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Peter Sandborn

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Peter Sandborn is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland. He is a Director of the Maryland Center of Excellence for Sustainment Sciences (MCHESS), a member of the CALCE Electronic Products and Systems Center and is the former Director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland. He also currently serves as the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Sandborn's research group develops life-cycle cost models and business case support for long field life systems. This work includes: obsolescence forecasting algorithms, counterfeit part detection and network modeling, strategic design refresh planning, return on investment models for maintenance planning and outcome-based contract design and optimization. Dr. Sandborn is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing and a member of the Board of Directors of the PHM Society. He is the author of over 200 technical publications and several books on electronic packaging and electronic systems cost analysis. He was the winner of the 2004 SOLE Proceedings, the 2006 Eugene L. Grant, the 2017 ASME Kos Ishii-Toshiba, and the 2018 Jacques S. Gansler awards. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the ASME and the PHM Society. Dr. Sandborn has a B.S. degree in engineering physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1982, and the M.S. degree in electrical science and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, both from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1983 and 1987, respectively.