XIN Zhanhong, male, the contemporary of New China, born in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. He graduated with the degree of the bachelor for the major in Data communications in 1982, and with the degree of the master for the major in Management Engineering in 1984 at BUPT. He has engaged in teaching at the school of economics and management of BUPT since Oct., 1984, been a professor since 1996 and a PhD supervisor since 2000. He had been a research fellow in OR dept. of Lancaster University, UK within 1987~1988. He had been a vice dean of the school of economics and management of BUPT from 2001 to 2009.
Prof. XIN is the member of OR society of China, the standing director of OR society of Beijing; the committee member of Modern Telecommunication Management, etc. He has taken charge of the many projects，including national natural science foundation project, 863 project, academy of sciences project, ministry of education key project, etc. He has published dozens of papers which be indexed by EI, and 9 teaching materials and monographs. He has organized ITC Conferences many times in China as a co-chair of technical committee.
At present, Prof. XIN gives the undergraduate course of OR, the graduate course of modeling, algorithm and simulation, EMBA course of quantitative analysis and management decision. His research areas are: OR applications, large scale system simulation, intelligent algorithm, telecommunication economics and policy analysis, service science and engineering, computational experiment for society, etc. He is a responsible person to the OR course which had been the first class course of BUPT from 1996; had been the key teacher of young and middle age of ministry of education, Ericsson Education Award winner, and the advanced teacher of BUPT many times.
Professor XIN has brought up 100 graduates including 30 PhDs, and hundreds of MBA, EMBA and engineering masters, dedicated to the developing talents in 30 years.