Profiles in Reliability – Hessam Khodabakhsh
Tell us your name
Where do you live?
Tell us about your education background.
I have a bachelor and masters in Mechanical engineering
Tell us about your professional background.
For the past several years I have worked in Middle East and North America as Reliability and Safety engineer in Oil, Gas and Energy industry.
How have you given back to the reliability profession?
Reliability helped me improve and apply several ideas in industry and I am planning to give back to reliability by being a regional counselor.
What do you enjoy most about reliability?
Because of reliability I got involved in variety of projects and industries. I had to be multi discipline with mechanical, electrical and control knowledge. Every project is a new challenge.
What do you do for fun and relaxation?
Outside of work, I like to spend time with family and friends, listen to music and collect vinyl records.
What is reliability in your own words?
Looking for efficient ways to design robust products to increase process reliability and reduce unscheduled downtimes