Rong Pan

Pan_Rong_4629wAssociate Professor Rong Pan obtained his Ph.D. degree in Industrial engineering from Penn State University in 2002. Before his current appointment at ASU, he taught at the University of Texas at El Paso as an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering from 2002 to 2006. His research interests include reliability engineering, time series analysis, statistical process control, and Bayesian statistics. He has published in Journal of Quality Technology, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Journal of Applied Statistics, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, etc. His recent research projects are funded by National Science Foundation, Arizona Science Foundation, Arizona Department of Transportation, and U.S. Department of Education.


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2002
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Florida A&M University, 1999
B.E., Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1995

Research interests

Industrial statistics, reliability analysis and time series modeling

Honors and awards

  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2009
  • Stan Ofsthum Award by the Society of Reliability Engineers, 2008

Key activities

Associate Editor, Journal of Quality and Technology