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Welcome Dr. Zhijie Sasha Dong

Dr. Zhijie Dong received her B.S. degree in Architectural Engineering at Nanjing University in 2011, M.S. degree in Civil Engineering at Columbia University in 2012, and Ph.D. degree in Transportation Systems Engineering at Cornell University in 2015. Before joining Texas State University as an Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering, she interned at CSX Transportation as an Operations Research Intern, and worked for FedEx Freight as a Senior Operations Research Analyst.

Dr. Dong’s primary research interest is the development of mathematical models and solution methods for use in the management of complex systems. She has particular interest in systems that can be represented mathematically as networks, including transportation and logistics systems, civil infrastructure networks and project networks. She loves to solve real-world problems, and she has close collaboration with industry companies including General Motors, CSX Transportation and C.H. Robinson.

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