Liudong Xing received the B.E. degree in computer science (with top #1 GPA) from Zhengzhou University, China in 1996, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia in 2000 and 2002, respectively. She is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts (UMass) Dartmouth, USA. Her research focuses on reliability modeling, analysis, and optimization of complex systems and networks. She has published two books titled “Binary Decision Diagrams and Extensions for System Reliability Analysis” and “Dynamic System Reliability: Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic and Dependent Behaviors”.
   Prof. Xing was the recipient of the Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year Award in 2014, the Scholar of the Year Award in 2010, and the Outstanding Women Award in 2011 of UMass Dartmouth. She was the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Region 1 Outstanding Teaching in an IEEE Area of Interest (University or College) Award, the 2015 ChangJiang Scholar award by the Ministry of Education of China, and the 2007 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation (Academic) Award. She was also co-recipient of the Best (Student) Paper Award at several conferences and journals.
   Prof. Xing is an Associate Editor or Editorial Board member of multiple journals including Reliability Engineering & System Safety, and International Journal of Systems Science. She has served as program committee chair/co-chair/vice-chair and publication committee co-chair for several different international conferences, and technical program committee member for numerous international workshops and conferences. She is a senior member of IEEE (since 2007) and fellow of The International Society of Engineering Asset Management (since 2019).

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