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Dr. Dimitri B. Kececioglu's

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Reliability and Maintainability Engineering,

Reliability & Life Testing, Mechanical Reliability,

Burn-In Testing,

and

Environmental Stress Screening

Brief
Biography

  1. Fellow of The Society of Automotive Engineers and of The American Society for Quality.
  2. Professor with 45 years of experience in Quality, Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Reliability & Life Testing, Operational Readiness and Availability of Equipment, Mechanical Reliability, Burn-In Testing and Environmental Stress Screening.
  3. Author of 14 books and more than 164 papers. 
  4. Recipient of over 95 awards.
  5. Consultant to over 210 companies.
  6. Put on over 410 Training Seminars.

Institutes
and

Seminars

Upcoming Institutes

 

The 33rd Annual Applied Reliability Testing Institute. May 5-8, 2008 at the Clarion Hotel, Tucson Airport Tucson Airport, 6801 S. Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85706

Phone: 520-746-3932 or 800-526-0550.

The 46th Annual Applied Reliability Engineering and Management Institute. November 10-13, 2008 at the Clarion Hotel, Tucson Airport Tucson Airport, 6801 S. Tucson Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85706

Phone: 520-746-3932 or 800-526-0550.

Training Seminars

1.       Applied Reliability Engineering and Product Assurance for Engineers and Managers.

2.       Applied Reliability & Life Testing Including Accelerated and Growth Testing.

3.       Applied Maintainability, Availability and Operational Readiness Engineering.

4.       Applied Robust Engineering Design-by-Reliability - Mechanical Reliability.

5.       Applied Burn-In Testing - Its Quantification and Optimization.

6.       Applied Environmental Stress Screening Its Quantification, Optimization and Management.

 



Key
Books

        Reliability Engineering Handbook, Volumes 1 & 2.

        Reliability & Life Testing Handbook, Volumes 1 & 2.

        Maintainability, Availability and Operational Readiness Engineering Handbook, Volume 1.

        Robust Engineering Design by Reliability with Emphasis on Mechanical Components and Structural Reliability, Volume 1.

        Burn In Testing - Its Quantification and Optimization.

        Environmental Stress Screening - Its Quantification, Optimization and Management.

Interested In Reliability Engineering at The University of Arizona? Contact me.

Contacts

Professor Dimitri B. Kececioglu, Ph.D., P.E.

The University of Arizona
Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering 
1130 N. Mountain Avenue
Building #119, P.O. Box 210119, Room N 517
Tucson, AZ 85721-0119 


Tel: 520-621-6120; FAX: 520-621-8191


E-mail:
dimitri@u.arizona.edu



Brief Biography
of
Dr. Dimitri Kececioglu, P.E.

Dr. Dimitri B. Kececioglu, P.E. is Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME), and Professor-In-Charge of the Reliability Engineering Option Graduate Program in the AME Department at The University of Arizona, Tucson. He is a Fulbright scholar. Has 45 years of experience in Quality, Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Reliability & Life Testing, Operational Readiness and Availability of Equipment, Mechanical Reliability, Burn-In Testing and Environmental Stress Screening.

Dr. Kececioglu, considered to be the Deming of Reliability Engineering, is the author of the following books in these fields:

1.      Reliability Engineering Handbook, Volumes 1 and 2.

2.      Reliability & Life Testing Handbook, Volumes 1 and 2.

3.      Maintainability, Availability & Operational Readiness Engineering, Volume 1.

4.      Environmental Stress Screening -- Its Quantification, Optimization, and Management.

5.      Burn-In Testing -- Its Quantification and Optimization.

6.      Robust Engineering Design-by-Reliability, with Emphasis on Mechanical Components and Structural Reliability., Volume 1.

He has contributed to six more books, and has authored over 164 papers and articles. He is a member of SAE, SRE, ASME, AIAA, IEEE-Reliability Society, ASQ-Reliability Division, ASEE, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, and Golden Key. He has provided consulting services to over 200 companies and organizations worldwide and has put on over 410 Training Seminars, Short Courses, and Institutes worldwide, thus exposing over 12,000 engineers and managers to the very important knowledge of Product and Quality Assurance, Reliability and Maintainability Engineering, Reliability & Life Testing, Mechanical Reliability, Burn-In Testing and Environmental Stress Screening.


He has received over 95 honors, including:

 

1. Fulbright Scholar, 1971.
 

2. SAE's Ralph R. Teetor Education Award as an Outstanding Engineering Educator, 1977.

3. Certificate of Excellence of the Society of Reliability Engineers in Acknowledgment of the Personal Contributions Made Towards the Advancement of the Philosophy and Principles of Reliability, 1978.

4. ASQ's Reliability Education Advancement Award, 1979-80.

5. ASQ's Reliability Division Allen Chop Award for his Outstanding Contributions to Reliability Science and Technology, 1981.

6. The University of Arizona's Anderson Prize in Recognition of His Initiating and Developing the Reliability Engineering Instructional Program, 1983.

7. Inducted into The University of Arizona Presidents Club for Conceiving and Establishing the Dr. Dimitri Basil Kececioglu Reliability Engineering Research Fellowships Endowment Fund, 1989.

8.Videocampus Award of The University of Arizona's Extended University for teaching the most courses in this program, 1992.

9.The 1991-92 Academy of Achievements Award in Education, from the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), 1991-92.

10.Honorary Professor, of the new Shanghai University of Technology, People's Republic of China, 1994.

11.Fellow of The Society of Automotive Engineers, 1996.

12.The Society of Automotive Engineers' "Distinguished Probabilistic Methods Educator Award", 1997.

13.Fellow of the American Society for Quality, 1999.

14. He was presented two Certificates for outstanding service to The University of Arizona as a Faculty Mentor and a Graduate Advisor by The University of Arizona Graduate and Professional Student Council in 1999.

15. On May 16, 2002 he was presented a special Certificate by the President of SAE for over 25 years of exemplary service to and membership in SAE.

Recent Special Honors
for
Professor Dimitri B. Kececioglu

Professor Kececioglu Was Honored for His 40 Years of Service to The University of Arizona On April 16, 2003 Dr. Kececioglu was honored by President Peter Likins and George H. Davis, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs and Provost, at an Awards luncheon for his 40 years of service to The University of Arizona as an outstanding professor, initiating, developing and directing the world renowned Reliability Engineering Graduate Program special coursework and research, and was given a special, very valuable clock imprinted with THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA.

Professor Kececioglu Was Honored by a Special Plaque for His Excellence through Commitment to Research and Education On May 2, 2003, on the occasion of THE 40TH ANNUAL RELIABILITY ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, Dr. John McGrath, Head Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department of The University of Arizona, gave Dr. Kececioglu a special plaque stating CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION is hereby presented to DR. DIMITRI B. KECECIOGLU, P.E., on the occasion of being Institute Director of The 40th Annual Reliability Engineering and Management Institute for advancing Reliability Engineering and Product Assurance excellence through commitment to research and education.


Last modified on April 3, 2008.


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