David Peng’s research interests are in operations and supply chain strategy, service and manufacturing technology management, healthcare operations management, and empirical research methods. Much of his research centers around how technology enables strategy and processes in manufacturing and service operations. Professor Peng’s research has appeared in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of Supply Chain Management, among others.
His research has been recognized by the Academy of Management Operations and Supply Chain Management division and Decision Science Institute. He has received research awards from the University of Houston, and a research fellowship from the University of Minnesota. Professor Peng’s research on healthcare supply chain management has been funded by the Association for Supply Chain Management.
Professor Peng is department editor at Journal of Operations Management, senior editor at Production and Operations Management, and associate editor at Decision Sciences Journal and Journal of Supply Chain Management. He has received several editorial awards, including Journal of Operations Management Best Associate Editor Award, Production and Operations Management Society Best Reviewer Award, etc.
Prior to his academic career, Professor Peng worked as a procurement manager.