Coit Research Group

Dr. David Coit

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

  • MS, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

  • MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University

  • Associate Professor, Jiangsu University, China

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Michael Beacher

  • PhD student

  • B.S. Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Stony Brook University (2018) - Minors: Pure Math and Jazz

Zhanhang Li

  • PhD student

  • MS, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Rutgers University (2020)

  • BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China (2019)

Dr. Jian Zhou

  • Assistant Professor, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China

  • PhD, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Rutgers University (2020)

  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Beihang University, China (2014)

  • BS, Automation, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China (2011)

Chenyu Han

  • PhD student

  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Jilin University, China (2019)

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Dalian Jiaotong University, China (2016)

Former Graduate Students

PhD Students

Dr. Nooshin Yousefi (2021) - Research Scientist, Amazon, New York, NY

Dr. Jian Zhou (PhD, 2020) - Assistant Professor, Nanjing University of Science & Technology (NUST), China

Dr. Stamatis Tsianikas (PhD, 2020) - Machine Learning Software Engineer, Google, New York, NY

Dr. Qing Li (PhD, 2020) - Data Scientist, Travelers Insurance, CT

Dr. Mark Rodgers (PhD, 2016) – Assistant Professor, Rutgers Business School, Piscataway, NJ

Dr. Sanling Song (PhD, 2016) – Researcher, Aptiv, CA

Dr. Saltuk Bugra Selcuklu (PhD, 2015) – Assistant Professor, Erciyes University, Turkey

Dr. Nida Chatwattanasiri (PhD, 2015) – Researcher, NECTEC, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. Mohammad Sima (PhD, 2015) - Associate Attorney, Carter Arnett PLLC, Dallas, TX

Dr. Hatice Tekiner Moğulkoç (PhD, 2010) - Associate Professor, Marmara University, Turkey

Dr. Jose Espiritu (PhD, 2007) - Associate Professor, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, TX

Dr. Heidi Taboada (PhD, 2007) - Dean and Associate Professor, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, TX

Dr. Jose Ramirez-Marquez (PhD, 2004) - Associate Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Dr. Peng Wang (PhD, 2003) – Associate Chief Scientist, AVIC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Shanghai, China

Dr. Tongdan Jin (PhD, 2001) – Professor, Texas State University, TX

MS Students

Zhanhang Li (MS, 2020)

Jingyu Chen (MS, 2019)

Shuya Li (MS, 2014)

Jayson Kolb (MS, 2014)

Robert Kosaka (MS, 2013)

Akira Hada (MS, 2013)

Jingrui Li (MS, 2012)

Scott Koshman (MS, 2011)

Xiaodao Ye (MS, 2008)

Varun Sharma (MS, 2006)

Dr. Leila Zia (MS, 2006)

Fatema Baheranwala (MS, 2005)

Upyukt Prakash (MS, 2005)

Diogenes Feldhaus (MS, 2003)

David Hartley (MS, 2000)

Dr. Lydia Prendergast (MS, 1999)

Visiting Researchers (15 visitors, 12 universities)

Dr. Shuyuan Gan

Associate Professor, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

12/2019 - 1/2021

Dr. Jun Wang

Lecturer, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China

2/2019 - 3/2020

(when visiting: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)

Dr. Ran Cao

Associate Professor, Shanghai Business University, China

12/2017 - 12/2018

(when visiting: Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China)

Dr. Jianhui Chen

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

1/2017 - 1/2018

Current Position: Senior Engineer, China North Standardization Center, Beijing, China

Dr. Tipwimol (Ying) Sooktip

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Bangkok, Thailand

8/2016 - 1/2017

Dr. Xiaoyue Wang

Associate Professor, Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU), China

9/2015 - 9/2016

(when visiting: Beijing Institute of Technology, China)


Dr. Guangyan Zhao

Associate Professor, Beihang University, Beijing, China

9/2015 - 9/2016

Dr. Cong Lin

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

11/2014 - 11/2015

Current Position: Senior Engineer, China Aero-Polytechnology (Aviation Industry Corp. of China)

Dr. Lie Xiao,

Assistant Professor, Donghua University, Shanghai, China

9/2014 - 9/2015

(when visiting: Chongqing University, China)

Dr. Angelica Alebrant Mendes

Professor, Universidade Federal do ABC, Sao Paolo, Brazil

1/2013 - 7/2013

(when visiting: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)

Dr. Ningcong Xiao

Associate Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Changdu, China

11/2011 - 11/2012

Dr. Yangping Wang

Associate Professor, Northwestern Polytechnical University , Xi'an, China

9/2011 - 9/2012

Dr. Roger Flage

Professor, University of Stavanger, Norway

8/2008 - 12/2008

Nawa Ngamwitthayanon

University Lecturer, Rajamangala University of Technology, Isan, Thailand

2007 - 2008

(when visiting: KMUTT (King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi), Bangkok, Thailand)

Dr. Luca Podofillini

Polytechnic of Milan, Italy

6/2001 - 9/2001

Current Position: Senior Scientist at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland