Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

He, Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 264
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-3484

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Research Interests

Operations research, game theory, and data science in multiple areas such as
  • Network infrastructure security and resilience

  • Disaster mitigation and response

  • Terrorism and Anti-terrorism


Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

M.S., University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

B.S., Hunan University of Science and Technology, China

Recent Publications

  • He, F., S. Chandrasekar, N. S. Rao, and C. Y. T. Ma. "The Effect of Interdependency on Game-theoretic Cyber-Physical System Defense". In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Information Fusion, Ottawa, Canada, 2019.
  • He, F., J. Zhuang, and N. S. V. Rao. "Discrete Game-Theoretic Analysis of Defense in Correlated Cyber-Physical Systems". Annals of Operations Research, 1-27, 2019.
  • He, F. and A. R Shukla. "A Multi-Objective Shelter Allocation Model for Hurricane Disaster Relief". In Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 2019.
  • Rao, N. S. V., C. Y. T. Ma, F. He, David K. Y. Yau, and J. Zhuang. "Cyber-Physical Correlation Effects in Defense Games for Large Discrete Infrastructures". Games, 9(3), 52, 2018.
  • Rao, N. S. V., C. Y. T. Ma, K. Hausken, F. He, David K. Y. Yau, and J. Zhuang. "Defense Strategies for Asymmetric Networked Systems with Discrete Components". Sensors, 18(5), 1421, 2018.
  • He, F., N. Rao, and C. Y. T. Ma. "Game-theoretic Analysis of System of Systems with Inherent Robustness". In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Fusion, Xi'an, China, July 10-13, 2017.
  • He, F. and J. Nwafor. "Gas Pipeline Recovery From Disruption Using Multi-Objective Optimization". In Proceedings of the 16th annual IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, MA, April 25-26, 2017.
  • He, F., J. Zhuang. "Balancing Pre-disaster Preparedness and Post-disaster Relief". European Journal of Operational Research, 252(1), 246-256, 2016.
  • Hausken, K., F. He. "On the Effectiveness of Security Countermeasures for Critical Infrastructures". Risk Analysis, 36(4), 711-726, 2016.
  • Rao, N. S. V., S. W. Poole, C. Y. T. Ma, F. He, J. Zhuang, and D. K. Y. Yau. "Defense of Cyber Infrastructures Against Cyber-Physical Attacks Using Game-Theoretic Models". Risk Analysis, 36(4), 694-710, 2016.
He, Fei, Ph.D.