Lin Wang

Office: New Building of Management School, Room 407


research interests: system dynamics simulation, project risk management


Dr. Lin Wang is currently a lecturer in the School of Management, Donghua University.  Her research interests include project risk management and system dynamics simulation. Dr. Wang has published papers on journals like International Journal of Project Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society and Soft Computing, and participated or presided over several scientific projects. She has won National Scholarship for Excellent Student, MIIT Scholarship for Innovative Students and First Prize of Shaanxi Postgraduate Academic Exhibition, and served as a peer reviewer of European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, etc.


  • 2014.09-2017.12  Management Science and Engineering, School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Ph.D.

  • 2012.09-2015.03  Management Science and Engineering, School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, M.S.

  • 2008.09-2012.07  Information Management and Information System, School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, B.S.

Work Experience

  • since 2020.10    Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Lecturer

  • 2018.01-2020.09  Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Postdoctoral researcher

Academic Experience

  • 2015.10-2016.10  Warwick University, Visiting Student

  • 2011.01-2011.07  Polytechnic University of Valencia, Visiting Student

Honors and Awards

  • 2018  MIIT Scholarship for Innovative Students

  • 2018  Third Prize of Shaanxi Science and Technology Progress Award

  • 2017  First Prize of Shaanxi Postgraduate Academic Exhibition

  • 2017  Scholarship for Excellent Students in NPU

  • 2012  Second Prize of National English Contest for College Students

  • 2012  Cum Laude Graduate of NPU

  • 2011  National Scholarship for Excellent Student


Journal Papers

  • Wang, L., Kunc, M., & Li, J. (2020). Project portfolio implementation under uncertainty and interdependencies: a simulation study of behavioural responses. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 71(9): 1426-1436.

  • Pan, L., Feng, Q., Li, J., Zhu, X., & Wang, L. (2019). Measuring corruption using the internet data: example from countries along the belt and road. Procedia Computer Science, 162: 9-14.

  • Guo, Y., Wang, L., Li, S., & et al. (2018). Balancing strategic contributions and financial returns: a project portfolio selection model under uncertainty. Soft Computing, 22(16): 5547-5559.

  • Wang, L., Kunc, M., & Bai, S. (2017). Realizing value from project implementation under uncertainty: an exploratory study using system dynamics. International Journal of Project Management, 35(3): 341-352.

  • Wang, L., Bai, S., & Shang, Z. (2017). Project portfolio selection under uncertainty: a disturbing-valued fuzzy clustering method. Industrial Engineering and Management, 22(5): 48-53.

  • Guo, Y., Yang, S., Wang, L., & Luo, S. (2016). Project progress measurement under the circumstance of interrupted schedule. Filomat, 30(15): 4037-4048.

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • Pan, L., Feng, Q., Li, J., Wang, L., & Zhu, X. (2019). Measuring corruption using Google trend data, presented at 2019 International Conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management(ITQM).

  • Wang, L. (2018). Modeling human behaviors in project management: a systematic review, presented at 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

  • Wang, L., & Kunc, M. (2019). Project portfolio implementation under uncertainty: a behavioral perspective, presented at 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Chapters, Academic Books, and Textbooks

  • Wang, L., Li, J., & Li, C. (2019). Modeling Human Behaviors in Project Management: Insights from the Literature Review, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Bai, S., Bai, L., Li, S., Wang, L., & Guo, Y. (2019). Strategic Oriented Project Portfolio Management, Xi’an: NPU Press.

Teaching and Research Projects

  • 2019-2022  Ecological security barrier function and intelligent management of national parks, Ministry of Science and Technology, Participant

  • 2018-2023  Management system and control technology of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau National parks, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Participant

  • 2018-2019  Project implementation under uncertainty: a behavioural perspective, Postdoctoral Science Foundation Committee of China, Principal

  • 2017-2020  Data-driven risk assessment and response strategy of urban critical infrastructures considering dual interdependencies, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Participant

  • 2016-2020  Development and application of ecotourism products, National Key Research and Development Project, Participant

  • 2014-2015  Project portfolio selection based on fuzzy clustering method, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Principal


  • Undergraduate: Construction Project Management, Operations Management


Academic and Social Posts

  • Reviewer for journals EJOR, JORS, IJPE, AOR, PMJ, JCP, and et al.

Academic Association Memberships

  • Chinese Society of Optimization, Overall Planning and Economical Mathematics, Member