Keynote Title:To be Announced!
Prof. Ali Hessami FRSA
PhD, BSc (Hons), EurIng, CEng, FIET, SMIEEE
Ali is currently the Director of R&D and Innovation at Vega Systems and Director of System of Systems Engineering Centre at UEL, London. He is an expert in the systems assurance and safety, security, sustainability and knowledge assessment/management methodologies and has a background in design and development of advanced control systems for business and safety critical industrial applications.Ali project managed the safety analysis and assessment of European Rail Traffic Management System’s ETCS for the EU Commission under the ESROG project. He also project managed the development of an advanced and systematic Safety & Risk Management System for EU Commission under SAMRail project,in support of the pan European Railway Safety Directive.He contributed significant original material to CENELEC WGA10 Report TR-50451 on Allocation of Safety Integrity & TR-50506-1 on the Cross-Acceptance of Signalling Systems. He represents UK on CENELEC Railway Standards committees. He was appointed by CENELEC as convenor of WGA11for review of EN50128 Software Safety Standard and Convenor of RG3 in WG14,where he is responsible for update and restructuring of the software,hardware and system safety standards in CENELEC.
Ali also heads the System Safety & Security Technical Committee at IEEE Systems and Cybernetics Society (SMC). Ali is a Visiting Professor at London City University’s Centre for Systems and Control in the School of
Engineering & Mathematics and at Beijing Jiaotong University School of Electronics and Information Engineering. He is also a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), Fellow of the IET, a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the Security Institute.uk.linkedin.com/pub/ali-hessami/11/571/845