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Dr. Joseph H. Saleh

Associate Professor 

Office Address

265 N Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
United States

Room Number
Gugg 241
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Dr. Saleh conducts research in spacecraft reliability and multi-state failure analysis; programmatic systems engineering as it pertains to space systems focusing on its temporal dimension, including flexibility, on-orbit obsolescence, space responsiveness, and schedule risk; and accident causation and system safety.

Prior to Joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Saleh served as the Executive Director of the Ford-MIT Alliance, a multi-million dollar research partnership between MIT and the Ford Motor Company. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Reliability Engineering and System Safety, and the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. Dr. Saleh is the author two books, 140 technical publications, including two articles in the Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering (Wiley), and 66 journal articles, a dozen of which have been on the Top 25 most downloaded publications on ScienceDirect. He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Saleh has received several awards for his teaching and mentoring, including the Outstanding Faculty Award, the Lockheed Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, the Most Valuable Professor Award, and the Class of 1940 W. Roanne Beard Outstanding Teaching Award, Georgia Tech’s highest teaching award; and at MIT he received the Vicki Kerrebrock Award and two mentoring awards for supervising the Best Theses in the Technology and Policy Program (for Nicole Jordan and Juan Pablo Torres Padilla).