People

Current Ph.D. students:

Ziqian Zheng
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Fall 2019)
Contact: zzheng92@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Statistical Modeling, Reinforcement Learning

Haoqian Li
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Fall 2020)
Contact: hli788@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Machine Learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Optimization, Statistical Modeling

Ye Kwon Huh
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Fall 2020)
Contact: yhuh8@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Prognostics, Statistical Modeling

Lingyun Xiao
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Spring 2022)
Contact: lingyun.xiao@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Optimization, Statistical Modeling, Federated Learning

Ying Fu
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Fall 2022)
Contact: ying.fu@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Machine Learning, Prognostics, Optimization

Jiahui Zhang
University Of Wisconsin-Madison (Started Fall 2022)
Contact: jzhang2584@wisc.edu
Office: ME 3221
Areas of Interest:
Statistical Modeling, Statistical Analysis

Ph.D. Graduates:

  • Abdallah Chehade (graduated in summer 2017). Thesis: Data-Driven Approaches for Condition Monitoring and Predictive Analytics. Current position: Assistant professor, department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Xiaochen Xian (graduated in summer 2019). Thesis: Big Data Modeling and Monitoring in Complex Systems. Current position: Assistant professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
  • Changyue Song (graduated in summer 2020). Thesis: Internet of Things-Enabled Degradation Modeling, Inference, and Prognosis. Current position: Assistant professor, School of Systems and Enterprises, Steven Institute of Technology
  • Honghan Ye (graduated in summer 2021). Thesis: Intelligent Maintenance and Monitoring Strategy for Smart Manufacturing Systems. Current position: Data Scientist, 3M
  • Minhee Kim (graduated in summer 2022). Thesis: System Informatics and Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Systems – Going Beyond Accuracy. Current position: Assistant professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
  • Wenjun Zhu (graduated in summer 2022, co-advised with Prof. Jingshan Li). Thesis: Modeling and Analysis of Patient Transitions in Healthcare Delivery Systems. Current position: Research Scientist, GNS Healthcare

Master students:

  • Guangda Shi (independent study, 2015)
  • Qi Chen (independent study, 2015)
  • Quan Chen (independent study, 2015)
  • Swaminathan Ramesh-Sashi (independent study, 2016)
  • Sommer Ahmad (independent study, 2016)
  • Suraj Subhash Thatte (independent study, 2016)
  • Ting Lei (independent study, 2016)
  • Nam Young Kim (2017 spring independent study)
  • Scott Bonk (Research assistant, 2016-2017; Current position: Product Manager at Belvedere Trading, LLC)
  • Wenjun Zhu (2018 spring independent study; continued her Ph.D. study in ISyE department at UW-Madison in 2018 fall)
  • Congfei Zhang (2018 fall independent study); Current position: Research Scientist at Kwai Inc.)

Undergraduate students:

  • Bingjie Liu (summer research study, 2014; joined IOE Ph.D. program at University of Michigan)
  • Jiamin Chen (funded by NSF REU, 2015; joined master program in Operations Research at Columbia University)
  • Alyssa Krueger (funded by NSF REU, 2015)
  • Claire Stamborski (funded by NSF REU, 2016)
  • Scott Bonk (funded by NSF REU, 2016; joined the ISyE graduate program at UW-Madison)
  • Yingxin Jia (undergraduate research assistant, 2019)

Visiting Scholars and Students:

  • Di Wang, Peking University, 9/2018-11/2019
  • Dr. Xi Zhang, Peking University, 7/2018 - 11/2018
  • Dr. Xi Wang, Beijing Jiaotong University, 12/2017 - 12/2018
  • Yue Liu, Zhejiang University, 9/2017-9/2018
  • Andy Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 12/2015-5/2016
  • Dr. Baiyong Men, Acoustic Well Logging Lab, China University of Petroleum (Beijing), 12/2014 - 12/2015

Lab Openings:

    My lab has opennings for Ph.D. students. Students from top universities with background in statistics, computer science and engineering are encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please send your information (e.g. resume, transcripts, and TOEFL/GRE scores) to kliu8@wisc.edu. Accepted Ph.D. students will be provided with full financial support.