Profiles in Reliability – Jim Breneman
Tell us your name
Where do you live?
Tell us about your education background.
B.S. in Mathematics, UNC-Chapel
M.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics, NC State
Tell us about your professional background.
Almost 35 years at Pratt & Whitney, Division of United Technologies
Working in Statistics, Reliability & Risk Analysis
How have you given back to the reliability profession?
Teaching Statistics and Reliability at Tech Schools, Universities, as well as 1-4 day seminars for SAE, ASQ, and others.
What do you enjoy most about reliability?
Developing a new product and watching it perform reliably in the field.
What do you do for fun and relaxation?
Build computers, target shoot, collect stamps
What is reliability in your own words?
Quality over time.