Yanchong (Karen) Zheng
MIT Sloan School of Management

Yanchong (Karen) Zheng is an associate professor of operations management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Her research examines fundamental and emerging operations management topics with a critical lens on human behavior, particularly in information‐critical environments.

Zheng has published in leading operations management journals such as Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. She coauthored “The impact of unifying agricultural wholesale markets on prices and farmers’ profitability,” which was published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). She also coauthored “Improving farmers’ income on online agri-platforms: Design and field implementation of a two-stage auction.” She received her PhD degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and her Master of Science and Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Control Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China).

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