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Mr 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.





  • 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


Patient flow forecasting and operational efficiency simulation based on the Major Trauma Network (MTN) in South Wales


PGR tutor of BST832 Forecasting


Bahman Rostami-Tabar

Bahman Rostami-Tabar

Reader in Data and Management Science

Jane Haider

Jane Haider

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

Mohamed Naim

Mohamed Naim

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


  • Operations research
  • Data quality
  • Supply chain and Logistics Modelling
  • Data visualisation
  • Machine learning