Announcing 2018 Design for Reliability Conference

Posted by DfR Solutions on Nov 7, 2017 2:21:00 PM

Beltsville, MD – November 7, 2017 – DfR Solutions, the leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, has announced that its 2018 Design for Reliability Conference will be held on March 19-21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor hotel in historic Baltimore, Maryland. Pioneers from Automotive, Aerospace, and other industry thought-leaders will join DfR Solutions’ experts to explore real-world applications of Physics of Failure that are solving today’s complex technology challenges.

Physics of Failure or Reliability Physics is a science-based approach that leverages the knowledge and understanding of the processes and mechanisms that induce failure to predict reliability and improve product performance. DfR Solutions is a leader in the use of Physics of Failure based software and services to maximize and accelerate reliable product design and development while saving time, managing resources and improving customer satisfaction.

Due to overwhelming response to the 2017 Design for Reliability Conference, DfR Solutions has added a full day of high-level tutorials focused on Physics of Failure, in addition to a full day of technical presentations. Also new in 2018, is a newly formatted Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ Software Users Training that allows trainees to choose the training modules that best suit their needs. Conference presentations will take place on Monday, March 19, 2018, Tutorials will take place on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.  Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ Software Users Training will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 20 and 21, 2018. For more information and to register for the conference, visit

“As electronics have become integral to product design across just about every industry, the challenge of guaranteeing product safety and performance becomes more difficult and complex,” states Dr. Craig Hillman, CEO and Managing Partner at DfR Solutions. “We heard at the 2017 Conference that no matter the industry or application, the problems surrounding reliability are complex, but the tools to solve those problems need to be easy to use, said Hillman. At the expanded 2018 Design for Reliability Conference, in addition to our superb line-up of technical presentations, we have added a full day of tutorials geared toward the successful implementation of Physics of Failure tools and techniques to help companies maximize product safety and guarantee reliability.”

About DfR Solutions, LLC:

DfR Solutions has world-renowned expertise in applying the science of Reliability Physics to electrical and electronics technologies and is a leading provider of quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) research and consulting for the electronics industry. The company’s integrated use of Physics of Failure (PoF) and Best Practices provides crucial insights and solutions early in product design and development and throughout the product life cycle. DfR Solutions specializes in providing knowledge- and science-based solutions to maximize and accelerate the product integrity assurance activities of their clients in every marketplace for electronic technologies (consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, military, telecom, oil drilling, and throughout the electronic component and material supply chain). For more information regarding DfR Solutions, visit


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