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Xiuli Qu

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Contact
McNair Hall 424
Education
M.S.Automation Control and Instrumentation / University of Science and Technology Beijing
Ph.D.Industrial Engineering / Purdue University
B.S.Automatic Instruments / University of Science and Technology Beijing
M.S.Industrial Engineering / Purdue University

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Laquanda Johnson, Xiuli Qu, Laquanda Johnson, Xiuli Qu (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.
  • Xiuli Qu, Yidong Peng, Jing Shi, Linda LaGanga, Xiuli Qu, Yidong Peng (2015). (An MDP model for walk-in patient admission management in primary care clinic). 168, pp. 303-320 ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Yidong Peng, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Xiuli Qu, Yidong Peng (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.
  • Jarrett Chapman, Lauren Davis, Funda Samanlioglu, Xiuli Qu, Funda Samanlioglu, Xiuli Qu, Jarrett Chapman, Lauren Davis (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.
  • Laquanda Johnson, Xiuli Qu, Laquanda Johnson, Xiuli Qu (2014). (Applying scenario reduction heuristics in stochastic programming for phlebotomist scheduling). (3) 8, pp. 1-4 ). Management Science and Engineering.
  • Xiuli Qu, Yidong Peng, Nan Kong, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Yidong Peng (2013). (A two-phase approach to scheduling multi-category outpatient appointments – A case study of a women's clinic). (3) 16, pp. 197-216 ). Health Care Management Science.
  • Heping Liu, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Xiuli Qu, Heping Liu (2013). (Empirical investigation on using wind speed volatility to estimate the operation probability and power output of wind turbines). 67, pp. 8-17 ). Energy Conversion and Management.
  • Lauren Davis, Funda Samanlioglu, Xiuli Qu, Sarah Root, Lauren Davis, Funda Samanlioglu, Xiuli Qu (2013). (Inventory Planning and Coordination in disaster relief efforts). (2) 141, pp. 561-573 ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Ergin Erdem, Xiuli Qu, Jing Shi, Ergin Erdem, Xiuli Qu (2012). (Rescheduling of elective patients upon the arrival of emergency patients). (1) 54, pp. 551–563 ). Decision Support Systems.
  • Xiuli Qu, Ronald Rardin, Julie Williams, Xiuli Qu, Ronald Rardin (2012). (A mean–variance model to optimize the fixed versus open appointment percentages in open access scheduling systems). (3) 53, pp. 554–564 ). Decision Support Systems.
  • Xiuli Qu, Maurice Jackson, Lauren Davis, Lauren Davis, Xiuli Qu, Maurice Jackson (2012). (Simulation-Based Evaluation of Port Emergency Evacuation Plans for Predictable Natural Disasters). (2) 9, ). Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
  • Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Songtao Zeng, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu (2011). (Short-term wind power generation forecasting: direct versus indirect ARIMA-based approaches). (1) 8, pp. 100–112 ). International Journal of Green Energy.
  • Xiuli Qu, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Jing Shi (2011). (Modeling the effect of patient choice on the performance of open access scheduling). (2) 129, pp. 314–327 ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Xiuli Qu, Ronald Rardin, Julie Williams, Xiuli Qu, Ronald Rardin (2011). (Single versus hybrid time horizons for open access scheduling). (1) 60, pp. 56–65 ). Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Gong Li, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Gong Li, Xiuli Qu (2011). (Modeling methods for GenCo bidding strategy optimization in the liberalized electricity spot market–a state-of-the-art review). (8) 36, pp. 4686–4700 ). Energy.
  • Xiuli Qu, LaKausha Simpson, Paul Stanfield, Paul Stanfield, LaKausha Simpson, Xiuli Qu (2011). (A model for quantifying the value of RFID-enabled equipment tracking in hospitals). (1) 25, pp. 23–31 ). Advanced Engineering Informatics.
  • Xiuli Qu, Jing Shi, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu (2010). (Bivariate modeling of wind speed and air density distribution for long-term wind energy estimation). (1) 7, pp. 21–37 ). International Journal of Green Energy.
  • Jing Shi, Jun Zhang, Xiuli Qu, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu (2010). (Optimizing distribution strategy for perishable foods using RFID and sensor technologies). (8) 25, pp. 596–606 ). Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.
  • Junyi Zhou, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Junyi Zhou, Xiuli Qu (2010). (Statistical characteristics of landmark-based localization performance). (9-12) 46, pp. 1215–1227 ). The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • Junyi Zhou, Jing Shi, Xiuli Qu, Junyi Zhou, Xiuli Qu (2010). (Landmark placement for wireless localization in rectangular-shaped industrial facilities). (6) 59, pp. 3081–3090 ). Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on.