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Shengfan Zhang

Shengfan Zhang

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering

(INEG)-Industrial Engineering

Phone: 479-575-3571

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Mathematical modeling of stochastic systems with an emphasis on statistical and decision analysis as applied to health care, manufacturing and other service environments.

  • Engineering Applications of Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
  • Decision Analysis in Health Care
  • Quality Engineering and Management
  • B.M., Management Science, Fudan University
  • M.I.E., Industrial Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Zhang, S., and Ivy, J., Analytic Modeling of Breast Cancer Spontaneous Regression. In Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, 2012.
  • Zhang, S., Payton, F., and Ivy, J., Understanding the Role of Mental Disorders on HIV Patient Outcomes. In Proceedings of the 6th INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics, Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  • Zhang, S., Ivy, J., Payton, F., and Diehl, K., Modeling the Impact of Comorbidity on Breast Cancer Patient Outcomes. Health Care Management Science 2010; 13:137-54.
  • Zhang, S., Ivy, J., and Diehl, K., Understanding the Risks of Progressive Disease, Poster Presentation, Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2010.
  • Zhang, S., Payton, F., and Ivy, J., Characterizing the Role of Mental Disorder in Comorbid HIV Patient Outcomes. Under review. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering.