Masdi Muhammad

Dr. Masdi bin Muhammad, CEng (UK) is an associate profes-sor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia. He also leads the research group for Reliability Engineering and Asset Management at the university. Dr. Muhammad earned a BSc in Mechanical Engi-neering and an MSc in Manufacturing System Engineering from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. He earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at UTP with research on “Reliability Model for Repairable Systems with Multi-State Degradation.” He is actively involved in research col-laboration and consultancy with industries, and he supervises graduate students studying reliability and maintenance. He has twelve years of experience working in various positions at one of the leading semiconductor companies, involving pro-cess and equipment engineering, product development and material quality. He is a chartered engineer and member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a Certified Reliability Engineer by the American Soci-ety for Quality (ASQ ) and a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP)