Paul Lein is a senior engineer at Quanterion Solutions Incorporated. He has more than 24 years of reliability engineering experience conducting statistical analyses and applying physics of failure techniques; failure analysis; reliability centered maintenance (RCM) analysis; failure modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA); prognostic model development; and advanced algorithm development for the creation of new life analysis software, including mechanical, electrical, and software components. Mr Lein is also involved in the development of new maintenance database systems and analysis techniques, including web-based repositories and tools for collecting reliability data and mathematical models for use in hardware and software reliability predictions. His experience also includes research and development of laser systems and opto-mechanical devices. He has a B.S. in photonics and applied mathematics and an M.S. in advanced technologies from the State University of New York Institute of Technology.