Jian (Ray) Zhang

Dr. Jian (Ray) Zhang, PhD


Assistant Professor

Haskayne School of Business, Business Technology Management [BTM]

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Office: 403.220.3780


Office: SH258

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Dr. Jian (Ray) Zhang is Assistant Professor in Business Technology Management at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. His research interests include information sharing in the supply chain, platform-mediated economy, decentralized organizations, and large-scale optimization methods. He has published in journals including European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers & Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and others.


  • Insight Development Grant (IDG) The Impact of Decentralized Autonomous Organization on Data Economy, SSHRC. 2020
  • IDG Enhancement Grant , SSHRC. 2019
  • Dean’s Publication Award, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. 2019
  • University Research Grant Committee (URGC) Explore Faculty Seed Grant: The Impact of Blockchain on Multi‐sided platforms, SSHRC. 2019
  • Dean’s Research Excellence Grant, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. 2017