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Førsteamanuensis II
Flage, Roger { "honorific-suffix": "Førsteamanuensis II", "fn": "Flage, Roger", "tel": "Telephone: +47 5183 1908", "email": "roger.flage@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning
Room KE D-430

Education:

2007 ? 2010   PhD in Risk Management and Societal Safety, University of Stavanger, Norway

2005 ? 2007   Master of Offshore Technology ? Safety, University of Stavanger, Norway

2002 ? 2005   Bachelor of Health, Safety and Environmental Engineering, Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway

Research stays:

Politecnico di Milano, Italy. March ? June 2009.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA. August ? December 2008.

Teachning experience:

SVF 3204 Risk analysis and risk management, spring 2013 (full course, in Norwegian), University of Tromsø.

MOS 210 Risk analysis and risk management, autumn 2012 (2 lectures). University of Stavanger.

MOS 210 Risk analysis and risk management, autumn 2011 (full course). University of Stavanger.

MOS 210 Risk analysis and risk management, autumn 2010 (3 lectures). University of Stavanger.

Reviewer work:

Have performed reviewer assignments for Risk Analysis, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Journal of Applied Probability, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, and Journal of Risk and Reliability; and the PSAM, ESREL and COMADEM conferences.

Invited talks:

ISO 31000:2009 og ISO Guide 73 - noen refleksjoner rundt terminologi og anvendelse innen helhetlig risikostyring. TEKNA seminar: Risiko og sikkerhet i IKT-systemer, 8.-9. mars 2011.

Awards:

Process and safety engineering award 2005 for best engineering bachelor thesis at Stord/Haugesund University College (together with Hilde Kallevik).

Courses taught

Research areas

  • Risk and uncertainty analysis
  • Integrated risk management and risk-informed decision-making
  • Maintenance modelling and optimisation

Selected publications

Journal articles:

Flage, R, Baraldi, P, Zio, E & Aven, T. An imprecision importance measure for uncertainty representations interpreted as lower and upper probabilities, with special emphasis on possibility theory. Journal of Risk and Reliability, invited for submission to special issue on ESREL 2011, accepted for publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748006X12467591 

Flage, R, Baraldi, P, Aven, T & Zio, E. Probabilistic and possibilistic treatment of epistemic uncertainties in fault tree analysis. Risk Analysis, accepted for publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01873.x

Flage, R, Coit, DW, Luxhøj, JT & Aven, T (2012) Safety constraints applied to an adaptive Bayesian maintenance optimization model. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 102: 16-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2012.01.006

Flage, R & Aven, T (2011) Optimal periodic condition inspection and replacement policy for a binary monotone system using a counting process approach. Journal of Risk and Reliability, 225(2): 161-168. Special issue on ?Maintenance modelling and applications?. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748006XJRR348

Flage, R & Aven, T (2009) On treatment of uncertainty in system planning. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 94(4), 884-890. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2008.09.011

Flage, R & Aven, T (2009) Expressing and communicating uncertainty in relation to quantitative risk analysis. Reliability & Risk Analysis: Theory & Application, 2(2), 9-18. Special issue #2 on SSARS2008.

Aven, T & Flage, R (2009) Use of decision criteria based on expected values to support decision-making in a production assurance and safety setting. Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 94, 1491-1498. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2009.02.007

Conference papers:

Flage, R & Røed, W. A reflection on some practices in the use of risk matrices. In: Proceedings of PSAM11/ESREL2012. Accepted for publication.

Flage, R. Maintenance optimization and the ALARP principle ? Review and discussion. In: Proceedings of PSAM11/ESREL2012. Accepted for publication.

Flage, R, Baraldi, P, Zio, E & Aven, T (2011) On imprecision in relation to uncertainty importance measures. In: Bérenguer, C, Grall, A & Guedes Soares, C (eds) Advances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management. Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL) 2011, Troyes, France, 18-22 September 2011. pp 2250-2255.  

Tømmerås Selvik, J, Flage, R & Aven, T. The use of maintenance optimization models ? an empirical study from the oil and gas industry. In: Ale, B, Papazuglo, I & Zio, E (eds) Back to the future. Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2010 (ESREL 2010), Rhodes, Greece, 5-9 September 2010.

Flage, R, Baraldi, P, Aven, T & Zio, E. Probability-possibility transformations in comparing different approaches to the treatment of epistemic uncertainties in a fault tree analysis. In: Ale, B, Papazuglo, I & Zio, E (eds) Back to the future. Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2010 (ESREL 2010), Rhodes, Greece, 5-9 September 2010.

Flage, R, Baraldi, P, Ameruso, F, Aven, T & Zio, E (2010) Handling of epistemic uncertainties in fault tree analysis: a comparison between probabilistic, possibilistic and hybrid approaches. In: Bris, R, Guedes Soares, C & Martorell, S (eds) Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2009 (ESREL 2009), Prague, Czech Republic, 7-10 September 2009.

Nøkland, TE, Flage, R & Aven, T (2010) A risk management approach to a maintenance decision for an ageing system. In: Bris, R, Guedes Soares, C & Martorell, S (eds) Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Applications. Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2009 (ESREL 2009), Prague, Czech Republic, 7-10 September 2009.

Flage, R & Aven, T (2009) Condition-based maintenance optimisation for a binary monotone system using a counting process approach. In: Bris, R, Guedes Soares, C & Martorell, S (eds) Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Applications. Supplement Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2009 (ESREL 2009), Prague, Czech Republic, 7-10 September 2009.

Flage, R, Aven, T & Zio, E (2009) Alternative representations of uncertainty in system reliability and risk analysis ? Review and discussion. In: Martorell, S, Guedes Soares, C & Barnett, J (eds) Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory Methods and Applications: Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2008 (ESREL 2008) and 17th SRA-Europe, Valencia, Spain, 22-25 September 2008.

Østrem, JS, Thevik, H, Flage, R & Aven, T (2009) Risk communication and addressing uncertainties in risk assessments ? presentation of a framework. In: Martorell, S, Guedes Soares, C & Barnett, J (eds) Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory Methods and Applications: Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2008 (ESREL 2008) and 17th SRA-Europe, Valencia, Spain, 22-25 September 2008.

Flage, R & Aven, T (2008) Expressing and communicating uncertainty in relation to quantitative risk analysis (QRA). In: Ko?owrocki, K, Soszy?ska, J & Zio, E (eds) Proceedings of the Second Summer Safety and Reliability Seminars 2008 (SSARS 2008), Gda?sk-Sopot, Poland, 22-28 June 2008.

Flage, R, Aven, T & Osmundsen, P (2007) On how to evaluate decision alternatives in production and transportation systems. In: Aven, T & Vinnem, J E (eds) Risk, Reliability and Societal Safety: Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2007 (ESREL 2007), Stavanger, Norway, 25-27 June 2007.

PhD thesis:

Flage, R (2010) Contributions to the treatment of uncertainty in risk assessment and management. PhD Thesis no. 100, University of Stavanger, Norway.

Current research

 

Work experience

2013 - present Assistant/associate professor (Førsteamanuensis), University of Stavanger

2010 - 2013 Consultant, Proactima

2010 - 2013 Adjunct assistant/associate professor (Førsteamanuensis II), University of Stavanger

2007 - 2010 Research fellow (Stipendiat), University of Stavanger