Yajun Mei has been appointed as the Coca-Cola Associate Professor in the H. Milton School of Industrial and Systems Engineering for a three year term effective July 1, 2014. Coca-Cola Early Career Professorships are designed to enhance the ability of ISyE to support outstanding ISyE junior faculty at the assistant and associate levels.
Mei was selected because of his research on change-point problems and sequential analysis in mathematical statistics; sensor networks and information theory in Engineering; as well as longitudinal data analysis, random effects models, and clinical trials in Biostatistics.
Prior to joining ISyE in 2006, he worked as a Postdoc in Biostatistics for two years in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. Mei received a B.S. in Mathematics from Peking University in P.R. China, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics with a minor in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.
Industrial and Systems Engineering
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