Dr. Hu is an assistant professor of the Reliability and System Engineering School of Beihang University in China. She is a visiting scholar at UCLA since June 2015. She obtained her Ph.D. from Beihang University in 2009. Her current primary research interests are in complex electric system reliability, prognostics and health management of complex systems and physics of failure. Professor Hu is a member of IEEE Reliability Society and also a member of China Prognostics and Health Management Society.