Janet Lam

Janet Lam

Assistant Director - C-MORE ,
University of Toronto

Dr. Janet Lam has a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto and currently serves as the Assistant Director at the Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering (C-MORE). Her research interests are using maintenance and failure data to develop statistical models that optimize replacement and inspection scheduling decisions.

With over 10 years of experience in maintenance and reliability, her expertise lies in bridging the academic-industry gap, enabling practitioners to benefit from cutting-edge research in academia. As a MITACS accelerate researcher, she worked with Ontario Clean Water Agency from 2010 to 2012 on centrifuge maintenance.

Janet is also a respected instructor with six years of experience teaching undergraduate and professional students. She served as a Teaching Specialist for first year engineering students at Michigan State University from 2016 to 2017. She has given several workshops in teaching and education. In 2017, she was a Fellow of the National Effective Teaching Institute.