Benoit Iung is a Professor at Lorraine University, Lorraine, France. He conducts research at the Nancy Research Centre for Automatic Control (CRAN, CNRS affiliation UMR7039) where he is managing today a research group on sustainable industrial system engineering. His research and teaching areas are related to reliability/dependability, prognostics, maintenance engineering, and e-maintenance (PHM frame). In relation to these topics he took scientific responsibility for the participation of CRAN in a lot of national, European (i.e., REMAFEX, DYNAMITE), and international projects, for example, with China (i.e., EIAM-IPE, CENNET) and Chile (i.e., iMaPla). He has numerous collaborations with industry in the frame of Convention for Research Program (mainly in France with EDF, Cassidian T&S, and DCNS) and serves on the Advisory Board for the Predict Company. He is now the Chairman of the IFAC WG A-MEST on advanced maintenance, the Chairman of the ESRA TC on manufacturing, a Member of the IFAC TC 5.1., a French Associate Member to CIRP Federation, the Cochairman of the WG ?Prognostics? of DIAG21 (French PHM community), IEEE Member and a founding Fellow to the International Society for Engineering Asset Management. Iung has authored several books including the first e-maintenance book in Springer and has published more than 100 scientific papers, 35 of them in international journals. He developed about 15 keynote speeches in international conferences and attended as reviewer, faculty opponent, or examiner for a lot of Ph. D. defense in France and in Europe (Belgium, Norway, Sweden, and Italy). He has supervised until now about 15 M.A., 12 Ph.D., and 2 Postdoctorate students. Iung received his B.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in automatic control, manufacturing engineering, and automation engineering, respectively, from Lorraine University and an accreditation to be research supervisor (2002) from the same university.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2012