Reliability Society Newsletter


Special Issue for AdCom Election

President's Message

Reliability Society Members,

We are sending this message on behalf of the IEEE Reliability Society to notify voting Members that this year you will receive your IEEE Reliability Society ballot material electronically. This is for the IEEE Reliability Society AdCom Election on 24 October 2011 from .

IEEE schedules for RS AdCom election:

eNotice to Members:17 October 2011
Election Starts/Mail Date:24 October 2011
Email Reminders:8 November, 21 November, 29 November 2011

I appreciate your membership. Let's continue to have a well received RS 2011!

Best regards,

Dennis Hoffman
2011 RS President


From the Editor

This special issue of Reliability Society Newsletter is dedicated to AdCom election. The candidates' bios are all included in the issue. You are invited to cast your vote at your earliest convenience.

The Newsletter has been the society's primary media for sharing thoughts on reliability related issues and announcements of events of interest to our members. This newsletter will publish content deemed appropriate for and of interest to members of the IEEE Reliability Society and members of the reliability profession in general. Accepted content includes announcements and reports of activities sponsored by the Reliability Society including chapter meetings, workshops and conferences. Technical papers including reviews, opinions, case studies or new ideas for the reliability professional are welcomed and accepted without external review. Authors are solely responsible for the correctness of results presented and proper citation of work by others. For submissions to Prognostic Health Management (PHM) section, please contact Dr. Pradeep Lall who is the editor handling the PHM section. For further information please contact Dr. Lall.

Deadlines for submission of content:

Nov. 10 (Issue No. 4/2011)
Feb. 10 (Issue No. 1/2012)
May 10 (Issue No. 2/2012)
Aug. 10 (Issue No. 3/2012) 

I would like to thank the RS Officers, AdCom members, Chapter chairs and members at large who have contributed to this issue. I sincerely hope our members can continue sharing your thoughts through our newsletter.

If you have any suggestions or comments on the newsletter, please feel free to contact me at your convenience.

Best wishes to all of you. Enjoy the reading.

Shiuhpyng Shieh, PhD
Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

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