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Tingliang Huang

Tingliang (Tom) Huang

Amazon Distinguished Professor of Business Analytics, Analytics PhD Program Recruiting Lead
Office Location: Room - 243, Stokely Management Center 865-974-2556

Tingliang Huang is a full professor and the Amazon Distinguished Professor of Business Analytics and Business Analytics PhD Program recruiting lead in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also an honorary professor at UCL School of Management, University College London, United Kingdom. Huang has also served as a consultant to like General Mills and Synergies, among others.

An award-winning scholar and educator, Huang’s interests include business analytics, AI, data science, new business models, operations-marketing interface, supply chain management, service operations, innovation and socially responsible operations. His research articles have been published in top business journals, such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Marketing Science, Management Science, and Production and Operations Management.

Huang is an associate editor for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Service Science, Decision Sciences, Naval Research Logistics, and IISE Transactions, and a senior editor for Production and Operations Management. His service to the research communities has been honored frequently with various service awards, including the Management Science Meritorious Service Award (2023, 2019), the M&SOM Meritorious Service Award four years in a row (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020), and the Production and Operations Management Outstanding Reviewer Award (2017).

Huang also has won many research and teaching awards, including the 2023 INFORMS Workshop on Data Science Best Paper Award, 2018 POMS Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award, the 2018 Most Influential Paper Award in Service Operations, the 2015 Wickham Skinner Best Paper Award, the Teaching Star Award and others. His teaching responsibilities have included business analytics, operations and supply chain management at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels in the U.S. and Europe. Huang was the William S. McKiernan Family ’78 Faculty Fellow and a tenured associate professor at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Huang was recognized as a Carroll School Teaching Star at Boston College, which is awarded to faculty members who serve as examples of the exceptional teaching quality and who earned the most favorable evaluations from their students while also challenging the students intellectually. He also has supervised multiple doctoral students and successfully placed them at major research universities in the U.S. and China. He received his doctorate from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, master’s from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, and bachelor’s from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).

Awards & Honors


    2011 Northwestern University, Ph.D., Operations Management

    2007 University of Minnesota, M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering

    2005 University of Science & Technology of China, B.S.,


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