Dr. Wenbo Sun is a research faculty at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and an affiliated faculty at the Michigan Institute for Data Science. He is interested in developing statistical methodologies for uncertainty quantification and decision making in complex engineering systems. He has been actively working on real-world problems in vehicle safety, assistant driving system, smart manufacturing, and health care.


  • Ph.D. Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States

  • M.S. Applied Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States

  • B.S. Probability and Statistics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Honors and Awards:

  • QCRE Best Student Paper Award in IISE Annual Meeting 2018

  • Best Theoretical Paper Award in INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Decision Analysis 2021

  • DAIS Best Track Paper Award in IISE Annual Conference 2022

  • Student Paper Competition Winner at the joint SPES + Q&P session in JSM 2022