Industrial and systems engineering doctoral student nominated for Best Student Paper award at 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference

Wujun Si, a doctoral student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Wayne State University, has been selected as one of four finalists for the Best Student Paper Competition in the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference's (ISERC) Quality Control and Reliability Engineering track. ISERC is the meeting place for students and professionals to network and discuss industry trends.

Si’s paper, “An Enhanced Functional Linear Model and Application in Reliability Analysis by Utilizing Material Microstructures,” proposes a new statistical model to conduct reliability analysis. His research mentor was Qingyu Yang, assistant professor of ISE at Wayne State.

“I'm very happy to be nominated as the finalist of the ISERC 2016 Best Student Paper award,” said Si. “I want to sincerely thank my advisor, Dr. Yang, for his mentoring. I hope we’ll continue to work together in the future.”

The winning paper will be chosen in May at the ISERC conference in Anaheim, California, which Si will be attending.