Conference Chairs
  Hoang Pham
     Rutgers University, USA
  Shigeru Yamada
     Tottori University, Japan
Program Chairs
  Yi-Kuei Lin
     National Taiwan Univ. of
     Science & Technology, Taiwan
  Feng-Bin Sun
     Tesla Motors, USA
Arrangements Chair
  Zhenmin Chen
     Florida International Univ., USA
Program Committee Members
  Antonio C. Caputo  (Italy)
  Philippe Castagliola  (France)
  Antonella Certa  (Italy)
  Chung-Ho Chen  (Taiwan)
  Ming-Chih Chen  (Taiwan)
  Shin-Guang Chen  (Taiwan)
  Zhenmin Chen  (USA)
  Balbir S. Dhillon  (Canada)
  Elsayed A. Elsayed  (USA)
  Maxim Finkelstein  (South Africa)
  Lance Fiondella  (USA)
  Kehan Gao  (USA)
  D. Gary Harlow  (USA)
  Hong-Zhong Huang  (China)
  Shinji Inoue  (Japan) 
  Mingxiao Jiang  (USA)
  Rui Kang  (China)
  Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar  (USA)
  Mitsuhiro Kimura  (Japan)
  Uday Kumar  (Sweden)
  Yi-Kuei Lin  (Taiwan)
  Anatoly Lisnianski  (Israel)
  Byungjin Ma (Korea)
  N. V. R. Naidu  (India)
  Syouji Nakamura  (Japan)
  Dong Ho Park  (Korea)
  Minjae Park  (Korea)
  Alexander Parkhomovsky  (USA)
  Alessandro Persona  (Italy)
  Hoang Pham  (USA)
  Fl. Popentiu Vladicescu (Romania)
  Gordon J. Savage  (Canada)
  Shey-Huei Sheu  (Taiwan)
  Feng-Bin Sun  (USA)
  Kazuyuki Suzuki  (Japan)
  Yoshinobu Tamura  (Japan)
  Loon-Ching Tang  (Singapore)
  Koichi Tokuno  (Japan)
  Fugee Tsung  (Hong Kong)
  Ajit Kumar Verma  (India)
  Nikola Vujanovic  (Serbia)
  Liyang Xie  (China)
  Min Xie  (Hong Kong)
  Shigeru Yamada  (Japan)
  Ruey Huei Yeh  (Taiwan)
  Panlop Zeephongsekul  (Australia)
  Jianguo Zhang  (China)
  Songlin Zheng  (China)
  Ming J. Zuo  (Canada)

Calls for Papers / Journals of Interest

International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (IJRQSE)

Printable RQD 2016
Call for Papers

               Call for Papers

RQD 2016

Call for Papers: August 4-6, 2016  Los Angeles, CA, USA

Important Dates  

Submission Deadline
  February 15, 2016

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
  March 31, 2016

Camera-ready papers due
  May 15, 2016

Registration opens
  April 1, 2016


RQD 2016 Conference Proceedings will be indexed in Elsevier Scopus and Compendex.

      Organizers and Sponsors

 The conference is organized and sponsored by

       International Society of Science and Applied Technologies (ISSAT)

   In cooperation with

      The Korean Reliability Society (KORAS)
      Reliability Engineering Association of Japan (REAJ)

      Paper Submissions

Authors are invited to submit full manuscripts by February 15, 2016 to Conference Secretary at For more details, please see the Guidelines for papers.

Papers must be original and have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers will be reviewed for merit and contents. 

Author of an accepted paper will need to register and pay full conference registration fee for the paper to be published in the conference proceedings.

      Citation Indexing

ISSAT RQD Conference Proceedings from year 2005 are and will be covered in Elsevier Scopus and Compendex index products.

ISSAT RQD Conference Proceedings from year 2002 to 2008 are listed in the Thomson Reuters products:

       ISI Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings

       Materials Science Citation Index

       CC Proceedings - Engineering & Physical Sciences

       ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index

ISSAT RQD Proceedings are sent for indexing in Google Scholar.

      Best Paper Awards / Journal Publications

Two outstanding papers presented at the conference will be chosen for the ISSAT Best Paper and Best Student Paper Awards.  Student must be first author and presenter at the conference to quality.

Outstanding papers will be considered for publication in special issues of the International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, and Reliability Management and Computing Special Volume of the Annals of Operations Research.

      Topics of Interest
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Concurrent Engineering and Design
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Data Computing
  • Data Mining and Analytics
  • Design Issues in Manufacturing
  • Engineering Design Optimization
  • Experimental Design for Quality Control
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Human Factors and Reliability
  • Life Testing
  • Maintainability and Availability
  • Methodologies for Quality Control
  • Modeling Analysis and Simulation
  • Network Reliability
  • Optimization
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Performance Analysis
  • Process Control and Management
  • Quality Assurance and Cost Issues
  • Quality Engineering
  • Quality Planning and Measurements
  • Reliability
  • Reliability Modeling and Testing
  • Risk Assessment Modeling
  • Robust Design
  • Security Analytics
  • Safety-Critical and High Assurance Systems
  • Service Sciences
  • Software and Algorithms
  • Software Reliability and Testing
  • Statistical Approaches in Reliability
  • Survival Data Analysis
  • Total Quality Management Techniques