New Professor Joins Department of Industrial Engineering

Xiao LiuProfessor Xiao Liu joined the department from IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. He received his doctoral degree from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS).

Liu’s research focuses on engineering probability and statistics, spatio-temporal modeling, big data analytics, and various engineering-knowledge-based data-driven methodologies in broad areas such as quality and reliability, manufacturing yield prediction, preventive maintenance, urban air quality modeling, extreme weather events prediction, etc.

He has published in peer-reviewed journals including Technometrics, The Annals of Applied Statistics, IIE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, and Journal of Quality Technology.

Liu has received awards including the prestigious Ralph A. Evans/P.K. McElroy Award for the best paper at the 2011 Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, the IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in both 2015 and 2017, and the best paper award from the QSR (Quality, Statistics and Reliability) session at INFORMS 2016.

He is on the editorial board of Quality and Reliability Engineering International, and served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore from 2013 to 2016.

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