Wenmeng Tian

Wenmeng Tian

Associate Professor 

Wenmeng 'Meg' Tian, Ph.D. received her Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2017. She also holds an M.S. degree in Statistics from Virginia Tech, an M.S. and a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Tianjin University, China.

Meg’s research efforts are focused on system informatics in data-rich environments. She is particularly interested in advanced sensing and analytics for system modeling, monitoring, and diagnosis. Applications of her research include manufacturing and healthcare systems.

Her publications have appeared in journals such as IISE Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, and several conference proceedings. She is an active member of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) and Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). Her teaching interests include engineering statistics, statistical quality control, production control systems, and systems simulation.


  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2017.
  • M.S., Statistics, Virginia Tech.
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Tianjin University, China.
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Tianjin University, China.