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Mosleh, Dr. Ali

Mosleh, Dr. Ali

Professor Emeritus of Reliability Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Center for Risk and Reliability
0151F Glenn L. Martin Hall, Building 088


  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1981


Dr. Mosleh has made research contributions in Bayesian Methods for Data Analysis; Methodology for Use of Expert Quantitative Opinion, Reliability Growth Modeling, Probabilistic Reliability Physics, Common Cause Failure Analysis, Modeling the Impact of Organizational Factors on System Reliability, Dynamic Accident Simulation and Dynamic Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Human Reliability Analysis (Cognitive Modeling, Simulation and Data Classification), Methodology for Information Systems Security Risk Management, and Space Systems Risk Analysis. He has worked with nuclear, chemical, and aerospace industries.

He is the editor of four books, author or co-author of four source books and guidebooks, and over 140 papers in technical journals and conferences. Professor Mosleh was the organizer and/or chairman numerous international conferences and technical sessions, and panel discussions, and was the winner of 3 Best Paper Awards. He also serves as Co-Director, Center for Technology Risk Studies at Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland. He is Director of the X-Ware Systems Reliability Analysis Laboratory, which focuses on reliability of integrated hardware-software-human systems. He is an expert consultant to national and international organizations on risk and reliability issues.


  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Chairman, Engineering Division of the International Society for Risk Analysis
  • Board Member, International Association of Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management
  • Member, Board of Editors for the Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Risk Analysis Methodology Committee, International Society for Risk Analysis
  • Program Chairman, Executive Committee of the Human Factors Division, American Nuclear Society

Risk and safety assessment Reliability analysis Decision analysis

Mechanical Engineering Welcomes Assistant Professor Katrina Groth

Groth researches computational models for risk assessment in energy systems and infrastructure.

UMD Holds Risk and Reliability Engineering 25th Anniversary Symposium

Symposium will celebrate research and education excellence in reliability engineering and risk analysis.

Student Awards, Fellowship Campaign Announced at Reliability Alumni Meeting

Faculty, staff presented awards, fundraising campaign for additional fellowship as part of next year’s 25th anniversary celebration.

Mosleh Attends White House Reception in Honor of Presidential Appointees

ME professor attends reception to honor membership in U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.

A Journey of Discovery II

Second Journey of Discovery: Annual Spring Break visit of women students from PI.

Mechanical Engineering Recognizes Faculty Accomplishments

Edward B. Magrab honored at reception recognizing distinguished service to campus and department.

ME Graduate Students Awarded

Mohammad Pour-gol-mohamad & Emil Rahim Recognized.

Mechanical Engineering Honors Prof. James Wallace & Faculty

Mechanical Engineering faculty were honored at the Faculty Recognition Event and Dinner on Friday, May 12.

2006 ME Research Review Day Highlights

Research Review Day held on March 20, 2006 at the University Inn and Conference Center.

Professor Ali Mosleh Appointed Director of Reliability Engineering Program

Professor Ali Mosleh has been appointed Director of the Reliability Engineering Program.

Other professional society fellows

  • Society for Risk Analysis

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)