Prof Dr TANG Loon Ching

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Tang Loon Ching

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Loon Ching Tang is professor and head of Department of Industrial Engineering in NUS. He holds a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in the field of Operations Research. He has been engaged in many industry projects involving innovative applications of optimization techniques, stochastic modeling and statistical analysis.

He has published widely in more than 30 different international peer-reviewed journals of which more than 100 papers are included in SCI. He has been on the editorial review board of the Journal of Quality Technology since 2007 and has been an active reviewer for more than 30 international journals. He is the recipient of the 2012 E.A. Evans/P.K. McElroy Award and the 2004 Stan Ofsthun Award both at the Annual RAMS. He has also received the 2010 Best Application Paper Award from IIE Transactions.

He is the main author of the book, “Six Sigma: Advanced Tools for BB and MBB” (John Wiley), which was presented with the inaugural Masing Book Prize by the International Academy for Quality. He is also the co-author of a book on stochastic processes, Markov-Modulated Processes and Semiregenerative Phenomena; and the co-editor of Advances in Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Systems.   

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Head of department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS)

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