Dr. Hoang Pham Pham is Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. Before joining Rutgers, he was a senior engineering specialist at the Boeing Company, Seattle, and the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho Falls. His research interests include software reliability, system reliability modeling, maintenance, and environmental risk assessment.
He is the author of Software Reliability (Springer-Verlag, 2000) and a forthcoming book System Software Reliability (Springer, 2005). He is the editor of the Handbook of Reliability Engineering (Springer-Verlag, 2003) and Springer Handbook of Engineering Statistics (Springer, 2005). He is also the editor of Springer Series in Reliability. He has published more than 80 journal articles, 20 book chapters, and the editor of ten volumes.
He is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (www.worldscinet.com/ijrqse), associate editor of the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (Part A), and guest editor of IIE Transactions and IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (Part A). He has been conference chair and program chair of over 20 international conferences and workshops and is currently the Conference Chair of the Eleventh International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design will be held in St. Louis , August 2005.
He received the B.S. degree in mathematics, B.S. degree in computer science, both with high honors, from Northeastern Illinois University , Chicago , the M.S. degree in statistics from the University of Illinois , Urbana-Champaign, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo .