Yonas Zewdu Ayele

Faculty of Engineering
Norwegian version of this page Position
Associate Professor
Contact
+4769608898
Study place
Fredrikstad
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Academic interests

- (Critical) infrastructure resilience analysis
- Road & transport engineering
- (Dynamic) Bayesian networks to resilience analysis of transport networks
- Causal modeling
- Cost-effectiveness analysis
- Impact assessment of road infrastructures

Courses taught

Background

2013 – 2016:  Ph.D. University of Tromsø and University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

Awards

  • Academic Writing Scholarship 2018
  • Søknadsstipend 2018
  • Norwegian Research Council Grant to Emerging Leaders Program, 2013
  • Best Master Thesis of the year 2013 from Department of Engineering and Safety, UiT.
  • Addis Ababa University Distinction Award, 2008.

Appointments

  • 2018 - to date: Leader, Building and Environment Research Group, Østfold University College
  • 2016 - 2018: Board Member, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Tromsø.
  • 2014 - to date: Member, Technical Program Committee for IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM).
  • 2015 - 2016: Member, Technical Program Committe for European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL)

Positions held

  • Visiting Associate Professor, University College London, London, UK, 2017.

PhD supervision

  • Co-supervisor for PhD research fellow Bjarte Rød together with Associate Professor Abbas Barabadi, UiT
  • Co-supervisor for PhD research fellow Rezgar Zakitogether with Associate Professor Abbas Barabadi, UiT
  • Co-supervisor for PhD research fellow Mustafa, Albara Mohamad Yazid Faisal together with Associate Professor Abbas Barabadi, UiT

Partners

National

- Statens vegvesen (SVV)
- Universitetet i Tromsø
- Universitetet i Stavanger
- NTNU
- UNIS

International

- University College London, UK
- University of Maryland, College Park, USA
- University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
- University of Leeds, UK
- Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
- University of Chile, Chile.
- Tampere University of Technology, Finland
- Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Ethiopia
- University of Oulu, Finland
- Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland
- Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
- Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
- University of Birmingham, UK
- University of São Paulo, Brazil
- Murmansk Arctic State University, Russia
- University of Iceland, Iceland

