Adolfo Crespo del Castillo joined the Institute for Manufacturing as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Ajith Kumar Parlikad. He is a member of Girton College, University of Cambridge. His areas of interest are Asset Management, Smart Maintenance, Dynamic Fleet Management, Asset Health Indexes, and Strategic Decision-making. His research focuses on dynamically managing the maintenance of fleets of assets based on the condition indexes of the monitored systems, the demand of the clients, and the systematic maintenance restrictions (time and resources available at the depots).


He participates actively as a consultant in digitalisation asset management projects involving the implementation of modern Asset Health Indexes for valuable assets and Dynamic Fleet Maintenance Management.




Adolfo obtained his double MSc title from Universidad de Navarra (Industrial Engineering MSc) and Cranfield University (Engineering and Management of Manufacturing Systems MSc) graduating in 2020. During his studies he completed a project stage at the Politecnico di Milano developing a Digital Twin model for equipment health assessment within the MAYA EU research project at the Industry 4.0 Laboratory. He has been involved in strategic asset management consulting projects, mainly in the Transportation and Oil & Gas sectors. 

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