Jye-Chyi Lu



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  • Ph.D. Statistics (1988), University of Wisconsin
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics (1979), National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan


  • Data Mining
  • Industrial Statistics
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering
  • Supply Chain and Logistics


Jye-Chyi (JC) Lu is a professor in in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech (GT).

Dr. Lu is active in promoting research, education and extension-service programs with focus on engineering statistics and analytics areas. Dr. Lu received a Ph.D. in statistics from University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1988, and joined the statistics faculty of North Carolina State University, where he remained until 1999 when he joined GT-ISyE. He has 82 journal publications in engineering and statistics journals. Twenty seven Ph.D. students has graduated under his supervision.  His research has been supported by many NSF awards and industry grants. He serves as an associate editor (AE) for the Journal of Quality Technology and had served as AEs for Technometrics and IEEE Transactions on Reliability.  He is a Fellow in the American Statistical Association, and has been INFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability section chair.

Awards and Honors

  • Invited by Shanghai Jiao-Tong University to apply Chinese “Thousand mile horses" program 2011
  • INFORMS QSR (Quality, Statistics and Reliability) Cluster-Chair 2007
  • Fellow ASA, August 2007
  • INFORMS QSR (Quality, Statistics and Reliability) Program-Chair 2006
  • Voted as one of the most popular professors by ISyE undergraduate students 2004 - 2006
  • IEEE Senior Member 2003
  • North Carolina State University Outstanding Extension Service Award 1997 - 1998
  • NCSU PAMS College Outstanding Faculty Outreach Award 1996 - 1997
  • David D. Mason Outstanding Faculty Award in the Department of Statistics, NCSU 1996