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Liping Liu Associate Professor

Academic Area: 
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Quality Management
  • Integrating SPC with maintenance
Research Interests: 
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Quality Management
  • Integrating SPC with maintenance


Business Address: School of Business, Nanjing Normal University, NO.1 Wenyuan Road, Qixia District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210023

Office phone: (+86) 13951725683




Now, Dr. Liu is the associate professor in the School of Business, Nanjing Normal University.

Dr. Liu did his post-doctoral research in Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST). In addition, He worked in University of Calgary as a visiting scholar for one year.

Dr. Liu received his Ph.D degree in System Engineering from NUST, Nanjing, China, and his M.S. degree in Operational Research and Cybernetics from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, and B.S. degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Jishou University, Jishou, Hunan, China.

Dr. Liu’s research themes include statistical process control, integration of statistical process control and maintenance management. He has published papers in journals such as European Journal of Operational Research、International Journal of Production Research、Systems Engineering-Theory & Practice、Journal of Systems Engineering、Journal of Systems & Management、High Technology Letters, etc.

Selected Publications                                

1. Liping Liu, Miaomiao Yu, Yizhong Ma, and Yiliu Tu. Economic and economic-statistical design of X-bar chart for two-unit series system with condition-based maintenance. European Journal of Operational Research, 2013, 226: 491-499.

2. Liping Liu, Fang Zhu, Jie Chen, Yizhong Ma and Yiliu Tu. A quality control method f complex product selective assembly processes. International Journal of Production Research, 2013, 51(18): 5437-5449.

3. Liping Liu, Yizhong Ma, and Yiliu Tu. Multivariate setup adjustment with fixed adjustment cost . International Journal of Production Research, 2013, 51(5): 1392-1404.

4. Liping Liu,Yizhong Ma、Jianjun Wang and Xiaoyan Zhou.Research on setup adjustment problem considering random adjustment error.Journal of Applied Statistics and Management,2011,30(5): 896-903. (in Chinese)

5. Liping Liu and Yizhong Ma.Deadband adjustment scheme for multivariate process.Systems Engineering-Theory&Practice, 2010, 30(3): 538-542. (in Chinese)

6. Liping Liu and Yizhong Ma.Quality control chart for auto-correlated Poisson counts process.Journal of Systems Engineering, 2010, 25(4): 506-511. (in Chinese)

7. Liping Liu,Yizhong Ma,Xiaojian Zhou and Jianjun Wang.Adaptive deadband adjustment policy for autocorrelation process with unknown parameters.Journal of Systems&Managenent, 2010,19(3): 356-360. (in Chinese)

Research Grants:                                        

1. National Natural Science Foundation of China (71402072) “Optimal design of quality monitoring for multistage manufacturing processes under integrating maintenance strategy”

2. China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2011M500928) “Multivariate setup adjustment problem of statistical process adjustment technique”

3. Natural Science Research in Colleges and Universities of Jiangsu Province, General Program (14KJB410002) “Optimization model of quality monitoring for two-stage repairable manufacturing processes”


Operations Management (undergraduate)

Project Management (undergraduate)

Quality Management (undergraduate)

Advanced Operations Research (postgraduate)