Kangwon Seo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering; Statistics

Welcome to the website of Dr. Kangwon Seo (CV)

Dr. Seo is an assistant professor of the Departments of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Statistics (joint) at the University of Missouri (MU). He joined MU in 2017 after he obtained his Ph.D. degree at Arizona State University. His research area includes applied statistics, experimental designs, industrial data analysis, quality and reliability engineering, predictive modeling, and system health monitoring/prognostics. He is teaching the design and analysis of engineering experiments, probability and statistics, and multivariate data analysis.

News

  • August 2021: The paper entitled "An Optimization Model to Address Overcrowding in Emergency Departments Using Patient Transfer" was published in Advances in Operations Research.

  • May 2021: Wonjae Lee successfully completed his comprehensive exam and dissertation proposal. Congratulations, Wonjae!

  • May 2021: Wonjae Lee presented his research work at the 2021 IISE conference.

  • May 2021: Wonjae Lee and Dr. Seo submitted their research article to a journal.

  • March 2021: Congratulations! Md. Shoriat Ullah, a former MS student who graduated last fall and got a job as a business analyst, was selected as the outstanding Master’s student by the department’s faculty. https://engineering.missouri.edu/2021/03/mizzou-engineering-recognizes-outstanding-faculty-staff-students/

  • March 2021: The paper entitled “Simulation-based search for optimal designs of accelerated life tests through response surface methodology” was published.

  • March 2021: The conference paper of Wonjae Lee and Dr. Seo submitted to 2021 IISE was accepted with minor revisions.

  • February 2021: The manuscript authored by Daniel Ayasse and Dr. Seo was accepted by the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

  • December 2020: Research of Dr. Seo was highlighted in IMSE news, College of Engineering.

  • December 2020: Daniel Ayasse, a former MS student, and Dr. Seo submitted their research article to the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

  • December 2020: MD Shoriat Ullah successfully defended his MS thesis. Congratulations, Shoriat!

  • November 2020: Wonjae Lee, a PhD student, presented his research work in 2020 IISE conference.

  • November 2020: MD Shoriat Ullah, an MS student, presented his research work in 2020 INFORMS conference.

  • November 2020: Dr. Seo presented his research work in 2020 INFORMS conference.

  • November 2020: Dr. Seo presented his research work in IMSE Graduate seminar.

  • October 2020: The journal article entitled “Planning Accelerated Life Tests with Multiple Sources of Random Effects” authored by Dr. Seo and Dr. Rong Pan has been published online. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/6GEE9VZTHAMNPN27BI4B/full?target=10.1080/00224065.2020.1829214

  • September 2020: The journal article entitled “Early failure detection of paper manufacturing machinery using nearest neighbor based feature extraction” authored by Wonjae Lee and Dr. Seo has been published. https://doi.org/10.1002/eng2.12291

  • September 2020: The journal article entitled “Planning Accelerated Life Tests with Multiple Sources of Random Effects” authored by Dr. Seo and Dr. Rong Pan has been accepted by Journal of Quality Technology.

  • September 2020: The journal article entitled “Early failure detection of paper manufacturing machinery using nearest neighbor based feature extraction” authored by Wonjae Lee, a graduate student, and Dr. Seo has been accepted by Engineering Reports.

  • August 2020: MD Shoriat Ullah, a graduate student, submitted a paper to 2020 INFORMS QSR student paper competition.

  • September 2019: Dr. Seo submitted a manuscript entitled “Planning Accelerated Life Tests with Multiple Sources of Random Effects” to a journal.

  • August 23, 2019: The book chapter entitled “An Introduction of Generalized Linear Model Approach to Accelerated Life Test Planning with Type-I Censoring.” has been published in Statistical Quality Technologies.

  • August 19, 2019: The journal article entitled “An application of hidden Markov model on determination of root cause frequency and locations” authored by Dr. Seo and MD Shoriat Ullah, a graduate student, has been published in Quality Engineering.

  • August 2, 2019: The journal article entitled “Visualizing Alzheimer's Disease Progression in Low Dimensional Manifolds” authored by Dr. Seo and his coworkers has been published in Heliyon.

  • June 26, 2019: “Generalized Linear Model Approach to Accelerated Life Test Planning” Invited talk in EcoSta 2019 in National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

  • June 26, 2019: “Feature-based AD Classification and Beyond” Invited talk in Dr. Shao-Jen Weng’s research group in Tunghai University, Taiwan

  • May 21, 2019: Daniel Ayasse presented his research work titled “Simulation Based Search for Efficient Planning of Accelerated Life Tests.” In 2019 IISE Conference.

  • May 19, 2019: Wonjae Lee presented his research work titled “Rare Event Classification in Multivariate Time Series using Decision Tree Algorithm with 1-NN” in QCRE Data Challenge of 2019 IISE conference. We lost the first place but it was great experience to get feedback from judges and learn from other participants.

  • May 2, 2019: Daniel Ayasse successfully finished his MA degree (Statistics) defense with a project entitled “Simulation Based Search for Efficient Planning of Accelerated Life Tests.” Congratulations Danny!

  • April 25, 2019: Wonjae Lee and MD Shoriat Ullah participated in the poster session of College of Engineering Research day.

  • April 9, 2019: MD Shoriat Ullah gave a talk “Determination of Root Cause Frequency and Locations” in annual SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) student night.

  • April 1, 2019: Our team, Wonjae Lee and Kangwon Seo, was selected as a finalist for 2019 IISE QCRE Data Challenge, and invited to make a presentation in 2019 IISE conference.