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    Prof.dr.ir. Paulien M. Herder

    Paulien Herder is a full professor “Engineering Systems Design in Energy & Industry” and section leader of the “Energy & Industry” group at Delft University of Technology.

    Paulien’s research has focused on design and design processes of large complex systems. More specifically, the design, construction, maintenance and operation of infrastructures under uncertainty is the main focus of her research. It combines insights from design engineering, complexity theory and asset management.

    Currently, her main interests lie within the Flexible Infrastructures programme of the Next Generation Infrastructures research programme, in particular as a programme leader for the Flexible Infrastructures subprogramme. More specifically, she currently advises Ph.D. students and postdoc researchers within this subprogramme in the area of design and operation of large-scale networks, ranging from reliability modeling at the design stage (RAM) to design principles for designing and maintaining infrastructures. She also conducts research in the area of dealing with long term uncertainty in the design and contracting stage, thereby building upon and expanding the body of knowledge of strategic asset management.

    Paulien is the Director of Research and director of the Graduate School for the Department of Technology, Policy and Management of TUDelft; she is scientific co-director of Next Generation Infrastructures, and she chairs the National platform for strategic infrastructure asset management. Paulien is a fellow of ISEAM.

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    John Woodhouse

    Mr. Woodhouse is the Managing Director of TWPL, one of the world’s leading asset management training and consulting companies, providing guidance to blue-chip clients in over 25 countries and most industry sectors.

    He is also a Council Member, Fellow and Chair of Experts Panel for the Institute of Asset Management. He chaired the development of the BSI PAS55 standard for risk-based, whole life cycle asset management and is currently representing the UK on the ISO PC251 committee for Asset Management.

    In the late 1990’s, he was project manager for the European MACRO project, an international consortium developing methods for optimized risk-based decision-making. He is currently managing the SALVO R&D programme on best practices in the management of aging assets. John is also author of the book “Managing Industrial Risk” (Chapman & Hall, 1993). He is a member of the UK Safety & Reliability Society and has a Masters degree from Cambridge University.

  • Dr. Christos Emmanouilidis profile picture

    Dr. Christos Emmanouilidis

    Dr. Emmanouilidis is a Senior Researcher and Head of the Computational Systems & Applications Dept. at CETI/ATHENA RIC.

    He has acted as visiting Professor at Politecnico di Milano and as adjunct Assistant Professor at the Democritus Univ. of Thrace, having taught Industrial Information Systems, Asset Lifecycle Management, Decision Analysis & Game Theory and Pattern Recognition.

    Recent research is in Applied Intelligence, Wireless Condition Monitoring, and Engineering Asset Lifecycle Management. He is vice-chair of the Hellenic Maintenance Society, Founding Fellow of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management and member of the European Asset Management Committee of the EFNMS.

  • Assoc. Prof. Fazleena Badurdeen profile picture

    Assoc. Prof. Fazleena Badurdeen

    Dr. Fazleena Badurdeen is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and an active faculty member in the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY, USA).

    Dr. Badurdeen’s research focuses on design, modeling and analysis of sustainable products and systems (manufacturing systems and supply chains) to achieve closed-loop material flow from pre-manufacturing, manufacturing, use through post-use stages of a product’s life-cycle using the 6R’s of reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, redesign and remanufacture as a platform.

    Her research, predominantly that involves the development of coordinated product and systems design optimization models by the application of these approaches, have been recognized through international awards. Dr. Badurdeen’s work has been published in numerous journals and presented at national and international conferences.

    Her research has been supported through funding from various agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense (US Air Force, US Army, DLA, etc.) and major U.S. manufacturing companies. She is a member of SME, ASME and IIE where she serves as the President of the Lean Division.

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    Dr. Peter Tse

    Ir Dr. Peter W. Tse obtained his B.Eng. and M.Sc. from Canada and his Ph.D. from United Kingdom. He is currently the Director of Croucher Optical Nondestructive Testing Laboratory and the Smart Engineering Asset Management Laboratory at the City University of Hong Kong.

    He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a Founder Fellow of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management. He is a Chartered Engineer in United Kingdom and a Professional Engineer in Canada. He is also the O-Committee Member of several ISO’s Technical Committees. He is an Adjunct Professor of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

    As of today, he has published more than 250 articles in various journals and proceedings. Currently, his research outcomes have been applied to over 30 local and international companies.

  • Prof. Benoit Iung

    Prof. Benoit Iung

    Prof. Iung is currently full Professor at Nancy University (France). He holds successively, from this same University, a Ph. D. in Manufacturing Engineering (1992) and an accreditation to be research supervisor (2002). Since 1988, he has been a researcher at the Nancy Research Centre for Automatic Control (CRAN) where he manages today a research group on Sustainable Industrial System Engineering.

    His research and teaching interests are related to dependability, maintenance and e-maintenance. In relation to these topics he took scientific responsibility for the participation of CRAN in a lot of national, European (REMAFEX, DYNAMITE) and international projects (EIAM-IPE, CENNET).

    He is now the chairman of the new IFAC WG A-MEST on advanced maintenance, the chairman of the ESRA TC on Manufacturing, a member of the IFAC TC 5.1. , a French Associate Member to CIRP and a Fellow to the International Society for Engineering Asset Management. Benoît Iung has authored more than 90 scientific papers, 35 of them in international journals (i.e. ARC, RESS, IJPR, JIM, PP&C, JRR, JQME).

    He developed about 15 keynote speeches in international conferences. He has supervised until now about 15 MA, 12 Ph. D. Students and 2 Post-Doctorate students.