College Park, MD – December 30, 2008, – DfR Solutions is pleased to announce that James McLeish, CRE and Manager of the DfR Michigan office, has been invited to participate in the Government Electronics and Information Technology Association (GEIA) Avionics Process Management Committee (APMC) Meeting, which will be held on January 7 and 8, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. McLeish will be attending the meeting to discuss reliability efforts that can be applied to both Aerospace Qualified Electronic Components (AQEC) and Automotive Electronic Council (AEC) Component Qualification.
“DfR is very excited about the opportunity to find synergy between the needs of the commercial and military avionics sector and the outstanding quality work of the automotive industry,” said Dr. Hillman. “We believe that Mr. McLeish is a perfect fit for this role because of his years of experience in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) activities for the Big Three automotive manufacturers and DfR’s extensive knowledge in avionics component quality assurance.”
James McLeish is an electronic product design engineer and a certified reliability engineer (CRE) who has over 32 years of automotive and military electrical and electronics experience. He has a diverse technical background with experience in systems engineering, design and development, production, validation, and reliability and quality assurance of both components and embedded systems. Jim’s participation in this event demonstrates that the staff of DfR Solutions is widely recognized as a leading expert in Automotive Component Qualification and Physics of Failure, among various other areas of advanced reliability science for electronics.
DfR Solutions has world-renowned expertise in applying the science of Reliability Physics to electrical and electronics technologies, and is a leading provider of 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 visit www.dfrsolutions.com.