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Dr. Craig Hillman is a Director of Product Development and chief advocate
for Electronics Reliability within ANSYS. Dr. Hillman came into these roles
through the acquisition of DfR Solutions, a company Dr. Hillman founded in
2005. Over the subsequent 14 years, Dr. Hillman built DfR Solutions into
the premier Electronics Reliability organization worldwide through a
combination of subject matter experts, state of the art physical laboratory,
and the first software (Sherlock) specifically focused on predicting
electronics performance using reliability physics analysis (RPA). Dr.
Hillman's specific expertise is in the development and incorporation of
best-in-class product development processes that optimize existing
resources and result in strong customer satisfaction.
Dr. Hillman holds two patents, has over 100 publications, is a guest
columnist for Global SMT & Packaging, has been a course instructor at
IPC, SMTA, IMAPS and IEEE conferences, was identified by the US DoD
as a subject matter expert in Pb-free technology, and has presented on a
wide variety of quality and reliability issues to over 500 companies and
He holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon in Metallurgical Engineering and
Materials Science and Engineering and Public Policy and a PhD from
University of California - Santa Barbara in Materials Science and received a
research fellowship at Cambridge University in England