2016 Distinguished Alumnus: Jiao Gu

BIO: Jiao Gu is the President, CEO and founder of FEi Systems. He founded FEi in 1999, with a focus on building behavioral health IT systems and supporting various clinical research initiatives. Prior to establishing FEi Systems, Dr. Gu served as a Senior System Specialist at Mcfadden & Associates. He was also the key system architect and designer of the FAA NASDAC project, a project focused on aviation safety. Dr. Gu also facilitated several NASDAC international collaborations concerning aviation safety. He later built a similar system for the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Dr. Gu achieved an M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from the Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xian, China, in 1981. He was an Exchange Scholar at UMUC from 1983-1984, and earned a M.S. in Industrial and Management Engineering from Montana State University in 1989. Finally, Dr. Gu earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at NC State in 1992.