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Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D., PE

Bilal Ayyub
Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D., PE.

Dr. Bilal Ayyub is a Professor and Director of the Center for Technology and Systems Management at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. He has also been a Professor of Reliability Engineering since 1985 and a Professor of Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation since 2009.

Dr. Ayyub’s main research interests are risk, uncertainty and decision analysis, and systems engineering applied to civil, infrastructure, energy, defense and maritime fields. Dr. Ayyub is a fellow of ASCE, ASME, SNAME and SRA, and the recipient of several awards. Dr. Ayyub is the author and co-author of more than 600 publications (including 8 textbooks and 14 edited books) in journals, conference proceedings, and reports. His textbooks include the following: Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis for Engineers and Scientists (Chapman & Hall/CRC 2006 with G. Klir), Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics (Chapman & Hall/CRC 2003), Elicitation of Expert Opinions for Uncertainty and Risks (CRC Press 2002), Probability, Statistics and Reliability for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC 2011 with R. H. McCuen), and Numerical Methods for Engineers (Prentice Hall 1996 with R. H. McCuen). For additional information, please view the following links:

Visit the Center for Technology and Systems Management website.

Recent Publications

Ayyub, B.M., and Kearney, M. S. (Editors), Sea Level Rise and Coastal Infrastructure: Prediction, Risks, and Solutions, Series Number CDRM 6, Stock No. 41200, ASCE, Reston, VA, 2012.

Ayyub, B. M., Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, second edition, 2014.

Ayyub, B.M., and McCuen, R., Probability, Statistics and Reliability for Engineers, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, third edition in 2011. Worldwide textbook adoption.

Ayyub, B. M., and Klir, G. J., Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis in Engineering and the Sciences, Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2006.

Ayyub, B. M., Braileanu, H. G., and Qureshi, N., “Prediction and Impact of Sea Level Rise on Properties and Infrastructure of Washington, DC,” Risk Analysis Journal, Society for Risk Analysis, 2011 Oct 28, 1-18. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01710.x. Picked up by ~300 media channels including CNN, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, etc.

Ayyub, B. M., and Parker, L. “Financing Nuclear Liability,” Science, 334, 16 December 2011, 1494.

Kamal, H. A., Ayyub, B. M., and Abdullah, W. A., “Land Subsidence in Arid Terrain: A Methodology Toward Risk Analysis,” Natural Hazards Review, ASCE, in press, 2012.

Ayyub, B. M., “Systems Resilience for Multi-Hazard Environments: Definition, Metrics and Valuation for Decision Making,” Risk Analysis J., 1-16, DOI: 10.1111/risa.12093, 2013.

Wright, R. N., Ayyub, B. M., and Lombardo, F. T., “Bridging the Gap between Climate Change Science and Structural Engineering Practice,” Structure Magazine of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA), the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of ASCE, and the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE) of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2013, 29-31.

Recent Projects

Anatomizing the Behavior of Radiological and Nuclear Non-State Adversaries, 2008-09 B. Ayyub (I) DHS, START Center

A Risk-Based Framework for Rail Security, 2009-11 B. Ayyub (PI) Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the City of Baltimore

Project Risk Analysis and Management, 2011-12 B. Ayyub (PI) Hyundai Heavy Industries Company Limited

Autonomous Robots, 2012-13 B. Ayyub (PI) Robotic Technology, Inc.

Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing, 2013-2015 B. Ayyub (PI) National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Bilal Ayyub is a Professor and Director of the Center for Technology and Systems Management at the University of Maryland.


Ayyub's main research interests are risk, uncertainty and decision analysis, and systems engineering applied to civil, infrastructure, energy, defense, and maritime fields.

Ayyub is a fellow of ASCE, ASME, SNAME and SRA.