Haitao Liao, an assistant professor in the Nuclear Engineering Department and the Industrial and Information Engineering Department, recently received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his work entitled “Adaptive Operational Coordination Methodology for Uncertainty Reduction in Product Life Cycle Reliability and Service Logistics.” The CAREER Award is the NSF’s most prestigious award for young faculty members early in their careers.
Liao’s current research efforts focus on accelerated testing, coordination of life cycle reliability and service logistics, applied statistics, renewable energy, and energy saving technologies. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Hong Kong Research Grant Council, and private industry. He is an assistant area editor of Computers & Industrial Engineering and the author of over 50 peer reviewed publications.
Rausch, M. and Liao, H.T., “Joint Production and Spare Part Inventory Control Strategy Driven by Condition Based Maintenance,” IEEE Transactions on Reliability, in press.
Guo, H.R., Liao, H.T., Pan, R., Aron, A., and Mettas, A., “Pathological Behaviors of Fisher Confidence Bounds for Weibull Distribution,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, in press.
Jin, T.D., Liao, H.T., and Kilari, M., “Reliability Growth Modeling for In-service Electronic Systems Considering Latent Failure Modes,” Microelectronics Reliability, in press.
Liao, H.T. and Elsayed, E.A., “Equivalent Accelerated Life Testing Plans for Log-Location-Scale Distributions,” Naval Research Logistics, in press.
Zhu, Y.D., Elsayed, E.A., Liao, H.T., and Chan, L.Y., “Availability Optimization of Systems Subject to Competing Risk,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 202, No. 3, pp. 781-788, 2010.
Krishnan, K.K., Jithavech, I., and Liao, H.T., “Mitigation of Risk in Facility Layout Design for Single and Multi-Period Problems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, No. 21, pp. 5911-5940, 2009.
Li, Z.J., Liao, H.T., and Coit, D., “A Two-stage Approach for Multi-objective Decision Making with Applications to System Reliability Optimization,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 1585-1592, 2009 (this was the second most read article in the journal, from July to September, 2009).
Liao, H.T., “Optimal Design of Accelerated Life Testing Plans for Periodical Replacement with Penalty,” Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 19-32, 2009.
Jin, T.D. and Liao, H.T., “Spare Parts Inventory Control Considering Stochastic Growth of an Installed Base,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 452-460, 2009.
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