Prof. Diego Galar has a Msc in Telecommunications and a PhD degree in Manufacturing from the University of Saragossa. He has become Professor in several universities, including the University of Saragossa or the European University of Madrid. He also was a senior researcher in I3A, Institute for engineering research in Aragon, director of academic innovation and subsequently pro-vice-chancellor of the university. In industry, he has been also technological director and CBM manager. He has authored more than hundred journal and conference papers, books and technical reports in the field of maintenance. Currently, he is Professor of Condition Monitoring in the Division of Operation and Maintenance in LTU, Lulea University of Technology, where he is coordinating several EU-FP7 projects related to different maintenance aspects and is also involved in the SKF UTC centre located in Lulea focused in SMART bearings. He is also visiting Professor in the University of Valencia, Polytechnic of Braganza (Portugal), Valley University (Mexico), Sunderland University and NIU (USA).
Jan Maciej Koscielny, received the M.Sc, Ph.D. and.D.Sc from the Warsaw University of Technology in 1973, 1980 and 1991 respectively. In 2003 he became a full professor. Since he is director of the Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics of Warsaw University of Technology. His research activities are focused mainly on the fields of fault detection and isolation, fault tolerant control and application of fuzzy logic and neural networks in control systems. He is the author or co-author of 6 monographs (including monographs: Fault Diagnosis, Models, Artificial Inteligence, Applications and Modeling, Diagnostics and Process Control. Implementation in the DiaSter System published by Springer), over 250 papers and 3 patents, coordinator of over 70 scientific grants and industrial contracts. The development and implementation of industrial monitoring and diagnosing systems: OSA, DIAG, AMandD and DiaSter were conducted in the framework of those projects. Member of: Committee of Automatics and Robotics of Polish Academy of Sciences, Technical Committee TC 6.4.: Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes of International Federation of Automatic Control, editorial board of International Journal of Applied Mathematics, Programme Council and editor of national research-technical journal Pomiary Automatyka Kontrola.
Anna Sztyber received the M.Sc. degree in Automatic Control and Robotics in 2010 and the M.Sc. degree in Mathematics in 2013 from Warsaw University of Technology, both with distinction. She currently works as an research and teaching assistant lecturer in the Division of Diagnostics and Monitoring of Processes of Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics, Faculty of Mechatronics, Warsaw University of Technology. Hers current research interests include applications of qualitative models in fault diagnosis with special interest in causal graphs. She is working on a PhD dissertation about sensor placement algorithms for fault diagnosis.Author's Instructions