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Profile of Prof. A K Verma

Ajit Kumar Verma is a Professor(Technical Safety) for over five years in Norway and is working with AT├śM, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Haugesund, Norway. He was a Professor/Senior (HAG) scale Professor with the Reliability Engg/Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay for around 15 years with a research focus in Reliability, Risk & Safety Engineering and Soft Computing Applications in various domains. He is also a Guest Professor at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden and was an adjunct at the University of Stavanger.

He is the Springer Book Series Editor of Asset Analytics: Performance and Safety Management as well as the Springer Book Series Editor of Reliable & Sustainable Electric Power and Energy Systems Management and has jointly edited books published by Springer titled 1.Reliability and Risk Evaluation of Wind Integrated Power Systems 2.Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Smart Power Systems 3.Current Trends in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety- An Industry Perspective 4.Sustainable Power Systems and is also an author of books titled 1.Fuzzy Reliability Engineering Concepts and Applications (Narosa), 2.Optimal Maintenance of Large Engineering System-Practical Strategies for Effective Decision Making(Narosa), 3.Reliability and Safety Engineering (Springer) 4.Dependability of Networked Computer Based Systems (Springer), 5.Risk Management of Non-Renewable Energy Systems(Springer). He has over 250 publications in various journals and conferences and has been a supervisor for 37 Phd theses.He is a senior member of IEEE and a life fellow of IETE. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of OPSEARCH published by Springer(Jan 2008- Jan 2011) as well as the Founder Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management(IJSAEM) published by Springer and an Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering(Springer). He is on the editorial board of various international journals. He has served as a Guest Editor of Special Issues of journals including IEEE Transactions on Reliability.