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Academic Staff

Dr. Y. Cheng

Assistant Professor
Email:

yaocheng@hku.hk

Tel:

3917 2594

Office:

HW 8-11

Biography

Dr. Yao Cheng is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. She holds a Ph.D degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, a M.S degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, a M.S degree in Statistics and a B.S. degree in Safety Engineering. She worked as an assistant professor in the School of Reliability and System Engineering, Beihang University before joining the IMSE, HKU. Dr. Cheng’s research interests are reliability modeling and testing of complex systems, reliability optimization, reliability assessment of healthcare devices, and resilience engineering.


Research Interests

  • System reliability modeling and prediction
  • Degradation
  • Healthcare device reliability
  • Resilience
  • Accelerated life testing

Selected Publications

  1. Y. Cheng and E. A. Elsayed, “Reliability Modeling and Prediction of Systems with Mixture of Units,” IEEE Transaction on Reliability, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 914-928, Jun. 2015.
  2. Y. Cheng and E. A. Elsayed, “Reliability Modeling of Mixtures of One-shot Units under Thermal Cyclic Stresses,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 167, pp. 58-66, Nov. 2017.
  3. Y. Cheng and E. A. Elsayed, “Optimal Sequential ALT Plans for Systems with Mixture of One-Shot Units,” IEEE Transaction on Reliability, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 997-1011, Dec. 2017.
  4. Y. Cheng and E. A. Elsayed, “Optimal Selection and Operational Sequencing of Nonhomogeneous One-shot Units,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, vol. 176, pp. 27-36, Apr. 2018.