Mohammad Modarres, an expert in safety assessment and safety goal policy development in engineering systems, will present the 2016 Dimitri Kececioglu Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 14, at 4 p.m. in AME S212. A reception will follow in the AME courtyard.
His lecture, "Frontiers in Risk and Reliability Research," will highlight present and promising research directions in the fields of reliability engineering and risk assessment.
Modarres currently holds the Nicole Y. Kim Eminent Professorship in the A.J. Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also serves as director of the Center for Risk and Reliability.
His research interests include probabilistic risk assessment and management, uncertainty analysis, probabilistic physics of failure, and degradation and damage modeling of systems, structures and components.
Modarres has served as a consultant to several governmental agencies, private organizations and national laboratories. He has published more than 300 papers in archival journals...