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Rong Pan

Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8809
Biography

Rong Pan received his doctorate in industrial engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2002. Prior to coming to the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University in 2006, he was an assistant professor of industrial engineering at the University of Texas at El Paso. His research interests include quality and reliability engineering, design of experiments, time series analysis, and statistical learning theory. He has published in Journal of Quality Technology, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, among others. His current projects are supported by National Science Foundation (NSF). Science Foundation of Arizona (SFAz), Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and U.S. Department of Education (DoEd).

 

Education
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University 2002
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Florida A&M University 1999
  • B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China 1995
Research Interests

Research Interests: quality and reliability engineering, design of experiments, time series analysis, statistical learning theory 

Expertise: statiscal models and data analysis, and quality and reliability engineering

Publications
  • Guo, Huairui, Pan, Rong. On Determining Sample Size and Testing Duration of Repairable System Test. IEEE (2008).
  • Lee, Jinsuk, Pan, Rong. Bayesian Inference Model for Step-Stress Accelerated Life Testing with Type-II Censoring. IEEE (2008).
  • . . Review of: Modern Experimental Design (2007).
  • Guo, Huairui, Pan, Rong. D-Optimal Reliability Test Design for Two Stress Accelerated Life Tests. IEEE (2007).
  • Pan, Rong, Batres, Juan. Product Reliability Prediction with Failure Information Fusion. ISSAT (2007).
  • Pan, Rong, Solis, Adriano, Paul, Bixler. Demand-Supply Interaction and Production Capacity Planning for Short Life Cycle Products. (2007).
  • Zhao Wenbia, Rong Pan, Aron Alexander, Mettas Adamantios. Some Properties of Confidence Bounds on Reliability Estimation for Parts under Varying Stresses. IEEE Transactions on Reliability (2006).
  • Pan, Rong (Author) . Bayesian Approaches to Process Monitoring and Process Adjustment. Bayesain Process Monitoring, Control and Optimization (2006).
Research Activity
  • Pan,Rong*. SUNY IT Visiting Scholar Program: Detecting communities by sentiment analysis of controversial topics. SUNY(5/1/2015 - 9/30/2015).
  • Pan,Rong*. Collaborative Research: Quantitative Reliability Prediction in Early Design Stages. NSF-ENG-CMMI(8/1/2013 - 7/31/2016).
  • Tamizhmani,Govindasamy*, Pan,Rong. Measurements for Determining Performance Losses of Existing PV Systems. NREL:NATL RENEWABLE ENERGY LAB(11/11/2011 - 7/11/2012).
  • Pan,Rong*. Understanding and Validating NOEM Outputs. SUNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY(1/1/2010 - 9/30/2010).
  • Pan,Rong*, Borror,Connie Margaret, Montgomery,Douglas C. Collaborative Research: Efficient Experimentation for Product and Process Reliability Improvement. NSF-ENG-CMMI(10/1/2009 - 9/30/2013).
  • Pan,Rong*. Analysis of Stability Indices and Their Representations in NOEM. SUNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY(8/10/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  • Kiaei,Sayfe*, Maracas,George Nicolas, Pan,Rong, Tamizhmani,Govindasamy. PEPER- Photovoltaic Environmental Performance and Reliability for the Arizona-Wide Electric Grid. SFAz(6/30/2009 - 5/15/2013).
  • Pan,Rong*, Li,Jing. Effectiveness of Young Driver Training and Education Programs. ADOT(1/13/2009 - 6/30/2013).
  • Pan,Rong*. Developemnt and Evaluation of e-Based Bio-Manufacturing Laboratory for Engineering Education. UNIV OF TEXAS-EL PASO(10/1/2008 - 9/30/2013).
  • Pan,Rong*. Modeling and Analysis of Profiled Reliability Tests Using Computation-Intensive Statistical Methods. NSF-ENG-CMMI(9/1/2006 - 6/30/2010).
  • Wu,Teresa*, Pan,Rong. Fabricating Environmentally Conscious (Benign) Manufacturing into Engineering Education. UNIV OF TEXAS-EL PASO(10/1/2005 - 9/30/2008).
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 584Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 573Reliability Engineering
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 579Time Series Analy/forecasting
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 670Mathematical Statistics
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 484Internship
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 573Reliability Engineering
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 486Systems Design Capstone II
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 670Mathematical Statistics
IEE 784Internship
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 484Internship
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 485Systems Design Capstone I
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 573Reliability Engineering
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 670Mathematical Statistics
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 484Internship
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 670Mathematical Statistics
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 470Stochastic Operations Research
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 784Internship
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 670Mathematical Statistics
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Pan, Rong. Bayesian Inference Models for Step Stress Accelerated Reliability Testing. NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference (Jan 2008).
  • Pan, Rong. Optimal Reliability Tests for Multiple Stresses. 2007 INFORMS Annual Meeting (Nov 2007).
  • Pan, Rong. Effects of Common Cause Failure on the System subject to Competing Risks. The 51st ASA/ASQ Fall Technical Conference (Oct 2007).
  • Pan, Rong. Green Supply Chain Management adn its Opportunities. 2007 Southeast INFORMS Meeting (Oct 2007).
  • Pan, Rong. Effects of Failure Cause Censoring at Accelerated Life Tests. INFORMS 2006, Pittsburgh, PA (Nov 2006).
  • Pan, Rong. Modeling and Analysis of Profiled Reliability Tests. 2006 NSF Grantee Meeting, St. Louis, MO (Jul 2006).
  • Pan, Rong. Integrating Field Failure Data and Laboratory Testing Data for a Realistic Reliability Prediction. 2006 IERC Conference, Orlando, FL (May 2006).
Service
  • ASQ FTC 2008, Local Chair (2007 - Present)
  • Computers and Industrial Engineering, referee (2007 - Present)
  • Graduate Study Committee, Member (2007 - Present)
  • IEEE Transactions on Reliability, referee (2006 - Present)
  • IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, referee (2006 - Present)
  • IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, referee (2006 - Present)
  • Journal of Quality Technology, Associate Editor (2006 - Present)
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering International, referee (2006 - Present)
  • Technometrics, referee (2006 - Present)