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Prof. Bilal M. Ayyub

Professor, PhD, PE, Dist.M.ASCE

Director of the Center for Technology and Systems Management, University of Maryland College Park, USA

Dr. Ayyub is also a Professor of Reliability Engineering, and Professor of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation, and a chair professor at Tongji University, Shanghai. His research interests include risk, uncertainty and decision analysis for infrastructure, energy, defense and maritime systems. He is a distinguished member of ASCE, and a fellow of ASME, Society for Risk Analysis and Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. He completed projects funded by National Science Foundation, Naval, Air Force, Army Corps of Engineers, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ASME, Hartford, Chevron, Bechtel, etc. He is the recipient of research and service awards from ASCE, ASNE, ASME, the Department of the Army, and the Governor of the State of Maryland. Dr. Ayyub authored and co-authored more than 600 publications including 8 textbooks and 14 edited books. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems.