Mengmeng Zhu

Assistant Professor, TECS

Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science

  • Office: College of Textiles 3311
  • Phone: 919-515-3504
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About Mengmeng Zhu

Dr. Mengmeng Zhu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science. She obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University in 2018 and her M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Statistics at Rutgers University in 2015 and 2016, respectively. She received her B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering at Nanjing University of Technology, China, in 2008. She also has over six years experience in industries of manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution center.

Dr. Zhu’s research interests lie at the computational data analytics, mathematical models and methods development for system reliability engineering, software reliability, transportation infrastructure deterioration with the applications in system health monitoring and control, software development and performance evaluation, energy, healthcare system, and transportation system. Her teaching interests include quality and reliability engineering, statistics, data analytics, and operations research.

Dr. Zhu is the recipient of the 23rd ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design Best Student Paper Award, and 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.


  • Computational Data Analytics in Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Material Science
  • System Reliability Engineering
  • Software Reliability Engineering
  • System Reliability Modeling of Complex Surveillance System
  • Transportation Infrastructure Deterioration Modeling
  • Statistical Inference

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2018
  • M.S. Statistics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2016
  • M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2015
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Nanjing University of Technology, 2008


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Areas of Expertise