Dr. Andrei Sleptchenko is an Assistant Professor at Qatar University. He has background in applied mathematics and stochastic models for Operations Management and Logistics. He has done considerable research in the area of Maintenance Logistics and published several well cited works about optimization of the maintenance processes for repairable line-replaceable units. Currently Dr. Sleptchenko is leading a large research project on Optimal Exploitation of Resources in Maintenance Logistics sponsored by Qatar Foundation.