Wei Xie

Assistant Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact

Office

  • 328 DA
  • 617.373.6917

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Research Focus

interpretable AI, IoT, computer simulation, data integrity and big data analytics, data-driven stochastic optimization, blockchain design and development for complex end-to-end cyber-physical system learning and risk management with applications, including biopharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chains, smart power grids with renewable energy, and health care

Education

  • PhD, Northwestern University, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, 2014

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Publication Award from the INFORMS Simulation Society

Professional Affiliations

  • Technical Activity Committee (TAC) for The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL)
  • Institute for Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Transportation Research Board

Research Overview

interpretable AI, IoT, computer simulation, data integrity and big data analytics, data-driven stochastic optimization, blockchain design and development for complex end-to-end cyber-physical system learning and risk management with applications, including biopharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chains, smart power grids with renewable energy, and health care

College Research Initiatives

Selected Publications

  • H. Zheng, W. Xie, B. Feng, Green Simulation Assisted Reinforcement Learning with Model Risk for Biomanufacturing Learning and Control, Winter Simulation Conference, 2020
  • K. Wang, W. Xie, W. Wu, B. Wang, J. Pei, M. Baker, Q. Zhou Simulation-Based Digital Twin Development for Blockchain Enabled End-to-End Industrial Hemp Supply Chain Risk Management, Winter Simulation Conference, 2020
  • W. Xie, P. Zhang, R. Chen, Z. Zhou, A Nonparametric Bayesian Framework for Short-Term Wind Power Probabilistic Forecast, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 34(1), 2019
  • B. Wang, Q. Zhang, W. Xie, Bayesian Sequential Data Collection for Stochastic Simulation Calibration Using Detailed Sample Paths, European Journal of Operational Research, 227(1), 2019, 300-316
  • W. Xie, P. Zhang, R. Chen, Z. Zhou, A Nonparametric Bayesian Framework for Short-Term Wind Power Probabilistic Forecast, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2018, 1-1
  • W. Xie, P. Zhang, I. Ryzhov, A Simulation-Based Prediction Framework for Stochastic System Dynamic Risk Management, Winter Simulation Conference, 2018
  • W. Xie, B. Wang, Q. Zhang, Metamodel-Assisted Risk Analysis for Stochastic Simulation with Input Uncertainty, Winter Simulation Conference, 2018
  • W. Xie, C. Li, P. Zhang, A Factor-Based Bayesian Framework for Risk Analysis in Large-Scale Stochastic Simulations, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 27(4), 2017, 1-31
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Wei Xie joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in August 2018 as an Assistant Professor.

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