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Bin Shao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Computer Information and Decision Management
College of Business
BShao@mail.wtamu.edu


Academic Background 
Ph.D.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Operations Management, 2007.
M.S.  Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Operations Research, 2001.
B.S.  Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China, Mathematics, 1998.
Work Experience
Academic Experience 
Professor of Decision Management & Terry Professor of Business, West Texas A&M University (2019 - Present), Canyon, Texas.
Associate Professor of Decision Management & Terry Professor of Business, West Texas A&M University (2015 - 2019), Canyon, Texas.
Associate Professor of Decision Management, West Texas A&M University (2013 - 2014), Canyon, Texas.
Assistant Professor of Decision Management, West Texas A&M University (2007 - 2013), Canyon, Texas.
Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (August, 2001 - July, 2007), Urbana, Illinois. Mainly as a teaching assistant and course instuctor, also as a research assistant.
Intellectual Contributions:
Refereed Articles 
Terry, N., Shao, B., & Marr, J. (2018).  Impact of Brand on Depreciation in the Automobile Industry.   International Advances in Economic Research, 24 (2), 291-293.
Shao, B., & Wu, C. (2018).  A Social Welfare Perspective of Competing Supply Chains.   Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 19 (1).
Wu, C., Peng, S., & Shao, B. (2017).  A Numerical Study on Competing Supply Chains: A Price-Setting Newsvendor Model.   International Journal of Applied Management Science, 9 (2), 81-94.
Shao, B., & Wu, C. (2017).  The Impacts of Integrations and Demand Asymmetry on Industry Efficiency of Competing Supply Chain.   Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, 15 (2), 121-132.
Wu, H., & Shao, B. (2015).  Political and Economic iImpacts on Chinese Students' Return.   Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 9 (1), 1-6.
Shao, B., & Wu, C. (2015).  The Impact of Switching Cost on Product Design Strategy.   Journal of Management Information and Decision Sciences, 18 (2), 55-62.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Du, H. (2014).  Industry Efficiency and Social Welfare of a Duopolistic Distribution System.   International Journal of Business Research, 14 (3), 127-132.
Shao, B. (2013).  Cross-Sale in Dual-Channel Decentralized Distribution System.   Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, 16 (1), 67-74.
Shao, B. (2012).  The Impact of Production Cost on First-Mover Advantages and Time-to-Market.   Research in Business and Economics Journal, 7 (1), 1-7.
Li, K., Shao, B., & Zelbst, P. (2012).  Project Crashing Using Excel Solver: A Simple AON Network Approach.   International Journal of Management and Information Systems, 16 (2), 177-182.
Shao, B., & Li, K. (2012).  Cross-Sale In Intergraded Supply Chain System.   Journal of Business & Economics Research, 10 (5), 277-284.
Li, K., Geng, Q., & Shao, B. (2011).  Warranty Designs and Brand Reputation Analysis in a Duopoly.   California Journal of Operations Management, 9 (1), 34-42.
Shao, B. (2011).  First-mover Advantages: Flexible or Not?   Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 7 (1), 1-13.
Shao, B., Wu, C., & Li, K. (2011).  Competitions in Multi-Channel Supply Chains.   Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, 14 (2), 65-78.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Du, H. (2010).  Efficiency of Competing Supply Chains Under Price Competition.   California Journal of Operations Management, 8 (1), 1-10.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Peng, S. (2009).  Impact of Integration Cost and Product Substitutability on Equilibrium Structure of Competing Supply Chains.   Review of Business Research, 9 (5), 171-178.
Refereed Proceedings 
Full Paper
Li, K., Geng, Q., Wu, C., & Shao, B. (2010).  Product Upgrade and Time-to-Market.   Academy of Information and Management Sciences, 14 (1), 44-48.
Shao, B., & Wei, B. (2004).  A Note on Degree Sums and Connectivity for Hamiltonian Graphs.   Proceedings of the Thirty-fifth Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics.
Presentation of Refereed Papers 
International
Shao, B. & Wu, C. (2017). A Social Welfare Perspective of Competing Supply Chains.  Academy for Economics and Economics Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Shao, B. (2015). The Impact of Switching Cost on Product Design Strategy.  Academy of Information and Management Sciences, Candler, North Carolina.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Du, H. (2014). Industry Efficiency and Social Fare of a Duopolistic Distribution System.  International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Shao, B. (2012). Cross-Sale in Dual-Channel Decentralized Distribution System.  Academy of Information and Management Sciences, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Li, K., Geng, Q., & Shao, B. (2011). Warranty designs and brand reputation analysis in a duopoly.  CSU-POM Annual Conference, Bakersfield, California.
Shao, B., Wu, C., & Li, K. (2010). Competitions in Multi-Channel Supply Chains.  Academy of Information and Management Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Du, H. (2010). Efficiency of Competing Supply Chains Under Price Competition.  CSU-POM Annual Conference, San Marcos, California.
Wu, C., Shao, B., & Peng, S. (2009). Impact of Integration Cost and Product Substitutability on Equilibrium Structure of Competing Supply Chains.  International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 
International
Shao, B., Chhajed, D., & Liu, F. (2013). The Impact of Context Effect on Sequential Product Design.  Production and Operations Management Society Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
Li, K., Zelbst, P., & Shao, B. (2010). New Method for Project Crashing Using Excel Solver.  INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas.
Shao, B. & Chhajed, D. (2007, November). Product design for the bottom of the pyramid market.  2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
Shao, B. & Chhajed, D. (2007, May). The impact of context effect on product design.  18th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Dallas, Texas.
Shao, B. & Chhajed, D. (2006, November). The impact of process flexibility on first mover advantages.  2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsbutgh, Pennsylvania.
