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 Expert  107862

Expert in Reliability, Maintainability

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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DERATING. Expert 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.




electrical accident


failure modes and effects analysis


maintainability engineering




reliability engineering


reliability prediction


safety design review

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to




R/M Consultant


R/M analyses, safety analyses, Halt/Hess test plans and fixture design, part obsolescence management, environmental test design

1983 to 1995


Logistics Technology Sciences, Inc.




1982 to 1985


Prospective Computer Analysts, Inc.


Reliability Manager


1979 to 1982


Simulation Systems Division, Gould, Inc.


Reliability Assurance Section Supervisor


1977 to 1979


Dynell Electronics


Project Engineer


1970 to 1977


PRD Electronics


Senior Reliability Engineer


1969 to 1970


Hazeltine Corp.


Maintainability Engineer


1967 to 1969






Career Accomplishments:

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.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in computer hardware reliability testing.
  • Expert in electronic design for consulting on electronic design FMEAs.
  • Expert in equipment reliability engineering for consulting on reliability engineering services.
  • Safety analysis expert for consulting on the development of an intrinsically safe wireless communications product.
  • Expert in electronics design and testing needed.
  • Expert for consulting on Soleniod Valve project has encountered problems.
  • Expert in de rating guidelines for consulting on upgrading based on today's technology guidelines based on RACs .
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • circuit design expert for consulting on analog electronics reliability.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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