Ned H. Criscimagna
Ned H. Criscimagna has been President and owner of Criscimagna Consulting LLC since 2006. Ned has over 46 years experience in reliability and maintainability (R&M) engineering, aircraft maintenance, DOD and military service policy development, defense acquisition, and acquisition logistics. He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, 15 in acquisition, engineering, and maintenance. After retiring from the Air Force in 1985, Ned worked for over 21 years in industry, first for ARINC Research Corporation, then for IIT Research Institute (IITRI), and finally for Alion Science and Technology (Alion). At IITRI and then Alion, he served as the Deputy Director for the Reliability Analysis Center (RAC), the predecessor of the RIAC, which is now DSIAC. He also was the Editor of the RAC Journal, Manager of RAC Product Development, managed the RAC training program, and taught the RAC's Mechanical Reliability Design training course. He now performs R&M project work for commercial and government customers. Ned earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska in June 1965, his MS in System Engineering - Reliability from the Air Force Institute of Technology in December 1970. He took a post-graduate course in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Reliability Engineer through IEEE and a Certified Professional Logistician through SOLE. He has written numerous articles and papers. He is listed in several of the Marquis' Who's Who publications.