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Expert in Reliability, Maintainability

Expert ID: 107862 New York, USA

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DERATING. Expert (pronounced gam-BALL-ee) is familiar with both government and industry derating guidelines pertaining to electrical and electronic parts. He has generated derating guidelines for engineers and given in-house training on their use. He has performed stress analysis on parts and circuitry to verify compliance to contractual derating policies. He is familiar with thermal management of parts and board layout design.

FAILURE MODES AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA). Expert has extensive experience in generating FMEAs in accordance with military specifications and standards. He was the project leader in the formulation of an FMEA team to maximize analyses and bring out design weaknesses as candidates for design improvement. Expert performed FMEA on both electronic and mechanical items. He has experience in generating FMEA plans for a cost effective approach based on ultimate FMEA use. He is on industry committees to develop a new standard for FMEA to replace MIL-STD-1629.

RELIABILITY. Expert has over 35 years experience in reliability engineering. His experience covers every aspect of reliability discipline from planning, analysis, costing, test design, program meetings and review, failure analysis, and field evaluation. He is familiar with all military reliability standards and their streamlining to create cost-effective reliability programs.

RELIABILITY PREDICTION. Expert has over 25 years experience in reliability prediction using military, GIDEP and other failure data sources. He performed numerous predictions for electronic, electromechanical, and mechanical equipment. He is familiar with the reliability prediction field based on field data, simulator data, and accelerated life data.

MAINTAINABILITY ENGINEERING; ELECTRICAL ACCIDENT; SAFETY DESIGN REVIEW. In the area of maintainability engineering, Expert has performed maintainability predictions, built-in-test studies, and developed design criteria to enhance maintainability. His safety proficiency includes hazard analyses, safety program plans, and safety design reviews. He is also knowledgeable regarding accident investigation, electrical safety, and warnings and labels. Expert is on an industry committee to develop a new industry standard to replace MIL-STD-470.
Expert has nearly 10 years experience designing, running and summarizing HALT tests and HASS programs. His company also has expertise in HASS fixture design.
Expert's experience includes work with the Advanced Minehunting Sonar System (AMSS), the FCS MK92 Mod 2 (modified) Program, the Advanced Tactical Radar (ATR), and Sperry's Common Module Fire Control System (CMFCS) for Army armored vehicles, and the LAMPS RADAR and Battery systems. He has worked with trainers/simulators, display/processing and radar equipment of many kinds.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1971 Degree: Subject: Modern Business Program Institution: Alexander Hamilton Institute
Year: 1967 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Pratt Institute

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1995 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: R/M Consultant Department: Responsibilities: R/M analyses, safety analyses, Halt/Hess test plans and fixture design, part obsolescence management, environmental test design
Years: 1983 to 1995 Employer: Logistics Technology Sciences, Inc. Title: President Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1982 to 1985 Employer: Prospective Computer Analysts, Inc. Title: Reliability Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1979 to 1982 Employer: Simulation Systems Division, Gould, Inc. Title: Reliability Assurance Section Supervisor Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1977 to 1979 Employer: Dynell Electronics Title: Project Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1970 to 1977 Employer: PRD Electronics Title: Senior Reliability Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1969 to 1970 Employer: Hazeltine Corp. Title: Maintainability Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1967 to 1969 Employer: Philco-Ford Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of IEEE and the Institute of Environmental Sciences.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has contributed to three industry studies, and has two patent applications.

Fields of Expertise

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