Dr. Morris Fan is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, National Taipei University of Taiwan. He now serves as the Vice President and Board Member of Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society (APIEMS). He was also a Y.S. Hsu Outstanding Professor of Science, Technology and Humanity Category sponsored by Far Eastern Y.S. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation. Professor Fan received Quality Award sponsored by Chinese Society for Quality and Industry-Academy Cooperation Award sponsored by Ministry of Education. He received B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Tung-Hai University (1988). He received M.S. in Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh (1992) and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University of Texas-Arlington (1996). He was a Visiting Professor in University of Science and Technology Beijing sponsored by Taipei Tech-USTB Bilateral Cooperation Project during 2017-2019.
Professor Fan’s research interests include Engineering Statistics & Quality Engineering, Applied Mathematical Programming, Applied Operations Research & Evolutionary Computation, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Big Data Analytics & Intelligent Computing. He now serves an Editor-in-Chief of Engineering Optimization (SCI) published by Taylor & Francis since 2020. Dr. Fan now serves as the Editorial Board Member, Processes (SCI), MPDI. He used to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Quality published by Chinese Society for Quality and an Associate Editor of Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering published by Taylor & Francis.