Dr. Mei Cao, an Assistant Professor of Transportation and Logistics Management in the Business and Economics Department at the University of Wisconsin — Superior, was honored with the Max H. Lavine Award in June for publishing a paper on a topic relevant to major problem areas in contemporary society.
At UWS Dr. Cao works in the area of logistics and supply chain management, advanced business logistics, land transportation, air transportation, and business statistics.
Cao became a faculty member at UWS in 2008. Prior to that she was an Instructor and Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Arkansas State University since 2004.
Cao was also a Lecturer in the Department of International Business and Management at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in China since 1991.
Past honors include a Distinguished Paper Award by Irwin/McGraw-Hill in the Midwest Business Administration Association Annual Meeting at Chicago in 2004.
Cao completed her doctoral studies in Manufacturing Management at the University of Toledo in 2005. She earned her MBA in Information Systems from University of Toledo in 2001.
She completed her Graduate Diploma in Finance at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1999. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China in 1991.