Xiaojia is a Ph.d. student in Management Science and Operations supported by the UCL-Overseas Research Scholarship, and a Scholarship provided by the school. She is currently working with Professor Bert De Reyck. Before starting her Ph.D, she received a Master degree in Statistics and a Master degree in Management Science and Innovation, both with distinctions, and both from UCL. Xiaojia is the recipient of the 2018 INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Best Student Paper Award, the finalist of the 2019 POMS Data Driven Best Research Paper Award, and the finalist of the 2019 M&SOM Practice-based Paper Competition . Xiaojia’s research interests include Business Analytics, Decision Science, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analysis.