Daniel Sillivant

Name

Daniel Sillivant

Position

Research Engineer

Education

A.S. in Accounting, Business, and CIS, Calhoun Community College

B.S.E. Chemical/Materials Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville

M.S.E. Reliability and Industrial Engineering, University of Alabama Huntsville

Ph.D. Reliability and Industrial Engineering, University of Alabama Huntsville, Expected Spring 2014

Areas of Experience:

  • Availability Modeling and Simulations
    Reliability Block Diagrams
    Failure Analysis
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance
    Condition Based Maintenance
    Asset Management
  • Statistical Quality Control
    Six Sigma
  • Chemical Processes
    R&D of RNA and DNA

Journal Articles:

  • Optimizing Availability Analysis using a Lean Six Sigma Process
    Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, 4(2), 19-24
    Sillivant, D., Gholston, S., & Wessels, W. (2011)

Conference Papers:

  • Determining the Availability On a System of Systems Network, RAMS Reno
    Sillivant, D., & Farrington, S. (2012)
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance as Applied to Wind Turbine Power Plants, ASME IMECE Denver
    Farrington, S., Sillivant, D., & Sautter, C. (2011)

Presentations:

  • Optimizing Availability Analysis using a Lean Six Sigma Process, IEMS
    Sillivant, D. (2011)
  • Time Directed Vs. Stress Directed Maintenance, RAM4 Workshop
    Sillivant, D. (2011)
  • Availability Analysis of CTBTO's Network of Systems, RAM3 Workshop
    Sillivant, D. (2010)

Certifications and Training:

  • Engineer in Training, State of Alabama
  • MOUS: Excel 2000, Access 2000, PowerPoint Xp, Word Xp
  • Lean Concepts Training
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Relex: Reliability Prediction Best Practice

Technical Environments:

  • Relex
  • ChemCad
  • Visio
  • MathCad
  • Minitab
  • MS Office