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PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2011
BS in Mathematics from University of Science and Technology of China, 2006
Professional Research Interests
Diffusion approximations, stability analysis, and dynamic control of stochastic processing networks
Simulations of rare events in queueing networks
Applications of probability and statistics to revenue management, healthcare systems, biology, etc.
Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Professional Honors and Awards
IMS Laha Travel Award, 2011.
Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010.
Diffusion models for a double-ended queue with renewal arrival processes (with Qi Gong and Vidyadhar Kulkarni), accepted by Stochastic Systems.
Scheduling control of Markov modulated single-server multiclass queueing systems in heavy traffic (with Amarjit Budhiraja and Arka Ghosh),
78(1): 57-97, 2014.
Stability of constrained Markov modulated diffusions (with Amarjit Budhiraja),
Mathematics of Operations Research
37(4): 626-653, 2012.
Action time sharing policies for ergodic control of Markov chains (with Amarjit Budhiraja and Adam Shwartz),
SIAM J. Control and Optimization
50(1): 171-195, 2012.
Multiscale diffusion approximations for stochastic networks in heavy traffic (with Amarjit Budhiraja),
Stochastic Processes and their Applications
121(3): 630-656, 2011.
Recent Classes Taught
MTHS 8000, Fall 2013.
MATH 8030, MATH 2060, Spring 2014.
MATH 8000, MATH 2060, Fall 2014.
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