Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Viliam Makis has received his PhD from Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague in 1981. Currently, he is working as a Full Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as the Chair of the Engineering Science Option: Manufacturing Systems at the University of Toronto in 2000.He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals such as Advances in Operations Research (as an Editor), Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science (as an Editor), Central European Journal of Engineering (as an Editor, Industrial Engineering), Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering. He has authored or co-authored 70 research articles published in refereed journals, 65 papers published in Conference Proceedings, 100 conference presentations, 3 books as the first author and 6 chapters in books. He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, American Society for Quality, a member of INFORMS and CORS. He has been honored as a Fellow of the Int. Society of Engineering Asset Management (FISEAM) in October 2011.
Reliability, Quality, Production and Preventive Maintenance.
Special interest in investigating the optimal operating policies for stochastic controlled systems.