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Professor Sankaran Mahadevan
Bio: Professor Sankaran Mahadevan has more than twenty-five years of research and teaching experience in reliability and risk analysis, uncertainty quantification, model verification and validation, design optimization, and structural health monitoring. His research has been extensively funded by NSF, NASA, FAA, DOE, DOD, DOT, NIST, GE, GM, Chrysler, Union Pacific, American Railroad Association, and Sandia, Idaho, Los Alamos and Oak Ridge National Laboratories. His research contributions are documented in more than 500 publications, including two textbooks on reliability methods and 230 journal papers. He has directed 39 Ph.D. dissertations and 24 M. S. theses, and has taught many short courses on reliability and uncertainty quantification methods. His awards include the NASA Next Generation Design Tools award (NASA), the SAE Distinguished Probabilistic Methods Educator Award, and best paper awards in the MORS Journal and the AIAA SDM/SciTech and IMAC conferences.
Professor Mahadevan obtained his B.S. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, M.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, and Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE.