Yi-Kuei Lin is currently a Chair Professor of Industrial Management Department, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China. He received a Bachelor degree in Applied Mathematics Department from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. He obtained his Master degree and Ph.D. degree in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China. He has the honor to get the Outstanding Research Awards from National Science Council of Taiwan in 2008, 2010 and 2013, respectively. His research interest includes performance evaluation, stochastic network reliability, operations research, and telecommunication management. He has published over 170 papers in refereed journals including European Journal of Operational Research; Computers and Operations Research; Reliability Engineering & System Safety; IEEE Transactions on Reliability; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans; International Journal of Industrial Engineering; Computers and Mathematics with Applications; International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering; Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan; Mathematical and Computer Modelling; Computers and Industrial Engineering; International Journal of Production Economics; and Applied Mathematics and Computation.
After 2010, he has more than 100 papers published or accepted by SCI/SSCI journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Reliability and Quality Performance, and serves as Associate Editor of several international Journals such as Mathematical Problems in Engineering (SCI), International Journal of Electronic Business Management (EI), Journal of Industrial and Production Engineers (EI), International Journal of Reliability and Applications, etc. He also serves as the Chair of Steering Committee of the Asia-Pacific International Conference on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modeling (2013-2022), the Program Chair of the ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design (2010-2017), International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance and Safety Engineering (2014-2016), 18th IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (2014), IIE Asian 2013, and 9th International Conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications (2013), as well as a member of Advisory Board of International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (2009), The 13th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference (2012), International Conference on Engineering Applications (2013), etc.