Dr. Liudong Xing, Professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has recently been named a ChangJiang Scholar by the Ministry of Education of China, which is one of China's most prestigious scholarly honors. This award is an international recognition of Dr. Xing’s outstanding accomplishments and contributions in her research area of system reliability engineering. As an international recipient of this highest academic award by China’s Ministry of Education, she also received a visiting appointment at a major research university in China along with the title of ChangJiang Chair Professor.
Dr. Xing joined the ECE department in September 2002 as an assistant professor. She was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 2008, and promoted to professor in 2013. She is an author or co-author of more than 130 journal papers. She is a recipient of the 2010 Scholar of the Year award and 2014 Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year award, both university awards.