Expert in Electronics Design and Manufacture Reliability, Failure Analysis, Asia Manufacturer Risk Management
Expert ID: 727301
Expert has over 20 years of expanding responsibilities in the research and engineering of reliability risk identification, analysis, quantification and mitigation in the context of product and technology development. He is responsible for both technical and organizational leadership and technical execution. He has founded reliability and failure analyses programs and teams for multiple P&L businesses involving consumer, medical and infrastructure electronics. He also consulted for over 40 companies including aerospace, energy, medical and telecommunication industries. His core expertise and skills include Reliability Program Establishment (Reliability process/program development and training, Reliability goal setting and allocation, Concurrent engineering implementation); Reliability Quantification (Reliability predication methodologies, Reliability specification, Statistical data analyses, Assembly process reliability evaluation); Reliability Methodology (Design for reliability methodologies, e.g., PoF, FMEA, DOE; Sensor applications in reliability assessment; System application-specific electronic, mechanical, thermal and optical design risk assessment), Reliability Test (Accelerated testing methodologies; Failure mechanism driven test planning; HALT and verification tests; ESD/latch-up and other IPC/IEEE test standards); Failure Analysis (Failure isolation and analysis; Functional and parametric measurement; Construction analyses; Device Degradation and Failure Signature Analyses); Component Technology (Active and passive device physics and characterization, packaging and interconnection risks; Uprating and derating, etc.); and Supply Chain (Supplier quality and reliability assessment, supplier selection and qualification, supplier management and improvement).
Expert has extensive reliability experience with consumer, computer, communication, medical and electronics components manufacturers in US, Europe and Asia. He is bilingual and is fluent in Chinese. Additionally, he holds over 30 patents in the areas of optics, computer inputs and printing, etc.
Consulted for Asian components and system manufactureres (e.g., opto-electronics, assembly ESD program, PFMEA)
Consulted for Medical and telecom businesses in addition to consumer/computer and communication industries (e.g., root cause analysis, new technology reliability assessments)
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities:
Seattle, Washington - Tacoma, Washington - Bellevue, Washington - Everett, Washington - Federal Way, Washington - Kent, Washington - Yakima, Washington - Bellingham, Washington - Lakewood, Washington - Renton, Washington