Prof. Shu-Cherng Fang
North Carolina State University, USA
Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
B.S., National Tsinghua University
Shu-Cherng Fang holds the Walter Clark Chair Professorship in Industrial Engineering and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship at North Carolina State University, USA. He is also Chair Professor and Team Leader of Chair Professors in Mathematical Sciences and Industrial Engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Honorary University Professor of Northeast University in Shenyang, Honorary University Professor of Shanghai University in Shanghai, Graduate University Advisory Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, Honorary University Chair Professor of the National Chiao Tung University and Honorary IEEM Chair Professor of the National Tsinghua University in Taiwan. Before joining NC State, Professor Fang was Senior Member of Research Staff at Western Electric Engineering Research Center, Supervisor at AT&T Bell Labs, and Department Manager at the Corporate Headquarters of AT&T Technologies.
Professor Fang has published over two hundred refereed journal articles. He authored the books of Linear Optimization and Extensions: Theory and Algorithms (Prentice Hall 1993, with S. C. Puthenpura), Entropy Optimization and Mathematical Programming (Kluwer Academic 1997, with J.R. Rajasekera and H.-S. Tsao), and Linear Conic Optimization (Science Press 2013, with Wenxun Xing). He currently serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals, including Optimization, Journal of Global Optimization, Optimization Letters, Pacific Journal of Optimization, Journal of Management and Industrial Optimization, Journal of Operations and Logistics, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, International Journal of Operations Research, OR Transactions, Journal of Uncertainties, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making.
Professor Fang has won many awards and has been listed in several major biographic references. He was elected to Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers in 2002.