EFNMS Excellence Award for M.Sc. Thesis & Ph.D. Thesis in Maintenance
The objective of the EFNMS Excellence Award is to promote, encourage and motivate the theoretical and applied research and developments in different topics related to maintenance knowledge and practice amongst the students of the European Universities and Research Institutes. The primary areas of interest are Maintenance Engineering, Maintenance Management, Information and Communication Technologies for Maintenance, Maintenance Modeling Methods and Systems, Maintenance Services. The current edition of the Excellence Award will deliver two types of awards:
• M.Sc. Thesis Award (MTA);
• Ph.D. Thesis Award (PTA).
The candidate theses should be:
• theses made to pursue the Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree;
• theses made to pursue the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree.
The Awards have been presented during the EFNMS Euromaintenance Congress & Exhibition 2021, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Professor Macchi from Politecnico di Milano is the Chairman of the present Award Committee. The Awards are sponsored and supported by the Salvetti Foundation.
The next Awards will be presented at the EFNMS Euromaintenance Congress & Exhibition 2023, in Italy
The announcement of the winner will be on 29th of March 2021 during the congress diner.
The EFNMS Excellence Master Thesis Award is meant to promote, encourage and motivate the Theoretical and Applied Research and developments in the areas of Maintenance Engineering, Maintenance Management, Information and Communication Technologies, Methods and Systems amongst the students of the European Universities and Research Institutes.
Thesis Nomination Procedure EuroMaintenance 2021 - Rotterdam
This competition is a bi-yearly activity. It's one of the objectives of the European Federation of National Maintenance Societies to promote the awarding of prices and distinctions relating to maintenance . Jury chairman for these awards is Prof. dr Macchi from Politecnico di Milano.
The winner Master Thesis Award 2018: Asier Erguido Ruiz representing Spain. University de Sevilla - Bilbao
Asier Ruiz Thesis - Optimization of asset management strategies based on life cycle costs due to non-reliability. A wind case study.
The winner Master Thesis Award 2016: Ville Ilmonen, Aalto University, School of Science, Finland.
Ville IImonen's Thesis - "Enhancing quality and productivity in maintenance field service by scheduling" has been selected as the joint-winner of the European Federation of National Maintenance Societies (EFNMS) Master’s thesis award 2016.
The winner PhD Award 2018: Peter Kipruto Chemweno. Representing Belgium. University of Leuven.
Peter Chemweno Thesis - The added value of asset management in power generation plants in developing countries context: a case for Kenya.
The winners PhD Award 2016:
Christer Stenström, Lulea University of Technology, Operation and Maintenance Engineering, Sweden.
Maria Holgado Granados, Politecnico di Milano, Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Italy.
The purpose of this excellence award is to
The Theoretical and Applied research and applications of research outcomes in the areas of Maintenance Engineering and Management amongst the students of the European Universities and Institutes.