Dr. Zhongyuan Yu

RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
School: School of Systems & Enterprises
Building: Babbio Center
Room: 533
Email: zyu7@stevens.edu
Education
  • Ph.D. System Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • M.S. Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
General Information

Dr. Zhongyuan Yu is a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology and a faculty member of Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises. Dr. Yu’s research crosses multiple disciplines including applied statistics, optimization, data visualization, simulation, text-mining, and socio-economics. She currently focused on understanding and managing complex systems in healthcare, including decision support systems for health management; impact of healthcare policies relative to public health outcomes such access to care; evaluation of healthcare provider networks; chronic disease management; and health care operations. Recent publications include book Chapter “Interactive Visualizations for Supporting Decision Making in Complex Socio-Technical Systems in Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity”, and “Counties Eliminating Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality” in Cancer. Dr. Yu has presented her research findings in national and international conferences such as INFORMS, Academy Health, CESUN and JSM, and delivered over 50 presentations to executives and senior managers in public sectors and private industry, including Northwell Health, Emory Healthcare, North Shore-LIJ Health System, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, UnitedHealth, Bell Labs, National Weather Service, Publicis, and MITRE. She is a member in INFORMS, IIE, and IEEE.  Dr. Zhongyuan Yu holds a Ph.D. in System Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, M.S. in Operations Research and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.