He is currently a professor in School of Economics and Commerce at South China University of Technology. From August of 2012 to September of 2013 he worked as a visiting professor at Leavey School of Business of Santa Clara University in USA. His primary research interest is marketing-operations interfaces, competitive analysis, supply chain management, risk management and disruption management. He is a member of Operations Research Society of China (ORSC). His papers appear in journals such as Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Transportation Research Part E, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Journal of Cleaner Production, Applied Mathematical Modelling, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Asian-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, RAIRO–Operations Research, Sustainability, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Computers & Industrial Engineering.