Ph.D. 1983, Georgia Institute of Technology
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
Listed by Area of Expertise
Faculty Expertise Areas
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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