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Zihao Wang

Research student, Cardiff Business School


Zihao Wang is currently a PhD Candidate at Cardiff Business School in the Logistics and Operations Management (LOM) section. He is also a Logistics Systems Dynamics Group (LSDG) member.

He holds a BSc in logistics management (Cross-cultivation) from Beijing Jiaotong University and Beijing Wuzi University, China. He achieved M.Sc. in logistics and operation management from Cardiff University. During his academic career at the Master's level, he was involved in a live project with Cardiff and Vale health board of NHS Wales, which is “Patient flow forecasting/modelling numbers in Major Trauma Network (MTN) Wales”.

His PhD research topic is also an extension of this project, which further focused on investigating the intermediate outcome of the operation in the South Wales Major Trauma network.


Research interests

  • Predictive modelling in the health care system.

  • System dynamic modelling and simulation

  • Exploration of the applicability of business engineering approaches in the supply chain of soft systems



Dr Bahman Rostami-Tabar

Reader in Management Science and Business Analytics

Jane Haider

Dr Jane Haider

Senior Lecturer in Logistics, Transport and Operations Management, Programme Director of MSc Maritime Policy and Shipping Management

Mohamed Naim

Professor Mohamed Naim

Professor in Logistics and Operations Management, Co-Director of CAMSAC