Mohamma Modarres, Ph.d.

Professor Modarres is the Director of the University of Maryland's Center for Reliability Engineering the world leader in reliability education. He has authored numerous books in the fields of reliability and risk management, most recently "Risk Analysis in Engineering: Probabilistic Techniques, Tools and Trends." Dr. Modarres has an MS in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from MIT and his current research interests are Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Complex Systems Functional Modeling, and Deterministic-Probabilistic Modeling of Engineering Systems. Dr. Modarres is a former University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and a Maryland Inventors' Award Winner. He has supported dozens of government and industry organizations in the fields of reliability and risk assessment.