Department of Management & Marketing
College of Business & Industry
Jacksonville State University
I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing at Jacksonville State University (my official website is here). Prior to joining JSU, I was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Analytics and Operations Management at Bucknell University. I received my Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Management from Oklahoma State University under the guidance of Dr. Baski Balasundaram. My primary research interests are in Computational Combinatorial Optimization, Network Optimization, Graph-based Data Mining, Data Analytics of Complex Networks with applications in Social Network Analysis and Healthcare. I received my B.S. degree from the Zhongyuan University of Technology, China in 2008, and an M.S. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China in 2011, both in the Industrial Engineering program. Since March 2011, I had worked as an Industrial Engineer for 3.5 years in Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China.