Junfeng Ma

Junfeng Ma

Associate Professor

Office: 260P McCain Hall
P 662.325.7625

Junfeng Ma, Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Pennsylvania State University in 2016. He received his M.S. in Engineering Management from Wilkes University at 2010, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China at 2007. He joined Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Mississippi State University in 2016.

His primary research interest concentrates on operations research and data analytics in engineering and management. The implementations involve sustainable product/systems design, life cycle assessment and improvement, supply chain management, multidisciplinary/large scale systems design optimization, and advanced design and manufacturing.

His publications have appeared in journals such as Journal of Cleaner Production, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal and several conference proceedings. He is an active member of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), The Design Society (DS) and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He was the recipient of ASME-DFMLC scholar in 2014 and 2015.


  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Pennsylvania State University, 2016.
  • M.S., Engineering Management, Wilkes University, 2010.
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2007.