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 Expert  727301

Expert in Electronics Design and Manufacture Reliability, Failure Analysis, Asia Manufacturer Risk Management


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Washington (WA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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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.

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computer system reliability improvement

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electrical product reliability improvement

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electronic device quality assurance

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electronic device reliability

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electronic-device-component life-prediction methodology

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electronics reliability testing

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electrostatic discharge prevention

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environmental-stress screening

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failure modes and effects analysis

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failure rate

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product reliability

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product reliability improvement

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product reliability plan

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quality reliability

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quality reliability plan

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reliability

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reliability analysis

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reliability engineering

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reliability improvement

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reliability plan

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reliability prediction

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reliability test

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reliability testing

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reliability theory

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semiconductor device reliability

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system reliability

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accelerated aging

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engineering quality assurance

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forensic materials failure analysis

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medical device hazard analysis

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medical device manufacturing troubleshooting

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medical device reliability testing

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medical device safety

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medical device shelf life

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quality auditing

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quality engineering

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quality improvement

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supplier quality assurance

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supplier quality engineering

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supplier quality improvement

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supplier risk assessment


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Localities:
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;  and Renton, Washington.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1991   PhD   Physics   CUNY  
1986   BS   EE   Tsinghua University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to 2009

 

Microsoft

 

Principal Engineering Manager

 


to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Reliability Physicist

 


2009 to 2011

 

DfR Solutions

 

Director and Sr. Member of Technical Satff

 

Reliability consulting and training for international clients. Business developments for US west coast and Asia


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

IEEE, SMTA, IPC

Awards/Recognition

CEO Quality Award


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He currently has 16 refereed publications in professional journals and book chapters and over 30 issued US patents


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role  
1987 to 1993   Brookhaven National Lab   Researcher  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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)
Recent Client Requests:
  • Reliability engineering expert for military application.
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:
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region  
1995 to   China, Taiwan, Hong Expert, Japan, SIngapore  
1998 to   Germany, France, Malta, Denmark  
1991 to   USA  

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Chinese   Native

Market Research:
Direct experience in consumer/computer hardware, medical and telecommunication industry including and consulting experience in aerospace, energy, industrial equipment industries.



Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Design for reliability FMEA Reliability assessments Opto-electronics reliability Establishing Effective Reliability Programs

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Extensive experience in Tier 1/Tier 2/Tier 3 supplier assessment, selection, development and quality/reliability risk management across US, Europe and Asia with heavy focus in Asia. Native speaker of Chinese.

Other Skills and Services

Holder of over 30 US patents in the area of new IT device and applications


 

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