Dr. Neng Fan is an assistant professor at Systems and Industrial Engineering Department, the University of Arizona. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in computational mathematics from Wuhan University in 2004, and master’s degree in applied mathematics from Nankai University in 2007. In 2009 and 2011, he obtained his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Florida, respectively.
Dr. Fan’s research interests include integer programming, stochastic and robust optimization methods, and their applications in data mining, combinatorial optimization, energy systems, water systems and health care. He has been involved in organizing several conferences in the areas of optimization, smart grid and health care, and also served as a reviewer for many journals. Currently, he is the associate editor for two journals, Optimization Letters and Energy Systems, published by Springer.
Dr. Fan is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE).