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Yanchong (Karen) Zheng

Yanchong (Karen) Zheng is currently the George M. Bunker Professor and an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She received her PhD degree from Stanford University, and her BS and MS degrees from Tsinghua University in China.
Yanchong (Karen) Zheng, Associate Professor of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Featured Research

Areas of Interest

  • Smallholder supply chains in developing countries
  • Supply chain transparency and information sharing
  • Environmentally and socially responsible operations
  • Behavioral operations research

Media Highlights

Improving management everywhere

From farmers to supply chains, Associate Professor Karen Zheng tackles operations issues from around the globe.

A fresh look at food safety

How farmer organizations play a role in food safety.

Optimizing Online Auctions

How technology can help to alleviate poverty among smallholder farmers, one bid at a time