Shao, B. & Chhajed, D. (2006, June). The impact of context effect on product design.  INFORMS International Conference, Hongkong, China.
Service:
Service to the University 
 
Department Assignments
Chair:
2009-2010:  Management AACSB Assessment Committee  
Department Assignments
Chair:
2013-2014:  Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee  
Member:
2017-2018 – 2018-2019:  ABET Accreditation Committee  
2017-2018:  CIDM Faculty Search Committee  
2015-2016 – 2017-2018:  Retention Tenure, and Promotion Committee  
2014-2015:  Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee  
2012-2013:  CIDM Faculty Search Committee  
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2017:  CIDM Fall Advising Party  
2017:  Hour of Code Event  
2017:  CIDM Spring Advising Party  
2017-2018:  Judge of 2017 Fall Data Analytics Competition  
2017-2018:  Step Up to Success  
Student placements:
2017-2018:  Work with Bell Helicopter for Student Internships  
Writing Student Recommendations:
2017-2018:  Write a letter to support student's claim of course credit hours for PMI certificate  
2017-2018:  Writing recommendation letters for PhD program and job applications  
College Assignments
Chair:
2018-2019:  Faculty Development and Recognition Committee  
Member:
2016-2017 – 2018-2019:  Retention, Tenure, and Promotion Committee  
2017-2018:  Faculty Development and Recognition Committee  
2016-2017:  Accreditation Engagement, Innovation, and Impact Committee  
2016-2017:  Global and Ethical Awareness Mission Coordination Committee  
2015-2016:  Teaching Excellence Committee  
2015-2016:  Retention, Tenure, and Promotion Committee  
2014-2015:  Teaching Excellence Committee  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Teaching Excellence Committee  
2012-2013:  Research Symposium Committee  
2011-2012:  Faculty Development and Recognition Committee  
2010-2011 – 2011-2012:  Research Symposium Committee  
2008-2009 – 2009-2010:  Faculty Development and Recognition Committee  
2007-2008:  Faculty Development and Recognition Committee  
College Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2017-2018:  Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society Conduct  
2016:  Reviewer of Peer Review of Teaching for Lynsee Womble  
2015:  Reviewer of Peer Review of Teaching for Shaokun Fan  
2015:  Reviewer of Peer Review of Teaching for Robin Clark  
2015-2016:  Reviewer of Andrew Li' class  
2014:  Reviewer of Peer Review of Teaching for Stephen Hayward  
2013:  Reviewer of Peer Review of Teaching for Rex Pjesky  
Member:
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Elected Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee  
University Assignments
Member:
2016-2017 – 2018-2019:  Grievance Committee (Faculty)  
2014-2015 – 2016-2017:  Faculty Senate  
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE  
2008-2009 – 2010-2011:  FACULTY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  
University Assignments
Member:
2015-2016 – 2017-2018:  Textbook Working Committee  
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2017 – 2018:  Judge of WTAMU Student Research Conference  
2016-2017:  Student Research Conference  
Service to the Profession 
Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2018:  Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research.
2016 – 2017:  Journal of Management and Marketing Research.
2012 – 2014:  The Journal of Business Administration Online.
Other Professional Service Activities
2010:  8th Annual Texas A&M System Pathways Student Research Symposium, Canyon, Texas.  As a judge for students' presentations
Reviewer - External Tenure
2016:  the Tenure and Promotion Committee of Department of Management Information Systems at East Carolina University for Dr. Chris Furner.
Service to the Community 
Other Community Service Activities
2013:  Work with Xcel for student internship placement
Speech / Presentation at a Community Meeting
2013:  Amarillo Institute for Supply Management
Faculty Development 
Assurance of Learning - Professional Development
2015:  WTAMU Workshop, canyon, Texas.  Blackboard Trainning: Quickstart
2015:  WTAMU Workshop, canyon, Texas.   Blackboard Trainning: Advanced Grade Center
2015:  WTAMU Workshop, canyon, Texas.   Blackboard Trainning: Online Exams
2013:  WTAMU Workshop, canyon, Texas.  Turnitin Basics and Rubrics
2012:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Strategies to Evaluate Teaching and Learning
2011:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Internet Technology Training
2010:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. How to develop rubrics for use in the classroom
2009:  WTAMU Teaching Excellence Center Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Student Cognitive Development
2009:  WTAMU Teaching Excellence Center Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Designing Classroom Instruction to Enhance Students' Intellectual Development
2009:  WTclass Training, Canyon, Texas. What's new in Angel 7.3
2009:  WTAMU Teaching Excellence Center Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Teaching For and About Critical Thinking
2008:  WTclass Training, Canyon, Texas. Learning Object Repository (LOR)
2008:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Embedding Video and Podcasting with Camtasia
2007:  WTAMU Teaching Excellence Center Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Student Engagement
Instructional-Related Conference
2010:  WTAMU Teaching Excellence Center Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Understanding Today's Teaching Generation (Generation Next)
Professional Seminars / Workshops
2013:  WTAMU Workshop, canyon, Texas. Mobile Learning Workshop
2012:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. Lean Six Sigma Seminar
2010:  WTAMU Workshop, Canyon, Texas. The Appreciative Advising Revolution
Honors-Awards-Grants 
Award
2010 – 2011:  , Texas A&M University System.  Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award
Honor
2011:  , Mortar Board Honor Society.  Nominee for Outstanding Professor.
2008 – 2009:  , Mortar Board Honor Society.  Nominee for Outstanding Professor
Courses Taught 
Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:
CIDM 4341/5341: Production and Operations Management
CIDM 4343: Supply Chain Management
CIDM 6305: Quantitative Analysis in Business
CIDM/MGT 6390: Project Management for the Enterprise