of Logistics Management, TEDA College, Nankai University,

2004.7-2006.4,Postdoctoral Research, Nankai University,

2014.3-2016.1,Visiting Scholar, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell U,U.S.A

2010.9-2011.3,Visiting Scholar, Dept. of ISOM, Auckland U, NZ


[1]  2012, TheSecond Prize of Outstanding Achievements in Education, Nankai  University

[2]  2009, TheFirst Prize of Outstanding Achievements in Education, Nankai University

[3]  2007, TheFirst Prize of National Contest On Logistics Design by University Students(NCOLD), Ministry of Education's Steering Committee on the Teaching ofLogistics in Higher Educational Institutions

Social Service

[1]  Reviewer, InternationalJournal of Production Economics, International Journal of Physical Distribution& Logistics, etc.

[2]  2009-Present,General Secretary of Tianjin Logistics Manager Club

[3]  2002-Present,CPA China, Non-Practicing Member


Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers


[1]  YangyanShi, Abraham Zhang, Tiru Arthanari, and YanpingLiu. Third-party purchase: An empirical study of Chinese third-partylogistics users. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 2016,Vol.36, No. 3: 286-307. 


[1]  WeihuaLiu, Xuecai Xu, Yanping Liu.Analysis on Relationship between Supply-demand Coordination and Performance ofLogistics Service Supply Chain: An Empirical Study from China. ResearchJournal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2014, Vol.7,No.2: 251-262.



[1]  JinchaoWu, Chenxi Wu and Yanping Liu. TheEconomics and Feasibility of Traceability in Agri-food Supply Chain: Analysiswith Game Theory between Double Oligarchs. Applied Mechanics and Materials.2013, No.397: 2574-2980.



[1]  Liu, Y.P, Li, Y.J., Zhang,R.X. Quantitative Model Research on Collaboration between Supply Chain NodeEnterprise and TPL: an Inventory Optimization Approach[C] // Proceedings of 2010 International Conferenceon e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning, 2010: 146-149.

[2]  LiuW.H., Zhang C.Q., Liu Y.P. Researchon the Cost Control Method of the Green Agricultural Product Sealed SupplyChain Based on the Total Process Analysis[C] // Proceedings of 2010 Second International Conference on E-learning,E-Business, Enterprise Information Systems, and E-Government. 2010:273-276. (EI) 

[3]  LiuWei-hua, Liu Chun-ling, Wang Lu, LiuYan-ping. Research on the Capability Factors for China Foreign Trade-basedLogistics Companies Strategic Transformation in Global Financial Crisis Time[C]// Proceedings of 2010 3rd InternationalConference on Information Management, Innovation Management and IndustrialEngineering, 2010: 116-121. (EI)


Books and Chapters

[1]  Liu, Y.P., et al.Qualitative Research in Business & Management. Tianjin: Nankai UniversityPress. (Forthcoming, Translated books from English to Chinese) 

[2]  Liu Y.P. LogisticsManagement. Beijing: Jiaotong University Press, 2015. (Published in Chinese)

[3]  Liu, Y.P., et al. ResearchMethodologies in Supply Chain Management, Tianjin: Nankai University Press,2013. (Translated books from English to Chinese) 

[4]  Liu, Y.P., et al. Storageand Distribution Management. Tianjin: Publishing House of Electronics Industry,2011.  


[1]  2013,Ministry of Education, Major Comprehensive Reform Pilot Program (TeachingProject)

[2]  2012, Researchon SCM and Food Safety, the Fundamental Research Funds for the CentralUniversities of China

[3]  2010, theNational Social Science Foundation of China, Research on Supply ChainCirculation Model of China’s Agricultural Products under the situation of IOT

[4]  2009, TheMinistry of education of Humanities and Social Science project, Operation Modeof Reverse Logistics for High-tech Products


LogisticsCase Study & Solution Design, Logistics Frontiers,

LiteratureRetrieval & Academic Paper Writing