ReliaSoft makes a major donation to the University of Arkansas College of Engineering
TUCSON, AZ (December 3, 2007) - ReliaSoft announced today a major donation to support the Department of Industrial Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The donation of $714,227 will provide computer equipment, software, renovated research space and financial support for students. The donation will help the college’s industrial engineering department establish the ReliaSoft Risk, Reliability, and Maintainability Research Alliance.
"This donation is in line with our corporate philosophy of working closely with educational institutions to provide resources and to promote research that will advance the future of Reliability Engineering," said Pantelis Vassiliou, ReliaSoft President and CEO, who presented a ceremonial check for the gift to Ashok Saxena, dean of the College of Engineering at the Fayetteville campus.
As part of the donation, students and researchers at the ReliaSoft Risk, Reliability, and Maintainability Research Alliance center will utilize ReliaSoft’s extensive suite of software tools for both educational and research purposes.
ReliaSoft is the industry leader in reliability engineering software, training and services that combine the latest theoretical advances with essential tools for the practitioner in the field. Founded in 1992, ReliaSoft has evolved into a total reliability solutions company, offering software and expertise focused primarily on the reliability engineering and quality needs of product manufacturers and maintenance organizations. Acclaimed for their ease of use, analytical power and unparalleled technical support, ReliaSoft's software products facilitate a comprehensive set of reliability analysis techniques, including life data (Weibull) analysis, quantitative accelerated life testing, system reliability and maintainability, reliability growth, standards based reliability prediction, FMEA, RCM, RBI, FRACAS, and other related analyses. The company also offers an extensive curriculum of reliability training courses that provide thorough coverage of both the underlying principles/theory and applicable software. ReliaSoft maintains an active R&D program and is firmly committed to enhancing the effectiveness and reputation of the reliability discipline through initiatives such as the International Applied Reliability Symposium, the Certified Reliability Professional (CRP) program, the weibull.com reliability engineering resource website, and others. To provide the highest possible level of customer service worldwide, ReliaSoft has established a network of regional centers in selected geographical locations, complemented by independent Sales and Support Partners/Distributors in specific countries within these regions. For more information, please contact the Corporate Headquarters or consult the Worldwide Directory.
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