Prof. Huitian Lu

Department of Construction and Operations Management

South Dakota State University, USA

Professor for Industrial engineering, Operations management, Statistical modeling, 

Dynamic systems, Remaining useful life and Optimization



1999  Postdoctoral research associate, Texas Tech University, TX, USA

1998  Ph.D., Texas Tech University, TX, USA

1992  M.S., Texas Tech University, TX, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. M. Ding, Y. Zhang†, J. Wang, H. Lu, H. Xian, N. Hu, Z. Li (2020) “Fatigue-strength analysis in the very-high-cycle regime of the TC17 titanium alloy with micro scratches,” Materials and Technology, 54 (2020) 3, 311–320.
  2. Z. Wu, T. Li†, Q. Lu, B. Shi, X. Li, X. Wang, H. Lu†, H. Zhang, (2019) “Process optimization of laser cladding Ni60A alloy coating in remanufacturing,” Optics & Laser Technology, available online August 17, 2019: corresponding author.
  3. Y. Hu, S. Liu, H. Lu, and H. Zhang (2018) “Online remaining useful life (RUL) prognostics using an integrated particle filter,” Journal of Risk and Reliability, vol. 232(6), pages 587-597.
  4. Abiral Baniya (H. Lu Advisor) EE MS Thesis (2018), Adaptive interventions treatment modelling and regime optimization using sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMART) and Q-learning, SDSU EE-major MS Thesis.
  5. H. Zhang, S. Liu, Y. Zhang & H. Lu (2014) “Remanufacturing and RUL assessment,” Chapter in Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, by A. Y.C. Nee (ed.), Springer, 978-1-4471-4669-8.
  6. S. Alqudah, Y. Dong, H. Lu and S. Lu (2014) “System analysis and process redesign for quality improvement of sepsis resuscitation,” J. of Collaborative Enterprise (IJCENT), Vol. 4, NO.1/2, pp 83-100.
  7. Y. Dong, H. Lu, O. Gajic, & B. Pickering (2011) Intensive care unit operational modeling and analysis. In A. Kolker & P. Story (Eds.), Management engineering for effective healthcare delivery: principles and applications (pp. 132-147). New York, NY: IGI Global.
  8. C. Ren, W. Ke, & H. Lu (2009) “Objective Bayesian analysis for spatial-temporal models,” International Journal of Technology and Applied Statistics, 2(2), 121-134.
  9. M. Biesecker, J. H. Kimn, H. Lu, D. Dingli, Z. Bajzer (2009) “Optimization of virotherapy for cancer,” The Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11538-009-9456-0.
  10. Dong, Y., Rotz, J., Bowron. C., Schieffer, C., Amirahmadi., F., Lu, H., … Gajic O. (2009) “Discrete event simulation and modeling of sepsis resuscitation: Facilitating central line catheterization process to minimize delay,” Mayo Clinic Conference on Systems Engineering & Operations Research in HealthCare, August 17-18, Rochester, MN.
  11. W. J. Kolarik, J. C. Woldstad, S. Lu, and H. Lu (2004) “Human performance reliability: on-line assessment using fuzzy logic,” IIE Transaction, 36, pp.457-467.
  12. H. Lu, W. Kolarik, S. Lu (2001) "Real-time performance reliability prediction," IEEE Trans. on Reliability, No.4, pp.353-357.

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