• Associate Professor
Li Zeng

Educational Background

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2009
  • MS, Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2007
  • MS, Optical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2004
  • BS, Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University, China, 2002

Research Interests

    • Data science and quality engineering, with applications in manufacturing, healthcare and biomedical engineering.

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper Award, IISE Transactions, 2017
  • Best Application Paper Award, IISE Transactions, 2016
  • Best Paper in the Healthcare Systems Track, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 2014
  • Finalist, QSR Best Student Paper Award, INFORMS Annual Conference, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Wu, Q., Deng, X., Wang, S., and Zeng, L., 2020, “Constrained Varying-coefficient Model for Time-Course Experiments in Soft Tissue Fabrication”, Technometrics, DOI: 10.1080/00401706.2020.1731604.
  • Zeng, L., Deng, X., and Yang, J., 2018, “Constrained Gaussian Process with Application in Tissue-engineering Scaffold Biodegradation”, IISE Transactions, 50(5):1-17.
  • Zeng, L., Deng, X., and Yang, J., 2016, “Constrained Hierarchical Modeling of Degradation Data in Tissue-engineered Scaffold Fabrication”, IIE Transactions, 48(1):16-33.
  • Li, L., Zeng, L., Lin, Z., Cazzell, M., and Liu, H., 2015, “Tutorial on Use of Intraclass Correlation Coefficients for Assessing Intertest Reliability and Its Application in Functional Near-infrared Spectroscopy-based Brain Imaging”, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(5):50801.
  • Zeng, L. and Chen, N., 2014, “Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling for Monitoring Optical Profiles in Low-Emittance Glass Manufacturing Processes”, IIE Transactions, 47(2):109-124.