Linkan Bian

Linkan Bian

Thomas B. & Terri L. Nusz Professor, Associate Professor, and Graduate Coordinator

Office: 260H McCain Hall
P 662.325.0570
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Research Lab Page: CAVS Additive Lab


Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013.
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Beijing University.

Linkan Bian, Ph.D. is an associate professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Mississippi State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2013 and a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Beijing University. Dr. Bian research interests focus on the analytics of Big Data generated from complex engineering systems. Methodology of his research includes areas such as, data mining, surrogate modeling, statistics optimization, and uncertainty quantification. His research has been applied to areas including additive manufacturing, reliability/maintenance, supply chains, cybersecurity, and other engineering systems. He has received federal funding from NSF, DoD/ARL, DoD/ERDC, and DoE, as well as industrial companies. Dr. Bian has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers that appear in prestigious journals such as IISE Transactions, ASME Journals, Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, IEEE Transactions, and other journals.

Dr. Bian’s work has been widely recognized in the IISE professional communities. He received the Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the IISE Manufacturing and Design division, as well as multiple Best Paper Awards from IISE. Dr. Bian also serves as an Associate Editor for IISE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing.