Joel A. Nachlas

Associate Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering (1974-2016)

 

Research Areas

Main Area:  Operations Research

  • Reliability Theory
  • Maintenance Planing
  • Statistical Quality Control

Research Accomplishments

  • Analysis of time dependent availability for a class of non-stationary repair problems
  • Definition of bivariate reliability and maintenance probability models

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1976
  • M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1974
  • B.E.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1970

  • Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 9/1974 - 3/2016

Visiting appointments

  • Visiting Professor, Polytechnique de Nice (formerly Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs de Nice Sophia Antipolis), University of Nice, Biot, France, 10/2011 - 1/2012
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs de Nice Sophia Antipolis, University of Nice, Biot, France, 9/2003 - 6/2004
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Superieure d’Ingenieurs de Nice Sophia Antipolis, University of Nice, Biot, France, 9/1995 - 6/1996
  • Visiting Professor, Physics, University of Angers, Angers, France, 1/1989 - 6/1989
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Reliability Theory
  • Introductory Probability
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Philosophy of Operation Research Modeling
  • Senior Member, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
  • Fellow, American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • Member, Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences
  • Fellow, Society of Reliability Engineers
  • Member, Alpha Pi Mu
  • IIE William A. J. Golomski Award, 2004
  • US Lacrosse, Men’s Division Coach of the Year, 2001
  • P. K. McElroy Outstanding Technical Paper Award, 1991
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1990 - 1991

Head coach, Virginia Tech men's lacrosse team (www.lacrosse.org.vt.edu)

Dr. Joel A. Nachlas

Dr. Joel A. Nachlas
Joel A. Nachlas