Adolfo Crespo Marquez
Adolfo Crespo Márquez is currently Full Professor and Head of the Department of Industrial management at the School of Engineering of the University of Seville. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering with Honors from this same University. His research works have been published in journals such as the International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, International Journal of Agile Manufacturing, Omega, Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Decision Support Systems, Computers in Industry and Reliability Engineering and System Safety, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, among others.
Prof. Crespo is the author of 8 books, the last four with Springer-Verlag in 2007, 2010 2012 and 2014 about maintenance, supply chain and warranty management. Prof. Crespo leads the Spanish Research Network on Assets Management and the Spanish Committee for Maintenance Standardization. He also leads a research team related to maintenance and dependability management currently with 5 PhD students and 6 researchers. He has extensively participated in many engineering and consulting projects for different companies including Boeing, Talgo, Copper industry, Spanish defense industries, scientific and educational areas and IPTS european comission, and he has been president of INGEMAN (a National Association for the Development of Maintenance Engineering in Spain) since 2002