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T.M. (Tri) Tran, Dr

Assistant Professor

Tri M. Tran is currently an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Department of Operations, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen. He conducts research on technology and innovation adoption in supply chains.

Starting from October 2023, Tri is the Leader of the Community of Practice (CoP) in AI in education at the Teaching Academy of Groningen.

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Relevant experience

  • 2021-present: Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • 2021-2021: Operations Management Consultant, Flovio Ltd., Finland
  • 2017-2021: Research and Teaching Staff, Aalto University, Finland
  • 2019-2020: Researcher, Finnish Defence Research Agency, Finland
  • 2017-2017: Supply Chain Data Scientist, CGI, Finland


  • 2017-2021: Doctor of Science (Econ), Aalto University (#1 business school in Finland), Finland. Major: Operations Management. Graduated 1.5 years early with a perfect GPA (5.0/5).
  • 2015-2017: Master of Science (Econ) with distinction, Aalto University, Finland. Major: Management Science (Operations Research). Graduated as the highest-ranking student (Dean's List, equiv. Summa Cum Laude) with a perfect GPA (5.0/5) one semester early with one semester's worth of extra credits also with a perfect GPT.
  • 2015-2017: CEMS Master's in International Management, Aalto University (Helsinki, FI) and Ivey Business School (#1 MBA program in Canada). CEMS languages (above-functional fluency): English, Finnish, Vietnamese. Business project: Cybersecurity. GPA: straight A's.
  • 2012-2015: Bachelor of Science (Econ), Aalto University, Finland. Major: Business Technology


  • English: C2.2 (IELTS: 9.0)
  • Vietnamese: mother tongue
  • Finnish: B2.2
  • Swedish: B2.1

Military service

  • Basic training: Finnish Navy 2019; advanced training: Finnish Army 2019-2020
  • Completed with perfect evaluations (5/5: excellent) across all categories.
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