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Dr Ray Wu is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster. Prior to joining the University he was a lecturer in manufacturing and engineering management at the University of Exeter, for seven years. Before that, he was doing post doctoral research in supply chain complexity at the University of Cambridge. He got his PhD in manufacturing systems at Durham University in 2000. He was a visiting research fellow at Durham University. He was a lecturer at China University of Mining and Technology for several years.


  • HE PG Cert. - the University of Westminster, 2012
  • PhD - Durham University, 2000
  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering - China University of Mining and Technology, 1985
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering - Jilin University of Technology (now Jilin University), 1982

Professional memberships

  • Member of the IET
  • Fellow of the HEA


Ray teaches in the areas of operations management and supply chain management.


Ray's research interests are in supply chain management, especially supply chain dynamics/complexity, system modelling and optimisation, lean manufacturing/supply chains and product family optimisation for supply chains.


For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.