Dr. Diganta Das (CALCE, University of Maryland) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Diganta Das is a member of the research staff at the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering. His expertise is in reliability, environmental and operational ratings of electronic parts, uprating, electronic part reprocessing, counterfeit electronics, technology trends in the electronic parts and parts selection and management methodologies. He performs benchmarking processes and organizations of electronics companies for parts selection and management and reliability practices. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and his Bachelor.s from Indian Institute of Technology in Manufacturing Science and Engineering.
His current research interests include electronic parts supply chain, counterfeit electronics avoidance and detection, light emitting diode failure mechanisms, cooling systems in telecommunications infrastructure and their impact on reliability, and power electronics reliability. In addition, Dr. Das is involved in prognostics based risk mitigation of electronics. Dr. Das has published more than 75 articles on these subjects, and presented his research at international conferences and workshops. He had been the technical editor for two IEEE standards and is currently vice chair of the standards group of IEEE Reliability Society. He is a sub group leader for the SAE G-19 counterfeit detection standards group. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Microelectronics Reliability. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a member of IEEE, IMAPS and SMTA.