• INFORMS 2017 QSR Best Paper Competition:  CFP
  • INFORMS 2017 QSR Best Student Paper Competition:  CFP
  • IEEE T-ASE Special Issue on Automation Science and Engineering for Smart and Interconnected Healthcare Delivery Systems:  CFP
  • Call for Papers: 2017 Sino-US Research Conference on Quality, Analytics, and Innovations, June 26-27, 2017, Beijing, China
  • 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting QSR Section Awards:
    • Xiao Liu, Kyongmin Yeo, and Jayant Kalagnanam won the “2016 Best Refereed Paper Award” for their paper entitled “Statistical Modeling for Spatio-Temporal Degradation Data”.
    • Simon Tsz Fung Mak (advisor: Prof. Roshan Vengazhiyil) at Georgia Institute of Technology won the the 2016 Best Student Paper Award for his paper "Supporting Points".
    • Xiaochen Xian (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Chen Zhang (National University of Singapore) won the “2016 Best Student Poster Award” of QSR for their posters.

Best Student Paper Competition

  • The finalists of the 2016 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    Farmanesh Babak, Oklahoma State University, “Sparse Pseudo-input Local Kriging for Large Non-stationary Spatial Datasets with Exogenous Variables”.  

    Simon Tsz Fung Mak, Georgia Institute of Technology, “Supporting Points”. (WINNER)

    Hao Yan, Georgia Institute of Technology, “AKMM: Adaptive Sensing for Online Anomaly Detection”.

    Murat Yildirim, Georgia Institute of Technology, “Sensor-Driven Condition-Based Maintenance and Operations Scheduling of Power Plants in Electricity Systems”.

  • The finalists of the 2015 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    Kaveh Bastani, Virginia Tech, “An Online Sparse Estimation-based Classification (OSEC) Approach for Real-time Monitoring in Additive Manufacturing Processes Using Heterogeneous Sensor Data” 

    Yan Jin, University of Washington, “Diagnostic Monitoring of Multivariate Process via a LASSO-BN Formulation”

    Yanjun Qian, Texas A&M University, “Multi-stage Nanocrystal Growth Identifying and Modeling via in-situ TEM Video”. (WINNER)

    Junbo Son, University of Wisconsin Madison, “RUL Prediction Based on Noisy Condition Monitoring Signals using Constrained Kalman Filter” 

  • The finalists of the 2014 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    Hua, Dingguo. Rutgers University. Reliability of Systems with Spatially Distributed Units.

    Li, Mingyang. University of Arizona. Bayesian Modeling and Inferencing of Heterogeneous Time-to-event Data with an Unknown Number of Sub-populations.

    Xing, Dadi. Purdue University. Optimal Supersaturated Design via Lasso.

    Yuan, Yuan. University of Wisconsin Madison. Non-crossing Quantile Regression Processes based on Monotone B-splines. (WINNER)

  • The finalists of the 2013 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    BAO, Lulu. Tsinghua University. A Run-to-Run Controller for Product Surface Quality Improvement.

    POURHABIB, Arash. Texas A & M University. Bayesian Site Selection for Gaussian Process Regression.

    SABAAGHI, Arman. Harvard University. Indicator Functions and the Algebra of the Linear-Quadratic Parametrization.

    ZHANG, Linmiao. National University of Singapore. Monitoring Wafer Geometric Quality using Additive Gaussian Process Model. (WINNER)

  • The finalists of the 2012 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    BIAN, Linkan. Georgia Institute of Technology. Real-Time Prognostics for Multi-Component Systems with Degradation-Rate-Interactions.

    LIU, Kaibo. Georgia Institute of Technology. Physician Performance Assessment Using a Composite Quality Index.

    PLUMLEE, Matthew. Georgia Institute of Technology. Tractable Functional Response Modeling using Nonstationary Covariance Functions. (WINNER)

    WANG, Li. University of Southern California. Cross-Domain Model Building and Validation (CDMV): A New Modeling Strategy to Reinforce Understanding of Nanomanufacturing Processes.

  • The finalists of the 2011 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    BA, Shan. Georgia Institute of Technology. Multi-Layer Designs for Computer Experiments. (WINNER)

    Bian, Linkan. Georgia Institute of Technology. Predicting Residual Life Distributions under Randomly Evolving Future Environmental Profiles.

    Huang, Shuai. Arizona State University. Hypergraph-based    Gaussian Process Models with Qualitative and Quantitative Input Variables.

    YE, Zhisheng. National University of Singapore. Efficient Semiparametric Estimation of Gamma Processes for Deteriorating Products.

  • The finalists of the 2010 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    ALSHRAIDEH, Hussam. Pennsylvania State University. Factor significance and robust parameter design of shape response experiments.

    JIN, Ran. Georgia Institute of Technology. Reconfigured piecewise linear regression tree for multistage manufacturing process control.

    LI, Jian. Hong Kong University of Sceince and Technology. Multivariate categorical charting techniques via log linear models.

    ZHOU, Qiang. University of Wisconsin Madison. A simple approach to emulation for computer models with qualitative and quantitative factors. (WINNER)

  • The finalists of the 2009 QSR Best Student Paper Competition are (in alphabetical order): 
    Beyca, Omer. Oklahoma State University. Sequential Bayesian Decision Making for End-Point Detection of Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Processes.

    Kang, Lulu. Georgia Institute of Technology. Bayesian Optimal Single Arrays for Robust Parameter Design. (WINNER)

    Zeng, Li. University of Wisconsin Madison. A Bayesian Approach to Risk-adjusted Change Detection in Healthcare.

    Zhou, Rensheng. Georgia Institute of Technology. Degradation Modeling of Complete, Sparse and Fragmented Signals.