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May 2016

¨ Two presentations were delivered by our group at the ISERC 2016 in Anaheim, CA:

· Multi-dimensional Markov Modulated Levy Processes for Multi-dependent Degradation under Dynamic Environments” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Hao Liu

· Using Degradation with Jump Measures to Estimate Life Characteristics ,” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Hao Liu

¨ Yin Shu received NSF Student Travel Grant for attending the ISERC 2016. Congratulations!

 

March 2016

¨ The paper “Levy Driven Non-Gaussian Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Processes for Degradation-Based Reliability Analysis ” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Edward Kao, and Hao Liu has been accepted by IIE Transactions.

 

November 2015

¨ Dr. Feng presented a seminar in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University on November 20, 2015.

¨ Three presentations were delivered by our group at the INFORMS Annual Conference 2015 in Philadelphia, PA:

· “Non-Gaussian Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Processes in Degradation-based Reliability Analysis” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Edward Kao, Hao Liu

· “Markov Additive Processes For Degradation With Jumps Under Dynamic Environments,” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Edward Kao, David Coit, Hao Liu

· Physics-of-Failure based Statistical degradation Models for Li-Ion Battery Life Prediction,” by Shufeng Li, Qianmei Feng, Yin Shu

¨ The paper “Reliability Modeling for Dependent Competing Failure Processes with Changing Degradation Rate” by Koosha Rafiee, Qianmei Feng, and David Coit is one of the five most popular articles published in IIE Transactions (2014 and 2015).

 

October 2015

¨ The paper “Markov Additive Processes for Degradation with Jumps under Dynamic Environments” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng, Edward Kao, David Coit and Hao Liu has been selected as one of the three papers for the QSR refereed track best paper competition at the INFORMS Annual meeting in Philadelphia. The other two finalists are Youngjun Choe and Eunshin Byon (University of Michigan), and Kamran Paynabar, Hao Yan and Jianjun Shi (Georgia Institute of Technology).

¨ The talk, titled “Life Distribution Analysis Based on Lévy Subordinators for Degradation with Random Jumps” has been accepted and scheduled for presentation at the 2015 Fall Technical Conference on October 8-9, 2015 in Houston, TX at the Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

 

August 2015

¨ The paper “Life Distribution Analysis Based on Lévy Subordinators for Degradation with Random Jumps” by Yin Shu, Qianmei Feng & David Coit has been accepted by Naval Research Logistics.  Congratulations, Yin!

 

July 2015

¨ The paper “Condition-Based Maintenance for Repairable Deteriorating Systems subject to a Generalized Mixed Shock Model” by Koosha Rafiee, Qianmei Feng & David Coit has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Reliability.

 

May 2015

¨ Yin’s paper “Laplace Expressions of Reliability Characteristics for Levy Subordinators-based Degradationwas the Runner-Up in the QCRE Best Student Paper Competition in the ISERC. Congratulations, Yin!

¨ Yin Shu received NSF Student Travel Grant for attending the ISERC 2015. Congratulations!

¨ Yin Shu successfully presented his dissertation proposal “Levy, Non-Gaussian Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Processes, and Markov Additive Processes in Reliability Analysis” on May 11. Congratulations, Yin!

 

December 2014

¨ Dr. Feng has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Recognition of Extraordinary Achievements by the Office of the Provost  and Cullen College of Engineering at UH.

 

June 2014

¨ The paper “Modeling Zoned Shock Effects on Stochastic Degradation in Dependent Failure Processes” by Lei Jiang, Qianmei Feng & David Coit has been accepted by IIE Transactions. Congratulations, Lei!

¨ The paper “Reliability Research on Micro and Nano Electro-mechanical Systems: A Review” by Ali Arab & Qianmei Feng has been accepted by International Journal of Advance Manufacturing Technology. Congratulations, Ali!

¨ Koosha Rafiee successfully defended his PhD dissertation “Reliability and Condition-based Maintenance Analysis of Deteriorating Systems subject to Generalized Mixed Shock Model” on June 6, 2014. Congratulations, Dr. Rafiee!

¨ Dr. David Coit joined our group for a one-day research meeting on June 6. This is the fourth trip Dr. Coit made to UH as part of the NSF collaborative research. Welcome Dave!

¨ IEEE Transactions on Reliability’s 3rd most downloaded article in April 2014: “Reliability Analysis for Multi-Component Systems subject to Multiple Dependent Competing Failure Processes” by Sanling Song, David Coit, Qianmei Feng and Hao Peng.

 

 

Feng Research Group

Text Box: Department of Industrial Engineering

        Our research group conducts research on a variety of quality and reliability problems for complex systems.  Our focus is on integrated quality and reliability models and analysis tools that provide fundamental insights for the successful development and commercialization of evolving technologies, such as Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), biomedical implant devices, and nanotechnologies.  Our research spans the domains of several fundamental research areas including quality and reliability engineering, probability and statistics, and optimization for advanced evolving technologies, homeland security, and healthcare systems. Our projects have been supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Homeland Security (DHS)Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), and UH Grant to Enhance and Advance Research (GEAR).