Professor of Management
Ph.D., Mathematical Statistics, Bowling Green State University, 1981
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Soochow University (Taipei), 1973
Professor Tang’s teaching interests are statistics and quantitative methods. His current research includes the areas of applied statistics and quality control. Professor Tang also has considerable expertise in the distribution theory of statistical multivariate analysis.
Professor Tang’s recent publications include: "Baysian Estimation of System Reliability from Component Test Data" (with K. Tang and H. Moskowitz), Naval Research Logistics, 44:127-146 (1997); "Variance Estimation on the Aggregate Utility in an Additive Utility Model with Random Parameters" (with P. Lam, H. Moskowitz, T. Eppel), Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Making, 6:25-40, (1997); "Control Charts for Dependent and Multivariate Processes" (with R. Liu), Frontier of Statistical Process Control, 5:102-114, (1997); "Control Charts for Dependent and Independent Measurements Based on Bootstrap Methods" (with R. Liu), Journal of American Statistical Association, 91, 1694-1700 (1996); "A One-Sided Single Screening Procedure Based on Individual Unit Misclassification Error" (with H.T. Tsai, and H. Moskowitz), IE Transactions, 27:695-706 (1995); and "Statistical Process Control via Subgroup Bootstrap" (with T. Seppala, H. Moskowitz, R. Plante), Journal of Quality Technology, 27:2, 139-153 (1995).
Prior to joining the Krannert faculty in 1991, Professor Tang was a member of Bell Communications Research technical staff (1984-91) and an assistant professor at Marquette University (1981-84). He has also consulted for Bell Communications Research. He is a member of the Operations Research Society of America and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.