Awards

Grants

  • “Addressing Input Model Uncertainty in Stochastic Simulation: From Quantification to Optimization”, sponsored by National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 2021 – 2024.
  • “Decentralized Bayesian Multi-Agent Multi-Target Search, Localization, and Tracking”, sponsored by AFOSR, Principal Investigator of GT (with Peter Frazier, Aly Megahed, Fumin Zhang), 2019 – 2022.
  • “Data-driven Courier Scheduling for Express Services”, sponsored by SF Express Inc., Co-Principal Investigator (with George Lan, Alexander Shapiro, Yao Xie), 2017 – 2018.
  • “CAREER: Optimization and Sampling in Stochastic Simulation”, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, 2015 – 2020.
  • “Dynamic Decision Making under Uncertainty and Partial Information”, sponsored by the AFOSR Young Investigator Program, Principal Investigator, 2012-2017.
  • “Collaborative Research: A New Paradigm for Simulation Optimization: Marriage between Expectation-Maximization and Model-Based Optimization”, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator of UIUC (with Jiaqiao Hu), 09/2011 – 08/2014.
  • “A New Monte Carlo Framework for Global Optimization”, sponsored by UIUC Research Board, Principal Investigator, 2011-2012.
  • “Particle Filtering for Stochastic Control and Global Optimization”, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator of UIUC (with Steve Marcus, Michael Fu), 09/2009-08/2012.