Qingyu Yang

Qingyu Yang

Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Chair of PhD and research program

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Qingyu Yang

Biography

Dr. Qingyu Yang is currently an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Wayne State University. 

He is the director of Reliability and Intelligent system lab and the co-director for Material Process and Manufacturing at Wayne State University. 

Associate Professor   2016-present      Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Wayne State Univ. 

Assistant Professor   2010-2016      Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Wayne State Univ. 

Research Fellow         2008-2010      Dept. of Industrial and Operations Engineering, Univ. of Michigan

Education

Ph.D.   Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Iowa

M.S.     Statistics, Univ. of Iowa

M.E.     Intelligent System,  Univ. of Science and Technology of China

B.S.      Automatic Control, Univ. of Science and Technology of China

Courses Taught

IE7995           Multivariate Data Analysis

IE7220           Advanced Statistics Methods

IE7995           Statistical Methods for Reliability Engineering

IE6430            Computer Simulation Methods      

IE4420            System Simulation 

IE 4250           Engineering Data Analysis

DSA 6100       Statistical Methods for Data Science and Analytics (Data Science Program)

IE8950            Advanced Engineering Statistics (Global Executive Track)

Publications

Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

  • Si, W., Yang, Q.*, and Wu, X., "Material Degradation Modeling and Failure Prediction Using Microstructure Images," Technometrics, in press, 2019. (2020 Wilcoxon Award for the best application paper in Technometrics)
  • Aminisharifabad, M., Yang, Q.*, and Wu, X., "A Penalized Autologistic Regression with the Application for Modeling Microstructure of Dual-Phase High Strength Steel, "Journal of Quality Technology, accepted, 2020. (GYRS Best Poster Award)
  • Si, W., Love, E., and Yang, Q.*, "Two-state Optimal Maintenance Planning of Repairable Systems With Covariate Effects," Computers and Operations Research, vol. 92, 17-25, 2018. 
  • Zhang, N. and  Yang, Q.*,"A Random Effect Autologistic Regression Model with Application for Characterizing Variation of Multiple Microstructure Samples," IISE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 48, pp 34-42, 2015. (selected for presentation in the IISE-sponsored session in the 2016 INFORMS conference).
  • Zhang, N. and Yang, Q.*, "Optimal Periodical Inspection-based Maintenance Planning for Multi-component Repairable System Subject to Dependent Competing Risks, IISE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 47, pp 521-532, 2015 (IISE Featured Article).
  • Yang, Q., and Chen, Y., "Sensor System Reliability Modeling and Analysis for Fault Diagnosis in Multistage Manufacturing Processes,IISE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol.41, pp 819-830, 2009. (IISE Trans. Best Paper Award, 2011)

Selected Peer Reviewed Proceedings

  • Si, W., Yang, Q.*, Wu, X., “A Functional Covariate Degradation Model for Degradation Analysis of Dual-phase Steel by Utilizing Its Microstructure Images, INFORMS annual conference, Houston, Texas, Oct 22-25, 2017. (Best Referred Paper Finalist Award)
  • Si, W., Yang, Q.* and Wu, X., "An Enhanced Functional Linear Model and Application in Reliability Analysis by Utilizing Material Microstructures," 2016. (ISERC Best Student Paper Award ). 
  • Zhang, N. and Yang, Q.*,"A Random Effect Autologistic Regression Model with Application for Characterizing Variation of Multiple Microstructure Samples," 2015. (ISERC Best Student Paper Award).  
  • Yang, Q., and Jin, J., "Separation of Individual Source Signals from Mixed Sensor Measurements," Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, pp 2253-2258, 2009. (IERC Best Paper Award)

Awards and Honors

  • Wilcoxon Award for the best application paper in Technometrics, 2020
  • Exllence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, Wayne State Univ, 2020
  • INFORMS QSR Best Paper Finalist Award, 2017
  • Advisor and co-author for Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Best Student Paper Award 2016
  • Advisor and co-author for Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Best Student Paper Award 2015
  • Institute of Industrial Engineering Transactions Best Paper Award, 2011
  • Industrial Engineering Research Conference on Quality Control and Reliabity Best Paper Award, 2009
  • Reliability and Sensory Prognostic System Research Award, Univ. of Iowa, 2005
  • University of Iowa Student Government Scholarly Presentation and Research Grants, 2006
  • The University of Iowa Graduate Student Senate Travel Fund Award, 2006
  • Best Thesis Award, University of Science and Technology of China, 2003

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