Visiting Professor from Jiangsu University returns to China

07 January 2015

Professor Shaohui Ma has just returned to his home university – Jiangsu University of Science and Technology in China – after a successful year-long visit to the Lancaster Centre for Forecasting where he worked with Professor Robert Fildes on modelling and forecasting promotions.

Professor Ma commented that after the visit he was committed to researching forecasting as his career path. He will continue to be an associate of the Centre.

During his year at Lancaster Professor Ma produced a working paper with Professor Fildes and PhD student Tao Huang:

Demand forecasting with high dimensional data: the case of SKU retail sales forecasting with intra- and inter-category promotional information [PDF]