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C-MORE Associates

Visiting Researchers



Recent Visitors

C-MORE has recently hosted the following researchers.

Luis Martinez
Allan Oliveria | Allan C. M. Oliveira is a PhD candidate  from the Computer Department of the Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil). His current research topic is advanced user interfaces for maintenance, with a focus on Situation Awareness, Human Centered Design, Model Based Design of User Interfaces, E-Maintenance and Augmented Reality.
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Xinbo Qian | Xinbo Qian is a PhD candidate from the Department of Hydropower and Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China).  Her current research is related to the condition-based maintenance of hydroelectric power plants in the context of electricity markets.  She received her bachelor degree in Thermal and Power Engineering from Hohai University, Nanjing, China in 2008.
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Luis Barberá Martínez | Luis Barberá Martínez is a visiting student from the Department of Industrial Management, School of Engineering at the University of Seville. He received Master of Industrial Organization and Management in January 2010, at University of Seville. This is the second year of his PhD program (four years). Research topic: Modelling e-maintenance policies for the improvement of production systems dependability and eco-efficiency. He has been working about different areas: evaluation of RAMS software tools and some software tools based on RCM methodology; develop of maintenance management models; maintainability; new e-maintenance services and graphic indicators to support decision making in maintenance management. In addition, he works in different projects with industrial companies within his department, at the University of Seville.
Domenico Centrone
Domenico Centrone | Domenico Centrone is a second year PhD candidate at Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (Milan - Italy). He focuses his research activity on the maintenance management; the title of his PhD thesis is: "Asset Life Cycle Management: New Approaches and Supporting Tools". He is also involved in several ongoing research projects, among them is IMS (Intelligent Manufacturing Systems) – Manufacturing Technology Platform (MTP) “M4SM” Maintenance for Sustainable Manufacturing.
He received Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in October 2007, at Politecnico di Milano, with the thesis: "Performance analysis and control of a time constrained tandem system" developed at TU/e (Eindhoven – The Netherlands).
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Aiwina Heng | Aiwina is a visiting student from the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM). She is currently two years into her PhD working on artificial intelligence methods for predicting machinery reliability. Aiwina holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Queensland University of Technology.
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Jan Block | Jan Block is an industrial PhD candidate at the Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. His thesis work is related to methodologies for extracting information from complex operational and maintenance data related to aircraft systems. He received his MSc degree in Physics and Mathematics from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden in 2002.
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Alfredo Suarez | Alfredo Suarez has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in the field of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering at Cerrejón Mine, currently the largest open pit coal mine in the world.  His current project is concerned with Wear-Debris-Centred Condition Monitoring, and Cox's Proportional Hazard Model as a Condition Based Maintenance tool. Alfredo holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from the University of Guajira, and received his MSc in Maintenance Management from the University of Zulia in 2007.

Visits by Professors

Over the years, many distinguished researchers have visited and collaborated with C-MORE, including the following:

Wenbin Wang | University of Salford Business School, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Melinda Hodkiewicz | University of Western Australia, Australia
Rodrigo Pascual | University of Chile, Chile
Jake Ansell | University of Edinburgh Management School and Economics, Scotland
John Dagpunar | University of Edinburgh School of Mathematics, Scotland
Tommie Lindquist | Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
J. P. Liyanage | Center for Industrial Asset Management, University of Stavanger, Norway
P. J. Vlok | University of Pretoria, South Africa
Renyan Jiang | Changsha University of Science and Technology, China
Richard Dwight
Rommert Dekker | Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Albert H. C. Tsang | Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Uday Kumar | Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Ming Zuo | University of Alberta, Canada
Jasper L. Coetzee | University of Johannesburg, South Africa | M-Tech