Nan Kong

Nan Kong

Interim Head, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering


Phone: +1 765 496-2467
Fax: +1 765 496-1459

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University
Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering
206 S. Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2032

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  • BS, Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1999
  • MEng, Operations Research, Cornell University, 2000
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2006

Research Interests

  • Stochastic integer programming; global optimization under uncertainty
  • Scheduling, resource allocation, and capacity planning in healthcare and supply chain applications
  • Computational modeling of disease and disease management
  • Computational image processing; hyperspectral imaging; compressive sensing

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