Xiuli Qu

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentIndustrial and Systems Engineering




OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 424

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Xiuli Qu


Ph D: Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 2006

MS: Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 2002

MS: Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 1995

BS: Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 1992

Research Interests

Stochastic Modeling and Optimization, Healthcare Engineering, Data Mining and Health Information System, Emergency Response, Renewable Energy/Sustainable Systems, RFID/Wireless Sensor Network Applications

Recent Publications

Leaven, Laquanda  Qu, Xiuli  (2017).  A Two-Stage Stochastic Programming Model for Phlebotomist Scheduling in Hospital Laboratories.  In Sally Brailsford, Paul Harper, Fay Payton and Cindy Le Rouge  (3,  6,  pp. 1-12).  Health Systems.

Qu, Xiuli  Peng, Yidong  Shi, Jing  LaGanga, Linda  (2015).  An MDP model for walk-in patient admission management in primary care clinic.  (168,  pp. 303-320).  International Journal of Production Economics.

Peng, Yidong  Shi, Jing  Qu, Xiuli  (2014).  A hybrid simulation and genetic algorithm approach to determine the optimal scheduling templates for open access clinics admitting walk-in patients.  (74,  pp. 282-296).  Computers & Industrial Engineering.

Leaven, Laquanda  Qu, Xiuli  (2014).  Applying scenario reduction heuristics in stochastic programming for phlebotomist scheduling.  (3,  8,  pp. 1-4).  Management Science and Engineering.

Chapman, Jarrett  Davis, Lauren  Samanlioglu, Funda  Qu, Xiuli  (2014).  Evaluating the Effectiveness of Prepositioning Policies in Response to Natural Disasters.  (2,  5,  pp. 86-100).  International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems.