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Karen Zheng

Y. Karen Zheng

  • Sloan School Career Development Professor
  • Associate Professor of Operations Management
  • Sloan School of Management

Y. Karen Zheng is a Sloan School Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Karen’s research adopts a behavior-centric, data-driven, field-based approach. Her recent efforts focus on two main topics: (I) the design and impact of digital platforms to enable efficient physical supply chains in resource constrained environments, and (II) the role of information transparency in driving environmentally and socially responsible behaviors. In her research, Karen closely collaborates with partners on the ground to ensure that her research leads to positive impacts to society and practice.

J-WAFS-funded projects