WHEYMING TINA SONG is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C. She received her undergraduate degree in statistics and master's degree in industrial engineering at Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan. She then received her master's degree in applied mathematics and industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Her Ph.D. is from the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University. She was also a visiting professor of Medical School at UC Davis, USA (2018); School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, USA (2015); Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at U.C. Berkeley, USA (2012); and Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science at Northwestern University, USA (1997).
Professor Song's research interests are quality management, stochastic simulation, big data analysis, and reliability for semiconductor manufacturing systems. She has published many papers in prestigious journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IIE Transactions, and European Journal of the Operational Research.
Professor Song is currently an area editor of Journal of Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory. She is on the editorial board of European Journal of Industrial Engineering, and IASTED International Conference on Modeling, Identification and Control. Professional activities also include having served as the referee of Operations Research, Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions of Reliability, Operations Research on Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
Professor Song has more than 20 years consulting experience in industry, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), PowerTech Technology Inc., Industrial Technology Institute, Institute of Information Industry, and Chinese Telecommunication Laboratories. She has served as a quality control and reliability consult for Sino-American Silicon Product Inc. since 2012.
Professor Song awards include the 1996 Distinguish Research Award from the National Science Council of the Republic of China, the 1995 and 2013 Best Paper Awards for the Journal of Chinese Industrial Engineering, the 1993 National Tsing Hua University outstanding teaching award. As a graduate student she received the 1990 IIE Doctoral Dissertation Award and the 1988 Omega Rho Student Paper Award. Professor Song led Tsing Hua University student groups that were recognized with the 2016 "Think Big" university-wide reading-club award, the 2017 "Poetry in Math, and Math in Poetry" university-wide reading-club award, and the 2017 TSMC big-data-analysis award.