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Xian Zhao

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Xian Zhao



Management Science and Engineering

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School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology 5 South Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China

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Ph. D (Management, June 2008) form School of Management and Economics, BIT

Research Scholar, Jul 2006-Jul 2007, Dept. of Industry Engineering, University of Tennessee.

BA (Management, June 2002) from School of Economics & Management, Hebei University of Science and Technology

Professional Experience

Associate profess, from Jul. 2007 to present, School of Management and Economics, BIT

Lecture, Lecturer, Jul 2008-Jul 2011, School of Management and Economics, BIT


Reliability Engineering, Quality Management, Operational Research



System Reliability and Management, Quality Management, Industrial Engineering.

Selected Publications

Keynote speech for international conference

[1]     X. Zhao, Developments of Start-up Demonstration Tests, 7th International Conference on “Mathematical Methods in Reliability”- Theory. Methods. Applications. June 20, 2011.

[2]     X. Zhao, Advances in Start-up Demonstration Tests, 5th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modeling. November 1, 2012.

Papers published in international journal

[3]     X. Zhao, Start-up demonstration tests for products with start-up delay, Quality Technology & Quantitative Management. In Press. 2013 (SCI).

[4]     X. Zhao, On generalized start-up demonstration tests, Annals of Operations Research. Online first. 2012 (SCI).

[5]     X. Zhao, Y. Xu, and F. Y. Liu, State Distributions of Multi-State Consecutive-k Systems, IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 2012, 61(2): 274-281.(SCI).

[6]     X. Zhao, W. Zhao, and W. J. Xie, A two-dimension linear connected-k system with trinary states and its reliability, Journal of Systems Engineering & Electronics. 2011, 22(5): 866-870 (SCI).

[7]     X. Zhao, L. R. Cui, W. Zhao, and F. Liu, Exact reliability of a linear connected-(r, s)-out-of-(m, n): F system, IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 2011, 60(3): 689-698 (SCI).

[8]     X. Zhao and L. R. Cui, Reliability evaluation of generalized multi-state k-out-of-n systems based on FMCI Approach, International Journal of Systems Science. 2010, 41(12): 1437-1443 (SCI).

[9]     L. R. Cui, Y. Xu, and X. ZhaoDevelopments and Applications of the Finite Markov Chain Imbedding Approach in Reliability, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2010, 59(4): 685-690 (SCI)

[10] X. Zhao and L. R. Cui. On the accelerated scan finite Markov chain imbedding approach, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2009, 58(2): 383-388 (SCI).

[11] J. H. Pang and X. Zhao, Relative r-impact based on normalization method. IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 2009, 58(2): 324-327 (SCI).

[12] X. Zhao, L. R. Cui, and W. Kuo, Reliability for sparsely consecutive-k systems, IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 2007, 56(3): 516-524 (SCI).

[13] X. Zhao, H. S. Yang, and J. L. Li, A sensitivity analysis for system reliability, Communications in Statistics: Theory & Methods. 2006, 35(10): 1845-1856 (SCI).

Recent Funds

[1]     PI, Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET-12-0040), 2013-2015

[2]     PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China (71271028), 2013-2016

[3]     PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China (70901008), 2010-2012

[4]     PI, Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (20091101120053), 2010-2012

[5]     PI, Excellent Talent Culture Foundation of Beijing (2009D013001000040), 2010-2011

[6]     PI, Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Planning Program (12JGC091), 2013-2015

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