Ilia Frenkel, PhD
Chair of the Center for Reliability and Risk Management and Senior Lecturer of the Industrial Engineering and Management Department, SCE-Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel
He has obtained M.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics from Voronezh State University, Russia, and PhD degree in Operational Research and Computer Science from Institute of Economy, Ukrainian Academy of Science, formerly USSR. He has more then 35 years of academic experience and teaching in Universities and Institutions of Russia and Israel. From 1988 till 1991 he worked as Department Chair and Associate Professor in the Applied Mathematics Department and at Computers Department, Volgograd Civil Engineering Institute, Russia .
He has specialized in applied statistics and reliability with application to preventive maintenance. He is an Editor and a member of editorial board of scientific and professional journals .
He published more than 50 scientific articles and book chapters in the fields of reliability, applied statistics and production and operation management.
Anatoly Lisnianski, PhD
Scientific Supervisor of the Center for Reliability and Risk Management , SCE-Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel and an Expert-engineer in the Reliability Department of The Israel Electric Corporation Ltd., Israel.
Dr. Lisnianski obtained his M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Institute of Precision Mechanics and Optics, St-Petersburg, Russia, and PhD degree in Reliability from Federal Scientific & Production Centre “Aurora” in Sankt-Petersburg, Russia. From 1975 till 1989 he was Senior Researcher in Federal Scientific & Production Centre “Aurora” in St-Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia. From 1991 he joined to Reliability Department of Israel Electric Corporation .
Dr. Lisnianski has specialized in reliability and applied probability. He is a Senior Member IEEE and Member of Israel Society of Quality and Israel Statistical Association .
He is an author and co-author of more than 80 research papers and 3 books in the field of reliability and applied probability.
|Lev Khvatskin, PhD
Researcher of the Center for Reliability and Risk Management and Senior Lecturer of the Industrial Engineering and Management Department,
Dr. Khvatskin has obtained his M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Railway Transport, Moscow, Russia and PhD degree in Reliability Engineering and Inventory Control from Railway Research Institute, Moscow, Russia.
He has specialized in statistical and probabilistic methods in reliability of power and refrigeration equipment, scheduled and unscheduled repair and service, refrigeration, heating and air-conditioning systems.
He published more than 30 scientific articles and book chapters in the fields of reliability, applied statistics and production and operation management.
Yi Ding, PhD
Researcher of the Center for Reliability and Risk Management and academic staff in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Dr. Yi Ding received his BEng from Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, and his PhD from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, both in Electrical Engineering. From 2005 to 2006, he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Centre for Reliability and Risk Management of SCE – Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer Sheva, Israel. From 2007 to 2008, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the University of Alberta, Canada. Currently, he is an academic staff in Nanyang Technological University. His research interests include: electric power systems reliability and security; restructured power systems management and policy; engineering systems reliability; and evolutionary programming and fuzzy modeling. His research papers have been published in several international journals, such as: IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Fuzzy Sets & Systems, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, and IEE Proc.-Gener. Transm. Distrib.