Assistant Professor Dr. Jiachun Lu
Supply Chain Management Group

Assistant Professor

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Jiachun Lu joined WHU as Assistant Professor in the Supply Chain Management Group in January 2020. Her current research focuses on supply chain disruptions, B2B negotiations, and cross-functional sourcing teams and has been published in leading journals of the supply chain management discipline. She is also a frequent speaker at international conferences and a member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. In addition to pursuing her research, Jiachun Lu leads WHU’s China Hub and manages international modules in China for WHU’s MBA Programs.

She received her doctorate from WHU in 2019 under the supervision of Professor Dr. Lutz Kaufmann, holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in International Business Studies from Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and a Bachelor's degree in German Studies and French Studies from Shanghai International Studies University.

She has received numerous awards and scholarships, including the DAAD Prize in 2013, the Dr. Hans Novotny Prize in 2015 and the IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2021.