Shuai  Zhang

Dr Shuai Zhang B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D

Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy

Key details

Dr Shuai Zhang

Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy

Dr. Shuai Zhang joined the University of Greenwich in 2018. He recently completed his Ph.D at the University of Cambridge. He employs a qualitative approach to study the ecosystem for multinational companies in manufacturing industry.

During his Ph.D, he supervised undergraduates at all levels and postgraduates in tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, group tasks and individual projects. He got Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham and University College London (UCL).

Research / Scholarly interests

Shuai's research interests are in the areas of business ecosystems, business strategy, industrial sustainability, manufacturing systems, and knowledge management.

Recent publications


Li, Yantong , Cote, Jean-Francois, Coelho, Leandro, Zhang, Chuang , Zhang, Shuai (2022), Order assignment and scheduling under processing and distribution time uncertainty. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, European Journal of Operational Research, 305 (1) . pp. 148-163 ISSN: 0377-2217 (Print), 1872-6860 (Online) (doi: NB Item availability restricted.

Li, Hao , Li, Bing, Liu, Gen, Wen, Xiaoyu , Wang, Haoqi , Wang, Xiaocong , Zhang, Shuai , Zhai, Zhongshang , Yang, Wenchao (2022), A detection and configuration method for welding completeness in the automotive body-in-white panel based on digital twin. Nature Research. In: , , , . Nature Research, Scientific Reports, 12: 7929 2045-2322 (Online) (doi:

Li, Hao , Wang, Haoqi, Liu, Gen, Wang, Junling , Evans, Steve , Li, Linli , Wang, Xiaocong , Zhang, Shuai , Wen, Xiaoyu , Nie, Fuquan (2021), The concept, structure and mechanism of industrial digital twin systems. In: , , , . , Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 27: 1 (12) . pp. 3373-3390 ISSN: 1006-5911 (Print), (doi:

Yin, Feng , Yang, Rongjun, Yu, Hongxin, Zhou, Wei , Zhao, Yuanjun , Zhang, Shuai (2021), Edge intelligence‐enabled supply chain financial model based on Business‐to‐Business e‐business platforms. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience ISSN: 1532-0626 (Print), 1532-0634 (Online) (doi:

Yu, Hongxin , Zhao, Yuanjun, Liu, Zheng, Liu, Wei , Zhang, Shuai , Wang, Fatao , Shi, Lihua (2021), Research on the financing income of supply chains based on an E-commerce platform. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 169: 120820 ISSN: 0040-1625 (Print), (doi:

Lu, Yuzhong , Tian, Zengrui, Buitrago, Guillermo, Gao, Shuiwen , Zhao, Yuanjun , Zhang, Shuai (2021), Intellectual capital and firm performance in the context of venture-capital syndication background in China. Hindawi. In: , , , . Hindawi, Complexity, 2021: 3425725 ISSN: 1076-2787 (Print), 1099-0526 (Online) (doi:

Meng, Fanglin , Tian, Zengrui, Chang, Beiquan, Yu, Hongxin , Zhang, Shuai (2020), Research on the niche evolution game of ecological community innovation of corporate venture capital based on logistic extended complexity model. Hindawi. In: , , , . Hindawi, Complexity, 2020: 6327218 ISSN: 1076-2787 (Print), 1099-0526 (Online) (doi:

Liu, Zheng , Hu, Bin, Zhao, Yuanjun, Lang, Lingling , Guo, Hangxin , Florence, Kelly , Zhang, Shuai (2020), Research on intelligent decision of low carbon supply chain based on carbon tax constraints in human-driven edge computing. IEEE. In: , , , . IEEE, IEEE Access, 8 . pp. 48264-48273 2169-3536 (Online) (doi:

Conference proceedings

Zhang, Shuai and , (2019), Knowledge management environment for collaborative design in product development. Springer. In: , , , Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems: IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019, Austin, TX, USA, September 1–5, 2019, Proceedings, Part II. Springer, Cham, Switzerland , 567 . pp. 475-480 . ISBN: 9783030299965ISSN: 1868-4238 (Print), 1868-422X (Online) (doi:

Zhang, Shuai and , Johnson, Aylmer (2017), The difficulties reported by engineers in searching information. The Design Society. In: , , In: Anja Maier, Stanko Škec, Harrison Kim, Michael Kokkolaras, Josef Oehmen, Georges Fadel, Filippo Salustri, Mike Van der Loos (eds.), DS 87-6 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 17) Vol 6: Design Information and Knowledge, Vancouver, Canada, 21-25.08.2017. The Design Society, . pp. 161-168 . ISBN: 9781904670940ISSN: 2220-4342 (Print), (doi: NB Item availability restricted.

Zhang, Shuai and , (2016), Information searches by vehicle engineers in engineering design development. Springer, Cham. In: , , In: Francisco Rebelo, Marcelo Soares (eds.), Advances in Ergonomics in Design. Springer, Cham, . pp. 605-614 . ISBN: 9783319419824 (doi: