The Chair provides training of highly qualified persons (HQP) in the areas of risk and reliability analysis, probability and statistics, life-cycle management, survival (lifetime) analysis, maintenance optimization, stochastic models, extreme value analysis and simulation methods.
Current team members
Visiting researcher / PDF (3)
- W. Jiang (Postdoctoral Research Fellow)
Seismic risk analysis of structures.
- B. Li (Postdoctoral Research Fellow)
Time series analysis methods.
- J. van der Weide (Visiting Researcher)
Stochastic models for reliability analysis.
Graduate students (7)
- E. Higo (PhD)
Inspection sample size for risk analysis.
- N. Manzana (PhD)
Stochastic modeling of degradation and hazard aggregation.
- M. Rodriguez (PhD)
Modeling of non-destructive assessment of concrete structures.
- F. Diaz (PhD)
Stochastic field modeling of geotechnical assessment problems.
- A. Jarvine (PhD)
Stochastic modeling of corrosion.
- G. Kang (MASc)
Uncertainty analysis of nuclear system reliability assessments.
- V. Madhusoothanan (MASc)
Stochastic differential equations for corrosion modeling.
Past team members
Research staff / PDF (14)
- Y. Deng (2015 - 2016) - PDF
Modeling of stochastic degradation processes.
- S. Sharma (2016) - PDF
Uncertainty analysis of eddy current inspection tooling.
- O. Daigle (2015 - 2016) - Research Engineer
Probabilistic modeling of corrosion in coated pipes.
Estimation of round white fish mortality in Lake Ontario.
- L. Xin (dates) - Research Associate
Statistical analysis of deuterium ingress and creep deformation in pressure tubes.
- T. Cheng (2011 - 2014) - PDF
Probabilistic models for life cycle management and scope of refurbishment projects.
- B. Hazra (2010 - 2011) - PDF
Probabilistic methods for system identification.
- F.J. Tallavo (2010 - 2011) - PDF
Probabilistic analysis of non-destructive evaluation methods.
- S. Jain (2010 - 2011) - Research Engineer
Reliability-based models for human performance assessment.
- J. Zhou (2008 - 2009) - Research Associate
Statistical reliability data analysis.
- M. Wang (2007 - 2009) - PDF
Bayesian methods for reliability analysis.
- X.X. Yuan (2007 - 2008) - PDF
Stochastic process modelling of piping failures.
- S. Datla (2007 - 2008) - PDF
Predicting the lifetime of steam generator tubing.
- A. Mishra (2007) - PDF
Optimization of safety systems in nuclear plants.
- J. Deng (2006 & 2008) - PDF
Statistical modelling of fracture toughness of pressure tubes.
- N. Lind (2005) - Visiting Researcher
PhD students (25)
- W. Chao (2013 - 2017)
Probabilistic modeling of fatigue.
- S. Long (2013 - 2017)
Seismic probabilistic risk analysis.
- Z. Cai (2013 - 2016)
"Seismic Fragility Analysis for Structures, Systems, and Components in Nuclear Power Plants"
- K. Drew (2011 - 2016) - Not completed
Probabilistic risk analysis of nuclear plant systems.
- M. Rodriguez (2012 - 2016)
Research on non-destructive inspection models.
- W. Jiang (2012 - 2016)
"Direct Method of Generating Floor Response Spectra"
- Z.L. Wang (2010 - 2015)
"Seismic Risk Analysis for Nuclear Energy Facilities"
- M. Sarkarfarshi (2011 - 2015)
"Carbon Sequestration: Uncertainty and Parameter Estimation"
- B. Li (2011 - 2015)
"Response Spectra for Seismic Analysis and Design"
- G. Balomenos (2012 - 2015)
"Probabilistic Finite Element Analysis of Structures using the Multiplicative Dimensional Reduction Method"
- D.Y. Zhang (2010 - 2013)
"Stochastic Modelling and Analysis for Bridges under Spatially Varying Ground Motions"
- J. Deng (2009 - 2013)
"Fractional Stochastic Dynamics in Structural Stability Analysis"
- X. Zhang (2009 - 2013)
"Efficient Computational Methods for Structural Reliability and Global Sensitivity Analyses"
- A. Sadhu (2009 - 2013)
"Decentralized Ambient System Identification of Structures"
- A. Roffel (2009 - 2012)
"Condition Assessment of In-Service Pendulum Tuned Mass Dampers"
- S. Ni (2008 - 2012)
"Design Earthquakes Based on Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis"
- A. Veeramany (2007 - 2012)
"Multi-State Reliability Analysis of Nuclear Power Plant Systems"
- D. Lu (2007 - 2011)
"Estimation of Stochastic Degradation Models Using Uncertain Inspection Data"
- T. Cheng (2006 - 2011)
"Stochastic Renewal Process Models for Maintenance Cost Analysis"
- B. Hazra (2006 - 2010)
"Hybrid Time and Time-Frequency Blind Source Separation Towards Ambient System Identi cation of Structures"
- A. Sahoo (2009)
"Models for Assessment of Flaws in Pressure Tubes of CANDU Reactors"
- F. Tallavo (2009)
"New Methodology for the Assessment of Decayed Utility Wood Poles"
- S. Datla (2007)
"Probabilistic Models for Life Cycle Management of Energy Infrastructure Systems"
- X.X. Yuan (2007)
"Stochastic Modeling of Deterioration in Nuclear Power Plant Components"
- Y. An (2006)
"Extreme Value Models for the Estimation of Design Wind Speed"
MASc students (13)
- J. Raimbault (2013 - 2015)
"Modelling Fatigue Deterioration and Retrofitting in Bridge Management Systems"
- A. Abu-Khajil (2013 - 2015)
"Reliability Assessment of Load Testing for Concrete Buildings"
- T. Cunning (2011 - 2013) - Collaboration with Royal Military College
"A statistical approach to nuclear fuel design and performance"
- O. Daigle (2011 - 2013)
"The Effect of Woodpecker Damage on the Reliability of Wood Utility Poles"
- R. Consell (2011 - 2013)
"A Novel System for the Measurement of Dynamic Loading on a Bicycle Frame"
- S. Yu (2011 - 2013)
"Probabilistic Assessment of Common Cause Failures in Nuclear Power Plants"
- Y. Wu (2009 - 2011)
"NDT Applications for the Assessment of Asphalt Pavements, Plate Thickness, and Steel-Grout Coupling"
- S. Mirhosseni (2009 - 2010)
"The Effects of Nuclear Radiation on Aging Reinforced Concrete Structures in Nuclear Power Plants"
- P. Ramchandani (2009)
"Stochastic Renewal Process Model for Condition-Based Maintenance"
- S. Shirali (2009)
"Principal Component and Independent Component Regression for Predicting the Responses of Nonlinear Base Isolated Structures"
- A. Shahi (2008)
"Strengthening of Wooden Cross arms in 230 kV Transmission Structures Using Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Wrap"
- G. Prakash (2007)
"Statistical Modeling of Fracture Toughness Data"
- D. Mao (2007)
"Bayesian Modeling of Pitting Corrosion in Steam Generators"
Under-graduate students (5)
- D. Logtenberg (2016)
Reliability analysis of nuclear fuel elements.
- M. Predy (2016)
Analysis of environmental data.
- B. Kiefer (2010)
Trained in simulation of reliability.
- M.G. Kwan (2010)
Trained in simulation of reliability.
- R. Shankar (2010)
Analysis of effects of radiation in nuclear plants.