Dr. Shao is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information and Decision Management. She was appointed the Terry Professor of Business in 2015. Dr. Shao 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 quantitative methods in business, operations management, and project management.