Research Interests

Computational Combinatorial Optimization, Network Optimization, Graph-based Data Mining, Data Analytics of Complex Networks with applications in Social Network Analysis and Healthcare.

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Y. Lu, E. Moradi and B. Balasundaram. Correction to: Finding a maximum k-club using the k-clique formulation and canonical hypercube cuts, Optimization Letters, 12(8):1959– 1969, 2018
  • Y. Lu and J. Cecil. An Internet of Things (IoT)-based collaborative framework for advanced manufacturing, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 84(5-8):1141–1152, 2016
  • J. Cecil, M. B. R. Kumar, Y. Lu and V. Basallali. A review of micro-devices assembly techniques and technology, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 83(9-12):1569–1581, 2016
  • Y. Lu, Q. Han and Y. Rao. Path optimization in metal cutting based on common line cutting method, Machinery Design and Manufacture, (6):120–122, 2011
  • Q. Han, Y.Lu and Y. Rao. Plate cutting NC machining Simulation system based on OpenGL, Manufacturing Automation, 32(11):57–62, 2010

Submitted Papers

  • Y. Lu, S. Chen, Z. Miao, D. Delen, A. Gin.  Detecting Comorbidity Progression Using Temporal Disease Networks: A Case Study on Clostridioides Difficile. Submitted, August 2020.
  • C. Chen, Y. Lu. Shipment Sizing for Autonomous Trucks of Road Freight. Major revision submitted, July 2020.

Refereed Proceedings

  • Y. Lu, J. Cecil, B. Mayfield and P. Ramanathan. A next generation IoT based approach for collaborative manufacturing, Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Anaheim, CA, May 2016
  • Y. Lu, J. Cecil and Z. Zafar. The creation of Collaborative Cyber Physical Environments for Micro Assembly. Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX, November 13-19, 2015
  • Y. Lu and J. Cecil. An internet of things (IoT) based cyber physical framework for advanced manufacturing. In OTM Confederated International Conferences “On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems”, pp. 66-74, Springer, October 2015

Selected Conference Presentations

  • Formulation and Solution of Master Production Planning in Large Scale Private Label Manufacturing. DSI 2019 Annual Conference,  New Orleans, Louisiana, November 23–25, 2019
  • Fault-tolerant s-clubs. 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, October 20–23, 2019
  • On detecting second-order 2-clubs in graphs. 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November 4-7, 2018
  • A next-generation IoT based approach for collaborative manufacturing. IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2016, Anaheim, California, May 21-24, 2016
  • The Creation of Collaborative Cyber Physical Environments for Micro Assembly. ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, Texas, November 13-19, 2015