Dr. Shao is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Information and Decision Management. She earned her B.S. from Shandong University, Jinan, China, a M.S from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China and a Ph. D. from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Shao's primary teaching interests are in supply chain management, logistics management, operations and total quality management and project management.