Welcome to Dr. Ran Jin's Website


 New   Dr. Ran Jin was elected as Chair-Elect for Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR, Video) Section of INFORMS during the 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting. QSR Section is one of the most active sections in INFORMS with a broad research spectrum on data analytics and decision making in complex systems, such as advanced manufacturing, energy, and health systems. Dr. Jin will serve as the Chair-Elect to organize QSR Sessions (typically over 40) in the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting and as the Chair for QSR Section from 2018 to 2019. Before the election, he served as the Secretary and Treasurer for QSR Section from 2015 to 2017.

 New   Dr. Hongyue Sun defended his thesis on "Synergistic modeling of advanced manufacturing processes with functional variables" in March 2017, and joined the faculty of Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at SUNY Buffalo in August, 2017. Congratulations to Hongyue (link)!

New   Dr. Jin won ICTAS Junior Faculty Awards at Virginia Tech, 2017 (together with Dr. Dongyoon Lee from Computer Science on “Fog Computing based Smart Additive Manufacturing”) among 10 awards at Virginia Tech.

Dr. Jin received Scholar of Week at Virginia Tech, July 2017.

Hongyue Sun was selected as 1st ISE PhD Student of the Year, May 2017.

Dr. Jin received Best Poster Award, CELDi - Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution, April 2017 (together with Mr. Yifu Li, Mr. Lening Wang, Dr. Kimberly Ellis and Dr. Jeffrey Arbogast).

Dr. Ran Jin

Assistant Professor

Chair-Elect for Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR) Section of INFORMS

Interim Vice President for Virginia Tech Engineering Faculty Organization (EFO

Curriculum Vitae

Grado Department of
Industrial & Systems Engineering

Virginia Tech


Mail:    1145 Perry Street (MC 0118)                   Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office:  111 Durham Hall

Email:   jran5@vt.edu

Phone:  (540) 231-2262

URL:     https://ise.vt.edu/ran-jin/

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