Wei Liu

Ph.D. Candidate

Industrial Engineering



Location: 6565 MD Anderson Blv, Houston, TX, 77479, USA
Email: liu317 at purdue dot edu
LinkedIn address: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/preview?locale=en_US&trk=prof-0-sb-preview-primary-button


I am a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial Engineering, with research focus on health system engineering at School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University. I am also working as a health systems engineer at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center to apply industrial and system engineering approaches to solve practical healthcare problems.

Research Topic
  • Data Mining in Healthcare
  • Care Coordination and Hospital Readmission

2009 – in progress (exp Aug 2016): Ph.D., Industrial Engineering. Purdue University
2008 – 2009: Masters of Science, Health Systems. Georgia Institute of Technology
2003 – 2007: Bachelors of Engineering, Electrical Engineering. Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Work Experience

2014 – Current: Health Systems Engineer, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
2010 – 2014: Graduate Research Assistant, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
2008 – 2009: System Engineer Intern, VHA Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, USA