Ali Mosleh

Ali Mosleh

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Evalyn Knight Chair in Engineering

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Reliability engineering, physics of failure modeling and system life prediction, resilient systems design, prognostics and health monitoring, hybrid systems simulation, theories and techniques for risk and safety analysis.
RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
  • Simulation-Based Methods for Reliability and Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Complex Systems
  • Hybrid Systems Risk and Reliability Analysis Methods (Identification of Failure Mechanisms and Reliability prediction of Hybrid Systems of Hardware, Software, and Human)
  • Bayesian Methods for System Health Monitoring and Sensor Placement (Solution Algorithms for Hybrid Dynamic Bayesian Belief Networks)
  • Bayesian Methods for Inference with Uncertain Evidence, Use of Expert Opinion, and Causal Modeling with Bayesian Belief Networks
  • Common Cause Failure Analysis (Reliability Models, Data Classification and Analysis)
  • Risk-based oversight and inspection of Infrastructure Systems  (e.g. Civil Aviation Safety, Oil and Gas Pipeline Integrity Management)
  • Methods for the Impact of Organizational Factors on Socio-technical Systems Risk
  • Human Reliability Analysis (Cognitive Modeling, Simulation, Experimental Validation)
  • Methods for Assessing Model Uncertainty and Model Validation (Framework and Application to Complex Computational Codes)
  • Risk-Informed Healthcare System Management
  • System Reliability Growth Tracking and Prediction Methods
  • Software Reliability Assessment Methodology
  • Information Systems Security Risk Management
  • Natural Hazards Risk Analysis (e.g., Seismic Events, Flooding)
  • Precursor Methodology for Risk Indicators and Early Warning Systems
EDUCATION
PhD, Nuclear Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1981MS, Nuclear Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978BS, Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1975
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (Elected, 2010)
  • Nicole J. Kim Eminent Professor of Engineering (2005-2014)
  • Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor (2010-2014)
  • Fellow, American Nuclear Society (Elected 2013)
  • Fellow, Society for Risk Analysis (Elected 1999)
  • Tommy Thompson Award, American Nuclear Society (2013)
  • Gilbert White Fellow, Resources for the Future (2010)
  • Evans- McElroy Award, IEEE Reliability Society (2009)
  • Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (1998)
  • NASA Flight Safety Award (1998)
  • Ford Quality Award, Ford Motor Company (1997)
  • P.K. McElroy Award, IEEE Reliability Society (1995)
  • Numerous Best Paper Awards: American Nuclear Society, European Nuclear Society, System Safety Society, IEEE Reliability Society, Society for Risk Analyses, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE)

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