Bilal M.Ayyub

Professor & Director, Center for Technology and Systems Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

Ayyub is a University of Maryland Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Reliability Engineering, and Professor of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation. He is also a chair professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, China (2016-18). Ayyub’s main research interests are risk, resilience, uncertainty, decisions, and systems applied to civil, mechanical, infrastructure, energy, defence and maritime fields.

Ayyub is a distinguished member of ASCE, and a fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute, the Society for Risk Analysis, ASME, and SNAME. Ayyub completed projects for governmental and private entities, such as the National Science Foundation, Department of Defence, Hartford, Chevron, Bechtel, etc. Ayyub is the recipient of several awards and research prizes from ASCE, ASNE, ASME, ENR, the Department of the Army, etc. He has authored and co-authored more than 650 publications including 8 textbooks and more than 15 edited books. He is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems in. His most recent 2018 edited book on Climate-Resilient Infrastructure published by ASCE was selected as an Engineering-News Record Newsmaker in 2017.