Automotive Industries


For over 20 years, CALCE EPSC has been developing tools and methodologies to help engineers assess, mitigate, and manage risks in electronic products. We have been working with companies from all sectors of the electronics industry, representing complete supply chains in the telecommunications, automotive, and avionics industries. This section of our website has been created to assist engineers within the automotive industry.

Current issues and interests include:

CALCE resources and solutions of particular interest to automotive electronics:

  • Performing a virtual qualification of products prior to prototype build and test
  • Creating an effective parts selection and management process
  • Uprating commercial parts for use outside the recommended operating temperature range 
  • Developing sustainability protocols
  • Improving thermal management 
  • Using parts in high temperature environments
  • Developing an accelerated product qualification and quality assurance program

Please feel free to contact us if you have further questions or are looking for solutions and innovations to decrease life-cycle risks for your next generation of electronic products and systems. We look forward to working together with you.

For further information contact:
Dr. Michael Pecht 301-405-5323, email:pecht@umd.edu
Dr. Patrick McCluskey 301-405-0279, email:mcclupa@eng.umd.edu
Dr. Diganta Das 301-405-7770, email: diganta@umd.edu