Rui Dai

Office: New Xuri lab-Building 423


research interests: supply chain manamgement


Dr. Rui Dai is a lecturer in Glorious Sun School of Management, Donghua University since 2018. Her research interests include game theory, optimal control, differential games, supply chain management, etc. Dr. Dai has participated in 4 national natural foundation of China; she has published 11 SCI/SSCI-indexed journal papers; she also serve as a reviewer of several international journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Transporation research part E, Compters and Industrial Engineering, Journal of modelling in Management, etc.


  • 2014.09-2018.07  Tianjin University, Ph.D.

  • 2010.09-2013.06  University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.S.

  • 2006.09-2010.07  East China Jiaotong University, B.S.

Work Experience

  • since 2018.09    Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Lecturer

Academic Experience

  • 2010.09-2013.06  University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S. student

Honors and Awards

  • 2016  National Scholarship of PhD


Journal Papers

  • Zhang, J., Dai, R., Zhang, Q., & Tang, W. (2018). An optimal energy efficiency investment and product pricing strategy in a two-market framework. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 48(4): 608-621.

  • Yang, R., Tang, W., Dai, R., & Zhang, J. (2018). Contract design in reverse recycling supply chain with waste cooking oil under asymmetric cost information. Journal of Cleaner Production, 201:61-77.

  • Zhang, J., Li, S., Zhang, S., & Dai, R. (2018). Manufacturer encroachment with quality decision under asymmetric demand information. European Journal ofOperational Research, 273(1): 217-236.

  • Dai, R., & Zhang, J. (2017). Green process innovation and differentiated pricing strategies with environmental concerns of South-North markets. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 98:132-150.

  • Dai, R., Zhang, J., & Tang, W. (2017). Cartelization or cost-sharing? Comparison of cooperation modes in a green supply chain. Journal of Cleaner Production, 156: 159-173.

  • Zhang, J., Li, J., Lu, L., & Dai, R. (2017). Supply chain performance for deteriorating items with cooperative advertising. Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, 26(1): 23-49.

  • Xue, M., Zhang, J., Tang, W., & Dai, R. (2017). Quality improvement and pricing with reference quality effect. Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, 26(5): 665-682.

Teaching and Research Projects

  • 2018-2021  Product pricing, promotion and inventory mechanism design under social network interactions, National Natural Foundation of China(no.71771165), Participant

  • 2018-2021  Chinese hospital regulations mechanism design under information asymmetry, National Natural Foundation of China(no.71771166), Participant

  • 2015-2018  Joint inventory control and dynamic pricing strategy for perishable products under uncertain environment, National Natural Foundation of China(no.61473204), Participant

  • 2014-2017  Inventory control and dynamic pricing strategies for fresh agricultural product supply chain, Humanity and Social Science Youth Foundation of Ministry of Education of China(no.14YJCZH204), Participant


  • Undergraduate: Management Information System, Dara Warefare, Database System andApplication


Academic and Social Posts

  • Reviewer for journals such as EJOR, TRE, CIE and JMM, etc.