Weijun Xie

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Dr. Weijun Xie is a Coca-Cola Foundation Early Career Professor and Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. Prior to joining ISyE, he was Assistant Professor at the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech from August 2017 to July 2022. Dr. Xie obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research at Georgia Institute of Technology in August 2017.

Dr. Xie's research interests are in theory and applications of stochastic, discrete, and convex optimization. His research in these areas was supported by the National Science Foundation, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, as well as industrial partner -Qlarion Inc.

Dr. Xie's works have received multiple awards, including the 2022 New Investigator Award from Virginia Space Grant Consortium (NASA), 2021 NSF CAREER Award, Winner of 2020 INFORMS Young Researchers Paper Prize, Runner-up of Dupacova-Prekopa Best Student Paper Prize in Stochastic Programming at ICSP 2019 Third Place in Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition at INFORMS 2018, Honorable Mention in George Nicholson Student Paper Competition at INFORMS 2017. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of Optimization under Uncertainty at INFORMS Optimization Society and Associate Editor of Mathematical Programming and Journal of Global Optimization.

Expertise
  • Optimization
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Machine Learning
Affiliations  
New Investigator Award, Virginia Space Grant Consortium (NASA) 2022
NSF CAREER Award 2021
Winner, INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researchers Paper Prize 2020
Top 3 Finalists, Engineering Undergraduate Research Advisor, Virginia Tech 2018, 2020
Runner-up, Dupacova-Prekopa Best Student Paper Prize in Stochastic Programming 2019
Third place, INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition 2018
Best Ph.D. Thesis for the 2018 Sigma Xi Research Awards 2018
New Professor Mentoring Project Award, Virginia Tech 2017
Honorable mention, INFORMS George Nicholson Student Paper Competition 2017
Alice and John Jarvis Ph.D. Student Research Award, ISyE, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
Algorithm and Randomness Center Fellowship Award, Georgia Institute of Technology 2015
Operations Research Comprehensive Exam: Pass with Distinction, ISyE, Georgia Institute of Technology 2014
High Honor Degrees, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 2010

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