Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013.
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Beijing University.
Dr. Linkan Bian is a Thomas B. & Terri L. Nusz Endowed 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, and B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Beijing University. Dr. Bian's research interests focus on the analytics of Big Data generated from complex engineering systems. Methodology of his research includes machine learning, surrogate modeling, statistics optimization, and uncertainty quantification. His research has been applied to areas including additive manufacturing, predictive maintenance, cybersecurity, and other engineering systems. He has received federal funding from NSF, NIH, DoD, DoE, and industrial companies. Dr. Bian has published one book and over 50 peer-reviewed papers that appear in prestigious journals.
Dr Bian’s work has been widely recognized in the Industrial and System Engineering professional communities. He received the Outstanding Young Investigator Award from Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE), as well as multiple Best Paper Awards. He is an Associate Editor for the flagship journal of IISE Transactions and the president-elect for IISE Quality Control and Reliability Engineering division.