Isi Mitrani studied Mathematics at the Universities of Sofia and Moscow (Diploma, 1965), and Operations Research at the Technion, Haifa (MSc, 1967). He joined the University of Newcastle in 1968 as a Programming Advisor, became a Lecturer in 1969 (PhD, 1973), Reader in 1986 and Professor in 1991. He has held several visiting positions, including sabbatical years at INRIA (Le Chesnay) and Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill). His research interests are in the areas of probabilistic modelling, performance evaluation and optimization. Publications include 4 authored books, 3 edited books, numerous journal and conference papers and one patent.
1. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Smith Institute Faraday Partnership for Industrial Mathematics and System Engineering.
2. Member of EPSRC Peer Review College.
3. Associate Editor, Queueing Systems Theory and Applications.
4. Member of IFIP WG 7.3 (Performance Evaluation).
5. Member of programme committees and invited speaker at several international conferences and workshops.