In fast-changing industries, margins, speed to market and product reliability are fiercely competitive.
Across all industries, companies are challenged to comply with regulations while also increasing shareholder value and protecting their brand.
The level of product, service and process deficiencies must be continuously reduced. Customers expect a product to perform its purpose for a specified amount of time under identical operating conditions.
A poor product design quality can lead to high costs when the risk is high enough for a product repair or recall to be necessary.
Customer requirements, competition and regulations are moving targets for organisations.
Get ready for a light bulb moment! Discover how the world’s leading lighting company Signify, rapidly validates new innovations.
In this one hour webinar, Prof. Dr. Ir. W.D. van Driel and Dr. P. Watté will shed a light on design for reliability (DfR) using Minitab Statistical Software at Signify, the former Philips Lighting.
Learn from real-life examples their methods to:
If you develop products intended to meet high specifications for years to come, you will discover how to reduce the risks and consequences of product failure and costly claims - for you and your customers.
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Fellow Scientist at Signify
Prof. Dr. Ir. W.D. (Willem) van Driel is specialized in the reliability of products and systems.
Willem van Driel is appointed as Fellow Scientist at Signify, The Netherlands.
Since 2017, Willem holds a position as Professor at the Technical University of Delft.
Willem's areas of interest are concerned with multi-physical related failures in (electronic) products and systems. He is currently chair of the organizing committee of the EuroSimE conference and has published over 350 articles in his area of expertise, being reliability. He holds 15 patents.
Lead Development Engineer, Research at Signify
Dr. Piet Watté has a track record of 25 years at Signify, former Philips Lighting, always in quality and reliability roles, both in conventional and in digital lighting. Piet is a certified DFSS Black Belt. Besides, Piet also spent 2 years at centre of electronics design and manufacturing (cEDM) at IMEC in Leuven. At present, Piet works at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven at Signify Research.
During his career, Piet always tries to combine reliability methods with physics, materials science and chemistry to get leverage.
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