Olga Fink

SNSF Professor for Intelligent Maintenance Systems

EPFL Zurich

Olga Fink has been assistant professor of intelligent maintenance and operations systems at EPFL since March 2022. Before joining EPFL faculty, Olga was assistant professor of intelligent maintenance systems at ETH Zurich from 2018 to 2022, being awarded the prestigious professorship grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).


Between 2014 and 2018 she was heading the research group “Smart Maintenance” at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) where she was senior lecturer. Olga received her Ph.D. from ETH Zurich on the topic of “Failure and Degradation Prediction by Artificial Neural Networks: Applications to Railway Systems” and a diploma in industrial engineering from the Hamburg University of Technology. She has gained valuable industry experience as a reliability engineer for railway rolling stock and as a reliability and maintenance expert for railway systems. Olga’s research focuses on Data‐Driven Condition‐Based and Predictive Maintenance, Physics-Informed Machine Learning for Operational Digital Twins, Deep Learning and Decision Support Algorithms for Fault Detection, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Complex Industrial Assets.

Olga Fink