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.