Dr. Bilal M. Ayyub

Bilal M. Ayyub

Professor and Director
Center for Technology and System Management
University of Maryland, College Park

Ph.D. 1983, Georgia Institute of Technology

Risk and Uncertainty Analysis
Reliability Analysis
Decision Making
Forensic Engineering
Aging, Durability and Life Assessment of Systems


Dr. Ayyub is a researcher and consultant in the areas of risk analysis, uncertainty modeling, decision analysis and systems engineering with extensive background in these areas. He has completed several research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, Air Force, Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Homeland Security, the Maryland State Highway Administration, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and several engineering companies.

Most recently Dr. Ayyub co-chaired a Department of Homeland Security project on developing an ASME guidance document on the protection of critical assets, and chaired a project to create sector specific documents for asset protection of nuclear, spent fuel, petroleum, chemical, LNG, highway, subway and railway systems. He is a fellow of ASCE, ASME and SNAME.

Dr. Ayyub is the author and co-author of more than 450 publications in journals and conference proceedings, and reports including textbooks on Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics, and Elicitation of Expert Opinions for Uncertainty and Risk.

He is also a recipient of the ASNE "Jimmie" Hamilton Award for the best papers in the Naval Engineers Journal in 1985, 1992, 2000 and 2003, the ASCE "Outstanding Research Oriented Paper" in the Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management for 1987, the ASCE Edmund Friedman Award in 1989, the ASCE Walter Huber Research Prize in 1997, and the K. S. Fu Award of NAFIPS in 1995


Center for Technology and Systems Management
0305 Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park MD 20742

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Listed by Area of Expertise
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Faculty Expertise Areas

Critical Infrastructure Protection

Biological and Chemical Countermeasures

Emergency Preparedness & Response

Domestic and Foreign Policy

Borders and Transportation

Standards and State / Local Government

Nuclear and Radiological Countermeasures

Linguistics and Languages

High Explosives Countermeasures

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