Supporting Patient Flow in Urgent Care: Right Care-Right Place-Right Time
- 09:25 - 17:00
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Dr Ajith Kumar Parlikad is Head of Management Group Asset Management at University of Cambridge, based at the Institute for Manufacturing. He is a Fellow and Tutor at Hughes Hall.
Ajith leads research activities on engineering asset management and maintenance. His particular focus is examining how asset information can be used to improve asset performance through effective decision-making. He actively engages with industry through research and consulting projects. He is currently the Scientific Secretary of the IFAC TC5.1 Working Group on "Advanced Maintenance Engineering, Services and Technology" and sits on the steering committee of the UK Digital Twin Hub. Ajith's current research focusses on the development and exploitation of digital twins of complex asset systems bringing together data from disparate sources to improve asset management.
Ajith joined Cambridge University to read for his PhD degree, which he successfully completed in August 2006. For his PhD, he developed a methodology for quantifying the benefits of improving product information availability and quality on the effectiveness of product recovery processes.