Dr. Shengyong Wang
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Shengyong Wang is an Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Akron (UA). Prior to joining the faculty of UA, Shengyong worked as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Science & Industrial Engineering at the State University of New York at Binghamton for three years. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 2006, his M.S. from Singapore-MIT Alliance in 2001, and his B.S. from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2000.
His research focuses on the application of Systems Engineering in a variety of domains, including aerospace systems, manufacturing systems, and health care delivery systems. His research has been funded by New York State Senate, Summa Health System, Akron General Medical Center, Virtua Health, United Health Services, Continental Automotive Electronics, and Vascor. Particularly, he has conducted more than 60 applied healthcare research projects and resulted in millions of dollars in operational savings for the sponsored hospitals. His publication record includes over 30 archival journal and conference papers. He is a senior member of IIE and ASQ, and a member of IEEE, ASEM, and INFORMS. And he holds a Six Sigma black belt certification from ASQ.
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 2006; M.S., Singapre-MIT Alliance, 2001; B.S., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000