Research groups

Publications

  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2020). In-line Wireless Vibration Monitoring Procedure for Bridge Damage Detection, Localization and Classification – A Case Study. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems / Taylor & Francis.  ISSN 1547-2450. Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Griffiths, David (2020). Automatic UAV-based Damage Quantification for Improved Bridge Resilience Assessment. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems / Taylor & Francis.  ISSN 1547-2450. Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2019). Drone-inspeksjoner kan redusere faren for brokollapser. Norsk Rikskringkasting.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2019). Droner kan hindre at vegbroer kollapser. Våre veger.  ISSN 0376-7272.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2019). Drones for inspecting aging bridges. International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure.  ISSN 2623-4513.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2019). Impact assessment of road infrastructure: A holistic approach. WIT Transactions on the Built Environment.  ISSN 1743-3509.  s 15- 25 . doi: 10.2495/UT180021
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2019). Marketing Management Challenges – A Nordic Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) Perspective. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  2019-December, s 550- 554 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2018.8607309
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Droguett, E. L. (2019). Application of UAVs for Bridge Inspection and Resilience Assessment. Safety and Reliability.  ISSN 0961-7353.
  • Kobrich, Philip; San Martin, Gabriel; Droguett, Enrique López; Ortiz, Alejandro & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2019). Physics Based Deep Learning Model for Crack Propagation Prognostics. Safety and Reliability.  ISSN 0961-7353.
  • Aliyari, Mostafa; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Droguett López, Enrique (2018). Risk analysis in low-voltage distribution systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part O, Journal of risk and reliability.  ISSN 1748-006X.  233(2), s 118- 138 . doi: 10.1177/1748006X18759806
  • Amare, Gizat Derebe & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2018). Effect of Negative Damping on Offshore Structures. International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE) [proceedings].  ISSN 1523-651X. . doi: doi:10.1115/OMAE2018-78715 Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2018). Quantitative Risk Analysis of Components Under High Stress. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  s 1232- 1235 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290089 Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Yuan, Fuqing (2018). Mixture Lognormal Cox Regression Repair Model for Prediction of the Repair Time. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  s 1155- 1159 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2018.8607572
  • Barabadi, Abbas & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2018). Post-disaster infrastructure recovery: Prediction of recovery rate using historical data. Reliability Engineering & System Safety.  ISSN 0951-8320.  169, s 209- 223 . doi: /10.1016/j.ress.2017.08.018 Show summary
  • Imoudu, Nelson Edoh; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2018). The Characteristic of Cold Metal Transfer (CMT) and its application For Cladding. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  s 1883- 1887 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290218 Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). A practical guideline for human error assessment: A causal model. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.  ISSN 1757-8981.  276(1) . doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/276/1/012019 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). Cold stress: Safety issues when working in cold environments. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). Human error probability estimation of maintenance activities in cold operating environment based on Bayesian network, In Lesley Walls; Matthew Revie & Tim Bedford (ed.),  Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating Theory and Practice : Proceedings of ESREL 2016 (Glasgow, Scotland, 25-29 September 2016).  CRC Press.  ISBN 9781138029972.  Human factors and human reliability analysis.  s 938 - 944
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabady, Javad (2017). Risk-based offshore facility design (RB-OFD) under arctic operational conditions. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.
  • Bergland, Espen; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for inspection of complex production facilities, In Marko Cepin & Radim Bris (ed.),  Safety & Reliability, Theory and Applications.  CRC Press.  ISBN 978-1138629370.  Risk assessment.
  • Jensen, Sondre Finjord; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). Fire safety aspects for underwater tunnels in cold climate. ISOPE - International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. Proceedings.  ISSN 1098-6189.  s 1360- 1367
  • Marhaug, Andreas; Barabadi, Abbas; Stagrum, Espen; Olsen, Alf; Karlsen, Ketil & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2017). Criticality analysis for maintenance purposes of platform supply vessels in remote areas. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering.  ISSN 0892-7219.  139(3) . doi: 10.1115/1.4035304
  • Nese, Tord; Dalsand, Raymond; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Solberg, Knut Espen; Barabady, Javad; Barabadi, Abbas & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2017). Identification of hazards during search and rescue operations in cold climate. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.
  • Qarahasanlou, Ali. N; Barabadi, Abbas & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2017). Production performance analysis during operation phase: A case study. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part O, Journal of risk and reliability.  ISSN 1748-006X.  232(6), s 559- 575 . doi: 10.1177/1748006X17744383 Show summary
  • Rød, Bjarte; Barabadi, Abbas; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Lange, David; Honfi, Daniel & Droguett, Enrique López (2017). Probabilistic metric of infrastructure resilience considering time-dependent and time-independent covariates, In Marko Cepin & Radim Bris (ed.),  Safety & Reliability, Theory and Applications.  CRC Press.  ISBN 978-1138629370.  Resilience Engineering.  s 1053 - 1060
  • Zaki, Rezgar; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2017). Systems performance measurement in the Arctic using internet of things (IoT). Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.
  • Aalipour, Mojgan; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2016). Human reliability assessment (HRA) in maintenance of production process: A case study. International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management.  ISSN 0975-6809.  7(2), s 229- 238 . doi: 10.1007/s13198-016-0453-z Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabadi, Abbas (2016). Risk Based Inspection of Offshore Topsides Static Mechanical Equipment in Arctic Conditions. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  s 501- 506 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2016.7797926
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2016). A methodology for identification of a suitable drilling waste handling system in the Arctic region. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management.  ISSN 1478-9868.  17(3/4), s 227- 250 . doi: 10.1504/IJEWM.2016.078596 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2016). Dynamic spare parts transportation model for Arctic production facility. International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management.  ISSN 0975-6809.  7(1), s 84- 98 . doi: 10.1007/s13198-015-0379-x Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2016). Performance-Based Risk management Systems (PBRMS) in the Arctic Drilling Waste Handling Operation. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  2016-January, s 1623- 1628 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2015.7385922
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Droguett, Enrique López (2016). Risk-based cost-effectiveness analysis of waste handling practices in the Arctic drilling operation. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering-Transactions of The Asme.  ISSN 0892-7219.  138(3) . doi: 10.1115/1.4032707
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabady, Javad & Droguett, Enrique López (2016). Dynamic Bayesian network based risk assessment for Arctic offshore drilling waste handling practices. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering-Transactions of The Asme.  ISSN 0892-7219.  138:051302(5), s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1115/1.4033713
  • Garmabaki, Amir Hossein Soleiman; Barabadi, Abbas; Yuan, Fuqing; Lu, Jinmei & Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (2016). Reliability modeling of successive release of software using NHPP. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  2016-January, s 761- 766 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2015.7385750
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2015). Effectiveness Assessment for Waste Management Decision-support in the Arctic Drilling. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  2015-January, s 559- 564 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2014.7058700
  • Amare, Gizat Derebe; Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Barabady, Javad (2015). Losses From Failure: RAMS Analysis in Extreme Cold Operating Conditions. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.  2015-January
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabady, Javad & Droguett, Enrique López (2015). Risk assessment of Arctic drilling waste management operations based on Bayesian Networks, In Luca Podofillini; Bruno Sudret; Bozidar Stojadinovic; Enrico Zio & Wolfgang Kröder (ed.),  Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems.  CRC Press.  ISBN 9781138028791.  Bayesian and statistical methods.  s 1907 - 1915
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu & Løset, Sveinung (2015). Drilling waste handling practices in low temperature operations: a risk perspective. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756.  2015-January
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2014). A risk-based approach to manage the Occupational Hazards in the Arctic drilling waste handling practices, In Tomasz Nowakowski (ed.),  Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications.  CRC Press.  ISBN 9781138026810.  KAPITTEL.  s 1329 - 1334
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Barabady, Javad (2013). Drilling Waste Handling and Management in the High North. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.  ISSN 2157-3611.  s 673- 678 . doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2013.6962496
  • Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas & Markeset, Tore (2013). Spare Part Transportation Management in the High North. Proceedings - International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions.  ISSN 0376-6756. Full text in Research Archive.

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