Yisha Xiang

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Texas Tech University

 PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering - University of Arkansas, 2009
M.S., Industrial Engineering - University of Arkansas, 2006
B.S., Industrial Engineering - Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China, 2003

CONTACT INFORMATION


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Phone:  806/742-3543


BIOGRAPHIC SKETCH

RESEARCH GROUP WEBSITE:  myweb.ttu.edu/yxiang

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering - University of Arkansas, 2009
M.S., Industrial Engineering - University of Arkansas, 2006
B.S., Industrial Engineering - Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, China, 2003 

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION INTERESTS

  • System reliability modeling and optimization
  • Maintenance Optimization
  • Inventory Control
  • Operations Research

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, Texas Tech University              9/2018 - present
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Lamar University                                                                           9/2015 - 8/2018
Associate Professor of Management Science, Sun Yat-sen University, China                                                     7/2014 - 7/2015
Assistant Professor of Management Science, Sun Yat-sen University, China                                                      2/2010 - 6/2014

 AWARDS AND HONORS

  •  Best Paper Award, International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering, 2019
  • Doug Ogden Best Paper Award, Society of Reliability Engineering (SRE), Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, 2019
  • Best Track Paper Award, Production and Scheduling Track, IISE Conference, 2017
  • Most Helpful Professor from the LU IIE Student Chapter, 2017
  • Stan Oftshun Best Paper Award, Society of Reliability Engineering (SRE), Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, 2013, 2017
  • Ralph A. Evans/P.K. McElroy Best Paper Award, Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, 2013

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

  • Xiang has recruited and advised 15 female students in undergraduate and graduate programs (2 PhD, 6 MS and 8 BS). She is also actively involved in in the Society of Women Engineers program at Texas Tech University, promoting the recruitment and retention of female students in the College of Engineering.
  • Xiang has collaborated with several industrial companies (most recent: Schlumberger, Delek, Covestro) to transition research findings. Many of the research findings were used to inform maintenance policies for complex engineering systems at these companies.
  • Xiang has organized many invited sessions at national and international conferences (e.g., IISE annual conference, INFORMS annual conference).
  • Xiang has served as a reviewer for more than 10 journals such as Productions and Operations Management, IISE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, and European Journal of Operational Research.
  • Xiang has developed new online courses “Maintenance Modeling and Optimization” and “Production and Inventory Control” for innovative teaching.

 Curriculum Vitae