ISE welcomes Dr. Wei Xie to the department as a new Assistant Professor. Dr. Xie completed her Ph.D. in April 2014 in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, under the mentorship of Prof. Barry Nelson and Prof. Russell Barton (Penn State). Dr. Xie received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Yangtze University, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Nebraska, and M.S. and Ph.D. from Northwestern. She worked at Chengdu Construction Machinery and interned at GM and San Diego Supercomputer Center. Her doctoral research investigates the impact of input uncertainty on stochastic system performance. Her broader research interest and experience spans applied statistics, operation research, and data analytics.