Faculty of Engineering

Professor John Andrews receives Honorary Doctorate

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Professor John Andrews (left)

Professor John Andrews receives Honorary Doctorate from Örebro University in Sweden

Professor John Andrews Head of the Resilience Engineering Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Faculty for Business, Science and Engineering at Örebro University in Sweden.  The Conferment ceremony for the award took place on Saturday 3 February 2018.  Whilst in Örebro Prof Andrews gave a presentation at the University entitled ‘Infrastructure Maintenance Modelling’ and also a talk in the Popular Science Series which is open to the general public, entitled ‘ Avoiding System Failures’.  The text from the University conferment programme states:

‘John Andrews is amongst the world’s most prominent researchers regarding system reliability, maintainability modelling and optimisation.  He is the Network Rail professor of Asset Management at the University of Nottingham and the Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Resilience Engineering Research Group.'

The focus of Professor Andrews’ research is on methods for predicting system reliability and availability.  His research includes optimal system design for safety critical systems and fault diagnostics techniques. It also includes the development of methods to predict optimal maintenance strategies for infrastructure and other technical systems.

John Andrews (pictured here with Professor Johan Schnürer, Vice-Chancellor Örebro University, and Dr Magnus Löfstrand) has written numerous books and articles.  He has received several academic awards, and supervised an extensive number of doctoral students. He currently leads an internationally well-known research group at the University of Nottingham.’



Posted on Wednesday 28th February 2018

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