Faculty Directory

Lauren Lu

Professor of Business Administration

Areas of Expertise

Healthcare analytics and health IT, retail operations, supply chain management


Supply Chain Management


PhD, Northwestern University, 2007; MS, Stanford University, 2000; MA, Johns Hopkins University, 1999; BS, Nanjing University, 1996


Lauren Lu teaches a supply chain management elective at Tuck. Her research takes a data-driven approach to investigate operational drivers of organizational performance in healthcare, retail, and supply chain settings. Lauren serves as an Associate Editor for the Management Science journal, an Associate Editor for the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journal, and a Senior Editor for Production & Operations Management. She is the President of the Supply Chain Management College of the POMS society and the past Chair of the Supply Chain Management Special Interest Group of the MSOM society.