Xianwei Shi

PhD Student


Xianwei Shi joined the Centre for International Manufacturing as a PhD student in October 2014, supervised by Dr. Yongjiang Shi. He holds a BEng in Industrial Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and an MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management (ISMM) from University of Cambridge. His MPhil dissertation investigated latecomer strategies of China’s Mobile Phone Industry.


Xianwei has industrial project experiences with ARM and Carl Zeiss on marketing and production management respectively during his MPhil study. Prior to joining IfM, he had internship experience in Accenture (China), involving in a large informatisation project of a major energy group in China.


Research Interests

  • Business ecosystem health assessment;
  • Latecomer strategy and business ecosystem’s functionalities in latecomer firm’s catch-up process.


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20th International Manufacturing Symposium

Informating next generation supply chains


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