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Yinliang “Ricky” Tan  - Tulane University. New Orleans , LA, US

Yinliang “Ricky” Tan Yinliang “Ricky” Tan

Assistant professor of management science and the Irving H. Lavalle Professor | Tulane University


Tan can address issues related to global manufacturing and how the COVID-19 outbreak disrupts the global supply chain.


Yinliang (Ricky) Tan (谭寅亮 in Chinese) is an Assistant Professor in the A.B. Freeman School of Business at the Tulane University. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Management and Information Systems from the University of Florida.

Tan has rich teaching experience in business analytics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He has received several teaching recognitions including Dean's Excellence for Graduate Teaching Award at Tulane University. Tan's research interests include the management of technology, digital goods pricing, business analytics and supply chain management.

Tan's work has been accepted for publication in journals including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences and other premier academic journals.

Currently, Tan is a Senior Editor at the Production and Operations Management. He is recognized as one of the 40 Most Outstanding Business Professors Under 40 worldwide by Poets & Quants. He has also received the Carol J. Latta Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholars by Decision Science Institute.

Areas of Expertise (3)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Global manufacturing

Global supply chain disruptions

Education (3)

Tongji University: B.E., Logistics Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) 2009

University of Florida: M.S., Industrial Engineering 2010

University of Florida: PhD, Operations Management and Information Systems 2015