Xi Chen

Assistant Professor

Xi Chen

Xi Chen
Xi Chen
221 Durham Hall
(MC 0118)
1145 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Research Areas

Main Area:  Operations Research

  • Stochastic modeling and simulation
  • Applied probability and statistics
  • Computer experiment design and analysis
  • Simulation optimization

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, Northwestern University
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering & Systems Engineering, NC State
  • B.Sc., Automation, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China

  • Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2014 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Statistical Science and Operations Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012 - 2014
  • ISE 5414:  Random Process
  • ISE 5424:  Simulation I
  • INFORMS Simulation Society, Computing Society, and Applied Probability Society
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • National Geographic Society
  • The 2013 Nemhauser Dissertation Prize awarded by IEMS at Northwestern University
  • Student Scholarship Award, the Spring Research Conference on Statistics in Industry and Technology
  • The Arthur P. Hurter Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence among First Year Graduate Students
  • National Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 33 North Carolina State University
  • Full tuition graduate assistantship, Northwestern University
  • Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University

2017 Senior Design Award winning teams recognized (May 2017)

College of Engineering announces 27 new faculty hires (November 2014)

Spotlight on New Faculty - INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (October 2014)